Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Edmonton’ Category

Edmonton Paralympian pleads for return of stolen bikes

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
Amanda Rummery

An Edmonton-based Paralympic track star has been sidelined by the theft of her two training bikes.

Is today the day? Edmonton anticipates NHL hub city announcement

Friday, July 10th, 2020
Rogers Place Arena Drone Photos

It's an announcement that has been anticipated for weeks: the NHL officially declaring its plan to resume the season and have Edmonton host games at Rogers Place as one of two hub cities.

New charity honours memory of Oilers forward Colby Cave

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Edmonton Oilers chairman Bob Nicholson remembers Colby Cave as a tireless worker on the ice and in the community.

For more than 24 hours, long-distance racer ran laps inside Alberta town’s coffee shop

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
Matthew Shepard

A 32-year-old man in Valleyview, Alta. was among several thousand runners around the world who competed in the Quarantine Backyard Ultra this weekend.

Edmonton man keeps ‘even keel’ during Beijing quarantine, 54 days in isolation

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Beijing woman

Throughout his career, playing minor hockey in 13 countries, Rory Rawlyk has come to expect brushes with disaster. 

‘Sadness, tears, shock’: Alberta athletes and coaches react to Arctic Winter Games cancellation

Monday, March 9th, 2020
ARCTIC WINTER GAMES

Athletes and sports organizers in northern Alberta said they’re feeling devastated after this year’s Arctic Winter Games were cancelled due to coronavirus.

Alberta equestrian athlete dies after fall in Florida competition

Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Altoona stables

A 33-year-old equestrian rider from Fort Saskatchewan died after a fall during a competition in Florida on Saturday.

‘I have a great memory’: Zack Kassian says bell tolling for Flames pest Matthew Tkachuk

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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“Money well spent.” That’s how Zack Kassian sums up the $20,967.74 US he will forfeit during his two-game suspension for tossing Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk around like he was a scarecrow.

Edmonton runner, 84, becomes oldest person to run marathon in Antarctica

Monday, December 23rd, 2019
Roy Svenningsen

An octogenarian from Edmonton ran his way into the record books earlier this month, becoming the oldest person to finish a marathon in Antarctica.

Edmonton pilot hopes to cross the finish line in international electric airplane race

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Scott Holmes, pilot

Scott Holmes and his team are trying to accomplish something that's never been done before in the aviation industry: develop, build, and successfully run an electric motor in an airplane race.