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Majority of Calgary voters say ‘no thanks’ to 2026 Olympics

Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics was rebuffed on Tuesday when local voters said “no” in a nonbinding referendum.

Unofficial results showed that 56 per cent voted against bidding for the Olympics. Results showed that out of 767,734 eligible voters, 304,774 cast ballots and 171,750 of those voted against the Olympic bid.

Jets soar past Devils

WINNIPEG—Mark Scheifele figures the pieces of the puzzle are starting to click together for the Winnipeg Jets.

His pair of goals, which gave him a team-leading nine, helped the Jets earn a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils yesterday.

He also had one assist.

“We've been playing the right way," Scheifele said. ”We've been in the right spots.

NASCAR's 'Big Three' to race for title

AVONDALE, Ariz.—The three most dominant drivers of this NASCAR season fittingly will race each other for the championship—a chance for Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, and Martin Truex Jr. to settle which team truly is the best.

It was Busch who claimed the latest round, winning for the eighth time this year yesterday to tie Harvick for the most Cup victories.

Blue Bombers advance to West final

REGINA—Blue Bombers' head coach Mike O'Shea noticed Andrew Harris enter the media room after Winnipeg's West Division semi-final victory and felt compelled to downplay his running back's performance.

“Yeah, he was OK,” O'Shea said with a laugh.

Harris ran in a fourth quarter touchdown as the Blue Bombers beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 23-18 yesterday.