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Men's eight are 'back in this'

Men's eight are 'back in this'

With their 2012 Summer Olympics on the line Monday in London, the defending Games champion Canadian men's rowing eight went to the well. There was still plenty left in it from which to draw, thanks to the relentless hours of training in Saanich.
Mariners' pitcher strikes down Jays

Mariners' pitcher strikes down Jays

SEATTLE 4 TORONTO 1 Hisashi Iwakuma struck out a career-high 13 and Michael Saunders and Kyle Seager had two hits apiece to help Seattle win its fifth consecutive game 4-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays.

China rules, but Japan snares silver from hosts

The raised index fingers of China's gymnasts left no doubt which men's team had won the Olympic title but for 15 minutes, British fans clapped and cheered as the hosts snared an unexpected silver on Monday. Except they had not.
Another Hungarian win for Hamilton

Another Hungarian win for Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, prolonging McLaren's dominance on the slow and winding Hungaroring circuit. Hamilton completed the Formula One race in 1 hour, 41 minutes, 5.

Seattle arena proposal passes key hurdle but many more to go

One vote down and plenty more to go in the quest to build a new arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle.

Canadian injured in equestrian

Canadian rider Hawley Bennett-Awad is in a London hospital for treatment of a concussion and a back injury after being thrown from her horse during the cross-country portion of the Olympic equestrian event on Monday.
Girls boxla ready for takeoff

Girls boxla ready for takeoff

In terms of sporting reputation, Victoria is known as a soccer and rugby hotbed and also as a cycling, running, rowing and sailing mega-centre.
Competition times for islanders at the Olympics

Competition times for islanders at the Olympics

All times Pacific Daylight Time Events will be broadcast live in B.C. by CTV, TSN, Sportsnet Pacific, NBC and Outdoor Life Network. Check your local listings for specific channels. CYCLING Ryder Hesjedal Men's road race - July 28 at 2 a.m., The Mall.
Hesjedal looking forward to climbs

Hesjedal looking forward to climbs

Spoken like a true climber. Victoria cyclist Ryder Hesjedal, the lone Canadian in the 99th Tour de France, which begins today at 5 a.m. PDT with the 6.4-kilometre prologue, said there can never be enough mountain stages in a race.
Victoria's Cory Renfrew in lead after Round 3 at Times Colonist Island Savings Open

Victoria's Cory Renfrew in lead after Round 3 at Times Colonist Island Savings Open

Last Victoria player to win the Open was Paul Devenport in 2001