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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

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

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
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
A special presentation was made at the March 9 city council meeting to the Shuswap participants in the BC Winter Games Ringette gold medal championship from the Thompson-Okanagan Zone 2. Pictured from left are: city councillors Louise Wallace Richmond and Sylvia Lindgren; player Ryann Decker, who scored the gold medal game-winning goal; assistant coach Mallory Puddifant; deputy mayor Debbie Cannon; Coun. Kevin Flynn; zone rep Cathy Lipsett; Coun. Chad Eliason and, missing from the photo, player Ava Hawrys. (Contributed)

Shuswap player scores gold medal-winning goal in BC Winter Games

City council recognizes Salmon Arm participants in Thompson-Okanagan zone win

A special presentation was made at the March 9 city council meeting to the Shuswap participants in the BC Winter Games Ringette gold medal championship from the Thompson-Okanagan Zone 2. Pictured from left are: city councillors Louise Wallace Richmond and Sylvia Lindgren; player Ryann Decker, who scored the gold medal game-winning goal; assistant coach Mallory Puddifant; deputy mayor Debbie Cannon; Coun. Kevin Flynn; zone rep Cathy Lipsett; Coun. Chad Eliason and, missing from the photo, player Ava Hawrys. (Contributed)
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)
Three athletes from the Kelowna Springboard Club will be representing the Thompson-Okanagan zone at the 2020 B.C. Winter Games in Fort St. John. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Okanagan divers ready to take on 2020 B.C. Winter Games

The athletes have been training four days a week

Three athletes from the Kelowna Springboard Club will be representing the Thompson-Okanagan zone at the 2020 B.C. Winter Games in Fort St. John. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
William Letham (front), Louise Poole (middle) and Neil Munroe (rear) come into the final section of the track before the finish line of the 34km course during the 2019 Reino Keski-Salmi Loppet. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

Registration underway for Reino Keski-Salmi Loppet at Shuswap’s Larch Hills

Annual cross-country ski race has raised more than $400,000 for Heart and Stroke Foundation

William Letham (front), Louise Poole (middle) and Neil Munroe (rear) come into the final section of the track before the finish line of the 34km course during the 2019 Reino Keski-Salmi Loppet. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
Enderby swimmer dominates at 55+ BC Games

Enderby swimmer dominates at 55+ BC Games

Terry van Meer wins nine medals, including six gold at Cranbrook/Kimberley event

Enderby swimmer dominates at 55+ BC Games
Caden Peters of Salmon Arm shows off the bronze medal he brought home from the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan as part of the Thompson-Okanagan field lacrosse team. (Image contributed)

Salmon Arm athletes reflect on their time at the BC Games

Shuswap competitors come away with good memories, new friends

Caden Peters of Salmon Arm shows off the bronze medal he brought home from the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan as part of the Thompson-Okanagan field lacrosse team. (Image contributed)
Sixteen athletes were awarded with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the closing ceremony of the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (BC Games Society)

BC Games bursaries handed out to 16 provincial athletes

The 2018 BC Summer Games were also the last with Kelly Mann in charge, as he’ll be stepping down after 19 years

Sixteen athletes were awarded with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the closing ceremony of the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (BC Games Society)
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

Video and photo montage of the summer games in the Cowichan Valley, July 19-22

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games
BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

The torch in the Cowichan Valley has been extinguished as Fort St. John gets ready to host the 2020 BC Winter Games

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies
Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games

Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games

Behind the 2,300 B.C. athletes are the 450 coaches who dedicate time to help train, compete

Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games
Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games

Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games

Vancouver Coastal squeaked out a 3-2 win against Fraser Valley

Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games
International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)