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Calgary Flames gear up for odd pre-season that includes China trip

Calgary Flames gear up for odd pre-season that includes China trip

CALGARY — Training camp has been turned upside down for the Calgary Flames because of an upcoming trip to China. The Flames depart Sept. 11 for pre-season games against the Boston Bruins in Shenzhen and Beijing.
Stevenson-Gvozdyk title bout set for Dec. 1 in Quebec City

Stevenson-Gvozdyk title bout set for Dec. 1 in Quebec City

MONTREAL — The Groupe Yvon Michel confirmed Wednesday that Adonis Stevenson will defend his WBC light heavyweight title against Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk on Dec. 1. The bout will take place at the Centre Videotron in Quebec City.
WNBA's Nurse and Achonwa to lead Canada at FIBA women's World Cup

WNBA's Nurse and Achonwa to lead Canada at FIBA women's World Cup

TORONTO — WNBA stars Kia Nurse and Natalie Achonwa headline Canada's roster for the FIBA women's basketball World Cup.
Veteran Richard Sherman looking forward to tenure with San Francisco 49ers

Veteran Richard Sherman looking forward to tenure with San Francisco 49ers

Richard Sherman is back where it all began. The colourful cornerback begins his first season with the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday when they kick off the 2018 campaign on the road against the Minnesota Vikings.
Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor 'struggling to get his speech back:' family

Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor 'struggling to get his speech back:' family

SASKATOON — One of 13 players who survived a hockey bus crash in Saskatchewan last spring remains in hospital where he is slowly recovering, although he still isn't fully aware of what happened.
New Nike commercial features Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies

New Nike commercial features Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies

VANCOUVER — Canadian teen soccer star Alphonso Davies is among the athletes featured in a new Nike campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick that's drawing attention worldwide.
Former Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's assault case adjourned for two weeks

Former Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's assault case adjourned for two weeks

TORONTO — Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's assault case has been adjourned for two weeks. The 23-year-old was arrested in May and charged in connection with an alleged domestic incident.
After strong start, Canada fades in heavy loss to Fiji at World Rugby U20 Trophy

After strong start, Canada fades in heavy loss to Fiji at World Rugby U20 Trophy

BUCHAREST, Romania — There was more pain for Canada at the World Rugby U20 Trophy on Wednesday in a 53-26 loss to unbeaten Fiji.
Canada tied for 12th at world amateur men's team golf championships

Canada tied for 12th at world amateur men's team golf championships

MAYNOOTH, Ireland — Canada is tied for 12th after the opening round of the world amateur men's team golf championships. Garrett Rank of Elmira, Ont., Joey Savoie of La Prairie, Que., and Hugo Bernard of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que.
Ottawa to stay in USL next season rather than switch to Canadian Premier League

Ottawa to stay in USL next season rather than switch to Canadian Premier League

Ottawa Fury FC, which many had expected to make a move to the new Canadian Premier League next year, has opted to remain in the United Soccer League next season. "We're happy with the USL. We've confirmed to the USL that we'll be back next year.