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Olds discus athlete still hoping to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Olds discus athlete still hoping to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Rachel Andres has until the end of June to qualify and is 95 per cent certain Olympics will be held, despite COVID
Mixed results for Canadian teams at Champions Cup as Homan wins, Bottcher loses

Mixed results for Canadian teams at Champions Cup as Homan wins, Bottcher loses

CALGARY — Win or lose the season's first Grand Slam final, Team Bottcher vice Darren Moulding felt his teammates should be more than proud of their showing in the curling bubble.
Canmore cyclist Sara Poidevin is switching gears to reach next level

Canmore cyclist Sara Poidevin is switching gears to reach next level

Practice makes perfect for Canmore cycling star Sara Poidevin.
Canada's Bottcher defeats Denmark's Noergaard 7-5 at world men's curling championship

Canada's Bottcher defeats Denmark's Noergaard 7-5 at world men's curling championship

CALGARY — Canada's Brendan Bottcher has been challenged in a variety of ways over his first three games at the BKT Tires & OK Tire World Men's Curling Championship.
Ottawa Senators ink Canmore’s Jacob Bernard-Docker to entry-level deal

Ottawa Senators ink Canmore’s Jacob Bernard-Docker to entry-level deal

The Canmore defenceman got the call from the nation's capital.
Deadpan face, colourful feet, Canada's Brendan Bottcher wants to sock it to the world

Deadpan face, colourful feet, Canada's Brendan Bottcher wants to sock it to the world

CALGARY — Brendan Bottcher has worked at his stone-cold game face. Whatever drama is unfolding in the rings at his feet, Canada's skip at the world men's curling championship in Calgary intends to keep his emotional cards close to his chest.
The view from the front seat

The view from the front seat

Barrhead native Melissa Lotholz continues her quest to earn a spot on the Olympic bobsleigh team as a driver
Bottcher beats Koe 4-2 to win Canadian men's curling championship for first time

Bottcher beats Koe 4-2 to win Canadian men's curling championship for first time

Bottcher shot 97 per cent to lead his Alberta side to a 4-2 victory. Koe's Wild Card Two conceded in the 10th end with no options available to score a game-tying deuce. 
Cutdown Day: Eight-team championship pool picture becomes clear at Brier

Cutdown Day: Eight-team championship pool picture becomes clear at Brier

"There's no more soft games at the Brier," said Wild Card Two lead Ben Hebert. "Every game (now) is going to have the playoff mentality of the semis and the final."
Manitoba's Gunnlaugson and Koe's Wild Card Two only unbeaten teams left at Brier

Manitoba's Gunnlaugson and Koe's Wild Card Two only unbeaten teams left at Brier

The preliminary round continues through Thursday night at the Markin MacPhail Centre on the grounds of Canada Olympic Park. The top four teams in each pool will advance to the two-day championship round.