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Renowned Canadian sport expert authors report on pivotal role of parents, coaches in youth sports

Renowned Canadian sport expert authors report on pivotal role of parents, coaches in youth sports

Playing soccer at a young age holds long-term benefits for kids later in life

BMO Financial Group and youth sport expert Dr. Jean Cote of Queen’s University released recently a report entitled More Than a Game: The Power of Soccer for Youth Development. Continue Reading

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Successful CJHL pilot project creates new standards for player safety

Successful CJHL pilot project creates new standards for player safety

The Canadian Junior Hockey League says it Junior A Supplement Pilot Project, designed to reduce concussions and other serious injuries, is success.

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El Cid sponsors Tennis Alberta’s 2011 Senior Tour

El Cid sponsors Tennis Alberta’s 2011 Senior Tour

El Cid Real Estate partners with Tennis Alberta to sponsor the 2011 Senior Tour and its Provincial Championships.

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Calgarian off to compete in Colorado in world frisbee championships

Calgarian off to compete in Colorado in world frisbee championships

Photo: Robert McLeod

By Beacon staff

Robert McLeod, an ultimate frisbee player and coach from Calgary will be travelling to Fort Collins, Colorado on July 18 to compete in the 2011 WFDF World Flying Disc Championships. Continue Reading

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Silent auction item turns out big for young Craig Conroy fans

Silent auction item turns out big for young Craig Conroy fans

The Craig Conroy Street Hockey Home Game granted 20 kids play time with Conroy, popular former player of the Calgary Flames

Calgarians Rob and Julie Jepson hosted the Craig Conroy Street Hockey Home Game  at their southwest home Saturday afternoon.

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Winners of Banff Bike Festival claim victory on Prologue

Winners of Banff Bike Festival claim victory on Prologue

Banff Bike Festival race event winners announced

The fourth annual Banff Bike Festival was held June 16-19 in Banff National Park despite poor weather.

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First woman to qualify on men’s golf tour to play Calgary this weekend

First woman to qualify on men’s golf tour to play Calgary this weekend

Troy Media – By Cam Hutchinson

Isabelle Beisiegel had a lot of ups and downs before making golf history. Continue Reading

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Chevrolet sponsors Five Hole for Food, which rolls into Calgary July 5

Chevrolet sponsors Five Hole for Food, which rolls into Calgary July 5

Five Hole for Food will be in Calgary July 5

Chevrolet partners with Five Hole For Food as the exclusive automotive sponsor on the team’s annual coast-to-coast street hockey tour to collect food and donations in support of local area food banks.

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Calgary-based utility steps up for 2012 Arctic Winter Games

Calgary-based utility steps up for 2012 Arctic Winter Games

ATCO Group of Companies has been named a sponsor for the 2012 Arctic Winter Games

ATCO Group of Companies announced recently its participation as a legacy sponsor of the 2012 Arctic Winter Games scheduled for March 4 to 10, 2012 in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Wimbledon championships broadcast live in 3D at Scotiabank Theatre Chinook this weekend

Wimbledon championships broadcast live in 3D at Scotiabank Theatre Chinook this weekend

Witness live Wimbledon action in Cineplex 3D theatres

High-definition 3D will feel just like a front row seat to the men’s and women’s finals of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships this weekend, available at Scotiabank Theatre Chinook.

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