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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
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Karla Godinez Gonzalez shows off her bronze medal from World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade. (Wrestling Canada photo)

Earl Marriott grad wins bronze at World Wrestling Championships

Karla Godinez Gonzalez lands on podium in Belgrade, Serbia

Karla Godinez Gonzalez shows off her bronze medal from World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade. (Wrestling Canada photo)
The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Vancouver Canucks tickets for Abbotsford game on sale Thursday

NHL team hosting the Edmonton Oilers at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday, Oct. 5

The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battle it out at the Abbotsford Centre in 2021. Vancouver hosts Edmonton in Abbotsford on Oct. 5. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, of Canada, smiles after her run during women’s moguls finals at the Beijing Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. Six months after becoming the first Canadian freestyle skier to compete in four Olympic Games, Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is retiring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Four-time Olympian and moguls specialist Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is retiring

30-year-old moguls skier from Montreal won silver at the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, of Canada, smiles after her run during women’s moguls finals at the Beijing Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China, on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. Six months after becoming the first Canadian freestyle skier to compete in four Olympic Games, Chloe Dufour-Lapointe is retiring. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Tristan Blackmon, left, moves the ball past LA Galaxy forward Douglas Costa during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. With just four games left on the schedule, the ‘Caps (9-14-7) are on a three-game losing skid and their playoff hopes have all but evaporated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Raul Romero Jr.
Vancouver Whitecaps defender Tristan Blackmon, left, moves the ball past LA Galaxy forward Douglas Costa during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. With just four games left on the schedule, the ‘Caps (9-14-7) are on a three-game losing skid and their playoff hopes have all but evaporated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Raul Romero Jr.
Glen McCurdie, Hockey Canada's former vice-president of insurance and risk management, appears as a witness at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, looking into how Hockey Canada handled allegations of sexual assault and a subsequent lawsuit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Hockey Canada boasted about its ‘second to none’ safe-sport management in 2019

Asked to self-govern its safe-sport cases, despite facing a ‘significant potential claim’

Glen McCurdie, Hockey Canada's former vice-president of insurance and risk management, appears as a witness at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, looking into how Hockey Canada handled allegations of sexual assault and a subsequent lawsuit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Langley’s Kevin Dhaliwal (left) and Mission’s Bryan Slusarchuk (right), the new owners of the renamed Vancouver Bandits, posed for a picture with Canadian Elite Basketball League Commissioner and co-founder Mike Morreale (centre) during a Tuesday Sept. 13 press conference at the Langley Events Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits change name and owners

Langley-based team to be known as Vancouver Bandits

Langley’s Kevin Dhaliwal (left) and Mission’s Bryan Slusarchuk (right), the new owners of the renamed Vancouver Bandits, posed for a picture with Canadian Elite Basketball League Commissioner and co-founder Mike Morreale (centre) during a Tuesday Sept. 13 press conference at the Langley Events Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Surrey Knights head coach Andy Liboiron (in mask) on the bench last season at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey Knights shoot for PJHL playoffs with young, local players, and some optimism

Second-year head coach Andy Liboiron preps team for home-opener Thursday

Surrey Knights head coach Andy Liboiron (in mask) on the bench last season at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)

Ontario’s Lakers cut B.C. Thunder lead in Mann Cup

‘We just didn’t have the footwork, the attacking the net’

  • Sep 13, 2022
Lakers outscored Langley Thunder 5-1 in the middle stanza and never looked back, picking up the 12-6 win in game three on Monday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Thunder lead the Mann Cup series 2-0. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Thunder)
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes for a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes for a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Clockwise from left: Michael Hibbert holds the U15 national field lacrosse championship banner; Brody Burrell, coach Matt Sobey and Kaleb Borg celebrate with the U18 championship banner; both the U15 and U18 teams come together on the field for a celebratory photo in Fredericton, N.B. (Contributed photos)

Semiahmoo Peninsula players earn U15, U18 field lacrosse crowns

National championships were held in Fredericton, N.B.

Clockwise from left: Michael Hibbert holds the U15 national field lacrosse championship banner; Brody Burrell, coach Matt Sobey and Kaleb Borg celebrate with the U18 championship banner; both the U15 and U18 teams come together on the field for a celebratory photo in Fredericton, N.B. (Contributed photos)
After advancing all the way to the PJHL championship final last season, the White Rock Whalers will look to have similar success this season. They play their first game Thursday against the Surrey Knights. (White Rock Whalers photo)

White Rock Whalers to open PJHL season Thursday against Surrey

Whalers to host Ridge Meadows Flames for home-opener Saturday night at Centennial Arena

After advancing all the way to the PJHL championship final last season, the White Rock Whalers will look to have similar success this season. They play their first game Thursday against the Surrey Knights. (White Rock Whalers photo)
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)

55+ BC Games playing out in Greater Victoria for the first time

Free games will run across the Capital Region from Sept. 13-17

  • Sep 12, 2022
Participants in the 2019 55+ BC Games. This year, the 2022 Games will play out in Greater Victoria from Sept. 13 to 17. (Photo courtesy of 55+ BC Games)
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

VIDEO: Langley Thunder lead Mann Cup 2-0 after narrow overtime win

Six seconds made all the difference

  • Sep 11, 2022
Langley Thunder’s Duane Dobbie had four goals and seven points as the team defeated the Peterborough Lakers for their second win of the Mann Cup. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)
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