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

Here come the 7s: Vancouver hosts global rugby tournament

Friday, March 8th, 2019

It’s a two-day spectacle, featuring flags, fast-paced rugby and a whole lot of costumes.

RCMP investigating alleged assault between hockey teammates on North Shore Winter Club boys team

Friday, February 8th, 2019
North Shore Winter Club

North Vancouver RCMP confirm they are investigating an alleged assault involving players on a minor boys hockey team from the North Shore Winter Club.

Tributes pour in for sports writing legend Jim Taylor

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Jim Taylor

Arguably one of Canada's funniest sports columnists, Taylor died at his Shawnigan Lake, B.C., home on Monday.

B.C. Lions employee suspended for violating team and CFL social media policies

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Torey Hunter

The B.C. Lions have suspended the team's director of player personnel and development for 90 days for allegedly criticizing the Edmonton Eskimos online.

Persistent Pogge: B.C. goalie’s journey from world juniors star to Swedish stopper

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
Pogge Rogle

Justin Pogge was the star of Canada's world juniors team at Vancouver in 2006. After his NHL shot didn't pan out, he's battled back from the depths of the minors to find his game and a new life playing goal abroad.

Brothers Quinn and Jack Hughes aiming to lead U.S.A. to world juniors gold

Friday, December 28th, 2018
Hughes Brothers

The siblings, two of the most prized American prospects in generations, are set to lead a strong Team U.S.A. deep into the tournament.

Unheralded Kazakhstan ready to battle for world juniors survival

Thursday, December 27th, 2018
World Jr Hockey 20081228

It's taken a decade, but Kazakhstan is back at the world juniors.

Where’s the West Coast? No B.C.-born talent but plenty of Canucks content at world juniors

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
HKO Canada Juniors Showcase 20180730

No West Coast-born players, but plenty of Canucks connections at the this year's world juniors.

Holiday tradition: B.C. ready for world junior hockey championship

Monday, December 24th, 2018

The world junior hockey championship, which begins Wednesday, has grown from a niche event hosted in boutique European towns, to a cult classic of a sporting spectacle that in Canada, at least, rivals major pro sports in audience and attention.

Let the chirping begin: Canucks and politicians look to build rivalry with Seattle NHL team

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
NHL Seattle Hockey

Seattle is still three years away from launching its team, but cross border barbs are already flying.