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David Rudisha won’t defend 800m title at track worlds due to quad injury

World 800 metres record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of the forthcoming World Athletics’ Championships with a quad muscle strain, the Kenyan announced Monday on his Twitter feed.

 
 

Derek Drouin ‘pleased’ with injury progress ahead of worlds

Canadian high jumper Derek Drouin says he’s making steady progress from an Achilles injury in advance of his title defence at this week’s track and field world championships in London, England.

 
 

142 Street Traffic Circle Paving

142 Street NW – 87 Avenue NW Friday, August 4, 8pm – Saturday, August 5, 2017, 6am

 
 

Bid to create Wildrose 2.0 gets underway

Bid to create Wildrose 2.0 gets underway

Inside a mystery location in Nisku this past weekend, a group of around 50 disillusioned Wildrosers met to reanimate the party they love. The Wildrose Party is all but gone now — membership has merged with the Progressive Conservatives, its MLAs have crossed to the new United Conservative Party, and its leader has resigned to pursue a bid to become leader of the UCP. The meeting was closed to the media. Marilyn Burns, president of the Edmonton-Southwest Wildrose constituency association board, said last week it was only for those “very interested” in or “very committed” to the idea of forming Wildrose 2.0

 
 

Herb Encrusted Leg of Lamb Recipe

As promised on my Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, I will provide my herb encrusted roasted lamb recipe that I made for my wife for Valentine’s Day. It was delicious, but did take a lot longer than I expected to make. I suggest you set aside about 3 hours to make this dish. Ingredients 1 3-4lbs          (1.3-1.8 kg)            Boneless leg of lamb 3-4 lbs 3 cloves                                         Garlic, minced 2 cups            (250 g)                    Panko (or breadcrumbs) 1/4 cup

 
 

Shia LaBeouf film Borg/McEnroe to open Toronto film fest

A film revisiting an epic professional sports rivalry — between brash American star John McEnroe and Swedish legend Bjorn Borg — will kick off this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

 
 

Former Canadiens defenceman Markov signs with Russian club

Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov has signed with Russian club Ak Bars Kazan.

 
 

David Rudisha won’t defend 800m title at worlds due to quad injury

World 800 metres record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of the forthcoming World Athletics’ Championships with a quad muscle strain, the Kenyan announced Monday on his Twitter feed.

 
 

Should track and field erase its record book?

With track and field’s record book still littered with suspicious marks from the steroid-tainted 1980s, some say it’s time to wipe the slate clean. Are they going too far?

 
 

98 Avenue Grind & Pave – Traffic Split on 98 Ave in WB Lanes

98 Avenue NW, from 105 Street – 96A Street Wednesday, August 2, 9pm – Friday, August 4, 2017, 6am

 
 
 

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