• September 21, 2021

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Canadian defender Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

Canadian defender Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

As first impressions go, Canadian defender Scott Kennedy hit it out of the park. Canada coach John Herdman, who had talked up the uncapped Kennedy in the leadup to Tuesday’s crucial World Cup qualifier versus…

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Bansley, Wilkerson come out on top in all-Canadian beach volleyball duel at Ostrava Beach Open

Bansley, Wilkerson come out on top in all-Canadian beach volleyball duel at Ostrava Beach Open

Heather Bansley and Brandie Wilkerson came out on top versus fellow Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes by a score of 2-1 (25-23, 14-21, 15-9) at the Ostrava Beach Open on Thursday. Bansley (Toronto) and Wilkerson…

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Howard’s hat trick helps Toronto hurdle past Calgary in Secret Cup

Howard’s hat trick helps Toronto hurdle past Calgary in Secret Cup

Brittany Howard produced a hat trick and Jamie Lee Rattray added a pair of goals as Team Sonnet downed Team Scotiabank 8-3 on Wednesday at the Secret Cup women’s hockey tournament in Calgary. Victoria Bach,…

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Einarson, Canadian curling teammates remain in playoff hunt at women’s worlds

Einarson, Canadian curling teammates remain in playoff hunt at women’s worlds

Canada’s Kerri Einarson chipped away at her women’s world curling championship deficit with a second straight victory Tuesday in Calgary. The host country beat Italy 10-4 to get to a 3-5 record, but Einarson’s foursome…

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Breakout star Liam Brearley competes in 1st snowboard worlds event

Breakout star Liam Brearley competes in 1st snowboard worlds event

Canadian snowboarder Liam Brearley has had quite the year since he created a buzz at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. He collected three medals that January — the first Canadian to do that at a Youth Games…

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Matt Dunstone gets an assist at Brier from small town in Saskatchewan

Matt Dunstone gets an assist at Brier from small town in Saskatchewan

Matt Dunstone’s curling team continued to parlay the generosity of a Saskatchewan small town into its strong start at the Canadian men’s championship. Dunstone’s foursome downed Quebec 9-6 on Tuesday for a third consecutive win.…

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Women provide successful test of Calgary’s curling bubble ahead of Brier

Women provide successful test of Calgary’s curling bubble ahead of Brier

All systems are go for the Canadian men’s curling championship after the women proved elite curling can happen in a pandemic. Curling Canada says no one tested positive for the COVID-19 virus during the Scotties…

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Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world juniors semifinal

Canada renews rivalry with Russia in world juniors semifinal

It seems like Canada’s road to gold at the world junior men’s hockey championship often runs through Russia, given each country’s hockey pedigree. The two adversaries square off in Monday’s semifinal in Edmonton for the…

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Canadians Howden, Thompson win World Cup ski cross medals in France

Canadians Howden, Thompson win World Cup ski cross medals in France

Canada’s Reece Howden claimed a silver medal in men’s World Cup ski cross and teammate Marielle Thompson earned bronze in women’s racing Sunday. Howden, of Cultus Lake, B.C., concluded behind winner Jonathan Midol of France…

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Calgary’s Tesho Akindele scores Orlando’s winner, knocks Montreal out of MLS tournament

Calgary’s Tesho Akindele scores Orlando’s winner, knocks Montreal out of MLS tournament

Canadian international Tesho Akindele scored in the 60th minute and Orlando City advanced to the quarter-finals of the MLS is Back tournament with a 1-0 triumph over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Montreal was eliminated…

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Stampeders QB Mitchell says he could’ve been ready for start of season after surgery

Stampeders QB Mitchell says he could’ve been ready for start of season after surgery

Bo Levi Mitchell says he would’ve been ready for the start of the CFL season if it opened on time. The Calgary Stampeders’ star quarterback underwent shoulder surgery in December. He said Tuesday during a…

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CFL states it won’t start regular season until at least July

CFL states it won’t start regular season until at least July

The CFL is the last league to postpone the game due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league, which was programmed to start the regular season on June 11, announced Tuesday that the season would not…