Archive for the ‘News/Canada/British Columbia’ Category

Vancouver Whitecaps hire Marc Dos Santos as new head coach

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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The Montreal native replaces Carl Robinson, who was fired in September toward the end of a struggling season.

New evidence key in charging former B.C. Lions player with 9-year-old cold case murder

Monday, November 5th, 2018
Former CFL Player Sentencing 20120726

Former CFL wide receiver Josh Boden has been charged with 2nd-degree murder in the 2009 death of ex-girlfriend Kimberly Hallgarth.

Former B.C. Lion Josh Boden charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of ex-girlfriend

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Kimberly Lynn Hallgarth, Boden's ex-girlfriend, was found dead in her Burnaby home on March 15, 2009.

Wally’s goodbye: Buono will leave a coaching legacy after his final home game

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Wally Buono 2011 Grey Cup

After more than 400 games and a quarter-century on the sidelines, Wally Buono will coach his last home game at BC Place on Saturday.

Davies set to depart Whitecaps but faces battle to crack elite Bayern lineup

Sunday, October 28th, 2018
Germany Bundesliga New Signings

The Canadian teen star is set to join German giants Bayern Munich, but will have to fight for his place in a star-studded lineup.

Coquitlam wrestler says eating vegetables and wrestling boys key to her world title

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Justina Di Stasio Hungary Wrestling World Championships

Justina Di Stasio hopes her new gold medal will provide the confidence boost needed to make the 2020 Olympics.

‘I will literally bite my tongue off’: Vernon pickleball feud spills over into B.C. court

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Pickleball paddle & plastic Whiffle ball

A dispute between the Vernon Pickleball Association and one “unsportsmanlike” player became so tense that the RCMP had to be called in, according to court documents.

Vancouver Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson ‘feeling good’ after concussion

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Elias Pettersson missed three NHL games after a bad hit during a game against the Florida Panthers on Oct. 13.

Prospective Seattle owners make expansion pitch to NHL

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Members of Seattle's potential ownership group and Mayor Jenny Durkan are presenting their case to the NHL's Board of Governors' executive committee at the league office. If the executive committee moves the process forward, the board could vote as soon as December to award the NHL's 32nd franchise to Seattle.

‘It’s a long time coming’: B.C. Sports Hall of Fame honours Indigenous athletes

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
BC Sports Hall of Fame

The hall held a kick-off event for its new Indigenous Sport Gallery Tuesday, a permanent, 1,000-square foot exhibit to honour Indigenous athletes, explore Indigenous sports and display mementos from various levels of sport.