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Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil (centre) and Team Canada celebrate Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime stunning win over world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz of the host country in Davis Cup action Friday, Sept. 16, Spain. (Facebook photo)

B.C. player helps Canada to Davis Cup tennis knockout stage

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil and Team Canada go 2-1 in Spain to guarantee berth in next round

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil (centre) and Team Canada celebrate Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime stunning win over world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz of the host country in Davis Cup action Friday, Sept. 16, Spain. (Facebook photo)
Lakers stormed back to win a 13-9 victory over Langley Thunder and their fourth consecutive Mann Cup championship Saturday night (Sept 17) at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)

VIDEO: Peterborough Lakers down Langley Thunder to take Mann Cup

It came down to the last 20 minutes

  • Sep 18, 2022
Lakers stormed back to win a 13-9 victory over Langley Thunder and their fourth consecutive Mann Cup championship Saturday night (Sept 17) at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)
Gillian (The Savage) Robertson celebrates her win over Sarah Frota during UFC 240, in Edmonton on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson survived a first-round beating to submit Kazakhstan’s Mariya (Demonslayer) Agapova on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Canada’s Gillian (The Savage) Robertson rallies for second-round UFC submission

“I knew she was going to come in there trying to kill me. But I knew that it’d be mine in the end.”

Gillian (The Savage) Robertson celebrates her win over Sarah Frota during UFC 240, in Edmonton on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson survived a first-round beating to submit Kazakhstan’s Mariya (Demonslayer) Agapova on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Jake Nerwinski, left, gets his head on a pass intended for Seattle Sounders’ Nouhou Tolo during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Saturday, September 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Jake Nerwinski, left, gets his head on a pass intended for Seattle Sounders’ Nouhou Tolo during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Saturday, September 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
BC Lions quarterback Vernon Adams, left, hands the ball off to running back James Butler during first half CFL football action against the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

James Butler scores 2 rushing touchdowns, B.C. Lions edge Calgary 31-29 in OT

Leos (9-3) maintain hold on second place in CFL’s West Division

BC Lions quarterback Vernon Adams, left, hands the ball off to running back James Butler during first half CFL football action against the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A trio of Giants goals, including one by Ty Halaburda in his preseason debut, were not enough to overcome the Kelowna Rockets on their home ice Friday night, Sept. 17. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants drop Friday game to Kelowna

Rockets roared off to a four-goal lead before Giants got on the board

A trio of Giants goals, including one by Ty Halaburda in his preseason debut, were not enough to overcome the Kelowna Rockets on their home ice Friday night, Sept. 17. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Frank Scigliano made 49 saves on 53 shots as the Langley Thunder forced a seventh and deciding game in the Mann Cup championships with a 9-4 game six victory over the Peterborough Lakers on Friday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder force game 7 in Mann Cup

Coach calls it ‘an almost perfect elimination game’

  • Sep 17, 2022
Frank Scigliano made 49 saves on 53 shots as the Langley Thunder forced a seventh and deciding game in the Mann Cup championships with a 9-4 game six victory over the Peterborough Lakers on Friday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder photo)
Canadian national men’s soccer team head coach John Herdman watches a training session for a CONCACAF Nations League match against Curacao, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Coach ponders injuries, form and playing time for Canada’s soccer roster

Canadian men taking part in the World Cup for the first time in 36 years as kickoff creeps closer

Canadian national men’s soccer team head coach John Herdman watches a training session for a CONCACAF Nations League match against Curacao, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Semiamoo Ravens’ third jerseys – with a logo designed by Semiahmoo First Nation artist Roxanne Charles – were unveiled last May by the minor hockey association. The logo will be incorporated into the jerseys of the Surrey Eagles, Chilliwack Chiefs and White Rock Whalers during games on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 (Contributed graphic)

Hockey teams partner with Semiahmoo First Nation to support residential school survivors

Semiahmoo Ravens, Surrey Eagles and White Rock Whalers to play Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

The Semiamoo Ravens’ third jerseys – with a logo designed by Semiahmoo First Nation artist Roxanne Charles – were unveiled last May by the minor hockey association. The logo will be incorporated into the jerseys of the Surrey Eagles, Chilliwack Chiefs and White Rock Whalers during games on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 (Contributed graphic)
Hubert Davis, director of the film “Black Ice,” is photographed in Toronto on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Director Hubert Davis on ‘Black Ice’ and the untold Black hockey experience

Documentary will screen at the Vancouver International Film Festival later this month

Hubert Davis, director of the film “Black Ice,” is photographed in Toronto on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Thursday. (City of Surrey photo)

Crescent Park pickleball courts now open in South Surrey

City of Surrey held ribbon-cutting event Thursday morning

The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Thursday. (City of Surrey photo)
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Langley Thunder on the brink of elimination

Peterborough wins game 5; takes 3-2 series lead over langley in Mann Cup

  • Sep 16, 2022
The Thunder scored a combined 31 goals in games one and two (which featured an additional 15:41 of overtime) but since then, the team has found the back of the net 23 in three consecutive losses. (Photo courtesy of Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Ilona Maher of USA is tackled by Sharni Williams of Australia in a semi final match during the Rugby World Cup 7’s championship held in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Halden Krog
Ilona Maher of USA is tackled by Sharni Williams of Australia in a semi final match during the Rugby World Cup 7’s championship held in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Halden Krog
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Ex-Canuck Virtanen given shot at joining Oilers after not-guilty sex assault verdict

Virtanen hasn’t played professionally since he was put on leave in 2021

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, shown here during his sexual assault trial this summer, has agreed to a professional tryout agreement with the Edmonton Oilers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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Schedule, tickets posted for World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Langley, North Delta this fall

Some of the world’s best 16-year-old hockey players to compete in tournament Nov. 3-12

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Former Vancouver Canucks forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin in Penticton with Barley Mill Brew Pub’s Kori Iceton. (Instagram- Barley Mill Pub)

Sedin twins spotted in Penticton ahead of Canucks’ Young Stars Classic

The preseason tournament features the Flames, Oilers, Jets and Canucks kicks off Friday afternoon

Former Vancouver Canucks forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin in Penticton with Barley Mill Brew Pub’s Kori Iceton. (Instagram- Barley Mill Pub)
Peggy Hoff fires the ball over the net during last weekend’s White Rock Pickleball Club-hosted tournament at Centennial Park. (Contributed photo)
Peggy Hoff fires the ball over the net during last weekend’s White Rock Pickleball Club-hosted tournament at Centennial Park. (Contributed photo)
FILE - Switzerland’s Roger Federer waves during a 100 years of Centre Court celebration on day seven of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, on July 3, 2022. Federer announced Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 he is retiring from tennis. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Roger Federer says he is retiring from pro tennis at age 41

Federer won 20 Grand Slam titles and finished five seasons ranked No. 1

FILE - Switzerland’s Roger Federer waves during a 100 years of Centre Court celebration on day seven of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, on July 3, 2022. Federer announced Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 he is retiring from tennis. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Rowers compete at the 2016 Head of the Nicomekl Regatta. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday. (File photo)

Rowers to battle for Head of the Nicomekl crown this weekend

Popular rowing event scheduled for Saturday in South Surrey

Rowers compete at the 2016 Head of the Nicomekl Regatta. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday. (File photo)
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Leonard Owusu, from left to right, Jake Nerwinski, Ryan Gauld and Tristan Blackmon celebrate Gauld’s goal against the Los Angeles Galaxy during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Whitecaps’ Leonard Owusu, from left to right, Jake Nerwinski, Ryan Gauld and Tristan Blackmon celebrate Gauld’s goal against the Los Angeles Galaxy during the second half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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