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Canter cards bogey-free 60 to lead Italian Open by 4 shots

BRESCIA, Italy — Laurie Canter shot a career-best 12-under 60 to open up a four-shot lead after the first round of the Italian Open on Thursday.
Senators sign forward Connor Brown to a three-year, $10.8M contract

Senators sign forward Connor Brown to a three-year, $10.8M contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have avoided arbitration with Connor Brown by signing the forward to a three-year, US$10.8-million contract. The Senators and Brown were scheduled to have an arbitration hearing Thursday.
Pandemic tests Canada's ability to stay a winter-sport powerhouse in Beijing in 2022

Pandemic tests Canada's ability to stay a winter-sport powerhouse in Beijing in 2022

What bobsled pilot Justin Kripps wants out of the upcoming sliding season is momentum. What that looks like will be dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian figure skating championships pushed back a month due to COVID-19

Canadian figure skating championships pushed back a month due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Canadian figure skating championships have been pushed back a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is now scheduled to take place Feb. 8-14 at Vancouver's Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.

Canadian Milos Raonic earns spot in quarterfinals at European Open

ANTWERP, Belgium — Canada's Milos Raonic has advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Open. The No. 5 seed, from Thornhill, Ont.
Skate America opens shortened, coronavirus-impacted season

Skate America opens shortened, coronavirus-impacted season

When U.S. figure skaters and a few foreigners training in this country kick off the season at Skate America this weekend, it could be a rare opportunity to display their wares.
Milestone sponsorship deal keeps pro women's hockey association goals in sight

Milestone sponsorship deal keeps pro women's hockey association goals in sight

Surviving the COVID-19 pandemic has been harder for women's pro sports than men's because of the financial gap between the two. Women's hockey in Canada was already in transition before the pandemic threatened to halt its progress.

Rays win to square series...Chambers leaves Penn State

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The World Series is tied at a game apiece following the Tampa Bay Rays' 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Brandon Lowe (low) drove in three runs with a pair of homers while the Rays were building a 5-0 lead.
The Latest: Werder Bremen player tests positive for virus

The Latest: Werder Bremen player tests positive for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ German soccer club Werder Bremen says one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus and the team’s training session has been cancelled .
Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series

Lowe homers twice, Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even Series

ARLINGTON, Texas — Brandon Lowe kept finding his name near the top of Tampa Bay’s lineup even as his offensive struggles continued to mount this post-season .