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McDavid, Matthews in action on opening night of 2017-18 NHL season

NEW YORK — Winnipeg hosts Toronto and Edmonton welcomes Calgary on the opening day of the 2017-18 NHL regular season, while the Vegas Golden Knights play their inaugural game two nights later in Dallas.

Player jailed for punching referee twice after being ejected from championship

CHARLOTTETOWN — An 18-year-old hockey player from P.E.I. who punched a referee twice in the face, cutting his lip, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.
After missing 2016 season to injury, Redblacks RB powell anxious to see action

After missing 2016 season to injury, Redblacks RB powell anxious to see action

OTTAWA — After being forced to watch the Redblacks' championship run from the sidelines last season, running back William Powell is understandably eager to suit up for Ottawa's Grey Cup rematch with the Calgary Stampeders.
Canadians look to rebound from recent losses to win Rugby World Cup qualifier

Canadians look to rebound from recent losses to win Rugby World Cup qualifier

TORONTO — Coach Mark Anscombe has revamped his lineup for the first leg of Canada's Rugby World Cup qualifier against the U.S. on Saturday in Hamilton.
Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec judge described a former high-performance Canadian ski coach as a sexual predator Thursday as he found him guilty of 37 charges related to the exploitation and sexual assault of his young female students.

Luggage finally catches up with Canadian women's rugby sevens team in France

CLERMONT-FERRAND, France — Canada's women's rugby sevens team was finally reunited with its luggage Thursday. The Canadian women left Sunday, flying from Victoria to Montreal and then Lyon.

Toronto FC, Wolfpack show off their rainbow colours during Pride week

TORONTO — For the Toronto Wolfpack, it's game-day Saturday and Pride parade Sunday. The fledgling pro rugby league team, which hosts Hunslet RLFC on Saturday, is looking forward to taking part in Toronto's annual parade. "We'll all march ...
Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome

Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Ryan Strome. Eberle has 165 goals and 217 assists over 507 career NHL games, all with Edmonton.

Canada to start road to basketball World Cup against the Bahamas in Halifax

Canada will begin its road to qualification for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Halifax. Canada Basketball announced Thursday that the Canadians will host the Bahamas on Nov.

Report recommends change in funding of Canada's Olympians and Paralympians

A shake-up is coming in how Canada pays for its athletes to win Olympic and Paralympic medals.