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Canada's Bloemen takes silver in 5,000 metres, Netherlands' Kramer wins gold

CALGARY — Canadian speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen wanted to challenge himself — and his rival.
Savill embracing role as team alternate for Carruthers at curling Trials

Savill embracing role as team alternate for Carruthers at curling Trials

OTTAWA — Craig Savill stepped on the ice at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday and began his usual pre-game stretching routine.
Sportsnet women felt they were expected to 'deal with' Zaun's offensive comments

Sportsnet women felt they were expected to 'deal with' Zaun's offensive comments

TORONTO — Sportsnet's firing of baseball analyst Gregg Zaun came as no surprise to some of the network's female staffers. What they could not understand was why it took so long.
With baseball analyst Gregg Zaun out at Sportsnet, a look at possible replacements

With baseball analyst Gregg Zaun out at Sportsnet, a look at possible replacements

TORONTO — Sportsnet is looking for a new member of its baseball broadcast team after longtime analyst Gregg Zaun was fired Thursday for inappropriate actions and comments against women in the workplace.
MacKinnon, Andersen and Schenn named 3 stars of November, Boeser named top rookie

MacKinnon, Andersen and Schenn named 3 stars of November, Boeser named top rookie

NEW YORK — Colorado centre Nathan MacKinnon, Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen and St. Louis centre Brayden Schenn have been named the NHL's three stars for November, while Vancouver winger Brock Boeser is the rookie of the month.
Gregg Zaun's flameout follows Sportsnet career filled with controversy

Gregg Zaun's flameout follows Sportsnet career filled with controversy

TORONTO — The sudden flameout of Sportsnet broadcaster Gregg Zaun caps a controversy-laced career for one of television's most outlandish personalities.

Super Bowl Live concert series will include Prince tribute

MINNEAPOLIS — A series of free, outdoor concerts during the 10-days leading up to the Super Bowl will include a Prince tribute and plenty of Minnesota flavour .
Laurendeau felt ready to quit as Davis Cup captain, concentrate on Shapovalov

Laurendeau felt ready to quit as Davis Cup captain, concentrate on Shapovalov

Martin Laurendeau felt the time was right to give up the job as captain of Canada's Davis Cup team. The 53-year-old Laurendeau had enough on his plate coaching rising star Denis Shapovalov and had already served as captain for 12 years.
Russian Deputy PM Mutko defiant about Olympic scandal

Russian Deputy PM Mutko defiant about Olympic scandal

MOSCOW — In a combative mood hours before the World Cup draw, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko defended himself and his country amid an ongoing Olympic doping scandal.
Alberta premier goes running in Argos jersey to settle bet with Ontario premier

Alberta premier goes running in Argos jersey to settle bet with Ontario premier

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has made good on her Grey Cup bet with Ontario counterpart Kathleen Wynne. Notley went for an early morning run in Edmonton wearing the famous Double Blue of the new CFL champions.