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Canada names first six skaters for world short track championships

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 10:26pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 10:45pm

MONTREAL — Canada named its first six skaters to earn spots for the 2017 ISU world short track championships following their performances at the Canadian senior championships...

Taylor Hall scores winner, Devils beat Canucks 2-1 in overtime

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 10:03pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 10:30pm

Vancouver's power play has been a subject of concern as of late, and that isn't about to change after its overtime loss to New Jersey.

The Canucks dropped their fourth...

Regina Pats push past the Raiders 5-1.

Regina Pats breeze past Raiders 5-1 in rematch

By Arielle Zerr January 15, 2017 - 7:08pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 7:08pm

After clawing back to win against Prince Albert Saturday night, the Pats blew past the Raiders with relative ease Sunday afternoon. 

Sam Steel and Connor Hobbs both...

Eve Belisle wins Quebec women's curling title, earns berth in nationals

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 5:48pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 6:15pm

Eve Belisle downed Marie-France Larouche 7-4 to win the Quebec women's curling championship Sunday.

Belisle scored three in the second end and a deuce in the fifth for a...

Former pro wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 5:35pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

PHILADELPHIA — Former pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died at his...

Canada's Marielle Thompson golden in World Cup; Brady Leman wins silver

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 3:22pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

WATLES, Italy — Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., saved her best run for last on Sunday, winning gold in women's ski cross while Calgary's Brady Leman took silver in the men...

Patrick Chan looks for confidence boost at Canadian figure skating championship

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 3:12pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

Making Canadian figure skating history at the national championship isn't as important to Patrick Chan as recovering his morale.

The three-time men's world champion can...

Austrian skier Scheyer wins downhill; Vonn 13th on return

By The Canadian Press January 15, 2017 - 2:38pm Updated: January 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria — Racing for the first time in 322 days, Lindsey Vonn had to settle for 13th place Sunday in an unusual women's World Cup downhill with an...

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...