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Canada's Collin Cameron wins silver at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Canada's Collin Cameron opened the 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships with a silver medal on Saturday. The 30-year-old from Sudbury, Ont., finished second in the men's 12.
Emotional funeral for Sala held in his Argentine hometown

Emotional funeral for Sala held in his Argentine hometown

PROGRESSO, Argentina — Family, friends, supporters and former teammates paid tribute to striker Emiliano Sala in his small Argentine hometown on Saturday, almost four weeks after he died when the plane he was in crashed into the English Channel.
Canada's Justin Kripps wins a World Cup four-man bobsled race in Lake Placid

Canada's Justin Kripps wins a World Cup four-man bobsled race in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Justin Kripps of Canada drove to the win in a four-man bobsled race Saturday, as Germany's Francesco Friedrich missed the podium for the first time all season. Kripps, of Summerland, B.C., finished his second run in 54.

Nembhard scores 21 points on perfect shooting, Florida handles Alabama 71-53

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Canada's Andrew Nembhard couldn't miss. And for a while Alabama couldn't hit. Nembhard, a 19-year-old from Aurora, Ont.

Halifax Thunderbirds unveiled as name of new National Lacrosse League team

Halifax's new professional lacrosse team now has a name: the Thunderbirds. The name was unveiled at the Halifax Convention Centre on Saturday.
Flames snap 4-game skid, beating Penguins 5-4

Flames snap 4-game skid, beating Penguins 5-4

PITTSBURGH — A big second period ended up being just enough for the Calgary Flames.

Canadian A.J. Lawson's threes send South Carolina past Texas A&M 84-77

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A.J. Lawson of Brampton, Ont., had 23 points off six of South Carolina's program record-tying 16 three-pointers to rally past Texas A&M 84-77 on Saturday.

Sam Gagner headed back to Oilers; Canucks deal him for Ryan Spooner

Sam Gagner is back with the Edmonton Oilers, the team with which he spent the first seven seasons of his NHL career. The Oilers acquired Gagner in a deal Saturday with Vancouver that sent centre Ryan Spooner to the Canucks.

Canada's Kia Nurse helps Canberra to Australian women's league title

CANBERRA., Australia — Canada's Kia Nurse had 12 points and three assists to help the University of Canberra Capitals to their eighth WNBL Championship, with a 93-73 victory over the Adelaide Lightning.
City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

Manchester City broke through Newport's stubborn defence in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn't as straightforward as the scoreline suggested.