The Calgary Journal
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Sports

First fight controversy hasn't slowed down new MMA promotion

thumb Steve-Fader-farThe set up for Steve (Assassin) Fader's first foray into promoting the MMA sport he loved so much had a great start.

He sold just under 1,800 tickets out of the 1,895 person capacity, filling out two-thirds of the Telus Convention Center.

Adopt-A-Cougar athlete is one program MRU is depending on to play in the university level

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 After a decade-long lobby, the Mount Royal Cougars are ditching college sports for university level competition.

When MRU transitions to Canada West (University Athletics Association) next year, the cost to play varsity sports will increase by $500,000.

Bronze medallist pursues gold medal effort at world championships in Spain

boxerthumbTo say Maeghen Cotterill is a busy person would be an understatement.
She’s the mother to her two-year-old son, she manages and teaches at the dojo she owns, she runs a non-profit organization -- and she’s also training for the World Karate and Kickboxing Council World Championships, to be held Nov. 1-5 in Cadiz, Spain.

Aussie rules football growing in Calgary

aussiethumbA lot of Calgarians may not realize that our city boasts two high-level Australian football teams: the Kookaburras and the Kangaroos.

Aussie Rules Football is a sport that combines elements of rugby, soccer and basketball.