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Surprises, disappointments as NHL passes schedule's quarter mark

Surprises, disappointments as NHL passes schedule's quarter mark

The NHL recently passed the quarter mark of another season played under the pandemic's long shadow.
Canadian men's and women's curling championships to revert to 16-team format

Canadian men's and women's curling championships to revert to 16-team format

TORONTO — After tinkering with the wild-card setup last season, Curling Canada will revert to the regular 16-team format for its Canadian men's and women's curling championships this season.
Canada's Olympic women's hockey team releases three players

Canada's Olympic women's hockey team releases three players

CALGARY — Defender Jamie Bourbonnais and forwards Jessie Eldridge and Julia Gosling have been released from the Canadian Olympic women's hockey team.
Tough opening day for Canadian rugby men and women at Dubai Sevens

Tough opening day for Canadian rugby men and women at Dubai Sevens

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Young Canadian teams took it on the chin at the Dubai Sevens on Friday, losing all five games.
Canadiens looking for general manager to 'complement' new VP of hockey operations

Canadiens looking for general manager to 'complement' new VP of hockey operations

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Western Mustangs v. Saskatchewan Huskies could be a Vanier Cup classic

Western Mustangs v. Saskatchewan Huskies could be a Vanier Cup classic

QUEBEC — The Vanier Cup will be a showdown of the two best offences in Canadian university football as the No. 1 Western Mustangs face the No. 2 Saskatchewan Huskies.
Lamine Diack, ex IAAF chief convicted of corruption, dies

Lamine Diack, ex IAAF chief convicted of corruption, dies

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Lamine Diack, the controversial long-time leader of track and field who was convicted of extorting money from athletes and accused of taking bribes in an Olympic hosting vote, has died, his family said Friday. He was 88.
Mangiapane, Flames stay hot on road, holding off Kings 3-2

Mangiapane, Flames stay hot on road, holding off Kings 3-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane and Milan Lucic scored on the power play, and the Calgary Flames won their fourth straight road game, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.

WHL Roundup: Sean Tschigerl powers Hitmen past Warriors 7-1

CALGARY — Sean Tschigerl scored on the power play and shorthanded as the Calgary Hitmen routed the Moose Jaw Warriors 7-1 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.

OHL Roundup: Beau Jelsma stars in overtime as Colts top Bulldogs 3-2

BARRIE, Ont. — Beau Jelsma scored four minutes into overtime as the Barrie Colts completed a 3-2 comeback against the Hamilton Bulldogs on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.