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England downs Canada 79-5 in women's rugby test match

LONDON — Jessica Breach scored six tries as England downed Canada 79-5 on Friday in the first of a three-match women's rugby series. Breach scored three tries in the first 30 minutes of the match as the No.

Canada's Hudey earns silver medal at long-track speedskating World Cup

STAVANGER, Norway — Canadian long-track speedskater Marsha Hudey won her first career individual World Cup medal, claiming silver on Friday in the women's 500-metre race in Norway. Hudey, of White City, Sask., crossed the line in 37.87 seconds.
Hurdles remain for proposed Canadian Football League team on East Coast

Hurdles remain for proposed Canadian Football League team on East Coast

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada's long-held dream of wooing the CFL east of Montreal has been reignited after the league confirmed it's in talks with a "professional, enthusiastic and impressive" group of prospective owners rallying for a Halifax franchise
Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore escapes longer ban for role in tunnel melee

Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore escapes longer ban for role in tunnel melee

TORONTO — Twelve days and two review panels after striker Jozy Altidore's red card for violent conduct, Toronto FC is back where it started from. Which is without the burly U.S.
In-form Canadian figure skater Osmond leads after women's short in France

In-form Canadian figure skater Osmond leads after women's short in France

GRENOBLE, France — After winning at Skate Canada three weeks ago, Kaetlyn Osmond continued her fine form by taking the lead in the women's short at the Internationaux de France on Friday.
Wrestling legend Hart, now 60 and cancer-free, talks life in and out of the ring

Wrestling legend Hart, now 60 and cancer-free, talks life in and out of the ring

Of all the punches Bret (The Hitman) Hart threw in his professional wrestling career, the one that really sticks out left his boss unconscious on the floor in 1997.
Full circle: Newfoundlander Carl English returns home to play for the Edge

Full circle: Newfoundlander Carl English returns home to play for the Edge

TORONTO — Carl English could never have foreseen the circuitous route his professional basketball career would take. And now, seven countries, 13 pro teams and three kids later, Newfoundland's favourite basketball son is home.
Canada's most popular pro sports league had humble beginnings 100 years ago

Canada's most popular pro sports league had humble beginnings 100 years ago

The five men who met on Nov. 26, 1917 to form the National Hockey League could not have dreamed of the 31-team, multi-billion-dollar enterprise it would become a century later.
Canada to tipoff World Cup qualifying with mixed group of veteran, young players

Canada to tipoff World Cup qualifying with mixed group of veteran, young players

TORONTO — Roy Rana selected a team of players from all over the world to tip off Canada's quest for a FIBA World Cup berth. Canada's men's basketball roster, announced Friday morning, includes NBA free agent Joel Anthony, Former NBA No.
Argos prepared to face Glenn or Bridge in East final versus Riders

Argos prepared to face Glenn or Bridge in East final versus Riders

TORONTO — The last time the Toronto Argonauts faced the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Corey Chamblin wasn't sure if his defence would face Brandon Bridge.