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Émilie Castonguay becomes 1st female assistant GM in Canucks history

CBC News | Sports/Hockey/NHL | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:43:03 EST

"I've always been well accepted and once you get past that, and you get talking about hockey and they see you have the knowledge ... you kind of forget you're the only girl in the room." read more

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The X Games gave some Canadian Olympic contenders a big lift

Jesse Campigotto | Sports | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 18:03:33 EST

With competition at the Winter Olympics just nine days away, CBC Sports' daily newsletter recaps a big weekend for Canadian snowboarders and freestyle skiers at the X Games. read more

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6 killed, at least 40 injured in stampede at African Cup soccer game

The Associated Press | Sports/Soccer | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 17:27:19 EST

At least six people have died in a stampede outside a stadium hosting an African Cup of Nations soccer game in Cameroon, an official said Monday. read more

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Memory of Canada's crushing loss to Honduras in 2012 World Cup qualifier still haunts players

John Molinaro | Sports/Soccer | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:28:05 EST

On Thursday, Canada's men's soccer team will visit the hostile confines of Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano in Honduras for a key World Cup qualifier. Ten years ago, it was the site of one of Canada's most humbling defeats. read more

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Moguls star Mikaël Kingsbury leads Canada's 24-member Olympic freestyle team

Lori Ewing | Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Freestyle Skiing | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 10:51:29 EST

Led by reigning Olympic moguls champion Mikaël Kingsbury, Canada's freestyle ski team at the Beijing Olympics should be as dominant as ever. Its 25 medals at the Winter Games, including 12 gold, are more than any other country. read more

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Canada's Brianne Jenner, women's hockey team embracing uncertainty of Beijing Games

Kirsten Whelan | Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Hockey | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 04:00:00 EST

In a career that already includes an Olympic gold medal and numerous accolades for club and country, 12-year veteran of the Canadian women's national hockey team Brianne Jenner describes this year as among the most impactful. read more

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Auger-Aliassime joins fellow Canadian Shapovalov in Aussie Open quarter-finals

The Canadian Press | Sports/Tennis | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:13:36 EST

Some 24 hours after Denis Shapovalov reached his first Australian Open men's singles quarter-final, his friend and countryman Felix Auger-Aliassime joined him in the final eight. read more

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Canada's Jacob Panetta suspended by ECHL, cut from team for apparent racist gesture

CBC Sports | Sports/Hockey | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 13:46:56 EST

The ECHL swiftly suspended defenceman Jacob Panetta for an apparent racial gesture toward fellow Canadian Jordan Subban of South Carolina Stingrays during Saturday's game. The Jacksonville Icemen later released Panetta, a 26-year-old from Belleville, Ont., who later apologized and addressed his actions. read more

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MLB negotiators to meet again Tuesday after 2-hour in-person bargaining session

Ronald Blum | Sports/Baseball/MLB | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:25:39 EST

Locked-out Major League Baseball players withdrew their proposal for more liberalized free agency and lowered their proposed decrease in revenue sharing Monday. read more

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Canucks adviser Doug Jarvis bids fond farewell to NHL iron man title

Karin Larsen | News/Canada/British Columbia | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:17:16 EST

Philadelphia defenceman Keith Yandle is poised to tie Jarvis's record of 964 consecutive games played, thereby taking over the iron man title. read more

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Beijing Olympic Committee lowers threshold for producing negative COVID-19 test

Devin Heroux | Sports | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 11:21:40 EST

In a communication sent out Sunday by Beijing 2022, it was revealed the cycle threshold (Ct) value would be dropping from 40 to 35, making it easier for participants to produce a negative test. read more

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Bonds, Clemens, Ortiz to be close calls for National Baseball Hall of Fame

Jake Seiner | Sports/Baseball/MLB | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 13:36:07 EST

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, with eight MVPs and seven Cy Young Awards between them, are in the last inning in their National Baseball Hall of Fame bids. Either they get in Tuesday or Cooperstown may elude them entirely. David Ortiz leads a group of 13 first-time eligible players. read more

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What amateur athletes recovering from COVID-19 need to know about return to sport

Paige Parsons | News/Canada/Edmonton | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 10:00:00 EST

Amateur athletes returning to activity after recovering from COVID-19 should take a gradual approach, says an Edmonton sports medicine physician.  read more

Returning Champions: Mikaël Kingsbury

Returning Champions: Mikaël Kingsbury

| Sports | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 09:00:00 EST

Canadian moguls skier Mikaël Kingsbury looks back on his Olympic gold at PyeongChang 2018, his recovery from breaking two vertebrae in his back, and his approach heading into Beijing 2022. read more

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Canada's Max Moffatt claims X Games silver medal in ski slopestyle event

The Canadian Press | Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Freestyle Skiing | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 20:19:46 EST

Canadian freestyle skier Max Moffatt won silver in men's ski slopestyle at the X Games Sunday in Aspen, Colo. read more

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Sofia Goggia Olympic downhill title defence in doubt after Sunday crash in Italy

Andrew Dampf | Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Alpine Skiing | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 09:54:58 EST

Sofia Goggia is going to need to recover in a hurry from a series of injuries following another crash on Sunday if she's going to be able to defend her Olympic downhill title next month. read more

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3 Manitoba speed skaters aim to follow in steps of legendary local Olympians, inspire next generation

Nathan Liewicki | News/Canada/Manitoba | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 07:21:06 EST

Winnipeg’s Heather McLean and Tyson Langelaar, along with Alexa Scott of Clandeboye, Man., will look to carve their names into Canadian long track speed skating lore at next month’s Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. read more

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Faulk helps Blues beat undermanned Canucks

Gemma Karstens-Smith | Sports/Hockey/NHL | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 15:32:23 EST

Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist and the St. Louis Blues overpowered the undermanned Vancouver Canucks en route to a 3-1 victory on Sunday. read more

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Kansas City advances to 4th consecutive AFC title game with thrilling OT win over Bills

The Associated Press | Sports/Football/NFL | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 18:54:14 EST

Patrick Mahomes found Travis Kelce in the corner of the end zone early in overtime, and Kansas City rallied to beat the visiting Buffalo Bills 42-36 on Sunday night in a sizzling finish to a wild divisional-round weekend. read more

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Canada's Henderson places 2nd in season-opening LPGA Tournament of Champions

The Canadian Press | Sports/Golf | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 17:57:04 EST

A bogey-free final round saw Canada's Brooke Henderson finish second at the season-opening Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions on Sunday in Orlando. read more

Vancouver Canucks name first ever female assistant general manager

Vancouver Canucks name first ever female assistant general manager

Sports/Canucks assistant GM/Émilie Castonguay | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 19:22:48 +0000

Émilie Castonguay was named in the role on Monday from Momentum Hockey where she became the first female NHLPA Certified Agent in Canada in 2016. read more

The Brier returning to London, Ont. in 2023: Curling Canada

The Brier returning to London, Ont. in 2023: Curling Canada

Sports/Brier/Brier Cup | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 18:25:04 +0000

The 2011 Tim Hortons Brier was the last time London, Ont., hosted the annual curling championship. read more

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime advances to QF at Australian Open with victory over Cilic

Canada’s Auger-Aliassime advances to QF at Australian Open with victory over Cilic

Sports/Australian Open/Australian Open Quarterfinals | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:35:19 +0000

Auger-Aliassime overcame a fast and furious start by 2018 finalist Marin Cilic and held on tight until he could turn things around, in a 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2, 7-6 (4) victory. read more

Raptors comeback falls just short against Portland

Raptors comeback falls just short against Portland

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Mon, 24 Jan 2022 01:33:15 +0000

On a night the Toronto Raptors needed the greatest comeback in franchise history to win, they could have also used a crowd. read more

Beijing district orders mass COVID-19 testing ahead of 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing district orders mass COVID-19 testing ahead of 2022 Winter Olympics

Canada/Sports/World | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 18:30:44 +0000

In China, 56 new confirmed COVID cases were reported in the 24 hours through midnight Saturday. The National Health Commission said 37 were believed to have been acquired abroad. read more

Canadian Shapovalov reaches Australian Open quarterfinals, sets Nadal match

Canadian Shapovalov reaches Australian Open quarterfinals, sets Nadal match

Canada/Sports/Australia | Sun, 23 Jan 2022 12:41:22 +0000

Denis Shapovalov upset world No. 3 Alexander Zverev in straight sets to reach the quarterfinal stage at Melbourne for the first time in his career. read more

CHL panel finds ‘unspoken code of silence’ enables misconduct off the ice

CHL panel finds ‘unspoken code of silence’ enables misconduct off the ice

Canada/Health/Sports | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 22:07:22 +0000

The league tasked an independent panel with reviewing the CHL's policies and practices around hazing, abuse, harassment and bullying in July 2020. read more

Clark Gillies, Hockey Hall of Famer and Regina Pats legend, dead at 67

Clark Gillies, Hockey Hall of Famer and Regina Pats legend, dead at 67

Canada/Sports/Clark Gillies | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:50:28 +0000

The hockey world is mourning the passing of an all-time great Saturday with the death of former Regina Pats star Clark Gillies. read more

Raptors host the Trail Blazers for cross-conference contest

Raptors host the Trail Blazers for cross-conference contest

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Sat, 22 Jan 2022 11:42:53 +0000

Portland Trail Blazers (19-26, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (22-21, eighth in the Eastern Conference) read more

Kripps, Appiah, de Bruin have eyes on bobsled medal podium in Beijing

Kripps, Appiah, de Bruin have eyes on bobsled medal podium in Beijing

Sports/2022 Winter Olympics/Beijing Games | Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:41:08 +0000

Justin Kripps, from Summerland, B.C., drove to second-place overall in both the two- and four-man bobsled on the World Cup season that recently ended. read more

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