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Canada’s Maude Charron is shown in action during the Women’s 64kg Final at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Rui Vieira
Canada’s Maude Charron is shown in action during the Women’s 64kg Final at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Rui Vieira
Kansas City Royals’ Andrew Benintendi leaves the batter’s box on an RBI single during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline

Toronto Blue Jays have by far the toughest constraints

Kansas City Royals’ Andrew Benintendi leaves the batter’s box on an RBI single during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
Rams’ wide receiver Alex France, seen here in action during a previous game, ran in the Langley team’s only touchdown during their Saturday, July 30 game against the Okanagan Sun. (Rams Facebook)

VIDEO: Okanagan Sun down Langley Rams

Replay of 2021 Cullen Cup ends differently

  • Jul 31, 2022
Rams’ wide receiver Alex France, seen here in action during a previous game, ran in the Langley team’s only touchdown during their Saturday, July 30 game against the Okanagan Sun. (Rams Facebook)
Jabs Newby and Marek Klassen in action for Fraser Valley Bandits Saturday, July 30, at Langley Events Centre against Edmonton Stingers. Klassen led all players with 19 points, 10 of which came in the first quarter(Fraser Valley Bandits/CEBL)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Bandits finish regular season with a win

After downing Edmonton, the playoffs await

  • Aug 1, 2022
Jabs Newby and Marek Klassen in action for Fraser Valley Bandits Saturday, July 30, at Langley Events Centre against Edmonton Stingers. Klassen led all players with 19 points, 10 of which came in the first quarter(Fraser Valley Bandits/CEBL)
Marie-Pier Desharnais is shown atop K2 in this July 2022 handout photo. Marie-Pier Desharnais reached the top of K2 - renowned as one of the toughest mountains on earth - becoming one of the only women in Canada to summit the 8,611-metre monolith on the China-Pakistan border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Marie-Pier Desharnais

Mountaineer Marie-Pier Desharnais is among only Canadian women to summit K2

Desharnais describes hours of inclines so steep just the tip of her crampons were holding on

Marie-Pier Desharnais is shown atop K2 in this July 2022 handout photo. Marie-Pier Desharnais reached the top of K2 - renowned as one of the toughest mountains on earth - becoming one of the only women in Canada to summit the 8,611-metre monolith on the China-Pakistan border. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Marie-Pier Desharnais
FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Russell was first ever Black head coach of any major U.S. sport

FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)
Kelsey Mitchell of Team Canada reacts after winning the gold medal during the track cycling women’s sprint race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Kelsey Mitchell of Team Canada reacts after winning the gold medal during the track cycling women’s sprint race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Fraser Valley Bandits play their last regular season game tonight at Langley Events Centre. They’re facing off against the Edmonton Stingers at 7 p.m. (CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Bandits host Stinger in regular season finale tonight in Langley

Action gets underway at Langley Events Centre at 7 p.m.

  • Jul 30, 2022
Fraser Valley Bandits play their last regular season game tonight at Langley Events Centre. They’re facing off against the Edmonton Stingers at 7 p.m. (CEBL/Special to Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

B.C. Lions rally for 32-17 win over Roughriders, match best start since 2007

Leos overcome a 17-4 second-quarter deficit, move to 5-1 on CFL season

B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke (12) evades a tackle from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during the second quarter of CFL football action in Regina, on Friday, July 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
Nine provinces and one territory will be represented at the BBall nationals happening this next week-plus at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

BBall championships: 180 teams battle over nine days in Langley

National competition gets underway at Langley Events Centre starting Saturday

  • Jul 30, 2022
Nine provinces and one territory will be represented at the BBall nationals happening this next week-plus at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Summer McIntosh of Canada looks back after winning the women’s 200m Butterfly final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Summer McIntosh wins 400 individual medley in stunning swim

McIntosh becomes the first Canadian to win two gold medals at a single championship

Summer McIntosh of Canada looks back after winning the women’s 200m Butterfly final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
For the first time in organization history, the Langley Thunder are competing in the BCJALL Championship Series where they go up against the Victoria Shamrocks. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Thunder Junior earn play-off berth

Back-to-back weekend games: Saturday in Victoria and Sunday at Langley Events Centre

  • Jul 30, 2022
For the first time in organization history, the Langley Thunder are competing in the BCJALL Championship Series where they go up against the Victoria Shamrocks. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jeremy Colliton is the new head coach of the Abbotsford Canucks. (Abbotsford Canucks YouTube)

Jeremy Colliton ready to take the reins of the Abbotsford Canucks

Former Chicago Blackhawks head coach steps into bench boss role in Abbotsford

Jeremy Colliton is the new head coach of the Abbotsford Canucks. (Abbotsford Canucks YouTube)
Bob Birarda leaves provincial court, in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. An independent review has concluded that Canada Soccer "mishandled" sexual harassment allegations in 2008 against the then under-20 women's coach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Review says Canada Soccer mishandled sexual harassment allegations against coach

Allegations against B.C. coach and convicted sex offender Bob Birarda were mishandled

Bob Birarda leaves provincial court, in North Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. An independent review has concluded that Canada Soccer "mishandled" sexual harassment allegations in 2008 against the then under-20 women's coach. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Thunder defeated the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs by a 9-1 score at Langley Events Centre. (Photo courtesy of Langley Events Centre

Thunder defeat Adanacs 9-1

They currently sit in the fourth and final playoff spot

Thunder defeated the visiting Coquitlam Adanacs by a 9-1 score at Langley Events Centre. (Photo courtesy of Langley Events Centre
Adam Maglio has been hired as the associate coach for Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants welcome new associate coach

Adam Maglio spent the past three seasons coaching the Spokane Chiefs

Adam Maglio has been hired as the associate coach for Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rams quarterback Jakob Davies looks for an opening during the Saturday, July 23 game against Westshore Rebels at McLeod stadium in Langley. (Rams Facebook)

VIDEO: Langley Rams fall to Westshore Rebels in first game of BCFC season

‘Just a matter of putting things together,’ unruffled coach says

Rams quarterback Jakob Davies looks for an opening during the Saturday, July 23 game against Westshore Rebels at McLeod stadium in Langley. (Rams Facebook)
Hockey Canada COO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on December 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Hockey Canada has paid $7.6M in sex abuse settlements since 1989

President says he’ll step down if Hockey Canada governance asks him to

Hockey Canada COO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Vancouver on December 1, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Toronto FC’s Jayden Nelson (11) and Vancouver Whitecaps’ Russell Teibert (31) vie for the ball during the first half of the Canadian Championship soccer final, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Toronto FC’s Jayden Nelson (11) and Vancouver Whitecaps’ Russell Teibert (31) vie for the ball during the first half of the Canadian Championship soccer final, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Alex Campbell of Fraser Valley Bandits hitting a three. (Special to Langley Advance Times)