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Canada's basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash

Canada's basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash

In his 40 years in basketball, nothing Chuck Swirksy has seen compared to Kobe Bryant's performance against the Toronto Raptors.
AP source: Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

AP source: Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.
CP NewsAlert: L.A. Lakers great Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

CP NewsAlert: L.A. Lakers great Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

CALABASAS, Calif. — Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash the Associated Press has confirmed. He was 41. More coming. The Canadian Press
FA Cup shock: Liverpool held 2-2 by 3rd-tier Shrewsbury

FA Cup shock: Liverpool held 2-2 by 3rd-tier Shrewsbury

The sight of Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino entering as substitutes late in the second half really summed up Liverpool’s desperation in its FA Cup match against supposed pushovers from the third tier on Sunday.

Alberta to play for back-to-back women’s gold at Canadian Juniors Curling Championships

LANGLEY, B.C. — Alberta's Abby Marks defeated Nova Scotia’s Taylour Stevens 6-5 in the women’s semifinal of the 2020 Canadian Junior Curling Championships on Saturday.
Canada's Justin Kripps wins bronze in four-man bobsled World Cup

Canada's Justin Kripps wins bronze in four-man bobsled World Cup

KONIGSSEE, Germany — Justin Kripps piloted his four-man Canadian bobsled crew to their first-ever podium in Konigssee, Germany, winning the bronze on Sunday. Kripps, from Summerland, B.C.
Belinda Stronach tells AP: Horse racing got 'a wake-up call'

Belinda Stronach tells AP: Horse racing got 'a wake-up call'

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — There was a frothy cappuccino in a tall glass mug on the table in front of Belinda Stronach. She was seated on a white couch, looking out the floor-to-ceiling windows to survey another sun-drenched day at Gulfstream Park.
Raonic edges Cilic in straight sets to reach 5th QF in six years at Aussie Open

Raonic edges Cilic in straight sets to reach 5th QF in six years at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Milos Raonic is into the Australian Open men's singles quarterfinals for the fifth time in the last six years. The 29-year-old Canadian backed up a straight-sets upset of No.
Canucks, Oilers, Flames primed for mad dash in congested Pacific Division

Canucks, Oilers, Flames primed for mad dash in congested Pacific Division

Matthew Tkachuk doesn't need to be reminded of the Pacific Division's razor-thin margins. And if he did, the Calgary Flames winger wouldn't have to go far. "There's standings posted in our locker room, there's (stat) sheets out," Tkachuk said.
Canadian women fall in rugby sevens final while Canadian men finish fifth

Canadian women fall in rugby sevens final while Canadian men finish fifth

HAMILTON, New Zealand — The Canadian women finished runner-up at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens on Sunday while the Canadian men finished fifth. Canada lost 24-7 to host New Zealand in the women's final.