The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

Calgary Sports Car Club continues long tradition of racing

johnnysummers1You careen down the road at a breakneck speed, the car's engine roaring with pressure. Instead of cautiously breaking for the oncoming left turn, you drift along its winding arch with impact.

Hockey players spend more time in the box for plays that could cause concussions

P1010139Minor hockey leagues across the country are still adjusting to Hockey Canada's efforts to crack down on neck injuries and concussions after new head-contact rules were introduced this season.

Andrea Wojcik learns to hit slopes with help from volunteer instructors

JCameron skiingphoto3Every Friday night during the winter months, the slopes at Canada Olympic Park are filled with people of different abilities learning to ski.

The Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing has about 200 students with about 300 instructors volunteering their time to teach.

Former NHL stars face-off vs. military heroes in fundraising showdown

photo2In a battle of Flames orange and desert camo, heroes from two walks of life faced off during one of Canada's favourite pastimes on Jan.26, 2012, giving those in attendance a show well worth the $30 cost of admission.