Noah Ukrainetz, 16, of Welland lost a gold medal at the world powerlifting championships in Killeen, Texas, on a technical flaw. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

Silver medal worth the weight

Powerlifting came down to being a sport of inches, not pounds, when Noah Ukrainetz competed in the world championships last month in Texas.

Sabina D'Angelo, 23, of Welland, shown playing goal for the West New York Flash of the National Women's Soccer League, is a member of the Canadian national team competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics getting underway next week in Brazil. DANIEL BARTEL/Western New York Flash

Speed bump on road to Rio

Sabrina D’Angelo’s dream of representing Canada in the Olympics wasn’t completely dashed when she injured her wrist playing pro soccer in the U.S.