Sports

Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley athlete Nick Colyn won the Spartans Complete Champion Award – the top honour a Spartan athlete can earn over his or her careers at Trinity Western University (file)

Langley’s Colyn takes top athletic honour at Trinity Western

Wins Spartans Complete Champion Award

  • Apr 12, 2020
Langley athlete Nick Colyn won the Spartans Complete Champion Award – the top honour a Spartan athlete can earn over his or her careers at Trinity Western University (file)
Canadian Hyde Moffat cleared a barrier at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley last year. (file)

Thunderbird Show Park cancels Canadian Premier and Odlum Brown BC Open

First cancellation in 47-year history of Langley facility

  • Mar 28, 2020
Canadian Hyde Moffat cleared a barrier at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley last year. (file)
A video posted on Monday, March 23rd by the Langley-based Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 team has drawn thousands of views with its light-hearted depiction of a team practice that respects ‘social distancing’ (Screen grab)
A video posted on Monday, March 23rd by the Langley-based Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 team has drawn thousands of views with its light-hearted depiction of a team practice that respects ‘social distancing’ (Screen grab)
Alex Sol wanted to share his love for soccer with everyone, including people who couldn’t play because of an amputation. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley student designs sporty prosthetic as school project

Passions for soccer, engineering, and biology put together in mechanical leg

  • Mar 21, 2020
Alex Sol wanted to share his love for soccer with everyone, including people who couldn’t play because of an amputation. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Giants player Milos Roman looks for an opening against the Prince George Cougars on Saturday, March 7th, during what would prove to be the last game for an undetermined period of time for the Langley-based team, now on hiatus because of COVID-19 concerns. (Brett Cullen/special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley sports groups suffer widespread shutdowns due to COVID-19

Seasons have been suspended, events have been cancelled and trips have been called off

Giants player Milos Roman looks for an opening against the Prince George Cougars on Saturday, March 7th, during what would prove to be the last game for an undetermined period of time for the Langley-based team, now on hiatus because of COVID-19 concerns. (Brett Cullen/special to Langley Advance Times)
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley

Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley

Eight teams moved on in four categories

  • Mar 5, 2020
Final eight square off in B.C. High School Boys Basketball tournament in Langley
North Vancouver’s Argyle Secondary vs. South Kamloops in action at the B.C. Girls Junior Basketball Invitational Championships at the Langley Events Centre. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)

One Langley team remains in girls basketball tournament

Only the Langley Lightning survived the quarter finals in their category

  • Feb 28, 2020
North Vancouver’s Argyle Secondary vs. South Kamloops in action at the B.C. Girls Junior Basketball Invitational Championships at the Langley Events Centre. (Vancouver Sports Pictures)
VIDEO: Eighth straight win for Vancouver Giants

VIDEO: Eighth straight win for Vancouver Giants

Victory on home ice in Langley moves team within four points of second place

  • Feb 15, 2020
VIDEO: Eighth straight win for Vancouver Giants
Members of the men’s and women’s teams representing B.C. practiced at the George Preston Recreation Centre in Brookswood Friday in preparation for the New Holland Canadian Juniors tournament. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Young curlers ready for national tournament in Langley

The teams practiced on Friday in preparation for the official start Saturday

Members of the men’s and women’s teams representing B.C. practiced at the George Preston Recreation Centre in Brookswood Friday in preparation for the New Holland Canadian Juniors tournament. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
NHL Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur signed autographs at last year’s WCCE event at the Langley Events Centre. (Langley Events Centre file photo)

Hockey, basketball greats come to Langley for signing

The fan event is coming up later this November

  • Nov 4, 2019
NHL Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur signed autographs at last year’s WCCE event at the Langley Events Centre. (Langley Events Centre file photo)
Box to the beat of music at Spar Boxing

Box to the beat of music at Spar Boxing

Fitness duo Victoria Courtnall and Hayley Gustavson add to their exercise empire

  • Oct 18, 2019
Box to the beat of music at Spar Boxing
Canada bests U.S. in day 1 of international lacrosse championships in Langley

Canada bests U.S. in day 1 of international lacrosse championships in Langley

Read the results of the action on day 1 of the 2019 World Lacrosse Men’s Indoor World Championship

  • Sep 20, 2019
Canada bests U.S. in day 1 of international lacrosse championships in Langley
New defenceman signs with Vancouver Giants

New defenceman signs with Vancouver Giants

Brendan Pentecost played with the Delta Hockey Academy Elite 15s

  • Aug 17, 2019
New defenceman signs with Vancouver Giants
Langley Rams ready to start another winning season next week

Langley Rams ready to start another winning season next week

The football team brought the Cullen Cup home last year

Langley Rams ready to start another winning season next week
Gymnasts compete for spot on national team in Langley

Gymnasts compete for spot on national team in Langley

Young and elite level gymnasts were competing at the LEC

Gymnasts compete for spot on national team in Langley
Players at the LAPD pickleball tournament. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley pickleball tourney hits fundraising target

The players raised about $4,000 for Douglas Park Community Elementary

Players at the LAPD pickleball tournament. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Shamrocks couldn’t get past the Thunder’s great goaltending this week. (photo Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Langley Senior A Thunder frustrate Shamrocks at the LEC

A tight race for the playoffs means every game counts

  • Jul 11, 2019
The Shamrocks couldn’t get past the Thunder’s great goaltending this week. (photo Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)
VIDEO: Pickleball players raise funds for Langley school

VIDEO: Pickleball players raise funds for Langley school

A Douglas Park tournament will help out the local elementary

VIDEO: Pickleball players raise funds for Langley school
(Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)

Langley Thunder edge closer to playoffs after Thursday win

The Junior A players need the exact right wins by other teams to secure a spot

  • Jul 5, 2019
(Gary Ahuja/Langley Events Centre)