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Canada's junior hockey team cuts players, while opponents deal with COVID-19 virus

Canada's junior hockey team cuts players, while opponents deal with COVID-19 virus

Canada's 25-player roster will be announced following intrasquad games Wednesday and Thursday.
Calgary featherweight Hakeem Dawodu to fight on UFC 257 card featuring Conor McGregor

Calgary featherweight Hakeem Dawodu to fight on UFC 257 card featuring Conor McGregor

TORONTO — Calgary featherweight (Mean) Hakeem Dawodu will face Shane (Hurricane) Burgos at UFC 257 on Jan. 23. It's a high-profile card given it marks the return of Conor McGregor, the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion.
Phillips signs contract with top-tier rugby squad Bristol Bears

Phillips signs contract with top-tier rugby squad Bristol Bears

From Banff Bear to Bristol Bear, Holly Phillips resilience in rugby has gotten her a contract with an English premiership team.
Two Grand Slam events added to curling bubble at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary

Two Grand Slam events added to curling bubble at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary

Hockey bubbles were successful in Edmonton and Toronto and the basketball hub worked near Orlando. 
Canadian curlers prepare for prospect of a Calgary "bubble"

Canadian curlers prepare for prospect of a Calgary "bubble"

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced both domestic and international sport to establish competition "bubbles", many without fans, to both operate and prevent the spread of the virus. 
CP NewsAlert: Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

CP NewsAlert: Calgary facility set to become curling hub during pandemic

The Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park features four sheets of ice, over a dozen dressing rooms, convention space and a commercial kitchen.
Cavalry dynamo named young player of the year

Cavalry dynamo named young player of the year

Soccer: Mohamed Farsi recognized on CPL’s 2020 season awards night
Nordiq Canada announces cancellation of several cross-country events due to COVID-19

Nordiq Canada announces cancellation of several cross-country events due to COVID-19

The world championships were originally scheduled for Jan. 7-10 in Whistler, B.C.
Foothills businessman elected to Hockey Alberta board

Foothills businessman elected to Hockey Alberta board

Hockey: Heritage Pointe’s Al-Amin Vira hopes to give back to the game, tackle issues head on
Gavin Rose qualifies for World Junior Rodeo Finals

Gavin Rose qualifies for World Junior Rodeo Finals

Christmas could come early for Airdrie’s littlest cowboy this year. For the first time in his young rodeo career, nine-year-old Gavin Rose of Airdrie has qualified for the Junior World Finals, which will be held in Fort Worth, Tex. from Dec. 2 to 9.