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Canada midfielder Jonathan Osorio (21) and Morocco midfielder Sofiane Boufal (17) battle for the ball during second half group F World Cup soccer action at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, December 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada exits World Cup on third straight loss as Morocco profits from poor defending

Canada winless in three after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Morocco.

FILE - Gaylord Perry greets fans at the All-Star FanFest in Washington, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at his home in Gaffney, S.C. He was 88. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Gaylord Perry, two-time baseball Cy Young winner, dies at 84

Perry was a five-time All-Star who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1991

Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo looks on during the singing of “O Canada” before playing the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday January 20, 2013. Former Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo is to be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honour next season.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo to be inducted into team’s Ring of Honour

NHL hall-of-famer is the franchise leader in wins (252) and shutouts (38)

Abbotsford Canucks assistant captain John Stevens scored a big shorthanded goal to help his team earn a 4-3 win on Wednesday (Nov. 30). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)

Abbotsford Canucks complete sweep of Bakersfield Condors

Surrey’s Michael Regush scores the winning goal in Wednesday’s 4-3 win

Abbotsford Canucks assistant captain John Stevens scored a big shorthanded goal to help his team earn a 4-3 win on Wednesday (Nov. 30). (Abbotsford Canucks photo)
Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)

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Erin Haluschak and Philip Wolf. (Black Press Media photo)
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Kyle Burroughs hands his stick to Semiahmoo Ravens U13 player Connor Clark, who used an old photo taken of him and No. 44 to get the Canuck’s attention during warmup before their game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights in Las Vegas on Nov. 26. (Vancouver Canucks photo)

‘Positive’ Las Vegas experience for Semiahmoo Ravens U13 minor hockey team

Weekend tournament rewards one young hockey fan with memorable Vancouver Canucks memento

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Kyle Burroughs hands his stick to Semiahmoo Ravens U13 player Connor Clark, who used an old photo taken of him and No. 44 to get the Canuck’s attention during warmup before their game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights in Las Vegas on Nov. 26. (Vancouver Canucks photo)
Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Cristall wins the battle, Bedard wins the war as Kelowna Rockets fall in front of sold-out crowd

Rockets forward Andrew Cristall collected four points but Connor Bedard extended his point streak

Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)
Canada’s Alphonso Davies scores his side’s opening goal during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Canada, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Themba Hadebe

Having scored at the World Cup, Canadian men now look to get one final result

Davies tally removed Canada from the list of World Cup participants yet to score

Canada’s Alphonso Davies scores his side’s opening goal during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Canada, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Themba Hadebe
Arturs Silovs and the Abbotsford Canucks earned a 6-3 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Tuesday (Nov. 29). (Bakersfield Condors photo)

Timely timeout leads to 6-3 Abbotsford Canucks win

Abbotsford goes up 3-0, blows three goal lead, then scores three more to beat Bakersfield

Arturs Silovs and the Abbotsford Canucks earned a 6-3 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Tuesday (Nov. 29). (Bakersfield Condors photo)
Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin (30) reaches for the puck with his stick after stopping Washington Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ovechkin scores 2, makes history as Capitals down Vancouver Canucks 5-1

Winger now has 403 road goals, passing Wayne Gretzky for most in NHL history

Vancouver Canucks goalie Spencer Martin (30) reaches for the puck with his stick after stopping Washington Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
South Surrey high diver Carter Baker, 17, is representing Canada at the FINA World Junior Diving Championships Dec. 3 and 4 in Montreal. (contributed photo)

South Surrey White Rock Divers teen representing Canada at worlds event in Montreal

Carter Baker, 17, competes in high diving Dec. 3, 4 at FINA World Junior Diving Champioinship

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South Surrey high diver Carter Baker, 17, is representing Canada at the FINA World Junior Diving Championships Dec. 3 and 4 in Montreal. (contributed photo)
Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers reacts after being sacked by San Francisco 49ers’ Arik Armstead during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

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Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers reacts after being sacked by San Francisco 49ers’ Arik Armstead during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
FILE - Players from Germany pose for the team photo as they cover their mouth during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Analysis: As Qatar World Cup unfolds, planet keeps spinning

Tourney has shown keeping the world out of sport is well nigh impossible

FILE - Players from Germany pose for the team photo as they cover their mouth during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
The Elgin Park Secondary junior boys’ Orcas team has won the provincial volleyball championship after a weekend tournament – for the first time in a quarter of a century. (contributed photo)

South Surrey junior boys Orcas bring home provincial championship title

It’s been 25 years since Elgin Park Secondary junior boys won same championship

The Elgin Park Secondary junior boys’ Orcas team has won the provincial volleyball championship after a weekend tournament – for the first time in a quarter of a century. (contributed photo)
Vasily Podkolzin, shown here after he was selected by Vancouver in the 2019 NHL Draft, has been assigned to Abbotsford. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Canucks assign Rathbone, Podkolzin to Abbotsford

Abbotsford Canucks have four home games this week

Vasily Podkolzin, shown here after he was selected by Vancouver in the 2019 NHL Draft, has been assigned to Abbotsford. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Peace Arch Curling Club curler Dave Warren throws a peel weight at the annual High Tides Bonspiel held at the club on the weekend. (photo by Leo Le Couteur)

Weekend rocks with High Tide Bonspiel at Peace Arch Curling Club

Local teams take top 2 spots in annual White Rock bonspiel

Peace Arch Curling Club curler Dave Warren throws a peel weight at the annual High Tides Bonspiel held at the club on the weekend. (photo by Leo Le Couteur)
Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)
Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)
After battling it out on the field in the Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL) championships on Saturday, the White Rock-South Surrey Titans minor football association’s Bantam team is headed to provincial championships. (contributed photo)

Titans head to provincial minor football championships after weekend play

White Rock South Surrey Bantam team faces Nanaimo again in final

After battling it out on the field in the Vancouver Mainland Football League (VMFL) championships on Saturday, the White Rock-South Surrey Titans minor football association’s Bantam team is headed to provincial championships. (contributed photo)
The Earl Marriott Secondary junior girls Mariners volleyball team are provincial champions after competing fiercely all year. (contributed photo)

Earl Marriott junior girls Mariners win provincial volleyball championships

South Surrey school’s student athletes shine at B.C. tournaments

The Earl Marriott Secondary junior girls Mariners volleyball team are provincial champions after competing fiercely all year. (contributed photo)
The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.

Sports announced for Abbotsford 55-Plus BC Games

Games run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023 in locations in and around Abbotsford

The Abbotsford 55-Plus Games are scheduled to run from Aug. 22 to 26, 2023.