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Canadian trio drawing attention ahead of Thursday's MLS SuperDraft

Canadian trio drawing attention ahead of Thursday's MLS SuperDraft

TORONTO — Canadian Ryan Raposo has a chip on his shoulder going into Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. Growing up, the Hamilton native was labelled "too small, too skinny and couldn't get around the field fast enough for some coaches' liking.
Canadian canoe star Vincent Lapointe awaits ICF decision on doping violation

Canadian canoe star Vincent Lapointe awaits ICF decision on doping violation

MONTREAL — Canadian canoe star Laurence Vincent Lapointe must wait longer to find out if she will compete in this summer's Olympic Games.
Canadian golfer Blair Hamilton hopes silent retreat helps mental performance

Canadian golfer Blair Hamilton hopes silent retreat helps mental performance

Never afraid to try something new, Canadian golfer Blair Hamilton decided to attend a 10-day silent retreat in Southern Alberta this past off-season to improve his mental game. The talkative Hamilton found the experience challenging but rewarding.
Canada's volleyball Tokyo 2020 dreams on the line in last-chance tournaments

Canada's volleyball Tokyo 2020 dreams on the line in last-chance tournaments

Canadian volleyball player Alexa Gray feels extra motivation in an upcoming Olympic qualification tournament. Her sister Jordan plays for the U.S. women's rugby sevens team bound for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.
Performer injured in Olympic ceremony rehearsal accident

Performer injured in Olympic ceremony rehearsal accident

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — A performer has been hospitalized after an accident at a rehearsal for the opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics in Lausanne.

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard beats France's Garcia to reach quarterfinals

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has reached the quarterfinals at the season-opening ASB Classic for the second year in a row. Bouchard, ranked 262nd in the world after a 2019 season in which she tumbled down the rankings, downed No.

Montreal's John Makdessi to face veteran Brazilian at UFC card in March

Montreal lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi will face Brazilian veteran Francisco (Massaranduba) Trinaldo on a March 14 UFC card in Brazil. It will mark the 17th UFC outing for Makdessi, who is riding a three-fight win streak.

Canada earns spot in ATP Cup quarterfinals

PERTH, Australia — Canada has advanced to the quarterfinals of the ATP Cup.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games NHL Carolina 5 Philadelphia 4 (OT) Arizona 5 Florida 2 N.Y. Islanders 4 New Jersey 3 (OT) Tampa Bay 9 Vancouver 2 Washington 6 Ottawa 1 Detroit 4 Montreal 3 N.Y. Rangers 5 Colorado 3 Boston 6 Nashville 2 St.
Lindholm leads Flames past Blackhawks 2-1

Lindholm leads Flames past Blackhawks 2-1

CHICAGO — Elias Lindholm reached two milestones and shrugged off the significance of each one. Just another night for the steady forward.