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Jamie Murphy gets a ticket to Olympic qualifying event

Jamie Murphy gets a ticket to Olympic qualifying event

The Nova Scotia men's curling champion has received an unexpected invitation to vie for a place in the 2018 Olympics at a pre-trial competition in November.
Black takes first step toward regaining national title

Black takes first step toward regaining national title

Ellie Black is in the lead after the qualification round at the Canadian gymnastics championships in Montreal.
Brett Liem eyes chance to compete for Canada

Brett Liem eyes chance to compete for Canada

The Bedford sprint swimmer is ready to take the next step at the senior nationals in August.
AUS women’s basketball tournament gets permanent home

AUS women’s basketball tournament gets permanent home

The decision to stage the event at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax follows a successful three-year trial that paired the women's tournament with the men's tournament
Gavin Tucker returns to UFC cage

Gavin Tucker returns to UFC cage

The Halifax featherweight will take on 28-year-old Rick (The Gladiator) Glenn of Iowa on Sept. 9.
Sainvil to begin pro football career indoors

Sainvil to begin pro football career indoors

Former St. Francis Xavier offensive lineman Vernon Sainvil has signed to play professionally for the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League.
Black heads to Montreal seeking to regain title

Black heads to Montreal seeking to regain title

The Halifax gymnast is one of two dozen Nova Scotia gymnasts at the Canadian championships this weekend.
Local runners first Canadians to compete in international race on island of Crete

Local runners first Canadians to compete in international race on island of Crete

Tracing the trails where, according to legend, Zeus spent his childhood, Nova Scotians John and Angela Aguinaga will become the first Canadians to compete in an international race on the Greek island.
MacKenzie lands spot on Canadian junior ringette team

MacKenzie lands spot on Canadian junior ringette team

She was the lone Nova Scotia player invited to the tryouts.
A shot put sisterhood

A shot put sisterhood

Casey Perrin and Pamela LeJean have formed a sisterhood built around similar disabilities and a love of shot put.