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Cam Atkinson scores twice, including winner, as Blue Jackets beat Senators 7-6

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 7:42pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 8:15pm

OTTAWA — Cam Atkinson made the right read, and it paid off with the winning goal.

Atkinson's second goal of the game at 1:09 of overtime gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a...

NewsAlert: Atlanta beats Green Bay for NFC Championship and spot in Super Bowl

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons are heading to the Super Bowl.

Atlanta beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 on Sunday in the NFC championship.

The Falcons will play...

Jesse Shynkaruk scored twice in the Saskatoon Blades

Blades make it five in a row

By Ryan Brandt January 22, 2017 - 5:28pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 5:28pm

It's safe to say the Saskatoon Blades six-game homestand was a success after a 6-3 win over Swift Current.

The victory marked a fifth straight win for the Blades, all...

Royals' Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 4:42pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 5:15pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yordano Ventura quit school as a teenager so he could begin working a construction job to help his family make ends meet, labouring day after day in the hot...

Duhamel and Radford frustrated with system that refuses to keep pace

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 4:25pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 5:15pm

OTTAWA — When it comes pure athleticism, Canada's two-time world pairs champions Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford are virtually in a class by themselves.

But the two have...

Jay Chapman scores in debut for Canada, helps team to 4-2 win over Bermuda

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 4:45pm

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Veteran defender Adam Straith was one of many Canadians to experience a first on Sunday.

Jay Chapman's debut goal in the final 15 minutes spared...

Costa returns to Chelsea side, scores on 100th appearance

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 3:28pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

LONDON — Still to clear up the ambiguity over last weekend's absence from the Chelsea team, Diego Costa did his talking on the pitch on Sunday.

Costa marked his return...

Canada's team for world championships loaded with previous gold medallists

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 2:10pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 2:30pm

OTTAWA — Canada's team for the world figure championships boasts 17 world medals between them.

With the return of ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, along with...

Rookie sensation Patrik Laine cleared for full-contact practice with Jets

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 2:01pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine took another step toward returning to action on Sunday.

Laine participated in his first full-contact practice with the Winnipeg Jets since being...

Tough at the top: Murray, Kerber make 4th-round exits in Oz

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 1:42pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 2:15pm

MELBOURNE, Australia — Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber had much in common heading into the first Grand Slam of the season as the No. 1 seeds.

They shared an unwanted...

Germany's top Olympic official proposes Russia ban

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 1:28pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

MOSCOW — The president of the German Olympic Committee has called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 and 2020 Olympics if sports bosses there are found to have known about...

Alysha Newman of London, Ont., sets Canadian indoor pole vault record

By The Canadian Press January 22, 2017 - 12:19pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

TORONTO — Alysha Newman of London, Ont., set a Canadian women's indoor pole vault record of 4.65 metres on Saturday at the Fred Foot Track and Field Memorial meet.

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