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Rimbey anticipating action-packed racing at COVID Cup

The event at Central Alberta Raceways will see three days of racing on the dirt oval, Aug. 21-23

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(The Canadian Press)

Oilers 50/50 raffle delayed as team resolves errors, offers refunds

Alberta fans who want to void any ticket purchases will have until noon Thursday

(The Canadian Press)
(The Canadian Press)

Second phase of NHL draft lottery set for Monday

Each club eliminated from qualifying round has a 12.5 per cent shot at the No. 1 pick

(The Canadian Press)
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Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at a lab in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The NHL says the laboratories hired to conduct daily COVID-19 tests on players in Edmonton and Toronto keep their supply chains separate from the public’s to ensure never the twain shall meet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

NHL and its labs say COVID-19 testing doesn’t overlap with public’s

Roughly 1,500 samples are collected and analysed daily in each city

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at a lab in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The NHL says the laboratories hired to conduct daily COVID-19 tests on players in Edmonton and Toronto keep their supply chains separate from the public’s to ensure never the twain shall meet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Sylvan Lake and Rimbey to play host to Nitro Nation events

Sylvan Lake and Rimbey to play host to Nitro Nation events

At both events, attendees will have a chance to get an up-close look at a 10,000 horsepower dragster

Sylvan Lake and Rimbey to play host to Nitro Nation events
Piscotty hits A’s 2nd walkoff slam this year, beats Rangers

Piscotty hits A’s 2nd walkoff slam this year, beats Rangers

Piscotty hits A’s 2nd walkoff slam this year, beats Rangers

Piscotty hits A’s 2nd walkoff slam this year, beats Rangers

McDavid gets first playoff hat trick, Oilers beat Chicago 6-3 in NHL qualifiers

McDavid gets first playoff hat trick, Oilers beat Chicago 6-3 in NHL qualifiers

Triumphant return for retooled Marlins, who beat Orioles 4-0

Triumphant return for retooled Marlins, who beat Orioles 4-0

Triumphant return for retooled Marlins, who beat Orioles 4-0

Triumphant return for retooled Marlins, who beat Orioles 4-0
Emerging young stars stand out at MLS tournament

Emerging young stars stand out at MLS tournament

Emerging young stars stand out at MLS tournament

Emerging young stars stand out at MLS tournament

Aho, Reimer help Hurricanes beat Rangers 4-1 for sweep

Aho, Reimer help Hurricanes beat Rangers 4-1 for sweep

Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets
Leafs solve Korpisalo, but lose Muzzin as Toronto evens series with Columbus 1-1

Leafs solve Korpisalo, but lose Muzzin as Toronto evens series with Columbus 1-1

Leafs solve Korpisalo, but lose Muzzin as Toronto evens series with Columbus 1-1

Leafs solve Korpisalo, but lose Muzzin as Toronto evens series with Columbus 1-1
Riley’s 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

Riley’s 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

Riley’s 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

Riley’s 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

NHL hit with criticism over English-only version of “O Canada” on Saturday

NHL hit with criticism over English-only version of “O Canada” on Saturday

Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

VanVleet’s career night carries Raptors past Heat, 107-103

VanVleet’s career night carries Raptors past Heat, 107-103

Vegas, Dallas players kneel for anthems as protests gain momentum at NHL restart

Vegas, Dallas players kneel for anthems as protests gain momentum at NHL restart

Vegas, Dallas players kneel for anthems as protests gain momentum at NHL restart

Vegas, Dallas players kneel for anthems as protests gain momentum at NHL restart
Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row

Koepka’s biggest challenge is history in bid for 3 in a row
Thomas holds off Koepka to win WGC in Memphis, reclaim No. 1

Thomas holds off Koepka to win WGC in Memphis, reclaim No. 1

Thomas holds off Koepka to win WGC in Memphis, reclaim No. 1

Thomas holds off Koepka to win WGC in Memphis, reclaim No. 1
Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf

Danielle Kang wins at Inverness in LPGA return to golf