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Nadal, Djokovic could await Canada's Auger-Aliassime at French Open

Nadal, Djokovic could await Canada's Auger-Aliassime at French Open

PARIS — Canadian tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime could be on a collision course with clay-court legend Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
Survey: Basketball is the sport of choice for bettors in Ontario

Survey: Basketball is the sport of choice for bettors in Ontario

TORONTO — Over three in 10 Ontario residents are betting on sports at least once a week and their activity of choice is the NBA. Those are some of the findings of a recent survey of Ontario residents conducted by OntarioBets.
Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

Flames, Oilers want to continue goal outburst, limit each other more in Game 2

CALGARY — After a stunning bonanza of goals in their series opener, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are plotting how to limit each other's output in Friday's second game.
Canadian Drew Fischer to serve on World Cup officiating crew in Qatar

Canadian Drew Fischer to serve on World Cup officiating crew in Qatar

Canadian Drew Fischer has been selected one of 24 video match officials for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year. FIFA also named 36 referees and 69 assistant referees for the 32-country tournament that runs Nov. 21 to Dec. 18.
Calgary Flames coach Darryl Sutter among finalists for Jack Adams Award

Calgary Flames coach Darryl Sutter among finalists for Jack Adams Award

NEW YORK — Calgary Flames head coach Darryl Sutter is among the three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, presented annually to the National Hockey League's coach of the year.
New Athletics Canada CEO Mat Gentes says priority is to develop sport at grassroots

New Athletics Canada CEO Mat Gentes says priority is to develop sport at grassroots

Growing track and field at the grassroots level, and finding the funds to do so, are at the top of Mat Gentes' priority list.
CPL champion Pacific FC keeps rolling under coach James Merriman

CPL champion Pacific FC keeps rolling under coach James Merriman

Defending CPL champion Pacific FC has not missed a beat this season, despite the departure of head coach Pa-Modou Kah and several key players after last year's successful title run.

Famed racing sailboat attacked by gunmen off war-torn Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Hong Kong-flagged racing sailboat that led its skippers to win multiple contests around the world came under attack Thursday off the coast of war-torn Yemen, with its crew reportedly targeted by militants who fire
Over first quarter of season, Jays' strong pitching has made up for middling offence

Over first quarter of season, Jays' strong pitching has made up for middling offence

TORONTO — Several one-run victories by the Toronto Blue Jays in April have helped offset a May slide that has left the team hovering near the .500 mark as the 40-game post arrives this weekend.

Veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod agrees to new contract with the Orlando Pride

ORLANDO, Fla. — Veteran Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod has agreed to a new contract that will keep her with the Orlando Pride through the 2023 National Women’s Soccer League season. The 39-year-old from St. Albert, Alta, has won 120 caps for Canada.