Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Calgary’ Category

Alberta X Games athlete rides bike off 90-metre cliff — and plans to do it again

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Cody Matechuk

An athlete from Cochrane, Alta., has jumped off a mountain cliff near Whistler, B.C., in what he believes to be the first snowbike BASE jump.

In NHL debut, lifelong Flames fan Cale Makar scores playoff winner — against the Flames

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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Calgary native Cale Makar capped off the weekend of his life by scoring the winning goal in Game 3 of the first round of the NHL playoffs for the Colorado Avalanche, as they defeated his childhood favourites, the Flames.

Flames top line hoping to regain its form in Game 1 against Avalanche

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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The Flames are hoping the team's top line of Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm will regain its mid-season form in Game 1 of Calgary's playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche.

Dozens of First Nation hockey players disqualified from Indigenous tournament

Friday, April 5th, 2019
Cold Lake Wings

Parents and players were stunned to learn more than two dozen hockey players were disqualified from the 26th annual Alberta Native Provincial Hockey Championships just days before the competition in Edmonton this weekend.

Canadian Women’s Hockey League champions still see a future for the sport after league’s sudden closure

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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An abrupt announcement has left players and hockey team staff without a gig for next season, and fans wondering where they'll watch their favourite athletes in the future.

Calgary Infernos left shocked by Canadian women’s league shutdown

Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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An abrupt announcement has left players and hockey team staff without a gig for next season, and fans wondering where they'll watch their favourite athletes in the future.

Canadian mountain biker loses leg in freak Utah hiking accident

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Matthew Hadley

Recovery has just begun for a competitive Canmore mountain biker after a freak accident during a hike in Utah led to a leg amputation above the knee, but a crowd-funding campaign has raised his family's spirits.

Canada adopts new national concussion strategy for high-performance athletes

Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Effective immediately, Canada’s top athletes will be treated with new medical guidelines aimed at reducing the impact of concussion-related brain injuries.

Calgary’s Glencoe Curling Club is ground zero for national curling champions

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Glencoe Curling Club is the home club of both the 2019 Brier champ Kevin Koe and 2019 Scotties champ Chelsea Carey. What are they putting in the ice at the Glencoe?

Winter X Games awarded to Calgary in 3-year deal

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Calgary has secured the exclusive Canadian rights to host the X Games for a minimum three-year run.