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Curling Canada clarified eligibility 'grey area' in policy for defending Brier champs

Curling Canada clarified eligibility 'grey area' in policy for defending Brier champs

LONDON, Ont. — Brad Gushue's team is back at the Tim Hortons Brier as defending champions. They'll have to change their residency situation or roster makeup next season if they need to qualify to return via provincial playdowns.
A capsule look at the 18 teams that will compete at the Tim Hortons Brier

A capsule look at the 18 teams that will compete at the Tim Hortons Brier

LONDON, Ont. — A capsule look at the 18 teams competing in the March 3-12 Canadian men's curling championship in London, Ont. Teams listed by seeding in their pools, athletes from skip to lead, followed by home club. POOL A MANITOBA Matt Dunstone, B.
Oilers' Bouchard steps into new role, opportunity on power-play unit with Barrie gone

Oilers' Bouchard steps into new role, opportunity on power-play unit with Barrie gone

EDMONTON — Evan Bouchard has the chance to go from understudy to star. For the better part of two-plus seasons, the 23-year-old defenceman watched and learned as fellow defenceman Tyson Barrie ran the scariest power play in the NHL.
Men’s sevens rugby team hopes Vancouver crowd provides boost up the standings

Men’s sevens rugby team hopes Vancouver crowd provides boost up the standings

VANCOUVER — The Canadian men hope playing before a hometown crowd at this weekend’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event can help pull them back from the abyss.

WHL Roundup: Wiesblatt leads Tigers in 6-4 victory to snap Ice's 11-game win streak

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Oasiz Wiesblatt had two goals and two assists to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers in taking down the league-leading Winnipeg Ice 6-4 on Wednesday. Hunter St.
Canada's Shapovalov falls to Fritz, makes second-round exit at Mexican Open

Canada's Shapovalov falls to Fritz, makes second-round exit at Mexican Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Canada's Denis Shapovalov was handed a 6-4, 6-4 second-round loss by American Taylor Fritz at the Mexican Open Wednesday. After taking a 2-1 lead in the opening set, Shapovalov dropped the next three games.
McDavid's historic fifth straight multi-goal game leads Oilers past Maple Leafs 5-2

McDavid's historic fifth straight multi-goal game leads Oilers past Maple Leafs 5-2

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid’s goal-scoring streak has reached legendary status. McDavid had two goals and an assist for his fifth consecutive multi-goal game as the Edmonton Oilers earned a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday.

OHL Roundup: Gerrior, 67's top Frontenacs 5-2 to claim East Division crown

OTTAWA — Will Gerrior led the way with two goals as the Ottawa 67's clinched the East Division with a 5-2 victory over the Kingston Frontenacs on Wednesday. It's the third time in the last four seasons the 67's have won the division.
Canada's Marino drops second-round match to China's Zhu at Monterrey Open

Canada's Marino drops second-round match to China's Zhu at Monterrey Open

MONTERREY, Mexico — Canada's Rebecca Marino suffered a 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3 loss to China's Zhu Lin in second-round action at the Monterrey Open on Wednesday. The Vancouver native had 11 aces to one double fault.

Canadian women earn second win at junior curling worlds

FÜSSEN, Germany — Canada's women's team earned their second win of the world junior curling championships, handing Germany a 7-6 extra-end loss on Wednesday.