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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

Liam Whitworth, from Duncan (second from right) won two medals in archery at the 2020 BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)

Cowichan athletes medal in archery, curling and judo at BC Winter Games

Duncan Archer Liam Whitworth brought home two medals from the 2020 BC…

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)
Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games

Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games

BC Winter Games run Feb. 20-23 in Fort St. John

Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games
The startup Orange Sox boys softball team is looking for players to compete in the 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games. (Pixabay)

New Island team aimed at rejuvenating boys softball

Orange Sox hope to play in 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games

The startup Orange Sox boys softball team is looking for players to compete in the 2020 and 2022 B.C. Summer Games. (Pixabay)
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)
The 2018 BC Summer Games ran from July 19-22 at venues across the Cowichan Valley. (Black Press file)

Help celebrate Cowichan’s BC Summer Games legacy

Cash and in-kind donations to the Games totalled $1.2 million

The 2018 BC Summer Games ran from July 19-22 at venues across the Cowichan Valley. (Black Press file)
ProMotion Plus Leadership Award recipient Stan McKinlay has spent decades helping to build girls softball. (Submitted)

Cowichan softball mainstay honoured for decades of commitment

Stan McKinlay receives ProMotion Leadership Award during BC Summer Games

ProMotion Plus Leadership Award recipient Stan McKinlay has spent decades helping to build girls softball. (Submitted)
McKinley Thomas-Perry and Bridget Burton with two of their gold medals from the BC Summer Games relays. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Stingrays swimmers at home in the pool during BC Games

Bridget Burton, McKinley Thomas-Perry, Mary Paridaen van Veen combine to win eight medals for Island

McKinley Thomas-Perry and Bridget Burton with two of their gold medals from the BC Summer Games relays. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan Valley players Julia Noon, Anabella Charley, Aisha Werner and Jocelyn Lenarcic stand with their gold medals following Zone 6’s win over Fraser River in the BC Summer Games gold-medal match. (Submitted)

Cowichan quartet helps Island win BC Games soccer tourney

Aisha Werner, Jocelyn Lenarcic, Anabella Charley and Julia Noon contribute to gold medal victory

Cowichan Valley players Julia Noon, Anabella Charley, Aisha Werner and Jocelyn Lenarcic stand with their gold medals following Zone 6’s win over Fraser River in the BC Summer Games gold-medal match. (Submitted)
Maggie Banks delivers a pass to one of her Vancouver Island-Central Coast teammates during a match against the Kootenays at the 2018 BC Summer Games girls rugby sevens tournament on Friday, July 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 6: Rugby star Maggie Banks carries family legacy to BC Games

Shawnigan Lake student and Coquitlam native following her parents to the national program

Maggie Banks delivers a pass to one of her Vancouver Island-Central Coast teammates during a match against the Kootenays at the 2018 BC Summer Games girls rugby sevens tournament on Friday, July 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
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)
Cowichan 2018 president Jen Woike enters the closing ceremonies of the BC Summer Games at the Island Savings Centre on Sunday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan 2018 president reflects on successful BC Summer Games

Games marked a number of milestones in food, merchandise and opening and closing ceremonies

Cowichan 2018 president Jen Woike enters the closing ceremonies of the BC Summer Games at the Island Savings Centre on Sunday afternoon. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan cleans up on BC Summer Games podium

Cowichan cleans up on BC Summer Games podium

Local athletes collect more than three dozen medals

Cowichan cleans up on BC Summer Games podium
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