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Bodybuilder powers through pandemic to compete in sport’s ‘Super Bowl’

COVID-19 has closed gyms and cancelled contests, but Ottawa’s Jamie Offrey has powered through the pandemic to ready himself for one of bodybuilding’s pre-eminent events this week. When the lockdown began, the retired soldier reverted to his military training, doing pushups and sit-ups at home. When gyms finally began reopening, he acquired memberships at five […]

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VanVleet scores 23 points to lead Raptors past Hornets

Fred VanVleet knocked down a three-pointer at the halftime buzzer with Gordon Hayward in his face, then jogged toward the locker-room with a grin. VanVleet showed no hint of pre-season rust, scoring 23 points in the Toronto Raptors’ 112-109 pre-season victory at Charlotte on Monday. Rookie Malachi Flynn had 17 points in another excellent performance […]

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How Vancouver 2030 plan could avoid the pitfalls of Calgary’s dashed Olympic dream

The group pushing for Vancouver to bid for the 2030 Winter Games say their plan to use private sector money to refurbish existing sports venues gives them an edge over Calgary’s 2026 Olympic dream that was quashed by a public plebiscite. Bringing an Olympics to Vancouver would also boost British Columbia’s economy which has been […]