Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher loses as Europe takes early lead over Canada at Continental Cup curling

Team Europe won a pair of mixed doubles games Thursday afternoon to take a 4-2 lead on Team Canada at the Continental Cup. The Swiss duo of Alina Paetz and Sven Michel scored eight unanswered points in a 10-4 win…

Canada’s star-studded women’s basketball team leaving nothing to chance at Olympic qualifying

Canadian women’s basketball coach Lisa Thomaidis is undecided on whether she’s a fan of FIBA’s new Olympic qualifying format. “Ask me next week when we’ve gone through this next one,” Thomaidis said this week from Edmonton. The Canadians tip off…

Team Sask names names flag-bearer ahead of 2019 Western Canada Summer Games

In just 10 days, around 350 Saskatchewan athletes will be vying for gold at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current. On Tuesday, the team unveiled its fresh new uniforms and named Regina’s Christian Patterson as flag-bearer for…

Tyler Mislawchuk aims to build on success at triathlon event in Edmonton

Canada’s Tyler Mislawchuk, fresh off a landmark World Triathlon Series podium finish in Montreal, believes he’s upped his game in this physically punishing sport by training his brain. “Everyone has different tricks that they use in the race mentally. Mine…