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Canmore speed skater's confidence boosting for Beijing

Canmore speed skater's confidence boosting for Beijing

There's a growing confidence inside Canmore-native Connor Howe for the 2020 Winter Olympics.
Barrhead native takes gold in monobob event

Barrhead native takes gold in monobob event

Melissa Lotholz continues to progress in her quest to go to her second Olympic games
Edmonton Football Team hires Jaime Elizondo as new head coach/offensive co-ordinator

Edmonton Football Team hires Jaime Elizondo as new head coach/offensive co-ordinator

EDMONTON — Jaime Elizondo has been hired as the head coach of the Edmonton Football Team. Edmonton made the announcement Monday morning. Elizondo will also serve as Edmonton's offensive co-ordinator and quarterback coach.
Curling Canada revisits Canmore for national championship

Curling Canada revisits Canmore for national championship

Canmore is set to host the 2021 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in November.
From Calahoo To Chicago: Ian Mitchell’s Journey to the NHL

From Calahoo To Chicago: Ian Mitchell’s Journey to the NHL

“Seeing him on the first shift was pretty cool,” said his father, Bill Mitchell. “We were just like, ‘Wow, he’s out there!'”
Biathlon Canada pulls IBU Cup athletes out of Europe

Biathlon Canada pulls IBU Cup athletes out of Europe

With speculation around travel restrictions coming, Biathlon Canada is bringing home some athletes early from competitions in Europe.
Airdrie curler to compete in national championships

Airdrie curler to compete in national championships

An Airdrie-based curler will have the opportunity to wear Alberta’s colours at this year’s mixed-doubles national championship in Calgary. On Jan.
Canadians clinch top-30 in first cross-country world cups of season

Canadians clinch top-30 in first cross-country world cups of season

FINLAND – The best Canadian cross-country skiers are finally back on the world cup circuit after plans for the season were chopped down over two months ago due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation
Connor Howe, Canadian men take bronze at speed skating world cup

Connor Howe, Canadian men take bronze at speed skating world cup

It only took Canmore-native Connor Howe and team Canada one race to land on the world cup podium.
Calgary runs out of runway to host world freestyle, snowboard championships

Calgary runs out of runway to host world freestyle, snowboard championships

CALGARY — Increasingly uncomfortable with a shrinking timeline, the world governing body of skiing halted Calgary's pursuit of the world freestyle and snowboard championships next month.