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Local Athletes selected to travel to France with U18 Canada 7s

Jul 30, 2016

BC Rugby is very proud toannounce that seven local athletes have been selected to represent Canada at the U18 European Championships in Vichy, France.The 7s tournament will take place September 10-11th 2016.

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Fraser Valley Tops Girls Rugby Sevens Tournament

Jul 30, 2016

Fraser Valley has won the Girls’ Rugby Sevens Tournament at the 2016 BC Summer Games which took place in Abbotsford over this past weekend. The 3-day tournament welcomed over 80 girls aged 15 to 17 from all 8 zones; a first for Girls Rugby at the BC Summer…

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Just one week until Rio 2016 Olympic Rugby Debut

Jul 30, 2016

Dreams have already come true for twelve Canadian women who make up the first ever Canadian Women's Rugby Sevens Olympic Team. But in a week's time, they'll be working hard to achieve a new dream: that of becoming an Olympic Champion! Team Canada are…

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Rocks Edge Closer to League Leaders

Jul 30, 2016

By Janice Huckin

The Shamrocks took a giant step toward the league leaders Friday as they gutted out a 9-7 victory over the visiting Burnaby Lakers at the Q Centre.
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20 Questions With New UFC Fighter Ryan Janes

Jul 29, 2016

By Yashar Taheri-Keramati (ISN Correspondent)

The Ultimate Fighting Championships is the world’s premier testing ground for any mixed martial arts athlete
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Stone's Feats Help HarbourCats Sweep Sweets

Jul 28, 2016

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

July 28, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Jake Stone had three hits, including a pair of doubles and a walk, to help the Victoria HarbourCats to a 3-2 win over the Walla Walla Sweets in the final game of their three…

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Junior A players on NHL radar for 2016-17

Jul 28, 2016

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CALGARY, Alberta – The first step in identifying next year’s draft picks – the NHL Central Scouting Futures List – has identified 11 Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) players.

The Futures List consists of 148 North American players and 142…

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2016 NLL Draft set for September 26 in Toronto

Jul 28, 2016
Combine on Sept. 24-25, Draft on Sept. 26 & Awards Ceremony on Sept. 27 at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre
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Shamrocks Jump into Second after huge win

Jul 28, 2016

By Janice Huckin

The Shamrocks jumped from fourth into second place in the league standings Wednesday with an 11-8 road victory over the Langley Thunder. Langley, a team the Rocks had defeated handily in the previous two meetings, gave them all they could…

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FA Design joins Canada Snowboard as new national partner

Jul 28, 2016

Canada Snowboard is extremely pleased to announce the addition of Calgary-based FA Design as a Tier 1 National partner, and as the official outerwear supplier of our national speed teams.

Vancouver, B.C - FA Design has signed a four year agreement through…

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Canada Para Soccer in Denmark for Qualification Tournament

Jul 28, 2016

Canada Soccer's National Para Soccer Team have set their sights on Denmark, Finland, and Japan in the group phase of the 2016 IFCPF Qualification Tournament. Canada will face all three opponents over four days starting this Friday 29 July, with only two of…

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Five finalists announced for NLL Hall of Fame Class of 2016…

Jul 28, 2016

Josh Sanderson & John Tavares join Kevin Finneran, Tracey Kelusky & Gavin Prout as top nominees for '16

The National Lacrosse League has announced five finalists for the NLL Hall of Fame Class of 2016 ballot. Two new nominees, Josh Sanderson and John…

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Rams Capture Lower Island 3A High School Hoops Title

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

February 19, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) - The Mount Doug Rams kept their undefeated season rolling Friday as they took the Lower Vancouver Island High School 3A Senior Boys's High School basketball title with a…

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Rams, Roadrunners Soar Into 3A South Island HS Hoops Final

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

February 17, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) - The Lower Vancouver Island High School Senior Boys 3A Basketball playoffs kicked off this week and as expected, the #1 ranked and #2 seeded Mt. Doug Rams and Reynolds…

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Claremont Takes Senior Girls High School Rugby Championship

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

May 8, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) - On an absolutely glorious day for rugby, the Claremont Spartans rolled to the Lower Vancouver Island Senior Girls High School Rugby Championship with a 26-12 win over the…

Edward Milne School Headlines

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Favourites Advance in 2A High School Basketball Playoffs

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

February 18, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) - As expected, the heavily favoured St. Michael's University (SMUS) Blue Jags and Lambrick Park Lions will square off on Friday evening for the Lower Vancouver Island Senior…

Saskatchewan Headlines

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Broncos Unveil 50th Season Commemorative Logo

SWIFT CURRENT, SK – The Swift Current Broncos hockey club are proud to announce a new commemorative logo to celebrate 50 years of Broncos hockey.

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Canada West football clash to open new Mosaic Stadium

The game will be the first event ever at the $278 million facility, which will host the Rams and Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders full-time beginning with the 2017 season
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Parenteau Invited to Canucks Development Camp

Prince Albert, SK – The Prince Albert Raiders would like to congratulate goaltender Rylan Parenteau on being invited to the Vancouver Canucks Summer Development Camp.

The camp runs from July 4 to 7 in Shawnigan Lake, BC.

“I was ecstatic,” Parenteau said of…

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Max Rottluff captures victory at SIGA Dakota Dunes Open

ROTTLUFF CAPTURES FIRST VICTORY AT SIGA DAKOTA DUNES OPEN
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Lajoie Selected by Ottawa Senators at 2016 NHL Draft

SWIFT CURRENT, SK – Swift Current Broncos defenceman Max Lajoie was selected in the fifth round, 133rd overall by the Ottawa Senators at the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo, New York on Saturday.

Lajoie had a productive sophomore campaign last season with the…

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Vojtech Budik Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 2016 NHL Draft

Raiders rookie selected with 130th overall pick
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Paul McConnell leads at SIGA Dakota Dunes Open

Round 1 – SIGA Dakota Dunes Open
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Mark Lamb Hired as Head Coach of Tucson Roadrunners

SWIFT CURRENT, SK – WHL Bronco Board Chairman Liam Choo-Foo announced on Wednesday morning that Head Coach and General Manager Mark Lamb has resigned from the Swift Current Broncos to take on a head coaching position with the Tucson Roadrunners of the…

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Canada Looks Strong Heading into Saskatoon

Canadian Men's Volleyball Team Ready for World League at Home!
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Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada season resumes in Saskatoon

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The Mackenzie Tour season resumes this week at the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open at Dakota Dunes Golf Links, just south of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The fourth event of the year comes with plenty at stake as the event marks its…

Ontario Headlines

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Philippe Bédard nominated to Team Canada for Rio

Tennis Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced Monday that Philippe Bédard (Bromont, Que.) has been officially nominated to compete for Canada in wheelchair tennis at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in September.
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Shooter Doug Blessin nominated for selection to Team Canada

Shooter Doug Blessin nominated for selection to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
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Silver for Canada's women at the beach Porec Major

Silver Again for Pavan and Bansley at Porec
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Canadian Triathlon Team Nominated for Rio 2016

Five first-time Olympic triathletes poised to shock the world in Rio

TORONTO (June 29, 2016) – A dynamic group of five first-time Olympic competitors nominated to represent Team Canada are hungry to deliver a knockout punch when they step onto the beach for…

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Canada comes up short against Cuba at Qualifier

Canada comes up short at Continental Beach Championship final
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Brier, world champ Nolan Thiessen joins Curling Canada team

Curling Canada is adding one of the game’s best players to its organization, it was announced today
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Rocque returning to China to guide Olympic men’s team

A Canadian curling legend will be taking his coaching talents overseas, it was announced today
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BLUE JAYS PAST & PRESENT HIT THE LINKS

21st Annual Jays Care Golf Classic raises $850,000 for Canadian children and youth
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BLUE JAYS SIGN 24 FROM 2016 DRAFT

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed 24 of their 41 selections, including nine of 11 from the top 10 rounds in the 2016 First Year Player Draft. First round pick (21st overall) RHP TJ ZEUCH highlights the list noted below.

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Curling Canada adopts concussion policy

Curling Canada adopts concussion policy for national championship events
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ROGERS CUP TO WELCOME 60 OF THE TOP 65 PLAYERS IN THE WORLD

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Roger Federer, and Garbiñe Muguruza highlight player fields in Toronto and Montreal
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CIS Soccer Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Ephedrine

The athlete, who resides in Ottawa, Ontario, is ineligible to participate in any capacity with any sport signatory to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), including training with teammates

Prince Edward Island Headlines

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UPEI Women’s Basketball Panthers welcome Lauren Shallow

Charlottetown, PEI (June 30, 2016)— University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Basketball Head Coach Greg Gould is pleased to announce Lauren Shallow has committed to the Panthers for the upcoming 2016-17 season.

Shallow, a 5’10’’ honours student, attended…

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Andrea Mahoney commits to UPEI

Mahoney commits to UPEI Women’s Soccer Panthers
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MacAdam named head coach for UPEI Cross Country Track & Field

MacAdam is well known in Atlantic Canada having coached at the school, provincial, and Canada Games levels on PEI for over 30 years
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Master of Arts, Island Studies student wins scholarship to study…

Photo: UPEI’s Erin Rowan (right) with Dr. Lisha O'Sullivan and Dr. Emer Ring of the Department of Reflective Pedagogy and Early Childhood Studies at Mary Immaculate College, along with Dr. Ring's daughter Iseult in Cill Rialaig, a famine village in County…

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AVC grad student awarded prestigious fellowship from Aarhus…

Mobility Fellowship will allow Denise Happ to complete her PhD at UPEI and Denmark
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Three friends from NS commit to UPEI Men's Soccer

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All three recruits will be entering the Faculty of Science and majoring in Kinesiology
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Tyffanie Bordage to join UPEI Soccer Panthers

PHOTO: Rogersville, N.B. native Tyffanie Bordage will join the UPEI Women's Soccer team this fall
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Forward Pellerin commits to UPEI Women’s Hockey

Halifax West High School honours student Jenna Pellerin will join the UPEI Women's Hockey Panthers in September
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UPEI Women's Hockey signs Kristen MacIntyre

UPEI Women’s Hockey signs Kristen MacIntyre for 2016-17 season
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Kyle Rotterman commits to UPEI Panther Basketball

Charlottetown, PEI (March 23, 2016)—University of Prince Edward Island Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Kendrick announced today that Burlington, Ontario native Kyle Rotterman has committed to the Panthers for 2016–17.

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Baker commits to UPEI Women’s Hockey Panthers for 2016-17

Charlottetown, PEI (March 3, 2016)—University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Hockey Coach Bruce Donaldson is pleased to announce that Chatham, Ontario native Sydnee Baker has committed to the Panthers for the 2016–17 season.

UPEI Womens Basketball set to Shoot for the Cure

UPEI Women's Basketball set to Shoot for the Cure

Charlottetown, PEI (January 12, 2016)-- UPEI Athletics and Recreation will host the ninth annual Shoot for the Cure fundraiser this Friday, January 15 when the Women’s Basketball Panthers take on the Acadia Axewomen.

Yukon Headlines

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Emily Nishikawa and Alex Harvey Big Winners at Haywood Ski…

—Nishikawa wins third gold, Harvey fourth, in cross-country ski marathon—

WHITEHORSE—Emily Nishikawa and Alex Harvey are the big winners as the Haywood Ski Nationals came to a close in Whitehorse on Saturday.

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Dahria Beatty and Alex Harvey Capture Skate Distance Titles

—Beatty snags first national title, Harvey posts back-to-back victories—

WHITEHORSE—Dahria Beatty and Alex Harvey will etch their names in the history books as champions of the 10- and 15-kilometre skate-ski races at the 2016 Haywood Ski Nationals.

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Emily Nishikawa and Alex Harvey Win Interval Start Races

—Whitehorse athletes rack up three medals on day two of national championships—

WHITEHORSE—Emily Nishikawa and Alex Harvey climbed onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the classic-ski interval start races on the second day of the Haywood Ski…

Nunavut Headlines

Arthur Siksiks team from Rankin Inlet

Another historic day for Nunavut at 2016 Canadian Juniors

STRATFORD, Ont. — It took nearly four years for a Nunavut team to win a game at the Canadian Junior Curling Championships, presented by Egg Farmers of Ontario.

World Headlines

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Stone's Feats Help HarbourCats Sweep Sweets

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HarbourCats Prevail Over Sweets in Tight…

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Canada's Men's U23 Rowing Team Pays…

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Story and images by Erich Eichhorn (ISN) July 24, 2016 Mill Bay, BC ( ISN ) - Head Coach…
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Rebels Deliver First Win In BCFC Home Opener…

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