Local Sports

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

 

Marc Sommer and Bev Anderson bat the ball around at Fuller Lake Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Vancouver Island-bound snowbirds settle for winter pickleball at home

Chemainus couple makes the most of conditions to keep playing the sport they love

 

Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey executive has announced all games are cancelled until Dec. 1. (VIAHA logo)

COVID-19: Vancouver Island minor hockey cancels all games until December

“We have had an increasing number of teams who are reluctant to travel…”

 

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‘Modified’ games, limited competitive play return as B.C.’s local sports enter Phase 3

Phase 3 will see sports divided into four categories based on the number and intensity of contact

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B.C. pledges $1.5M to help local groups return to sport; no date for competitive play

Feds will also provide $3.4M in funding for youth sports

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B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time world and Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet is part of 11-member class

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
Biathletes jockey for position, including Christoph Dettling (178) from Victoria, Jonathan Kerr (179) from Comox, and Richard Blanchet (186) who also lives in the Comox Valley. Photo by Bruce Johnstone, Comox Valley Photography Society

Biathlon provincial championships on Mount Washington a success

Mt. Washington came alive Feb. 28-March 1, as the Vancouver Island Biathlon…

  • Mar 6, 2020
Biathletes jockey for position, including Christoph Dettling (178) from Victoria, Jonathan Kerr (179) from Comox, and Richard Blanchet (186) who also lives in the Comox Valley. Photo by Bruce Johnstone, Comox Valley Photography Society