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Foothills businessman elected to Hockey Alberta board

Foothills businessman elected to Hockey Alberta board

Hockey: Heritage Pointe’s Al-Amin Vira hopes to give back to the game, tackle issues head on
Gavin Rose qualifies for World Junior Rodeo Finals

Gavin Rose qualifies for World Junior Rodeo Finals

Christmas could come early for Airdrie’s littlest cowboy this year. For the first time in his young rodeo career, nine-year-old Gavin Rose of Airdrie has qualified for the Junior World Finals, which will be held in Fort Worth, Tex. from Dec. 2 to 9.
Hockey Canada suspends world junior selection camp after positive COVID-19 tests

Hockey Canada suspends world junior selection camp after positive COVID-19 tests

Canada seeks its second consecutive gold medal at the tournament, which would be its 19th title all-time. 
All officials for world junior hockey championship in Edmonton from Canada only

All officials for world junior hockey championship in Edmonton from Canada only

The IIHF is limiting the pool of officials to the host country to reduce risk of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Snowbirds wings clipped

Snowbirds wings clipped

Though the pandemic has grounded many snowbirds, there are plenty of recreational offerings at home this winter
EE Football Team raises almost one million dollars for Joey Moss Memorial Fund

EE Football Team raises almost one million dollars for Joey Moss Memorial Fund

He first became an attendant with the Oilers in 1984 before joining the Edmonton Football Team two years later, holding both positions for over 30 years.
Stalwarts Mitchell, Bowman and Elimimian among players named to CFL all-decade squad

Stalwarts Mitchell, Bowman and Elimimian among players named to CFL all-decade squad

In August, the CFL cancelled plans for an abbreviated '20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olympic champ Kyle Shewfelt laments another COVID-19 closure of gymnastics club

Olympic champ Kyle Shewfelt laments another COVID-19 closure of gymnastics club

When Shewfelt won an Olympic gold medal with his floor routine in 2004, it was the first ever Olympic medal won by a Canadian in artistic gymnastics. 
Calgary Stampeders reduce coaching staff amid pandemic economic pain

Calgary Stampeders reduce coaching staff amid pandemic economic pain

The CFL imposed a 20 per cent reduction on the football operations cap of the league's nine teams in June, when the COVID-19 pandemic delayed a season that was ultimately cancelled.
Canadian cross-country ski team backs out of world cups until 2021

Canadian cross-country ski team backs out of world cups until 2021

Canada's top cross-country skiers won't be competing overseas this year