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Weaver, Poje to debut emotional free dance in their only competition of the fall

Weaver, Poje to debut emotional free dance in their only competition of the fall

TORONTO — Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje skated in a show last season in Astana, Kazakhstan, and on the flight home and for days afterward the Canadian ice dancers couldn't get a particular song out of their heads.

Longtime rugby supporter says enough, pulls funding from U20 project

Karl Fix, a Regina rugby supporter, has withdrawn his financial contribution to the Canadian under-20 team out of concern over Rugby Canada's handling of its current labour dispute with the Canadian sevens players.
Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction

Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The cases are strikingly similar: Two talented young women were stabbed to death by male strangers while doing athletic activities alone in normally safe parts of Iowa.
Russia's reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

Russia's reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

MOSCOW — Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing for its state-sponsored doping scheme? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti-Doping Agency, the watchdog body tasked with stopping any repeat of the
2018-19 QMJHL Preview: Josh Lawrence excited for opportunity with Sea Dogs

2018-19 QMJHL Preview: Josh Lawrence excited for opportunity with Sea Dogs

TORONTO — Josh Lawrence had a plan laid out — play junior-A hockey as a 16-year-old, then go to the NCAA in 2020. It didn't take him very long to change his mind, though, once he saw what the Saint John Sea Dogs had envisioned for him instead.
Sens coach has high praise for rookie Alex Formenton: 'McDavid-type of speed'

Sens coach has high praise for rookie Alex Formenton: 'McDavid-type of speed'

LUCAN, Ont. — Guy Boucher was impressed with Alex Formenton's speed at this time last year. The Ottawa Senators head coach went a couple giants steps further in assessing what he's seen so far from the rookie winger at his second NHL training camp.
Former Heisman Trophy winner Manziel back under centre for Alouettes

Former Heisman Trophy winner Manziel back under centre for Alouettes

Johnny Football is back as a CFL starter. Johnny Manziel will be under centre — again — Friday night when the Montreal Alouettes visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics.
Ty Rattie scores twice as Oilers down Canucks 4-2 in pre-season play

Ty Rattie scores twice as Oilers down Canucks 4-2 in pre-season play

VANCOUVER — Ty Rattie says the Edmonton Oilers want to start their season strong, even if there are no points at stake.

Scores and Schedule

Tuesday's Games NHL pre-season Toronto 4 Ottawa 1 Boston 5 Washington 2 Buffalo 3 Pittsburgh 2 Columbus 4 Chicago 1 Philadelphia 5 N.Y. Islanders 1 Carolina 4 Tampa Bay 1 Dallas 5 St.