Feature Sports Stories
- Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 17:54 18 July 2014
- Written by Trevor Solway Trevor Solway
Devon Reti's five years in boxing have been successful
Calgary’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.
- Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 15:24 15 July 2014
- Written by Quinton Amundson Quinton Amundson
Former NHL head coach has history with the organization
Hockey 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.
- Published on Sunday, 22 June 2014 12:02 22 June 2014
- Written by Quinton Amundson and Paulina Liwski Quinton Amundson and Paulina Liwski
Kara and Bretton Chad use sibling rivalry to get ahead of the game
For 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.
- Published on Monday, 09 June 2014 23:09 09 June 2014
- Written by Paulina Liwski Paulina Liwski
American Quentin Judge a stand out on last day of competition
The 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.