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Weagle and Kennedy tabbed as Canadian mixed doubles backups at Beijing Games

Weagle and Kennedy tabbed as Canadian mixed doubles backups at Beijing Games

Veteran curlers Marc Kennedy and Lisa Weagle will serve as backups in the event an injury or positive COVID-19 test forces a change to the Canadian mixed doubles roster before the start of the Beijing Games.
'A pretty easy process:' With new contract done, Bombers' Collaros focused on 3-peat

'A pretty easy process:' With new contract done, Bombers' Collaros focused on 3-peat

WINNIPEG — It’s fitting Zach Collaros signed a new contract with the Blue Bombers while celebrating a belated Christmas with family in his hometown. The team’s star quarterback gave fans a gift by inking a one-year deal Thursday.
Olympic medallists Leman, Thompson, Phelan headline ski cross team for Beijing

Olympic medallists Leman, Thompson, Phelan headline ski cross team for Beijing

Brady Leman and Marielle Thompson might be Olympic champions, but they were breathing a little easier after earning spots on Canada's ski cross team for Beijing on Friday. That's just how mighty Canada is in the sport.
Kilde extends WCup downhill dominance with Kitzbühel win

Kilde extends WCup downhill dominance with Kitzbühel win

KITZBÜHEL, Austria — When Aleksander Aamodt Kilde flipped through the photos on his phone Friday, just hours before one of the main World Cup downhills of the season, he got a dramatic reminder of his situation a year ago.
AHL suspends Barracuda forward Hrabik 30 games for 'racial gesture'

AHL suspends Barracuda forward Hrabik 30 games for 'racial gesture'

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik 30 games for making a "racial gesture" at Tucson Roadrunners left-wing Boko Imama during a game last week.

Bouffard Nesbitt, Drolet added to Canada's cross-country ski team for Beijing

CANMORE, Alta. — Olivia Bouffard Nesbitt and Remi Drolet have been added to Canada's cross-country ski team for the Beijing Olympics. Bouffard Nesbitt, a 29-year-old from Morin Heights, Que., and Drolet, a 21-year-old from Rossland, B.C.

Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes named to his fourth Canadian Olympic ski jump team

Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes will make his fourth trip to the Winter Olympics as part of Canada's ski jump team announced on Friday.

Canada's Tyler Turner captures gold in snowboard cross at Para world championships

LILLEHAMMER, Norway — Tyler Turner captured Canada's first gold medal of the World Para Snow Sports Championships on Friday. A week after winning bronze in the slalom, the Calgarian led wire to wire to win the snowboard cross gold.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov is on to the fourth round of the Australian Open

Canada's Denis Shapovalov is on to the fourth round of the Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is on to the fourth round of the Australian Open. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native defeated Reilly Opelka of the United States 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday at the Grand Slam tournament.

Horse who portrayed Seabiscuit dies at 24 at retirement farm

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Popcorn Deelites, a 24-year-old retired thoroughbred who was one of several who portrayed Seabiscuit in the 2003 film, has died, Old Friends retirement farm in Kentucky announced Thursday.