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

Parents of Kamloops’ own NBA superstar Kelly Olynyk prepare for his showdown with LeBron James

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Arlene and Ken Olynyk of Kamloops, B.C., are thrilled to see their son, Kelly Olynyk, a forward with the Boston Celtics, make it to the NBA's Eastern Conference Final.

Surrey knuckleballer first female in West Coast League

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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A member of both the UBC softball team and the Canadian women's baseball team, 19-year-old Claire Eccles has joined the Victoria HarbourCats men's team.

Nikita Tryamkin ditches Canucks to return to Russia

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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One week ago he was touted as a big part of the future of the Vancouver Canucks, but it seems Nikita Tryamkin had other ideas.

The Vancouver Canucks are the talk of Ireland for all the wrong reasons

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The top story on the Irish Times website is about the Vancouver Canucks and it has nothing to do with their on-ice performance.

2 more Canucks players, trainer experiencing mumps symptoms

Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Coach Desjardins confirmed Sunday that forward Anton Rodin and defenceman Ben Hutton are the latest players to be affected by the disease that has dismantled the Canucks' lineup.

5 Vancouver Canucks benched due to mumps

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Five players with the Vancouver Canucks are sitting out Saturday's game because they have or are suspected to have the mumps, the team said Friday.

Gambling expert calls on provinces to step into daily fantasy sports arena

Monday, February 20th, 2017
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A gambling researcher is calling on Canada’s provincial lottery corporations to enter the controversial business of daily fantasy sports, citing their ability to best regulate the activity that has been characterized as illegal gambling by some U.S. states.

Jujhar Khaira’s goal another step forward for diversity in hockey

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Surrey's Jujhar Khaira is being celebrated after scoring his debut NHL goal Monday night. Khaira is just the third Indo-Canadian in the league and his success is viewed by some as a step forward for diversity in hockey.

Steve Nash suing to have name removed from B.C. fitness clubs

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Steve Nash is suing his former business partners to have his name and image removed from 21 Steve Nash Fitness World locations in British Columbia.

UBC goalie called up as emergency replacement for Vancouver Canucks

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks have recruited sociology major Matt Hewitt from UBC to dress as an emergency backup goalie tonight against St. Louis.