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Burnaby captain to lead Canada at World Cup

When Burnaby Lake Rugby Club's Pat Riordan leads Canada's national team onto the pitch against Tonga in its opening game of the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand next month, there will be much riding on the outcome.

Brother and sister act

Alex and Sumie Francois of Burnaby will be two players to watch when the B.C. bantam boys' and girls' gold championships gets underway at the Nico-Wynd Golf Course in Surrey on Thursday.

Juve leader nipped in final round

Lucas Gatto of Burnaby was overtaken in the final round of the B.C. juvenile boys' golf championship last week in Powell River.

Wesburn wins despite numbers

Wesburn United FC may have surprised even themselves, winning the recent Seattle Xtreme Cup select soccer tournament in Washington.

Burnaby Sports Briefs

Simon Fraser University's Helen Crofts placed sixth in the women's 800 metres at the World Student Games in Shenzhen, China Aug. 18. Crofts finished in a time of 2:04.40, well behind the winning personal-best 1:59.

Burnaby Mountain Mantas swimmer wins silver

Man of La Manta: Burnaby Mountain Mantas DJ Tsang, seen here at a club meet in Burnaby, had a best silver medal in butterfly at the B.C. Summer Swimming Championships in Richmond this weekend.

Burnaby near sweeps water polo gold

The Burnaby Barracudas showed its dominance in water polo at the B.C. Summer Swimming Association provincial championships in Richmond.

Karting with girl power

Burnaby 12-year-old is way ahead of the curve

Standalone: Swimming Championships

Wet weekend ahead: Burnaby Barracuda club's Katrina Heinonen will be competing in Division 6 races at the B.C. Summer Swimming Association provincial championships at Watermania in Richmond this weekend.

Breaking the gender barrier in auto racing, a race unto itself

A person could drive for miles and miles before the name of a woman driver would come up in the male-dominated world of race car racing. But if one waited long enough, the name of Danica Patrick would likely come up first.