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Canada might not compete at world figure skating championships - if they happen

Canada might not compete at world figure skating championships - if they happen

TORONTO — If the world figure skating championships do go ahead in a bubble in March in Sweden, there is a good chance Canada won't be there.
Thousands bid farewell to Maradona in Argentina amid clashes

Thousands bid farewell to Maradona in Argentina amid clashes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping but eager to honour Diego Maradona, filed past the coffin of Argentina's most iconic soccer star on Thursday.
Toronto Raptors place seldom-used centre Dewan Hernandez on waivers

Toronto Raptors place seldom-used centre Dewan Hernandez on waivers

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have waived centre Dewan Hernandez. Hernandez split last season between the NBA and Raptors 905 of the G League after Toronto selected him with the 59th pick of the 2019 draft.
Calgary's National Sport School to close, looks to join a different school division

Calgary's National Sport School to close, looks to join a different school division

CALGARY, United Kingdom — Calgary's board of education will close the National Sport School that has produced Olympic and Paralympic champions for 26 years.

College basketball begins strange season in empty arenas

The strangest anticipated season in college basketball history kicked off Wednesday with dozens of games at arenas across the country. Like everything else in this pandemic world, it was odd and disjointed.

Hockey Canada suspends world junior selection camp after positive COVID-19 tests

RED DEER, Alta. — Hockey Canada has temporarily shutdown national junior team selection camp following the confirmation of two positive COVID-19 tests among players.
Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year's World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.
Liberals to present bill on single-game sports betting

Liberals to present bill on single-game sports betting

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it will bring in a bill on one-game sports betting, five years after a previous attempt died in the Senate.
Magical Day: A memorable Canadian one-off with the mighty Maradona

Magical Day: A memorable Canadian one-off with the mighty Maradona

It's a play that remains fresh in soccer coach Peter Pinizzotto's mind even though it happened nearly 25 years ago.
Boucher says big contract won't change him; taking care of his mom is a priority

Boucher says big contract won't change him; taking care of his mom is a priority

Chris Boucher's story has played out like a feel-good sports movie, the kind where everyone cheers for the underdog. Riding an overnight bus as a homeless teenager. Dropping out of high school and working as a cook in a Montreal chicken restaurant.