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Canadian women defeat Ireland in opening match at New Zealand Sevens

Canadian women defeat Ireland in opening match at New Zealand Sevens

HAMILTON, New Zealand — Canada captain Ghislaine Landry booted her 300th career conversion in a 24-7 win over Ireland at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens on Friday.

Documentary showcases Connor McDavid's unique rehab, call to avoid surgery

A third medical opinion convinced Connor McDavid to adopt a unique rehab plan following a serious left knee injury in last year's season finale, allowing the Edmonton Oilers captain to return for the 2019-20 opener.
Lowry, Siakam lead Raptors past Knicks for 6th straight win

Lowry, Siakam lead Raptors past Knicks for 6th straight win

NEW YORK — On “Star Wars” night at Madison Square Garden, the Toronto Raptors showed why they remain a galaxy far, far away from the New York Knicks.

Canadian pair win gold in women's team sprint at Milton track cycling World Cup

MILTON, Ont. — Canadian track cyclists Kelsey Mitchell and Lauriane Genest raced together in a World Cup women's team sprint for the first time on Friday night. They may want to consider doing it more often.

Alberta's Marks defeats Quebec's Gauthier at junior curling championship

LANGLEY, B.C. — Alberta's Abby Marks defeated Quebec's Noemie Gauthier 8-0 in six ends Friday to secure a tiebreak berth at the Canadian junior curling championship.
NFL’s Saints fight to shield emails in Catholic abuse crisis

NFL’s Saints fight to shield emails in Catholic abuse crisis

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area's Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallo
Canada trending upward towards Tokyo, but race to podium crowded

Canada trending upward towards Tokyo, but race to podium crowded

The good news for Canada's team heading to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is it's capable of beating the 22 medals won four years ago in Rio de Janeiro. The bad news is it's going to be really hard to do that.
Former Carleton Ravens star Jeanty named BlackJacks' first head coach

Former Carleton Ravens star Jeanty named BlackJacks' first head coach

OTTAWA — Osvaldo Jeanty is returning to Ottawa basketball. The expansion Ottawa BlackJacks hired Jeanty as the team's head coach on Friday, reuniting the former Carleton Ravens point guard with his mentor and former coach Dave Smart.
Aird signs with Winnipeg's Valour FC, Petrasso lands at York 9 FC

Aird signs with Winnipeg's Valour FC, Petrasso lands at York 9 FC

TORONTO — Canadian international winger Fraser Aird, released by Scotland's Cove Rangers last month after an incident in the stands, has joined Winnipeg's Valour FC.
Canada-Afghanistan under-19 cricket match rained out in South Africa

Canada-Afghanistan under-19 cricket match rained out in South Africa

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa — Canada's match against Afghanistan at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup was abandoned Friday without a ball played because of rain.