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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.

Calgary judge to deliver verdict in case of Stampeder player killed at nightclub

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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A judge is expected to deliver a verdict Monday in the trial of a man accused of killing a football player with the Calgary Stampeders.

‘A matter of principle:’ Family of slain CFL player files lawsuit against bar

Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Mylan Hicks, a 23-year-old player from Detroit who was on the Calgary Stampeders' practice roster, was shot and killed outside the Marquee Beer Market on Sept. 25, 2016.

Lugers slide down Calgary track for perhaps last time as it faces permanent closure

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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In 1986, former Olympian Bob Gasper was one of the first sliders down Calgary's luge track. On Sunday, he was the last person down the track before it closed — likely for good.

‘I’ll probably be a little emotional’: Flames set to retire Iginla’s iconic No. 12

Friday, March 1st, 2019
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The Calgary Flames will retire Jarome Iginla's iconic number 12 in a ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. MT at the Saddledome on Saturday.

‘Turning humans into robots’: Injured Broncos player plans to get experimental spinal surgery in Thailand

Monday, February 25th, 2019
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A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan last April plans to head to Thailand in his quest to get better.

Calgary council could restart arena talks with Flames soon

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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The details aren't being made public but city council will be asked next Monday to approve the city's negotiating position for a new arena in Victoria Park.

Thousands of athletes, spectators flood into Red Deer for 2019 Canada Winter Games

Friday, February 15th, 2019
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More than 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches, 5,500 volunteers and more than 20,000 visitors are descending on Red Deer for the 18-day Canada Winter Games that starts Friday.