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P.E.I.'s Birt upsets defending champion Jones at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

P.E.I.'s Birt upsets defending champion Jones at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

SYDNEY, N.S. — Prince Edward Island skip Suzanne Birt is not intimidated on the ice, no matter who the opposition might be.

Woods, Djokovic, Vonn win Laureus World Sports Awards, Farkasova edges McKeever

MONACO — Tiger Woods, Novak Djokovic, Lindsey Vonn and the France national soccer team were among the winners at the Laureus World Sports Awards, with Woods claiming the Comeback Award 19 years after he was first recognized.

Guerrero Jr. could start in minors, delaying free agency

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is not worrying about whether he will start the season with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 19-year-old son of Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero is considered the top prospect entering 2019.

Canadian women's rink rolls to win over Japan at world junior championships

LIVERPOOL, N.S. — Canada's Selena Sturmay never trailed en route to a 9-6 win over Japan's Ani Enami on Monday at the world junior curling championships.
Toronto FC in Panama for first competitive test of 2019 in Champions League play

Toronto FC in Panama for first competitive test of 2019 in Champions League play

According to Lonely Planet, La Chorrera is famous throughout Panama for its chicheme — a sweet non-alcoholic drink made from milk, mashed corn, cinnamon and vanilla. "It's not really worth a stop, though," the travel guide concludes, however.
In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.
Reds' Joey Votto tries to rebound from subpar season

Reds' Joey Votto tries to rebound from subpar season

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Joey Votto has spent the off-season trying to make sure he doesn't have another subpar season. The Cincinnati Reds star led the NL in on-base percentage last year but hit 12 homers, his fewest in a full season, and batted .
Kucherov, Tarasenko, Crosby named NHL three stars of the week

Kucherov, Tarasenko, Crosby named NHL three stars of the week

NEW YORK — Tampa Bay Lightning right-wing Nikita Kucherov, St. Louis Blues right-wing Vladimir Tarasenko and Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby are the NHL's three stars of the week.

Canada Winter Games using new gender inclusion policy at 2019 event

Athletes at the 2019 Canada Winter Games can live and compete as the gender they identify with. It's another groundbreaking initiative for a Canadian multi-sport event that prides itself on being ahead of the curve.
Don Cherry blasts Hurricanes as 'jerks'; team responds with his words on T-shirt

Don Cherry blasts Hurricanes as 'jerks'; team responds with his words on T-shirt

TORONTO — Don Cherry's latest rant about the Carolina Hurricanes and their victory celebrations didn't go unnoticed by the NHL club. The Hurricanes even decided to embrace his words.