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Kaleb Kremp (88) scored once as the hometown Osoyoos Coyotes beat the North Okanagan Knights 6-4 in KIJHL action Sunday, Jan. 16, in the south Okanagan. (Osoyoos Coyotes Facebook/Jen Jensen Photography)

North Okanagan Knights fall to Osoyoos Coyotes

KIJHL: Osoyoos, the league’s top team, beats North Okanagan 6-4 in Sunday afternoon action

This is a June 10, 2015, photo of Mylan Hicks, who was shot and killed outside a nightclub where he and his Calgary Stampeder teammates had been celebrating a CFL victory. The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence of the man who was convicted in the death of Hicks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo

Alberta Court of Appeal upholds sentence for man who killed Calgary Stampeder

Mylan Hicks was shot twice in 2016 outside the Marquee Beer Market in Calgary in 2016

Fans take a selfie with a photo of defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia ahead of first round matches at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Djokovic was deported from Australia Sunday, Jan 16, after losing a bid to stay in the country to defend his Australian Open title despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19. (AP Photo/Hamish Blair)

Djokovic lands in Serbia as questions arise over French Open eligibility

Tennis star could be barred under a new French law intended to exclude unvaccinated from stadiums

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) moves the puck past Vancouver Canucks centre J.T. Miller (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago)
Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) moves the puck past Vancouver Canucks centre J.T. Miller (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Al Drago)
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, center, rides in car as he leaves a government detention facility before attending a court hearing at his lawyers office in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. A federal court hearing has been scheduled for Sunday, a day before the men’s No. 1-ranked tennis player and nine-time Australian Open champion was due to begin his title defense at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year. (James Ross/AAP via AP)

Ruled out: Australia deports Novak Djokovic for being unvaccinated

The decision dashes Djokovic’s hopes of winning a record 21st Grand Slam title

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, center, rides in car as he leaves a government detention facility before attending a court hearing at his lawyers office in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. A federal court hearing has been scheduled for Sunday, a day before the men’s No. 1-ranked tennis player and nine-time Australian Open champion was due to begin his title defense at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year. (James Ross/AAP via AP)
Alessia Brutto scored a career-high 17 points on Jan. 15, 2022. (Conan Shing Photography)

UBCO women’s basketball team takes down University of Northern British Columbia 77-66

The University of British Columbia Okanagan Heat had a 28-point second quarter

Alessia Brutto scored a career-high 17 points on Jan. 15, 2022. (Conan Shing Photography)
Vancouver Canucks’ J.T. Miller (9) wins a battle for the puck against Carolina Hurricanes’ Jordan Staal (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Vancouver Canucks’ J.T. Miller (9) wins a battle for the puck against Carolina Hurricanes’ Jordan Staal (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Trail and Rossland will host the 2026 BC Winter Games.

2022 BC Winter Games cancelled due to pandemic, ‘external factors’

The multi-sport event was set to kick off in Greater Vernon in February

Trail and Rossland will host the 2026 BC Winter Games.
File- File picture taken Oct.15, 2020 shows Bayern’s Alphonso Davies during the 1st round German Soccer Cup match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Duren, at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/ Matthias Schrader, file)

Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies has heart muscle issue after COVID bout

21-year-old from Edmonton has been ruled out of Canada’s three World Cup qualifiers

File- File picture taken Oct.15, 2020 shows Bayern’s Alphonso Davies during the 1st round German Soccer Cup match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Duren, at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/ Matthias Schrader, file)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady holds up the Vince Lombardi trophy after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 31-9 to win the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

NFL report: Are you ready for some playoff football?

Podcast: Haluschak, Wolf look ahead to first round, back at a rough season for the Seattle Seahawks

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady holds up the Vince Lombardi trophy after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 31-9 to win the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Boris Katchouk (13) pushes away Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) as he moves the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Boris Katchouk (13) pushes away Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes (43) as he moves the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Olympic Rings assembled atop of a structure stand out near a ski resort on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Olympic athletes heading to Beijing warned about Chinese cyber spies: minister

Sports ministry briefing athletes on security in China, including on the risk of being hacked

Olympic Rings assembled atop of a structure stand out near a ski resort on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Josh Niedermayer has been a member of the Penticton Vees since the 2019-2020 season but committed to the NCAA’s Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 3 for the 2022-2023 campaign where he will join his older brother, Jackson. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)

Penticton Vees’ Josh Niedermayer eager to reunite with his brother in Arizona

The two brothers previously played three games together with the Vees in 2019-2020

Josh Niedermayer has been a member of the Penticton Vees since the 2019-2020 season but committed to the NCAA’s Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 3 for the 2022-2023 campaign where he will join his older brother, Jackson. (Cherie Morgan/Cherie Morgan Photography)
Kelowna Olympian Malindi Elmore has been selected to run in the 2022 Boston Marathon (Contributed/UBC Okanagan)

Kelowna’s Olympian selected to run in the 2022 Boston Marathon elite women’s field

Malindi Elmore will race in the fastest field in the history of the Boston marathon

Kelowna Olympian Malindi Elmore has been selected to run in the 2022 Boston Marathon (Contributed/UBC Okanagan)
#7 Felix Trudeau is hoping his longtime friend Cristophe Farmer will be ready to suit up Wednesday Night when the Warriors travel to Prince George (Tami Quan/West Kelowna Warriors)

West Kelowna Warriors start week-long road trip against Spruce Kings

Trail Smoke Eaters and Merritt Centennials are also on the schedule

#7 Felix Trudeau is hoping his longtime friend Cristophe Farmer will be ready to suit up Wednesday Night when the Warriors travel to Prince George (Tami Quan/West Kelowna Warriors)
Kyla Inaba of Predator Ridge Resort has been named to the PGA of B.C.’s Top 100 Golf Professionals of 2021 list. (PGA of BC photo)

Okanagan-Shuswap golf pros crack PGA of BC top 100 of 2021 list

15 golfers from Okanagan and Shuswap courses made the list

Kyla Inaba of Predator Ridge Resort has been named to the PGA of B.C.’s Top 100 Golf Professionals of 2021 list. (PGA of BC photo)
Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) defends the goal against Vancouver Canucks left wing Tanner Pearson (70) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Florida Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) defends the goal against Vancouver Canucks left wing Tanner Pearson (70) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Coldstream's Noah Turanski is back playing competitive hockey with the Okanagan College Lakers in Kelowna (contributed)

Defenceman loving hockey life with Okanagan College Lakers

Noah Turanski had been out of competitive hockey for a couple of years when he got call from expansion college team

Coldstream's Noah Turanski is back playing competitive hockey with the Okanagan College Lakers in Kelowna (contributed)
Kelowna’s Jeff Richard (second from left) throwing third stones for skip Brent Pierce (rom left), second Jared Kolomaya and lead Nicholas Meister won the B.C. Men’s Curling Championship in Kamloops to advance to the Tim Hortons Brier. (Curl BC Photo)

Kelowna curler heading to third Brier; Vernon skip’s streak ends

Jeff Richard’s rink with Brent Pierce at skip won B.C. men’s title in Kamloops

Kelowna’s Jeff Richard (second from left) throwing third stones for skip Brent Pierce (rom left), second Jared Kolomaya and lead Nicholas Meister won the B.C. Men’s Curling Championship in Kamloops to advance to the Tim Hortons Brier. (Curl BC Photo)
Cristophe Farmer is the newest member of the West Kelowna Warriors after being acquired by the team ahead of the BCHL’s trade deadline on Jan. 10. (Photo: William Rondeau)

West Kelowna Warriors add CHL experience, acquire Cristophe Farmer ahead of trade deadline

The team also traded a pair of forwards in two separate deals on Monday (Jan. 10)

Cristophe Farmer is the newest member of the West Kelowna Warriors after being acquired by the team ahead of the BCHL’s trade deadline on Jan. 10. (Photo: William Rondeau)