Todd Saelhof, Calgary Sun

Todd Saelhof

Calgary Sun

Calgary, AB, Canada

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Recent:
  • Calgary Sun
Past:
  • SudburyStar
  • Athlon Sports
  • The Vancouver Sun
  • Ottawa Citizen
  • Toronto Sun

Recent articles by Todd:

Nestor: Canadian tennis stars ‘keep outdoing themselves’

Vasek Pospisil wowed the crowd Wednesday night at the Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre.Calgarians cheered his every move …And gushed with applause for every point made.Yup, true to tennis terms — the love was there for the Canadian superstar. → Read More

Calgary, Canadians set to host world-class volleyball in Olympic prep

They’re a big deal once again.Even bigger, actually, than in their three previous visits to the Olympic Games.“Yeah … we’re now a big volleyball team by world standards,” said Volleyball Canada board chair Kevin Boyles of the national men’s team. → Read More

Dobbie returns to lift Roughnecks to wild OT victory on road

It took just 38 seconds for Dane Dobbie to mark his return from a harsh six-game suspension.The Calgary Roughnecks captain set up fellow sniper Curtis Dickson for Saturday night’s first goal in Atlanta. → Read More

MVP Dobbie returns to Roughnecks fold after lengthy suspension

Dane Dobbie has counted down the days.The Calgary Roughnecks captain has X’d each one off in anticipation of his return to the lineup after a near-three-month ban handed to him by the National Lacrosse League. → Read More

Cavalry schedule looks sunny and bright for second CPL season

Season 2 of Cavalry FC soccer promises much more in store for football fans.More summer days at Spruce Meadows …More opportunity to right the wrong of last fall …And one more foe to contend with on the Canadian Premier League landscape. → Read More

Edin caps Glencoe curling invitational with win over Koe

Kevin Koe needed the practice.So, too, did Niklas Edin.The Glencoe Club was only happy to oblige the two world-class curling rinks, along with two others, for four days of fun in its rink over the Family Day weekend. → Read More

Calgary’s Reti gets win in first title fight at Dekada Contender

Devin Reti is Calgary’s latest sports king.In his first championship challenge, the talented boxer met Mexico’s Victor Rangel for the Canadian Professional Boxing Council’s North American welterweight title to cap Saturday’s Dekada Contender fight card at Deerfoot Inn & C... → Read More

Wyatt, Howling use time wisely for wins at Dekada Contender

They gave her more time to think Saturday night.More time to strategize.For Kandi ‘Krush’ Wyatt, the move at Dekada Contender to extend each round of the two female boxing bouts by 60 seconds — from two minutes to three minutes — served her quite well. → Read More

Glencoe curling invitational brings big stars to skins weekend

Call it a battle of big shots at The Glencoe Club.Four super-rinks coming together — in rather impromptu fashion — for skins curling in the ATB Glencoe Invitational Bonspiel, running Thursday through Sunday at the Calgary sporting institution. → Read More

Scotties calls on Calgary’s Scotland — finally

The dream is decades in the making for Nadine Scotland.So … yes … even sleepy Moose Jaw will be a welcome sight when she arrives in the small Saskatchewan city Thursday. → Read More

Syrup-swigging Pospisil headlines ATP tour stop in Calgary

Perhaps they’ll break out the maple syrup later this month at Calgary’s Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre.After all, Vasek Pospisil will be on hand.The Canadian talent will chase the title of the 2020 Calgary National Bank Challenger, a stop on the ATP Challenger Tour. → Read More

Roughnecks rip Riptide for first win of season on home floor

Finally … a win on the home floor.That’s how the Calgary Roughnecks are feeling after scoring a 13-9 victory over the New York Riptide on Saturday night at the Saddledome. → Read More

Roughnecks Quicksticks: Captain MacRae returns with Riptide

His two previous visits to the Rough House were all about celebration …The first when the 2019 National Lacrosse League crown was won, and the next to mark the occasion with the banner raising. → Read More

XFL 2.0 kicks off Saturday with countdown to demise already on

Here we go again …Another outdoor pro football venture set to kick off Saturday state-side with the likelihood of being doomed to fold shortly thereafter.Just how long will the XFL 2. → Read More

Herreweyers bringing instant offence to Roughnecks

Zach Herreweyers is back in the hunt.The hunt for a full-time gig in the National Lacrosse League …The hunt for a foothold with an NLL team …And the hunt for a chance to live up to his billing as the ninth-overall pick by the Colorado Mammoth in the 2016 NLL Entry Draft. → Read More

Calgary peewee hockey team doing good deeds in Cup drive

Calgary’s Crowfoot Peewee AA Coyotes are showing the kind of drive the world wants from all of its young humans.They’re giving back to the community like few other hockey teams in Canada. → Read More

Stamps all-star Roberson signs with NFL’s Bears

Tre Roberson is signing with the NFL’s Chicago Bears.According to a report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the former Calgary Stampeders cornerback signed the largest CFL-to-NFL signing bonus since Cam Wake signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2009. → Read More

Cougars roundup: Playoff hockey secured for MRU men

For the first time since the 2016-17 season, the Cougars Den of the Flames Community Arenas will see playoff action this spring thanks to two-win weekend for the Mount Royal men’s hockey team. → Read More

Roughnecks sunk by high-flying Thunderbirds

It was billed as the East Coast Kitchen Party.And the celebration was on at the Saddledome until the Halifax Thunderbirds somehow crashed the affair.The T-Birds threw everything at the Calgary Roughnecks — including the kitchen sink — in dancing their way to a 15-12 victory before 15,362... → Read More

Roughnecks quicksticks: Bell ringin’ in good start to season

He was the Bell of the ball last time out.Tyson Bell was arguably the best player for the Calgary Roughnecks the last time they took to the home floor prior to Saturday night’s clash with the Halifax Thunderbirds at the Saddledome. → Read More