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Quebecor wins battle with Bell over disagreement about TVA Sports

Quebecor wins battle with Bell over disagreement about TVA Sports

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. has finally won its battle against Bell Canada over the broadcasting of its TVA Sports channel.

Canada shuts out Switzerland in world junior hockey exhibition game

BRNO, Czech Republic — The Canadian men's junior hockey team beat Switzerland 3-0 in the opening exhibition game for both squads on Thursday. Dawson Mercer, Liam Foudy and Bowen Byram scored for Canada.
Supreme Court ruling nixes U.S. ads for Canadian Super Bowl viewers

Supreme Court ruling nixes U.S. ads for Canadian Super Bowl viewers

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has blown the whistle on a federal regulatory decision that allowed viewers to watch keenly anticipated American commercials during the Super Bowl broadcast.

Strong finish to 2019 earns Shapovalov top Canadian men's player honours

MONTREAL — Denis Shapovalov has been named Tennis Canada's top male player for the second time in three seasons. The 20-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., rebounded from a mid-season slump and put together a strong finish to his 2019 campaign.

Eric Comrie back in Winnipeg after Jets claim goaltender off waivers

WINNIPEG — Goaltender Eric Comrie is back with the Winnipeg Jets. The NHL team announced Thursday that it has claimed Comrie off waivers form the Detroit Red Wings.

Canadian offensive lineman Braden Schram returns to Roughriders

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have re-signed Canadian offensive lineman Braden Schram. The six-foot-four, 312-pound native of Manning, Alta., returns for his third season with the Roughriders.

Belgium ends the year ranked world No. 1 while Canada has work to do in CONCACAF

ZURICH — Qatar made the biggest move up FIFA's world rankings in 2019, driven by winning the Asian Cup. FIFA's year-end rankings published Thursday put Belgium at No. 1 for the second straight year.

Quebec featherweight looks forward to facing Korean Superboy on hostile ground

Canadian featherweight Charles (Air) Jourdain figures he was fighting himself as much as Desmond (The Predator) Green when he made his UFC debut in May.
Austrians sweep women's downhill training; Shiffrin opts out

Austrians sweep women's downhill training; Shiffrin opts out

VAL D'ISERE, France — An Austrian sweep of the top places was led by Ramona Siebenhofer in a training run Thursday for a World Cup downhill.

Olympic document hits $8.8M auction record for sports item

NEW YORK — A record price of $8.8 million for a sports memorabilia item at auction has been achieved for the 1892 manifesto to launch the modern Olympic Games.