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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.
Curling Alberta decision will have ripple effect on potential wild-card teams

Curling Alberta decision will have ripple effect on potential wild-card teams

Never has so little curling action created so many headlines ahead of the national championships.
High Country teen powers to world record lift

High Country teen powers to world record lift

Hayden Hampton's national record deadlift turns out be a world best
Letestu announces retirement from NHL, enjoying more time with family

Letestu announces retirement from NHL, enjoying more time with family

Like many young minor hockey players growing up, Mark Letestu dreamed of making it to the NHL.
Calgary pivots to pursue world snowboard and freestyle ski championships

Calgary pivots to pursue world snowboard and freestyle ski championships

The world championships scheduled Feb. 18-28 in China were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHL commits to 24-game season; still needs approval from health authorities

WHL commits to 24-game season; still needs approval from health authorities

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League says major junior hockey will still be played this season.
Curling Alberta cancels provincial playdowns, reps for nationals yet to be named

Curling Alberta cancels provincial playdowns, reps for nationals yet to be named

EDMONTON — Curling Alberta has cancelled plans to hold its provincial championships later this month in Sylvan Lake, Alta., due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NexSource Centre was tabbed to host the Jan. 25-Feb.