RED DEER, Alta. - Hockey Canada has temporarily shutdown national junior team selection camp following the confirmation of two positive COVID-19 tests among players.
B.C. Hockey League officials have been forced to postpone the start of the regular season. Teams were expect to begin play Dec. 2, but the provincial health office last week banned most travel until at least Dec. 7 in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Teammates of a Kelowna soccer player who was diagnosed in August with a cancerous brain tumour have launched a campaign to raise awareness and fund research into the disease.
The coronavirus pandemic scuttled induction ceremonies at the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in Penticton this year, but the hall still wants to celebrate.
One of the first challenges for two Kelowna-area women participating in an off-road navigation rally in the U.S. was simply getting their Toyota Tacoma across the Canada-U.S. border.
With less than two months until the puck drops on the World Junior hockey championship, Hockey Canada has announced a roster of 46 players — including Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak — will attend training camp Nov. 16-Dec. 13 in Red Deer, Alta.
The Kelowna Rockets have loaned forwards Dallon Wilton to the Neepawa Natives and Jake Poole to the Virden Oil Capitals of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League until Dec. 20.
Kelowna Rockets president Bruce Hamilton says he hopes this week’s announcement the WHL regular season is to begin Jan. 8 gives reassurances to fans.
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s affinity for Kelowna hockey players continued on Wednesday morning when they selected Jack Finley in the second round of the NHL draft.
EDMONTON - After running into a hot goalie late last round and being shut out in the opener of the Western Conference final, pressure mounted in the minds of the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2.
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Gary Sánchez and the slumping New York Yankees lost their fifth in a row Tuesday night and fell for the 15th time in 20 games, again failing to get clutch hits in a 2-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Never mind just squeezing into a wild-card spot. The Toronto Blue Jays might find themselves among the American League contenders at season's end if their strong run of play continues.
VANCOUVER - Canucks general manager Jim Benning has a long to-do list this off season and one of his first tasks is a real challenge — find a way to keep goalie Jacob Markstrom in Vancouver.
EDMONTON - Vancouver goalie Thatcher Demko sat on the bench for a month, waiting 14 games for his first ever start in the NHL playoffs.
For 22 years, Michael Smith, a sixth degree black belt, and his wife, Glenna, have owned and operated Westside Tae Kwon Do, graduating 85 black belts with six master instructors.
EDMONTON - Alexander Radulov had two goals and an assist as the top Dallas line finally came to life, and the Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Saturday night to open the second-round Western Conference playoff series.
LISBON, Portugal - After an unprecedented suspension of the competition, pandemic-enforced changes to the format and a switch of location for the final, the Champions League will conclude on Sunday — 425 days after the first game was played.
TORONTO - Marc Bergevin's Montreal Canadiens entered the NHL's restart amid questions over whether they deserved to be given a playoff lifeline. They leave Toronto with heads held high as worthy participants — and with a potential remedy for one of the team's shortcomings.
Dale Hawerchuk, a hockey phenom who became the face of the Winnipeg Jets en route to the Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 57 after a battle with stomach cancer.
EDMONTON - The Dallas Stars delivered a signature game Tuesday, grinding down Calgary 2-1 to put them just a win away from blowing the Flames out of the bubble altogether in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
One-third of our food relies on bees for pollination. It's that kind of important role that led the Okanagan's Jennifer Krezan and her husband, Brad, to start Hiveology in 2019. “Without the bees, farmers would face having to hand-pollinate many of our foods, but as this is labour-intensive …