Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Calgary’ Category

Grey Cup organizers confident game will approach sellout

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Mike Franco

Grey Cup Festival organizers say they aren't worried Sunday's game has yet to sell out. Festival chair Mike Franco says they saw a surge of 500 tickets sold once Hamilton and Winnipeg gained a berth to the CFL championship on Sunday.

Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player moves legs after experimental surgery in Thailand

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
Ryan Straschnitzki Humboldt Broncos

A hockey player from Alberta who was paralyzed in last year's Humboldt Broncos bus crash has begun moving his legs after receiving experimental spinal surgery in Thailand — nearly kicking his therapist and asking if he could hit the gym.

Calgary’s Natalie Neidhart ‘overwhelmed with emotion’ as she makes wrestling history in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Natalya

First-ever women's wrestling match in Saudi Arabia ends in emotional embrace as Saudi audience gives Natalie Neidhart and Lacey Evans a standing ovation.

‘Quite optimistic:’ Paralyzed Bronco player undergoes spinal surgery in Thailand

Monday, November 4th, 2019
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A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash has received spinal surgery in Thailand that he hopes will restore some of his movement.

Calgary’s Mike Soroka returns home after record-setting season with Braves

Friday, November 1st, 2019
Mike Soroka

Stepping into the Atlanta Braves dugout for the first time, 21-year-old Mike Soroka, a graduate of Calgary's Bishop Carroll High School, saw some familiar faces, others he hadn't met yet.

Calgary welcomes Hamilton to ‘lion’s den’ for match to decide Canadian soccer supremacy

Friday, November 1st, 2019
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The Cavalry FC kicks off against the Forge FC on home turf on Saturday, and with a stellar home record and a team hungry to make history.

WinSport begins demolition on Calgary’s Olympic track

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Former boblsed, skeleton and luge athletes from across the country joined members of the Calgary community at the Olympic track on Thursday to showcase the positive impact the facility has had.

Kaillie Humphries denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by Calgary judge

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Three-time Olympic medallist Kaillie Humphries has been denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by a Calgary judge who found the governing body has the discretion to decide whether to allow an athlete to compete for another country.

‘No evidence’ Kaillie Humphries suffered harassment from coach, Calgary judge hears

Monday, September 16th, 2019
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The investigation into Kaillie Humphries' harassment complaint against her former coach and Bobsleigh Canada has been completed, a Calgary judge has been told, with a finding that her allegations have not been substantiated. 

‘No evidence’ Kaillie Humphries suffered harassment from coach, Calgary judge hears

Monday, September 16th, 2019
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The investigation into Kaillie Humphries' harassment complaint against her former coach and Bobsleigh Canada has been completed, a Calgary judge has been told, with a finding that her allegations have not been substantiated.