Sports

Surrey city council is once again meeting in chambers, separated by plexiglass. (Screen shot)

Surrey issues development permit for Cloverdale Sport and Ice Complex

The development permit was passed without debate during council’s Sept. 13 land use meeting

 

(from left) Delta parks, recreation and culture commission chair Don Sangster, Mayor George Harvie, school trustee Jesse Dosanjh, Delta MP and Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, Coun. Jeannie Kanakos, Delta North MLA and Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon, Olympic rower Maxwell Lattimer and women’s national soccer team performance analyst Jasmine Mander cut the ribbon to officially open the new track facility at North Delta Secondary on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. (James Smith photo)

PHOTOS: Grand opening for new North Delta track facility

World Athletics compliant facility the first of its kind in Delta

 

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary. (Contributed photo)

Canada Sports Hall of Fame launches Indigenous Heroes Exhibition

Featuring 14 Indigenous athletes, the digital book will be available for educators at no cost

 

Leif Godberson down-climbing Uto Peak with Mount Sir Donald in the background. (Contributed-Eric Carter)

2 men, 14 peaks and 1 day: New limits reached by climbers in B.C.’s Rogers Pass

Eric Carter and Leif Godberson completed the collosol Horse Shoe Traverse in one day

Leif Godberson down-climbing Uto Peak with Mount Sir Donald in the background. (Contributed-Eric Carter)
Canada’s Caileigh Filmer (left) and Hillary Janssens look at each other after receiving their bronze medals, won in the women’s pair rowing final event during the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games July 29, 2021. (Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)

Cloverdale rower wins bronze in Tokyo

Hillary Janssens and Caileigh Filmer earn bronze in women’s pair

Canada’s Caileigh Filmer (left) and Hillary Janssens look at each other after receiving their bronze medals, won in the women’s pair rowing final event during the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games July 29, 2021. (Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press)
Sixty athletes selected as 2021 Save-On-Foods Fueling Sport ambassadors. (Black Press Media graphic)

60 Canadian athletes chosen as ambassadors in Save-On-Foods fueling sport initiative

‘We look forward to supporting them pursue their goals from their local hometowns to the international stage’

Sixty athletes selected as 2021 Save-On-Foods Fueling Sport ambassadors. (Black Press Media graphic)
The Abbotsford Centre will welcome fans back for a Bandits basketball game on July 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Fans returning to Abbotsford Centre next week

Fraser Valley Bandits becoming first pro sports team in B.C. to host fans since pandemic

The Abbotsford Centre will welcome fans back for a Bandits basketball game on July 14. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
North Delta’s Patrick Izett (seen in this undated photo playing for Western Pride F.C. in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia) will join Thompson Rivers University’s men’s soccer team this fall. (Submitted photo)

North Delta’s Izett signs with TRU Wolfpack

Central midfielder expected to bring experience, offence when he joins men’s soccer team this fall

North Delta’s Patrick Izett (seen in this undated photo playing for Western Pride F.C. in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia) will join Thompson Rivers University’s men’s soccer team this fall. (Submitted photo)
Nick Fehr runs the bases during a North Delta Challenger Baseball event pre-COVID. (Submitted photo)

North Delta soccer, baseball clubs team up for accessible multi-sport program

The Challenger Sports Clinic will be available this fall for local children, teens with disabilities

Nick Fehr runs the bases during a North Delta Challenger Baseball event pre-COVID. (Submitted photo)
The Newton Community Centre will be built on 7.24 acres, part of which embraces the former location of the Rona Store at 6965 King George Blvd. (File photo)

Surrey rapidly moving on major community projects

‘We will continue to move extremely quick on all these projects,’ Mayor Doug McCallum said

The Newton Community Centre will be built on 7.24 acres, part of which embraces the former location of the Rona Store at 6965 King George Blvd. (File photo)
A soccer game pictured in B.C. on Wednesday, April 21. (Black Press Media/Matt Simms)

50 people expected to be able to attend B.C. sports games this summer

By fall, people in B.C. could be back to watching sports in person with no limit to the number of spectators

A soccer game pictured in B.C. on Wednesday, April 21. (Black Press Media/Matt Simms)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Delta Patriots Cricket Club takes Surrey, other clubs to court over Cricket BC voting

‘At issue is the propriety or legality of the voting procedures within Cricket BC,’ Justice John Harvey noted

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Pictured clockwise from top left are award winners Hillary Birkett, Kendrick Lounsbury, Colton Cameron, Jayden Martin, Taya Suttill and Olivia Lounsbury.

Surrey athletes are regional winners of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Held online, a ceremony is posted as a 13-minute video with speeches

Pictured clockwise from top left are award winners Hillary Birkett, Kendrick Lounsbury, Colton Cameron, Jayden Martin, Taya Suttill and Olivia Lounsbury.
KidSport Delta logo. (KidSport Delta/Facebook photo)

KidSport Delta kicking off month-long fundraising campaign

Gift of Sport campaign aims to raise awareness, $50,000 to help local kids participate in sports

KidSport Delta logo. (KidSport Delta/Facebook photo)
Alex Kopacz says he’s never felt so close to the grave. The Olympic champion brakeman in men’s bobsled is in hospital with COVID-19. (Twitter/Alex Kopacz)

31-year-old Canadian Olympic bobsleigh champion hospitalized from COVID-19

Alex Kopacz entered London University Hospital on Wednesday and required oxygen to help him breathe

Alex Kopacz says he’s never felt so close to the grave. The Olympic champion brakeman in men’s bobsled is in hospital with COVID-19. (Twitter/Alex Kopacz)
Scott Wheatley stands with the main Kenyan and Ugandan umpiring crew that he trained at the Nakirebe Complex outside of Kampala in 2020. Wheatley, a member-at-large with Softball B.C. is supporting a recent open letter from the sporting body that calls on the government to reinstate gameplay for kids in organized sports. (Photo: Submitted)

Softball B.C. urges provincial health officer to lift ban on gameplay for kids in organized sports

Sporting body sent open letter to both Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix

Scott Wheatley stands with the main Kenyan and Ugandan umpiring crew that he trained at the Nakirebe Complex outside of Kampala in 2020. Wheatley, a member-at-large with Softball B.C. is supporting a recent open letter from the sporting body that calls on the government to reinstate gameplay for kids in organized sports. (Photo: Submitted)
The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)
This Oct. 3, 2019 file photo shows Ryan Reynolds at New York Comic Con. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Steve Luciano

VIDEO: Ryan Reynolds reveals he’s ‘Bruce’ from Ottawa Public Health’s viral tweet

The Vancouver-born actor claims responsibility for a seeming social media misfire during the game

This Oct. 3, 2019 file photo shows Ryan Reynolds at New York Comic Con. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Steve Luciano
John Geddert in March 2012. (Kathy Willens/AP)

Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Larry Nassar dies by suicide after charges

John Geddert was charged with turning his Michigan gym into a human trafficking hub to abuse girls

John Geddert in March 2012. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Among annual events for The White Rock South Surrey Baseball Association is the Henri Lorieau Memorial Tournament, usually held in July. File photo.

New youth training facility sought at Centennial ball park

White Rock South Surrey Baseball Association requests city’s help

Among annual events for The White Rock South Surrey Baseball Association is the Henri Lorieau Memorial Tournament, usually held in July. File photo.