Wales coach Wayne Pivac rates supreme Springbok scrum as ‘the best in the world’ | Sport

Ox Nche, Trevor Nyakane and Bongi Mbonambi. (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images) Wales head coach Wayne Pivac was effusive in praising the Springbok scrum ahead of the three-Test meeting starting at Loftus on Saturday. The visitors arrived in the country with two uncapped tightheads, potential prey for the World Cup-winning Bok front row. However, Pivac … Read more

Memorial bench for overdose victims gets funding from Penticton, B.C. council |

In a short period of time, Penticton, B.C., resident Gord Portman has reached his fundraising goal for an overdose memorial bench. Portman pitched the idea in June. It would be a way for people to remember those who have lost their lives to an overdose. Penticton City council voted unanimously to cover the installation of … Read more

Morning Briefing: Anthony Albanese’s first NATO summit, Roe v Wade protests, and the next leader to visit Ukraine

Good morning. It’s Monday 27th June, and here’s a wrap of the latest news. Anthony Albanese heads to NATO summit Prime Minister Anthony Albanese . It’s his first visit to Europe as Australia’s prime minister, giving him the chance to meet with key world leaders. Mr Albanese says the meeting of the security alliance comes … Read more

Canucks Under the Microscope: Travis Dermott

Breadcrumb Trail Links Vancouver Canucks Sports NHL Hockey Travis Dermott showed the Canucks a knack for patience to break up 2-on-1 odd-man rushes and pivot with confidence to quickly move pucks. Travis Dermott had his moments at both ends of the ice this NHL season for the Canucks. Photo by Dustin Bradford /Getty Images Article … Read more

Emma Raducanu admits there will be nerves before Centre Court Wimbledon debut

Emma Raducanu will make her momentous debut on Centre Court on Monday, and the US Open champion admitted there would undoubtedly be nerves ahead of stepping on to the most famous arena in tennis. Considering Raducanu’s stunning run to the fourth round last year, and everything that has happened since, it is easy to forget … Read more

Minjee Lee finishes tied for second at Women’s PGA Championship

Australian golf star Minjee Lee has fallen agonisingly short in her bold bid for back-to-back majors, finishing equal second at the Women’s PGA Championship in Maryland.  Women’s PGA Selected scores 1- In Gee Chun (KOR): 5-under T2 – Minjee Lee (AUS): 4-under T2 – Lexi Thompson (USA): 4-under 4 – Atthaya Thitkul (THA): 3-under T5 … Read more

2022 Colorado Book Award winners announced

Colorado Book Award winners were announced Saturday , marking the first time since the pandemic that the finalists could gather exclusively in person to celebrate outstanding contributions by Colorado authors, editors, and illustrators in 15 categories.  A crowd of more than 100 book lovers convened at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House Studio Loft in Denver … Read more