Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Calgary’ Category

‘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
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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. 

Support, advice for Kaillie Humphries rolls in after bombshell announcement

Friday, September 13th, 2019
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"It’s disappointing.” That’s Diane Jones-Konihowski's reaction to the news Kaillie Humphries is suing Bobsleigh Canada and looking south for future opportunities.

Charges laid after on-ice violence at Alberta youth hockey tournament

Monday, September 9th, 2019
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An assault charge has been laid against one man and is pending against a second person after an attack on a referee and a coach at a youth hockey tournament in Lethbridge, Alta.

16-year-old enjoys ‘much faster and more physical’ level of play with Calgary’s Cavalry FC

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Sixteen-year-old Aribim Pepple, who grew up playing soccer in Calgary, has been called up to play with the pros on Calgary's Cavalry FC, in a deal that runs through the upcoming 2020 season.