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The torch-lighting ceremony at the 55-Plus B.C. Games in Victoria earlier this year. (B.C. Games photo)

Nanaimo to host 55-Plus B.C. Games in 2025

City of Nanaimo and Tourism Nanaimo partner on successful bid

Addison Urqhuart and Nate Akhurst display the gold medals they won with the Vancouver Island-Central Coast team at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan lacrosse players win Summer Games gold

Youngest players on Island team pulled their weight as team went undefeated

Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who competed at the 2022 BC Summer Games. Back row: Makenna Forcier, Annette Blumel and Danika Lazenby. Front row: Tori Johnston, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Alexa Dow. 
Missing: Ethan Chen. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

New friends and medal haul highlight BC Summer Games for Cowichan athletes

Track and field athletes bring home seven medals from Prince George

Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who competed at the 2022 BC Summer Games. Back row: Makenna Forcier, Annette Blumel and Danika Lazenby. Front row: Tori Johnston, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Alexa Dow. 
Missing: Ethan Chen. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Abby Huck (left) and Madison Savory (second from right) display their gold medals along with Zone 6 coach Nicola Horwood and teammate Brooke Mauke. (Submitted by Monni Savory)

Cowichan water-skiers splash to Summer Games gold

Madison Savory wins in trick, Abby Huck wins in jump

Abby Huck (left) and Madison Savory (second from right) display their gold medals along with Zone 6 coach Nicola Horwood and teammate Brooke Mauke. (Submitted by Monni Savory)
Agata Minka and Anya Prokopchuk won double gold medals at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George last month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Agata Minka and Anya Prokopchuk won double gold medals at the 2022 BC Summer Games in Prince George last month. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)

PODCAST: Former world figure skating champ Victor Kraatz back coaching in B.C.

TODAY IN B.C.: Skater spent 3 years in Finland teaching hockey players about power and efficiency

Victor Kraatz. (photo submitted)
Athletics medallists Nova Wedmann-Kent and Alexa Dow. (Submitted by Andrea Dow)
Athletics medallists Nova Wedmann-Kent and Alexa Dow. (Submitted by Andrea Dow)
Kassidy Ralfs, Miller Fletcher and Bella Anderton-Teasdale are representing Zone 6 at the BC Summer Games, which start this Thursday in Prince George. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan softball trio heading for BC Summer Games

Players represent Victoria and Langford club teams

Kassidy Ralfs, Miller Fletcher and Bella Anderton-Teasdale are representing Zone 6 at the BC Summer Games, which start this Thursday in Prince George. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Thunder goalie Jaydon Strom will be suiting up for Team Indigenous at the BC Summer Games, while Addison Urquhart and Nate Akhurst will play for the Vancouver Island-Central Coast team. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Valley lacrosse players eye possible BC Summer Games showdown

Thunder players will be part of Vancouver Island and Indigenous teams

Cowichan Thunder goalie Jaydon Strom will be suiting up for Team Indigenous at the BC Summer Games, while Addison Urquhart and Nate Akhurst will play for the Vancouver Island-Central Coast team. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who are heading to the BC Summer Games this week. Back row from left: Makenna Forcier, Tori Johnston, Annette Blumel and Ethan Chen. Front row from left: Alexa Dow, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Danika Lazenby. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan track athletes aim for podium at BC Summer Games

7 track athletes will represent Vancouver Island in Prince George

Cowichan Valley track and field athletes who are heading to the BC Summer Games this week. Back row from left: Makenna Forcier, Tori Johnston, Annette Blumel and Ethan Chen. Front row from left: Alexa Dow, Nova Wedmann-Kent and Danika Lazenby. (Todd Blumel photo)
FILE PHOTO - Then-Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien, goes over a drill with forward Nick Suzuki during practice Friday, July 17, 2020 in Brossard, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Claude Julien set to rejoin Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team

Veteran bench boss back from broken ribs, will re-take the helm after 5-1 opening win over Germany

FILE PHOTO - Then-Montreal Canadiens head coach Claude Julien, goes over a drill with forward Nick Suzuki during practice Friday, July 17, 2020 in Brossard, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Jordan De Graaf celebrates his third goal of the game in Cowichan LMG’s 4-1 win over Comox Valley United last Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

De Graaf leads Cowichan LMG to win over Comox United

Back after five years, De Graaf makes up for lost time

Jordan De Graaf celebrates his third goal of the game in Cowichan LMG’s 4-1 win over Comox Valley United last Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Angela Bailey is shown in this August 2, 1985 photo competing at the National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Jones

Canadian Olympic sprinter and record-holder Angela Bailey dies

Bailey’s 1987 Canadian women’s 100-metre sprint record time of 10.98 seconds still stands today

Angela Bailey is shown in this August 2, 1985 photo competing at the National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Jones
Liam Whitworth, from Duncan (second from right) won two medals in archery at the 2020 BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)

Cowichan athletes medal in archery, curling and judo at BC Winter Games

Duncan Archer Liam Whitworth brought home two medals from the 2020 BC…

Liam Whitworth, from Duncan (second from right) won two medals in archery at the 2020 BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)
Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)
Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)
Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)

HIGHLIGHTS: Day one and two at the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes had sunny – but cold – weather to work with in Fort St. John

Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)
Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)

PHOTOS: 2020 BC Winter Games kick off in Fort St. John

More than 1,000 of B.C.’s best athletes will be competing over the next three days

Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)
Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games

Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games

BC Winter Games run Feb. 20-23 in Fort St. John

Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games
The startup Orange Sox boys softball team is looking for players to compete in the 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games. (Pixabay)

New Island team aimed at rejuvenating boys softball

Orange Sox hope to play in 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games

The startup Orange Sox boys softball team is looking for players to compete in the 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games. (Pixabay)
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