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Slight thaw in arena stalemate in Calgary, Flames agree to talk with committee

CALGARY — The door opened a crack on arena talks in Calgary as the city and the Flames have re-established contact.

Halifax council meets with company pushing for East Coast CFL team

Halifax Regional Council received a private briefing Tuesday from the company hoping to bring a CFL team to the Maritimes. Mayor Mike Savage confirmed councillors met with representatives of Maritime Football Ltd.
Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1

Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era.

Former Jays GM Anthopoulos still proud of Toronto's success in 2015

TORONTO — Alex Anthopoulos sat in the visiting dugout at Rogers Centre and glanced up at the banners hanging in centre-field.
Three hockey players burned by campfire making progress in Alberta hospital

Three hockey players burned by campfire making progress in Alberta hospital

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The general manager of a Western Hockey League team in Alberta says a player who has been in an induced coma since he was seriously burned by a campfire is making progress.
No Regrets: Tennis great Nestor at peace with decision to retire in September

No Regrets: Tennis great Nestor at peace with decision to retire in September

Canadian tennis veteran Daniel Nestor has no regrets about his decision to retire later this season. The 45-year-old from Toronto, who announced his retirement plans last year, has struggled in his final campaign on the ATP World Tour.
National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately

National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately

OTTAWA — Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan says national sporting organizations will lose their federal funding if they don't immediately disclose to her office any allegations of abuse or harassment that occur within their ranks.

Davies thrilled to help bring a World Cup to the country that welcomed him

VANCOUVER — Prior to last week, the biggest crowd Alphonso Davies had ever spoken in front of was a soccer team.
Canadian runner Melissa Bishop believes she'll be stronger with baby

Canadian runner Melissa Bishop believes she'll be stronger with baby

TORONTO — Newly married and focused on her four-year plan into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Melissa Bishop had planned to put kids on hold.
Hoffman traded twice in one day after Karlsson cyberbullying allegations

Hoffman traded twice in one day after Karlsson cyberbullying allegations

Following last week's explosive revelations concerning his partner's alleged cyberbullying of Ottawa captain Erik Karlsson's wife, it was hard to envision a scenario where Senators forward Mike Hoffman could remain in the nation's capital.