• September 21, 2021

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1st-half struggles cost Canadian men in rugby 7s quarter-final at Vancouver

1st-half struggles cost Canadian men in rugby 7s quarter-final at Vancouver

An early turnover and a penalty resulted in a pair of tries for Britain in a 31-5 triumph over Canada in a men’s quarter-final Sunday at the World Rugby Sevens Series. Canada possessed the ball…

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Canadian multi-sport athlete Georgia Simmerling retires after 4 Olympic Games

Canadian multi-sport athlete Georgia Simmerling retires after 4 Olympic Games

Canadian multi-sport athlete Georgia Simmerling has announced her retirement from professional sport.  The Vancouver, B.C., native — who in 2016 became Canada’s first Olympian to compete in three different sports across three different Games — is…

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Canada’s Rebecca Marino advances at National Bank Open

Canada’s Rebecca Marino advances at National Bank Open

Rebecca Marino knows she’s been raising eyebrows with her play at the National Bank Open in Montreal this week. First, the 30-year-old wild card entry upset No. 16 seed Madison Keys in consecutive sets to…

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Canada’s Marino takes upset victory in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canada’s Marino takes upset victory in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canada’s Rebecca Marino pulled off her biggest victory since returning to tennis, upsetting World No. 26 Madison Keys of the United States in consecutive sets on Monday at the National Bank Open. The 30-year-old Marino…

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Canada’s Pospisil falls in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canada’s Pospisil falls in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canadian Vasek Pospisil was halfway to the second round at the National Bank Open before falling to Tommy Paul of the United States in three sets on Monday. The 24-year-old qualifier took the match 6-7 (5),…

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Vancouver skateboarders zero in on Olympic shot

Vancouver skateboarders zero in on Olympic shot

When Andy Anderson and Adam Hopkins first got hooked on skateboarding, never in their wildest dreams could either have imagined they’d one day be vying for a spot on Canadian Olympic team. But pandemic willing,…

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Canada’s Rebecca Marino ‘feels like different person’ ahead of 1st major in 8 years

Canada’s Rebecca Marino ‘feels like different person’ ahead of 1st major in 8 years

It’s been eight years since Rebecca Marino participated in a Grand Slam, and the Canadian says she “feels like a different person.” Marino, the 30-year-old from Vancouver, is set to play the main draw of…

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Canucks re-sign Gaudette, add Hawryluk

Canucks re-sign Gaudette, add Hawryluk

The Vancouver Canucks re-signed Adam Gaudette on a one-year deal Monday and added unrestricted free agent Jayce Hawryluk on a one-year, two-way contract. Gaudette, a restricted free agent, will earn $950,000 under his new deal, while financial details for Hawryluk were not…

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Shapovalov lone Canadian men’s player through to 2nd round at French Open

Shapovalov lone Canadian men’s player through to 2nd round at French Open

Denis Shapovalov is the only Canadian male heading to the second round of the French Open. The No. 9 seed from Richmond Hill, Ont., defeated French veteran Gilles Simon 6-2, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 on Tuesday…

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Jared Spurgeon scores twice as Wild blanks Canucks in Game 1

Jared Spurgeon scores twice as Wild blanks Canucks in Game 1

Jared Spurgeon scored twice for the Minnesota Wild in a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks to lead their qualifying series Sunday. Spurgeon produced one of them, plus an empty-netter, and Kevin Fiala also scored…

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Whitecaps delay departure to Florida, 6 FC Dallas players test positive for covid-19

Whitecaps delay departure to Florida, 6 FC Dallas players test positive for covid-19

COVID-19 took its toll on preparations for the MLS is Back Tournament on Wednesday with news that six FC Dallas players had tested positive and the Vancouver Whitecaps had postponed their flight to Florida due…

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Canadian NHL Fans OK if country doesn’t host playoff games

Canadian NHL Fans OK if country doesn’t host playoff games

It looks like hockey fans will be able to cheer on their favorite NHL team this summer but Canadians have issued a collective shrug about whether the Stanley Cup is hoisted on their home ice.…

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Canada’s quarantine restrictions significant hurdle for 3 cities hoping to be NHL hubs

Canada’s quarantine restrictions significant hurdle for 3 cities hoping to be NHL hubs

The Edmonton Oilers senior vice-president of communications and government relations is pondering a question about how long the team has been working on its bid to serve as an NHL hub city, should the league…

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Vancouver Whitecaps start individual workouts outdoors at training facility

Vancouver Whitecaps start individual workouts outdoors at training facility

The Vancouver Whitecaps got back to training Tuesday, albeit via voluntary individual workouts at the club’s practice facility. Still it was a welcome return for 16 players, who each had a quarter of a field to work…

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Canucks and B.C.’s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL matches in Vancouver

Canucks and B.C.’s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL matches in Vancouver

The Canucks are hoping to score some hockey matches for Vancouver if the NHL continues the 2019-20 season. The team affirmed it has put forward a proposal for Vancouver to be a “hub city” for…

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Canada defeats South Africa to claim the bronze medal in Vancouver

Canada defeats South Africa to claim the bronze medal in Vancouver

They thrilled us. They broke our hearts. They engaged us throughout and saved the best for last. Team Canada drew us in and teased us. We, and they, dared to believe a podium conclusion was…