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Calgary boxer has punchers chance at making Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Devon Reti's five years in boxing have been successful

RetithumbnailCalgary’s own Devin Reti is ready for the challenge ahead of him in making the 2016 Rio Olympics. Reti is 22-years-old and has been boxing for five years. In his five-year tenure he has accumulated 73 wins with only 12 losses to his record.

Reti fights at the middleweight division (152 lbs) and is known for his fast, counter punching style. But before Reti was the slick boxer he was a feisty undersized hockey player.


Tom Renney named president and CEO of Hockey Canada

Former NHL head coach has history with the organization

rsz dsc 0055Hockey Canada has found its man to replace longtime president and CEO Bob Nicholson.

A month-and-a-half after Bob Nicholson said goodbye to Hockey Canada at the organization’s annual general meeting, the Hockey Canada brass announced at Canada Olympic Park that Tom Renney—a man with NHL head coaching stints with the Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers— will lead this national governing body going forward. 


Calgary sisters taking show jumping by storm

Kara and Bretton Chad use sibling rivalry to get ahead of the game

Bretton-LaSallFor most families, sibling rivalry consists of who gets the biggest bedroom, who gets to use the iPad, or who gets the last piece of pie.

For Kara and Bretton Chad, their sibling rivalry is unlike many others.

These two Calgary teens are professional show jumpers competing against each other in equestrian events in countries such as Switzerland, Austria, France and Spain.


Spruce Meadows ‘National’ tournament June 8 recap

American Quentin Judge a stand out on last day of competition

FirstResponderThe final day of the Spruce Meadows 'National' tournament proved to be quite a rollercoaster ride of emotions; for fans and riders alike.

In front of a packed crowd, Quentin Judge and his horse HH Dark De La Hart were crowned the winners of the CNOOC Nexen Cup Derby. Judge also went on to pick up $70,000 in prize money for his win.