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Mike Trauner served in the Canadian military for nearly 20 years. He lost both legs in Afghanistan and fell into a dark and depressing place. But a challenge to join the Invictus Games by Prince Harry has given Trauner the chance to compete and inspire others with his story. more »
Despite failing to win a single medal at the recent IAAF world athletics championships in London, Canadian officials don’t see a problem. But were the issues simply injuries an a bad virus or does Athletics Canada have something to worry about? more »
Pro football, a sport known to skew conservative with Southern powerhouse college programs and military pageantry in the NFL, has dragged its heels when it comes to overt political activism. But not this time. Not after U.S. President Donald Trump forced their hand, experts say. more »