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Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime returns the ball during the men’s singles final against Sebastian Korda of the United States at the European Open tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Olivier Matthys
Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime returns the ball during the men’s singles final against Sebastian Korda of the United States at the European Open tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Olivier Matthys
Okanagan Sun Quarterback Dominic Britton (Contributed)

Sports weekend preview: Okanagan Sun looking for perfect season and more

The Sun kick off the championship game on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. at Kelowna’s Apple Bowl

Okanagan Sun Quarterback Dominic Britton (Contributed)
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Boyko back with the Kelowna Rockets after NHL experience, Dach sidelined

The Rockets next hit the ice on Wednesday (Oct. 19) at Prospera Place against Brandon

(Photo - Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)
Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)

Canada, New Zealand book quarterfinals at Women’s Rugby Cup

Canadians beat Italy 22-12 Sunday, sealing their spot

Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)
Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)

Kelowna Olympians break the tape at the Canadian Marathon Championships

The UBCO Heat coach and athlete are Canada’s marathon champions.

Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Cliff Serwa with granddaughter Kelsey at the L’Alpe de Grand Blanc race at Big White Ski Resort in 2015. (BigWhite/Twitter)

Winning runs in the Serwa family as Kelowna man cycles to gold at Senior Games

Serwa will be competing in the expert, division one group in 2023

Cliff Serwa with granddaughter Kelsey at the L’Alpe de Grand Blanc race at Big White Ski Resort in 2015. (BigWhite/Twitter)
Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, center, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner

Canada star Alphonso Davies diagnosed with cranial bruise, no word on return to play

Edmonton-born player took a boot to the face during a Oct. 8 match

Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, center, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
Canada’s Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships. (The Canadian Press)
Canada’s Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships. (The Canadian Press)
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
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motionball Kelowna event raises $240,000 for Special Olympics Canada

Next year’s event is scheduled for Sept. 23

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Winfield Skating Club brings home hardware to begin the season

They brought home three medals over the two days at the event in Ottawa

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Terry Bradshaw says he’s been treated for 2 kinds of cancer

Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw said Sunday he has been treated…

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The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Sept. 15. The following weekend, the courts were vandalized. (City of Surrey photo)

Contentious Surrey pickleball courts vandalized just days after opening

One resident called the vandalism ‘a targeted attack’

The City of Surrey officially marked the opening of new pickleball courts at Crescent Park Sept. 15. The following weekend, the courts were vandalized. (City of Surrey photo)
Natasha Wodak of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the women’s 10000m final during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 40-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., who grew to love training for the marathon, shattered the Canadian record in that distance in Berlin on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Mejia

Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak smashes Canadian marathon record in Berlin

40-year-old finished in two hours 23 minutes 12 seconds

Natasha Wodak of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the women’s 10000m final during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 40-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., who grew to love training for the marathon, shattered the Canadian record in that distance in Berlin on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Mejia
In this Novermeber 2019 file photo, Canada’s Aaliyah Edwards (15) goes up for the shot against the Dominican Republic during second half action of FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre Qualifying Tournaments Americas 2019, in Edmonton. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

Carleton scores 19 points, Canada beats Japan to remain undefeated at FIBA World Cup

Canadians next play Australia on Monday, then Mali on Tuesday

In this Novermeber 2019 file photo, Canada’s Aaliyah Edwards (15) goes up for the shot against the Dominican Republic during second half action of FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre Qualifying Tournaments Americas 2019, in Edmonton. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
The crowd in attendance at the Rotary Centre for the Arts for the BC Sports Hall of Fame Annual Summit 'Defining Moments' luncheon (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
The crowd in attendance at the Rotary Centre for the Arts for the BC Sports Hall of Fame Annual Summit 'Defining Moments' luncheon (Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)

Vancouver felt Heat from Kelowna at 10-km race

Olympians and UBCO Heat coach and athlete Elmore and Hofbauer tore up Vancouver’s Eastside

Malindi Elmore and Trevor Hofbauer, post Vancouver Eastside 10km (Elmore/ Submitted)
Vancouver Canucks mascot Fin riding the South Okanagan Events Centre Zamboni during the team’s appearance at the 2022 Young Stars Classic in Penticton. (Credit- Vancouver Canucks)

VIDEO: Vancouver Canucks release thank you video to Penticton after Young Stars Classic

The team released a special tribute video to Peach City for hosting the tournament

Vancouver Canucks mascot Fin riding the South Okanagan Events Centre Zamboni during the team’s appearance at the 2022 Young Stars Classic in Penticton. (Credit- Vancouver Canucks)
The Vancouver Canucks finished the 2022 Young Stars Classic with a 2-1 record, after getting standout performances from Danila Klimovich and Tristen Nielsen. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

PHOTOS: Breakout weekend for Vancouver Canucks’ top prospects in Penticton

The Canucks finished the weekend with a 2-1 record, dropping its final game to the undefeated Oilers

The Vancouver Canucks finished the 2022 Young Stars Classic with a 2-1 record, after getting standout performances from Danila Klimovich and Tristen Nielsen. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)