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Canada exits men's World Cup with loss to Morocco

| Sports/Soccer | Fri, 27 May 2022 11:59:18 EDT

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Canada's Mirela Rahneva rumbles to gold at skeleton World Cup in Utah

CBC Sports | Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Skeleton | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 14:20:35 EST

Canada's Mirela Rahneva captured gold at the competition on Thursday in Park City, Utah, her first time topping the podium on tour since 2019. read more

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Safety of women and girls in sport hearing resumes with testimony from whistleblower

The Canadian Press | Sports/Olympics | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 07:46:19 EST

Soccer player Ciara McCormack and boxer Myriam Da Silva Rondeau are among the women testifying before members of Parliament as the Standing Committee Status of Women continues its hearings on the safety of women and girls in sport. read more

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Watch World Cup bobsleigh and skeleton from Utah

CBC Sports | Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Sliding | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 07:00:00 EST

Watch some of the best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in action at the World Cup event in Park City, Utah. read more

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Former Expos reporter Richard Milo honoured by Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

The Canadian Press | Sports/Baseball | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 12:55:18 EST

Richard Milo earns a lifetime achievement award being named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's 2022 Jack Graney Award. read more

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Poulin, Nurse return as Canada looks to get back into Rivalry Series with U.S.

The Canadian Press | Sports/Hockey | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 18:48:26 EST

Team captain Marie-Philip Poulin and 2022 Olympic leading scorer Sarah Nurse will help lead Canada's women's hockey team when it continues its Rivalry Series with the United States next month. read more

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Canada falls in OT to U.S. in final preliminary-round game at Para Hockey Cup

CBC Sports | Sports/Paralympics/Winter Sports/Para ice hockey | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 22:46:11 EST

Canada's national Para-hockey team came up short against the rival United States on Wednesday, falling 3-2 in overtime in the final preliminary round game at the 2022 Para Hockey Cup in Bridgewater, N.S. read more

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'This is not inclusion': Canadian hockey parents frustrated as foreign-born kids asked to apply for transfer

Andrew Lupton | News/Canada/London | Thu, 1 Dec 2022 06:18:55 EST

Hockey parents of children born outside Canada are bristling at a rule that requires them to apply for a transfer from their birth country before they can take the ice. read more

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Penguins defenceman Kris Letang out indefinitely after suffering 2nd stroke

The Associated Press | Sports/Hockey/NHL | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:36:50 EST

Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Kris Letang is out indefinitely after suffering a stroke. General manager Ron Hextall announced Tuesday that the 35-year-old Letang had the stroke Monday. Letang was a last-minute scratch in a 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina with an undisclosed illness. read more

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Meet 3 women playing key roles with the Calgary Flames, Wranglers

Taylor Simmons | News/Canada/Calgary | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:05:22 EST

Several women are taking up key positions with the NHL and other men’s professional leagues. We speak with a play-by-play announcer, a skating coach and a player development specialist about their advice to the next generation of women hoping to break into the industry. read more

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Marner ties franchise record with 18-game point streak as Maple Leafs defeat Sharks

Joshua Clipperton | Sports/Hockey/NHL | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 22:13:38 EST

Pierre Engvall scored with 2:27 left in regulation as the Maple Leafs defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday in Toronto. read more

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Is Alphonso Davies's celebrity a potential problem for Canada's men's World Cup team?

Chris Jones | Sports/Soccer/World Cup | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:40:12 EST

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest stage in the sporting world, and occupying it has its costs. Alphonso Davies needs to understand that he alone isn't above paying them. read more

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Australia upsets Denmark to earn 1st qualification to knockout round since 2006

The Associated Press | Sports/Soccer/World Cup | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:39:32 EST

Australia advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup, beating favoured Denmark 1-0. Defending champion France won its World Cup group despite losing to Tunisia 1-0 Wednesday. Argentina beat Poland 2-0 Wednesday, and Mexico beats Saudi Arabia 2-1 but eliminated based on goal difference. read more

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Ukrainian Olympian Yuri Cheban auctioning medals to help war effort

Eddie Pells | Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Canoe-Kayak | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:53:40 EST

One of Ukraine's most decorated Olympians is auctioning his medals — two golds and a bronze — in hopes of raising a six-figure donation to contribute to the war effort in his native land. read more

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Canada's game vs. Morocco at World Cup means 'conflicting emotions' for this N.W.T. man

CBC News | News/Canada/North | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:59:12 EST

Younes Oudghough, a Moroccan-Canadian living in Yellowknife, will be up early on Thursday morning to watch his two favourite teams play what will be Canada's final game at the World Cup. read more

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Williamson scores 33 to power Pelicans past Raptors

The Associated Press | Sports/Basketball/NBA | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:15:26 EST

Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six three-pointers and 26 points as the Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night in New Orleans. read more

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Roberto Luongo to be inducted into Canucks Ring of Honour next season

The Canadian Press | Sports/Hockey/NHL | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 20:18:33 EST

Former Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honour next season, the club announced Wednesday. read more

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Mike Weir named captain of international team for 2024 Presidents Cup in Montreal

The Canadian Press | Sports/Golf | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:20:20 EST

Mike Weir will be the first Canadian to ever captain a Presidents Cup team. Weir was officially named the international team's captain on Wednesday morning at a news conference at the Bell Centre in Montreal. read more

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Kenya avoids track doping ban as Russia remains suspended due to war

Eddie Pells | Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Track and Field | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:04:00 EST

Russia and Kenya, two of the most troubled counties on the international doping front, received encouraging news from track and field's ruling body on Wednesday, though any possible reprieve for Russia was tempered by the sport's intent to keep the country's athletes out of international meets until the war in Ukraine is over. read more

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Winnipeg Sea Bears become 10th Canadian Elite Basketball League franchise

The Canadian Press | News/Canada/Manitoba | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:05:00 EST

The Winnipeg Sea Bears are the latest team to join the growing Canadian Elite Basketball League, and will kick off their inaugural season in 2023. read more

FIFA World Cup: Montreal’s Moroccans cheer as Canada falls in final match

FIFA World Cup: Montreal’s Moroccans cheer as Canada falls in final match

Canada/Sports/FIFA | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:20:37 +0000

Canada and Morocco had faced each other three previous times, with Morocco winning twice and the teams drawing once. read more

FIFA World Cup: Canada leaves Qatar without a point after 2-1 loss to Morocco

FIFA World Cup: Canada leaves Qatar without a point after 2-1 loss to Morocco

Canada/Sports/World | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:04:54 +0000

Canada's run at the World Cup has ended with a 2-1 loss to Morocco. The Canadian men's soccer team will leave Qatar still searching for its first World Cup point. read more

Soccer player Ciara McCormack to testify for safety of women study

Soccer player Ciara McCormack to testify for safety of women study

Canada/Politics/Sports | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 12:49:13 +0000

McCormack is a former Vancouver Whitecaps player and the whisteblower against Bob Birarda, a former Whitecaps and Soccer Canada coach. read more

Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108

Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Thu, 01 Dec 2022 03:39:26 +0000

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six 3-pointers and 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night. read more

Montreal’s Moroccans thrilled for upcoming FIFA World Cup match

Montreal’s Moroccans thrilled for upcoming FIFA World Cup match

Canada/Sports/Canada Morocco game | Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:36:41 +0000

Soccer fans will be packing the cafes and bars across the city for Thursday's Canada-Morocco game, especially in a neighbourhood north of downtown known as 'Little Maghreb.' read more

FIFA World Cup: Canada looks to get result against Morocco before leaving Qatar

FIFA World Cup: Canada looks to get result against Morocco before leaving Qatar

Canada/Sports/World | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:12:18 +0000

According to Opta, Canada is the third team to lose its first five World Cup matches, joining Mexico (which lost its first nine) and El Salvador (lost six). read more

FIFA World Cup: Political tension overshadows U.S.-Iran match

FIFA World Cup: Political tension overshadows U.S.-Iran match

Sports/World/FIFA World Cup | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 14:04:53 +0000

It's unclear whether any Iranian or U.S. government officials will be on hand for the match. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken already attended the U.S. match against Wales. read more

FIFA World Cup: Croatia charged for fans’ taunts of Canadian goalkeeper

FIFA World Cup: Croatia charged for fans’ taunts of Canadian goalkeeper

Canada/Sports/World | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:55:58 +0000

Canada goalkeeper Milan Borjan was born in an ethnic Serb region of Croatia that was part of the conflict that split the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. read more

Pelicans play the Raptors for cross-conference game

Pelicans play the Raptors for cross-conference game

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 07:04:02 +0000

Toronto Raptors (11-9, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (12-8, third in the Western Conference) read more

Siakam solid in return as Raptors beat Cavs 100-88

Siakam solid in return as Raptors beat Cavs 100-88

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Tue, 29 Nov 2022 02:55:51 +0000

Pascal Siakam wasted little time in showing what the Toronto Raptors had been missing. read more

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