National Sports News

Guardiola virtually concedes title after heavy loss for City

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 2:45pm

MANCHESTER, England — The Premier League season is barely past the halfway point and already Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has virtually given up on winning the title...

Canada's Vathje, Rahneva win skeleton gold and bronze at Winterberg World Cup

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 2:11pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 2:30pm

WINTERBERG, Germany — Calgary's Elisabeth Vathje and Ottawa's Mirela Rahneva won gold and bronze respectively on Sunday at a skeleton World Cup event in Winterberg, Germany....

McIlroy to have tests on his injured back

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 12:50pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 1:15pm

JOHANNESBURG — One tournament into the new year, Rory McIlroy is going for tests on his back Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage....

Canadians Harvey and Valjas win cross-country skiing team sprint gold

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 12:17pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 1:45pm

TOBLACH, Italy — Canadians Alex Harvey and Lenny Valjas, won gold in the team sprint on Sunday at a cross-country skiing World Cup.

Harvey, from Saint Ferreol-les-Neiges...

Quebec City's Plains of Abraham to host cross-country ski World Cup final

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 11:50am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:15pm

Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham will host the cross-country skiing World Cup final March 17-19.

Event organizers Gestev along with Cross-Country Canada and the...

Whitecaps speedster Kekuta Manneh savouring first taste of U.S. national team

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:15pm

CARSON, Calif. — Kekuta Manneh's days of commuting to work from the U.S. are over.

The electric Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder/forward, a native of the Gambia, had been...

Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 7:47am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 8:15am

WASHINGTON — The Slants aren't exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world.

The...

Carter gets OT winner as LA Kings surge past Jets, 3-2

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 12:56am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 1:15am

LOS ANGELES — The Kings hit iron with an extraordinary number of shots Saturday night, culminating in a late backhand by Kyle Clifford that somehow struck both sides of...

Draisaitl, Letestu scores in shootout as Oilers beat Flames 2-1

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 12:38am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 1:00am

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers feel they are starting to get a taste of what it will be like if they should maintain their spot in the standings.

Leon Draisaitl and Mark...

New look: Murray, Kerber start Australian Open as top seeds

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 12:01am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:30am

MELBOURNE, Australia — It's new and exciting for Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, entering a Grand Slam tournament with the No. 1 in front of their names.

Both reached...

Lewis scores 3 TDS, Pats advance to AFC title game 34-16

By The Canadian Press January 14, 2017 - 11:39pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:00am

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game.

Dion Lewis had a 13-yard touchdown reception , a 98-yard...

Team North America closing in on victory at 2017 Continental Cup

By The Canadian Press January 14, 2017 - 11:39pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:00am

LAS VEGAS — Team North America picked up another two points on Saturday night in the final traditional team-play round of the 2017 Continental Cup — putting the home team on...

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