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  • Okanagan Sun will play for BCFC Championship at the Apple Bowl
      For the first time in four years, the Okanagan Sun Football Club will host and play in the BCFC Final.  The Okanagan Sun defeated the Vancouver Island Raiders in the Semi-Final on Sunday, by a score of 47-16, earning them a spot in the final against the Langley Rams. ... Read more...
  • Okanagan Hockey Academy grad earns NHL contract
    An Okanagan Hockey Academy grad has signed an NHL contract.Joe Hicketts signed a three year deal with the Detroit Red Wings.Undrafted, Hicketts played in just 36 games last season with the Victoria Royals because of a shoulder injury.  Last season, the 5'8 blue liner recorded 24 points.... Read more...
  • Heat soccer teams now competing at CIS level
    Men's and women's soccer at UBC Okanagan took a step forward this weekend when they competed for the first time at the C-I-S level. It is the highest level in Canada that a university athlete can compete in. UBC Athletic Director Rob Johnson says the universities timing couldn't have been ... Read more...

Kelowna Falcons News

  • Falcons announce new Head Coach
    A new head coach will lead the Kelowna Falcons during the 2014 West Coast League season.The club has announced Billy Clontz as their 10th Head Coach in franchise history.The Corvallis, Oregon native and former WCL player spent three ... Read More...
  • Kelowna kids to learn from Blue Jays legends
    Some of the greatest Toronto Blue Jays players in the history of the team will be in Kelowna this week. The Kelowna Falcons will welcome the Jays to Elks Stadium this Thursday for the annual Honda Super Camp. For three ... Read More...
  • Season ends for Falcons
    The Kelowna Falcons closed out the 2013 season on a winning note.The Falcons wrapped up the season with an 8 - 3 victory over the defending West Coast League champion Wenatchee Applesox, winning the three-game series.During the seventh ... Read More...

Okanagan Sun News

  • Beatty named 2014 BCFC Coach of the Year
    It's certainly been a great 2014 season for the Okanagan Sun Football Club. Not only will The Sun be facing the Langley Rams in the 2014 BCFC Cullen Cup Final on Sunday, October 26th 2014 but they've also earned some ... Read More...
  • Okanagan Sun playing for Cullen Cup at home
    For the first time in four years, the Okanagan Sun Football Club will host and play in the BCFC Final.  The Okanagan Sun defeated the Vancouver Island Raiders in the Semi-Final on Sunday, by a score of 47-16, earning them ... Read More...
  • The Sun are coping with the sun
    The Okanagan Sun have been trying to beat the heat this week during training camp at the Apple Bowl.Head Coach Shane Beatty says the above 30 temperatures can take its toll on the players when they wear their helmets ... Read More...

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at 13:45 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Pistorius agent seeks prison meeting over career, Olympic body says ineligible for 5 years

Oscar Pistorius' agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa's Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can't compete for the full five years of his jail sentence.

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at 13:42 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

Toronto FC sells defender Doneil Henry to European team but hopes to keep him

TORONTO - Toronto FC has sold Doneil Henry's contract to a European club but the Canadian international defender is remaining with his MLS team on loan for the time being.

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at 13:21 on October 23, 2014, EDT.

4th-seed Raonic beats Young to reach Swiss Indoors quarter-finals

BASEL, Switzerland - Canadian fourth seed Milos Raonic struggled for well over two hours Thursday before finally earning a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2) win over Donald Young to reach the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament.

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