BC Games

Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)

More than 1,000 youth athletes gear up for BC Winter Games in Fort St. John

Athletes will compete in over 15 different winter sports

Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Maggie Banks receives the W.R. Bennett Award from Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley at the closing ceremonies of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

Shawnigan Lake’s Maggie Banks wins BC Games’ top prize

Rubgy star honoured with W.R. Bennett Award and scholarship

Maggie Banks receives the W.R. Bennett Award from Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley at the closing ceremonies of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

The torch in the Cowichan Valley has been extinguished as Fort St. John gets ready to host the 2020 BC Winter Games

  • Jul 22, 2018
BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies
International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 5: Nate Rosser dedicates BC Games to late friend who died of a stroke

Tsawwassen teen keeps memories of Kyle Losse, 14, alive at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

The 2018 Cowichan Summer Games had more than 2,300 volunteers on hand across Vancouver Island

  • Jul 21, 2018
Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving
PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 2

PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 2

A brief look at action from the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley

PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 2
BC Games’ Athletes Corner: What’s your favourite pump up song?

BC Games’ Athletes Corner: What’s your favourite pump up song?

Check out what’s playing in the earbuds of BC Summer Games athletes before they compete

BC Games’ Athletes Corner: What’s your favourite pump up song?
PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 1

PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 1

A brief look at action from the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley

  • Jul 20, 2018
PHOTO GALLERY: BC Games Day 1
Here’s what you need to know about Day 1 at the BC Games

Here’s what you need to know about Day 1 at the BC Games

All 18 events kick off on the track, riding ring, fields, courts and lake in the Cowichan Valley

Here’s what you need to know about Day 1 at the BC Games
Special Olympic athletes take on BC Games during special anniversary

Special Olympic athletes take on BC Games during special anniversary

Known as the Global Day of Inclusion, July 20 marks the first Special Olympics in 1968 in Chicago

Special Olympic athletes take on BC Games during special anniversary
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

More than 2,000 athletes will compete in 18 sports from Friday to Sunday

  • Jul 19, 2018
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island
Multilingual signage welcomes athletes from across the province to the Cowichan Valley for the 2018 BC Summer Games. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

More than 2,000 athletes will compete in 18 sports from Friday to Sunday in Cowichan

  • Jul 19, 2018
Multilingual signage welcomes athletes from across the province to the Cowichan Valley for the 2018 BC Summer Games. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)

BC Games marks 40 years in 2018

Cowichan Games a milestone for BC Games Society

Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)
Kelly Mann, President and CEO of the BC Games Society has decided to step down from his positions this coming fall (with files from Black Press Media)

BC Games Society president to step down

Kelly Mann says it’s time for a change after 26 years with the society

Kelly Mann, President and CEO of the BC Games Society has decided to step down from his positions this coming fall (with files from Black Press Media)
Elliot Wilson (second from left) competes in the skate sprint event at the BC Games. (BC Games/Bonnie Pryce)

Kamloops 2018 B.C. Games athletes share their favourite moment

Kids from across the province competed over four days in 19 events

Elliot Wilson (second from left) competes in the skate sprint event at the BC Games. (BC Games/Bonnie Pryce)
Nancy Greene-Raine cheers on B.C. Games athletes on the Sun Peaks slopes

Nancy Greene-Raine cheers on B.C. Games athletes on the Sun Peaks slopes

Olympian Nancy Greene-Raine in Kamloops for the 2018 B.C. Winter Games

Nancy Greene-Raine cheers on B.C. Games athletes on the Sun Peaks slopes
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The 2018 B.C. Games wrap up in Kamloops

The B.C. Winter Games comes to a close after a weekend of fun and excitment

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PHOTOS: Harnessing diverse abilities on the court at the B.C. Games

PHOTOS: Harnessing diverse abilities on the court at the B.C. Games

Basketball is one of two Special Olympics events at the B.C. Winter Games in Kamloops

  • Feb 25, 2018
PHOTOS: Harnessing diverse abilities on the court at the B.C. Games
B.C. girl hopes DNA drive will help her find birth parents in China

B.C. girl hopes DNA drive will help her find birth parents in China

Isabelle Smit, 10, is one of 20 international adoptees from Chongqing looking for DNA samples

B.C. girl hopes DNA drive will help her find birth parents in China