Stories tagged: canada
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
With a World Junior Championship gold in tow, Spokane Chiefs defenseman Ty Smith is focused on a Memorial Cup run
In early December, Ty Smith left the Spokane Chiefs for a month so he could represent Team Canada at the World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke will be teammates again after both former Gonzaga standouts were selected to play in the Rising Stars Challenge during NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
The three caribou that were taken from the Selkirk and Purcell mountains in January have integrated with a herd near Revelstoke, B.C., according to Bart George, a biologist for the …
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Kyle Wiltjer heated up late and Kevin Pangos never got untracked as Canada closed the FIBA World Cup with an 82-76 loss to Germany.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Former Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer drains seven 3s in Canada’s record-setting win at FIBA World Cup
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Domantas Sabonis helps Lithuania past Canada, ex-Zags teammates Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer at FIBA World Cup
Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019
Any way you choose, you won’t find a better city for human-powered explorations than the capital of British Columbia. It’s scenic, with a striking waterfront and filled with grand historic …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
It was about half past midnight when Russ Fee woke up to the sound of frantic shouts coming from a campsite next to his in Canada’s Banff National Park. From …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
The injury that sidelined Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk during a Wednesday exhibition with the Canadian national team in Toronto turned out to be nothing more than a bruised knee
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Brandon Clarke, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer are among the 29 players invited to the early August training camp in Toronto.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019
Jeffery Price, a former University of Calgary and Mount Royal sharpshooter, hit the game-winning two-pointer Sunday to lift his team to a 20-12 triumph over All of the Lights, a …
Sat., June 15, 2019
Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand. Fleming took …
Sun., May 26, 2019
Marko Anttila helped lead Finland to its third world hockey title, scoring the tying and go-ahead goals in a 3-1 victory over Canada on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Canadian wildlife officials discovered a female calf among the remnants of the Purcell herd near Kimberley B.C., last week.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
With 90 percent of avalanches triggered by the victims, should meditation, mindfulness become backcountry tools?
In a small Canadian classroom eight adults sat, eyes closed, as pieces of chocolate slowly melted in their mouths.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
The driver of a transport truck involved in a bus crash that killed 16 people in Canada has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Thirteen others were injured when …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Former Gonzaga teammates Kelly Olynyk and Kevin Pangos played key roles as Canada defeated Brazil 85-77 on Thursday in a FIBA World Cup Americas qualifier at Place Bell in Quebec.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
A Canadian hunter was killed by a polar bear in an Inuit hamlet in Canada’s northernmost territory, officials said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over risky Moroccan proposals for the first …
Sun., June 10, 2018
Backcountry Canadian huts, mountain views inspire, but 65-year-old Spokane climber Dick Quinn is the real muse
He didn’t hesitate when he came to the 50-degree sloping mass of snow and ice just a handful of a hundred feet below the summit of Mount Olive in the …
Mon., May 14, 2018
Canada bounced back from a loss to Finland by edging Latvia 2-1 in overtime at the ice hockey world championship to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals on Monday.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
The United States men’s curling team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after knocking out their Canadian opponents 5-3 in a tense semifinals showdown. The U.S. win was …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
And that, as much as anything that happened between the blue lines late Wednesday night at Gangneung Hockey Center, is why the next time USA Hockey pays homage to Olympic …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017
Brady Tkachuk and Kieffer Bellows found enough traction in the snow to score shootout goals and cap the United States’ 4-3 win over Canada in international hockey’s first outdoor game …
Sun., July 9, 2017
The Canadian Rockies and their surrounding territories have retained this ancient majesty. Thanks in part to the naming of British Columbia’s and Alberta’s four national and three provincial parks as …
Sun., May 21, 2017
Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalties over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday.
Fri., May 19, 2017
It’s Canada’s turn to celebrate its national parks. As part of Canada 150 – the country’s sesquicentennial – admission is free in all national parks. For Americans, a car-camping trip …
Wed., March 8, 2017
Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Southern California and blossomed into a star with the Atlanta Braves. Starting this week, he’s proudly playing in World Baseball Classic. For Canada …