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Course workers prepare the landing area at the ski jump venue in Whistler Olympic Park in Whistler, B.C. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Whistler, B.C., to host nordic world junior ski championship in 2023

Canada last hosted the championships in 1997 in Canmore, Alta.

Jeff Malin nears the finish line Sunday, Oct. 11 in downtown Quesnel. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

No travel, no problem: Jeff Malin completes ninth marathon in Quesnel

The Quesnel firefighter has been running marathons since 2012

Sherry Jasper and Juerg Feldmann show off their third-place trophies from an outdoor Quesnel Pickleball Club tournament earlier this year. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel pickleball going back in the jar

The indoor season will kick off with strict COVID-19 prevention guidelines

Spectators will not be allowed in arenas across B.C. due to COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Spectators no longer allowed at B.C. indoor sporting facilities

The decision comes after Dr. Bonnie Henry issued caution to sports teams earlier this week

Spectators will not be allowed in arenas across B.C. due to COVID-19. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
For the third time this week, the number of spectators allowed at the West Fraser Centre has changed. As of Friday, Oct. 16, no spectators are allowed. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

No spectators allowed at Quesnel arenas

New rules have been set by the province after an outbreak at a Vancouver rec club

For the third time this week, the number of spectators allowed at the West Fraser Centre has changed. As of Friday, Oct. 16, no spectators are allowed. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)

Winter championships canceled for B.C. university athletes

The decision was made with the unanimous support of U SPORTS’ board of directors

The Sports Men’s Basketball Championship will not proceed with the cancellation of the 2021 Winter Championships. (Contributed)
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The West Fraser Centre allowed 50 spectators inside for one day before new provincial regulations reverted capacity limits back to 50 people total. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Capacity limits back at 50 people total at Quesnel’s West Fraser Centre

New provincial regulations ended increased capacity at the arena

The West Fraser Centre allowed 50 spectators inside for one day before new provincial regulations reverted capacity limits back to 50 people total. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Fifty spectators will be allowed in the West Fraser Centre. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer File Photo)

Quesnel arena increases capacity limits, gets ready to re-open walking track

Instead of 50 people total, the City is allowing 50 spectators inside the West Fraser Centre

Fifty spectators will be allowed in the West Fraser Centre. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer File Photo)

Quesnel powerlifters back on the bench despite COVID-19

Anthony Faggiani and Shalynn McCauley will test their powerlifting prowess in Illinois this month

Quesnel youth soccer tackling COVID-19 challenges

Registration for the indoor season running until mid-December is now open

Paralyzed B.C. cowboy set to ride again thanks to custom saddle

Cunin soon started hanging around back at the rodeo arena helping out

Vancouver Canucks sign veteran goaltender Braden Holtby to 2-year deal

Each team can protect only one goalie in the Seattle expansion draft next year

Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition

Richmond cancelled 2020 Games due to COVID, but local organizers optimistic about next year

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

Superstar self-quarantining at home, experiencing mild symptoms

Salmon Arm woman one of the oldest competitive bowlers in Western Canada

Florence Pineo is still keeping it between the gutters at almost 98 years old.

PHOTOS: Fast times for Quesnel athletes at Gold City Showdown

Riley Bondaroff earned two qualifying spots to the breakaway roping Canadian Finals