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Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Former world figure skating champ Victor Kraatz back coaching in B.C.

TODAY IN B.C.: Skater spent 3 years in Finland teaching hockey players about power and efficiency

FILE PHOTO - Then-Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien, goes over a drill with forward Nick Suzuki during practice Friday, July 17, 2020 in Brossard, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Claude Julien set to rejoin Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team

Veteran bench boss back from broken ribs, will re-take the helm after 5-1 opening win over Germany

Angela Bailey is shown in this August 2, 1985 photo competing at the National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Jones

Canadian Olympic sprinter and record-holder Angela Bailey dies

Bailey’s 1987 Canadian women’s 100-metre sprint record time of 10.98 seconds still stands today

Angela Bailey is shown in this August 2, 1985 photo competing at the National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Jones
Tom Bowen (right), vice president of the 2020 BC Summer Games and Legacy Funding Committee chair, was handing out cheques to local sporting organizations Thursday. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Sports organizations given BC Games Legacy Funds in Maple Ridge

$128,000 distributed, Maple Ridge to host BC Summer Games in 2024

Tom Bowen (right), vice president of the 2020 BC Summer Games and Legacy Funding Committee chair, was handing out cheques to local sporting organizations Thursday. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Anna Huber is the inaugural recipient of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge athlete wins first Katrina LeBlanc Game Changer award

Thomas Haney’s Anna Huber creates equitable opportunities at Taekwondo gym

Anna Huber is the inaugural recipient of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award. (Special to The News)
BC Games logo (File photo)

Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games organizers disappointed but proud

Should be extra-prepared for the 2024 Summer Games once it comes

BC Games logo (File photo)
BC Games logo (File photo)
BC Games logo (File photo)
A young Huggon High Performance soccer player participates in a ladder drill on Thursday morning. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)

Soccer during Covid scare

Small soccer camp continues but Ridge Meadows’ West Coast FC ceases activity

A young Huggon High Performance soccer player participates in a ladder drill on Thursday morning. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)
Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)
Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)
Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)

HIGHLIGHTS: Day one and two at the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes had sunny – but cold – weather to work with in Fort St. John

Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)
Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)

PHOTOS: 2020 BC Winter Games kick off in Fort St. John

More than 1,000 of B.C.’s best athletes will be competing over the next three days

Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Ridge Meadows Racers Finley Ludeman followed by Matthias Daniels. (Photo by Michael Mong)

Ridge Meadows speed skater qualifies for BC Games

Matthias Daniels wins zone qualifier

  • Nov 19, 2019
Ridge Meadows Racers Finley Ludeman followed by Matthias Daniels. (Photo by Michael Mong)
A BC Summer Games volunteer rally in Maple Ridge was an opportunity for newly appointed team members to get acquainted and introduce their position and responsibilities as they roll up their sleeves to prepare for the start of the games in the summer. (Joti Grewal/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Countdown to BC Summer Games continues in Maple Ridge with volunteer rally

Teams led by 14 directors will be working over the coming months in preparation for the July games

A BC Summer Games volunteer rally in Maple Ridge was an opportunity for newly appointed team members to get acquainted and introduce their position and responsibilities as they roll up their sleeves to prepare for the start of the games in the summer. (Joti Grewal/Black Press Media)
Sponsoring Summer Games an investment in Maple Ridge

Sponsoring Summer Games an investment in Maple Ridge

A lot of equipment is purchased for the Games.

  • Jul 29, 2019
Sponsoring Summer Games an investment in Maple Ridge
More than 2,800 athletes are expected to take part in the Games and stay in Maple Ridge schools. (Flickr)

School District supplies lodging, facilities and buses for Summer Games

Transportation system will be the fourth largest in province.

  • Jul 28, 2019
More than 2,800 athletes are expected to take part in the Games and stay in Maple Ridge schools. (Flickr)
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Beach volleyball is one of 18 events in the BC Summer Games.

BC Summer Games includes 18 sports

‘One of the most anticipated events of next year.’

  • Jul 28, 2019
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Beach volleyball is one of 18 events in the BC Summer Games.
Feeding athletes and coaches is a big part of the Games. (Flickr)

Feeding the masses at BC Summer Games

Plans are underway to feed the ,5000-plus individuals expected in July 2020

  • Jul 27, 2019
Feeding athletes and coaches is a big part of the Games. (Flickr)
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Volunteer registration will open January 2020.

BC Summer Games connect a community

14 areas within the games and each has its own volunteer director.

  • Jul 27, 2019
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Volunteer registration will open January 2020.