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Renegades Orillia Ladies Hockey League results

Victory Fire Equipment started the night by defeating Giant Tiger 4-2. Point getters for Victory were Rachelle Comstock (1g,2a), Nat Rivard (1g), Josee Anne Gill (1g,2a) and Hailey Wiken (1g), with assists going to Betsy Maus (2a) and Kim Banks (1a). Giant Tiger goals went to Megan Lewis (1g) and Mel Rahn-Calhoun (1g,1a), assisted by Janice Godin,

City seeking best in sport

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – the time to consider who should be named Orillia’s Athlete of the Year for 2016.

Submitted photo Orillia native Lisa Brooking, the 2015 Orillia Athlete of the Year, won the British Columbia Cross-Country Running Championship Saturday in Nanaimo, B.C. With the win, the 29-year-old has qualified for the Canadian University Sports championship and will also run for Team B.C. at the Canadian championships later this month in Kingston.

Brooking to represent Canada

It's official: Orillia's Lisa Brooking will represent Canada at the upcoming IAAF World Cross-Country Championship in Uganda and the Pan-American championship in Nicaragua.

World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren speaks during the press conference in, London Friday Dec. 9, 2016. A new report into systematic Russian doping has found that more than 1,000 Russian athletes from summer and winter sports were involved in or benefited from an organized conspiracy over a four-year period. Richard McLaren released the second part of his report into allegations of state-sponsored doping, particularly involving the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Russian doping ran on an 'unprecedented scale'

A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging “institutional conspiracy” that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corroborating large-scale sample swapping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas reacts during first half NBA action against the Hawks at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (Stan Behal/Toronto Sun)

Raps ground and pound Hawks

Pound the rock has morphed into pound opponents. Dwane Casey's catch-phrase used to be all about working hard, chipping away, and one day breaking through.

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