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Intriguing first-round matchups for Canadian players at Australian Open

Intriguing first-round matchups for Canadian players at Australian Open

A most unique Australian Open offers several intriguing storylines for the seven Canadians in the singles field. Bianca Andreescu's long-awaited return tops the list.
Alouettes won't offer Bowman a 2021 contract, ending 14-season run with CFL club

Alouettes won't offer Bowman a 2021 contract, ending 14-season run with CFL club

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes are parting ways with defensive end John Bowman after 14 CFL seasons. The team announced Friday that it will not offer the 38-year-old a contract for the 2021 campaign.
'I didn't see it coming': Flames' Sam Bennett surprised by scratch

'I didn't see it coming': Flames' Sam Bennett surprised by scratch

CALGARY — Being held out of the Calgary Flames' lineup on Thursday caught Sam Bennett by surprise. The 24-year-old forward arrived for morning skate expecting to face the Winnipeg Jets alongside his teammates. Instead he was a healthy scratch.
Montreal-based agent Ghavami has a client off to Super Bowl for second straight year

Montreal-based agent Ghavami has a client off to Super Bowl for second straight year

Once again, Sasha Ghavami has a rooting interest in the Super Bowl. For the second straight year, the Montreal-based agent has a client heading to the NFL's marquee game.
Claypool expects Chiefs to defend Super Bowl title but could also see a Tampa Bay win

Claypool expects Chiefs to defend Super Bowl title but could also see a Tampa Bay win

Chase Claypool is expecting another Super Bowl victory for the Kansas City Chiefs, but the Pittsburgh Steelers' Canadian receiver won't be overly surprised if Tom Brady captures a seventh NFL title.

Canadian men to open Olympic soccer qualifying tournament against El Salvador

The Canadian men will open CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifying against El Salvador on March 19 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Canada will then face Haiti on March 22 and Honduras on March 25 to complete Group B play.
Out of this world: Shepard put golf on moon 50 years ago

Out of this world: Shepard put golf on moon 50 years ago

Fifty years later, it remains the most impressive bunker shot in the history of golf, mainly because of the location. The moon. Apollo 14 commander Alan Shepard and his crew brought back about 90 pounds of moon rocks on Feb. 6, 1971.
Defender Ricardo Ferreira switches soccer allegiance from Portugal to Canada

Defender Ricardo Ferreira switches soccer allegiance from Portugal to Canada

Ricardo Ferreira, a Canadian-born defender who won one cap for Portugal, has switched his international allegiance to Canada. The 28-year-old, born in Mississauga, Ont.
Rugby Canada watches progress of Scotland's Toronto-born hooker with interest

Rugby Canada watches progress of Scotland's Toronto-born hooker with interest

Toronto-born Ewan Ashman will be rooting for Scotland when the Six Nations Rugby Championship kicks off this weekend. The 20-year-old Ashman is one of four hookers in the Scottish squad.
Hockey Canada cancels spring championships due to COVID-19 for second straight year

Hockey Canada cancels spring championships due to COVID-19 for second straight year

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has cancelled its 2021 spring national championships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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