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Clarke scores for Canada in draw with Japan

Summer Clarke has wasted little time in making an impact for Canada at the international level. The 16-year-old striker from Richmond scored Canada's only goal in a 1-1 draw with Japan in a U17 friendly played on Monday in Carson, California.

Richmond forward invited to national U17 training camp

A hectic stretch of soccer is continuing this week in California for Summer Clarke. The talented striker from Richmond was one of four provincial team players incited to the national U17 team training camp in Carson, CA.

Major Midget Canadians tap into their brief history for tryouts

The Greater Vancouver Canadians have dipped into their rich albeit brief history to add a different dimension to player evaluations for the coming season. The seven-year-old franchise, that has established itself as one of the powerhouses in the B.C.

Richmond rower off to Boston school after competing at World Junior event

Richmond rower Colin Schaap wrapped up a busy summer schedule by representing Canada at the recent 2011 World Junior Championships in Eton, England. The regatta also served as a test event for the Eton Dorney 2012 Olympic venue.

Street-Strider proving to be an ideal cross-training alternative

Step inside your average fitness centre and you are likely to see all manner of machines designed to make you sweat buckets before you can look good. Chances are you've seen enough "Easy Abs" infomercials to last a lifetime.

Richmond athletes help Team B.C. dominate at Western Canada Games

Some outstanding performances by Richmond athletes helped Team B.C. dominate at the recent Western Canada Games in Kamloops B.C. produced its most impressive medal haul in recent history, earning medals in every sport. B.C.

Ast eyes Pacific call

Richmond Minor Hockey product Anthony Ast has been shortlisted as a potential member of Team Pacific for the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Windsor, ON.

Chaddock fails to make podium

He couldn't match last year's excitement but Ben Chaddock's pro cycling career sure hasn't slowed down.

Kigoos dive into the B.C.s

Richmond Kigoos Summer Swim Club competed at the Fraser South Regional Championships and came out on top once again.

Miyazaki looking to crack roster with national development team

Richmond's Katie Miyazaki is among 15 players invited to this week's Development Women's National Team (DWNT) tryout camp in Abbotsford. The DWNT is heading to Shenzhen, China. to compete at the Summer Universiade from Aug. 12-23.