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IIHF pulls hockey worlds from Belarus, seeks new host

IIHF pulls hockey worlds from Belarus, seeks new host

ZURICH — The hockey world championships were pulled from Belarus on Monday following pressure from opposition groups and a threatened boycott by sponsors.
Canadian rider Michael Woods hopes to race in Tour de France ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Canadian rider Michael Woods hopes to race in Tour de France ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Canadian Michael Woods says he hopes to ride in the Tour de France ahead of the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Winnipeg Jets star forward Patrik Laine day-to-day with upper-body injury

Winnipeg Jets star forward Patrik Laine day-to-day with upper-body injury

TORONTO — Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice says star forward Patrik Laine is day-to-day with an upper body injury. Maurice updated Laine's status before Winnipeg's game in Toronto on Monday. Laine had left the last two Jets practices early.
Maple Leafs lose goalie Dell to waivers; forward Robertson out around four weeks

Maple Leafs lose goalie Dell to waivers; forward Robertson out around four weeks

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost goaltender Aaron Dell to the waiver wire. The New Jersey Devils claimed Dell a day after the Maple Leafs put the goaltender on waivers, along with veteran forward Jason Spezza.
Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection.
Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

NEW ORLEANS — Tom Brady's best game in three tries against New Orleans kept the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs, and has Saints quarterback Drew Brees headed home — perhaps for good.

Roman Sadovsky wins the Challenge, his only event of the figure skating season

Six weeks after he skated his only competitive free program of a figure skating season wiped out by COVID-19, Roman Sadovsky watched the event play out alone in his basement apartment of his parents' house.
After losing Mahomes, Chiefs and Henne hold off Browns 22-17

After losing Mahomes, Chiefs and Henne hold off Browns 22-17

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs had lost Patrick Mahomes to a concussion and were in danger of losing the game.
Kevin Na wins the Sony Open, Taylor finishes in three-way tie for 11th place

Kevin Na wins the Sony Open, Taylor finishes in three-way tie for 11th place

HONOLULU — Three shots behind with six holes to play, Kevin Na birdied three straight holes and finished with an up-and-down birdie from behind the 18th green for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot victory in the Sony Open.

Canada's Lewis Irving claims bronze at World Cup aerials event

YAROSLAVL, Russia — Canada's Lewis Irving picked up the bronze medal at a World Cup aerials freestlye skiing competition Sunday. Irving, from Quebec City, finished third with a score of 120.