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Senators sign star defenceman Thomas Chabot to 8-year, $64M contract extension

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:49:31 EDT


The Ottawa Senators have locked up one of their young stars. The team announced Thursday it has agreed to an eight-year, $64-million US contract extension with defenceman Thomas Chabot.

Canadian Linda Morais rallies to win gold at world wrestling championships

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:08:38 EDT


Canada's Linda Morais rallied to win gold Thursday in the women's 59-kilogram division at the world wrestling championships.

Virtue and Moir captivated Canadians with mystery as much as medals

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:50:59 EDT


The idea of a relationship between two equals was irresistible and as Canadians, we ate it up.

Virtue and Moir announce they're 'stepping away' from figure skating

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 01:06:27 EDT


Olympic ice-dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are thanking Canadians for years of support as they prepare to leave the sport, saying in a video released Tuesday that their current tour will be their last.

Tessa and Scott can't be replaced. But…

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:32:56 EDT


Today's edition of our newsletter looks at who might follow in Virtue and Moir's footsteps after the iconic ice dancers called it a career. Plus, Dustin Byfuglien might not be coming back, and Canada's top wrestler suffered a tough loss.

Tessa and Scott: Two decades of magic

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 18:43:00 EST

Tessa and Scott: Two decades of magic

A look back at Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's figure skating legacy, set to Jim Cuddy's "Pull Me Through".​

Roxanne: Behind the scenes of Virtue and Moir's Olympic journey

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 17:59:00 EST

Roxanne: Behind the scenes of Virtue and Moir's Olympic journey

Go behind the scenes as Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir developed their 2018 Olympic gold-medal winning free dance, set to the music of 'El Tango de Roxanne' from the film Moulin Rouge!

Blue Jays hold on for wild win over Orioles, but Guerrero Jr. leaves with injury

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:34:01 EDT


Randal Grichuk hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rebounded from an ineffective start by Clay Buchholz to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Wednesday night.

Watch the 2019 rhythmic gymnastics world championships

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:55:46 EDT

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Watch action from the 2019 rhythmic gymnastics world championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Canadiens edge Panthers in Hockeyville matchup in N.B.

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:00:05 EDT

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A short-handed goal by Alex Belzile with less than five minutes to play lifted the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 pre-season win over the Florida Panthers Wednesday night in the 2019 Kraft Hockeyville game in Bathurst, N.B.

Eugene Melnyk goes to court to get jet back

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:00:00 EDT

Eugene Melnyk, Ottawa Senators owner (April 28, 2016)

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was forced to go to court to get his company's private jet back from an aviation company that was holding it over an unpaid debt.

Humphries will not return to Bobsleigh Canada under its current management

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:04:14 EDT


Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries says she won't race for Canada as long as the country's sport governing body is run by its current management.

Surrounded by young stars, Spezza wants to be veteran voice with Leafs

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:46:51 EDT


The impact that veteran leaders had on his early career remain equally fresh in his 36-year-old mind. It wasn't so much what they did, but how they did it.

Cheryl Bernard to act as substitute for Team Scheidegger at 3 curling events

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:21:33 EDT

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2010 Olympic silver medallist Cheryl Bernard, who serves as president and CEO of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, has no plans for a comeback at the elite women's level. But she is planning a return to top-flight competition as a substitute at three upcoming events with Team Scheidegger.

Re-live Virtue and Moir's skate to gold at Vancouver 2010 Olympics

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:32:01 EDT

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Olympic ice-dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are thanking Canadians for years of support as they prepare to leave the sport, saying in a video released Tuesday that their current tour will be their last.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Rosie MacLennan on the rebound

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:06:43 EDT

Rosie Maclennan; two golds and counting

The Player's Own Voice podcast finds out how trampolinist Rosie MacLennan is tackling the challenge of competing for a third Olympic gold medal.

Impact top TFC in 1st leg of Canadian Championship final

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:50:38 EDT

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A wonder goal by Ignacio Piatti gave the Montreal Impact a 1-0 victory over rivals Toronto FC in the first leg of the Canadian Championship final on Wednesday night.

Uncertainty surrounds Jets' Byfuglien as defenceman remains no-show at training camp

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:34:58 EDT

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien is believed to be using his time away from the team to ponder his career and possible retirement, TSN hockey analyst Bob McKenzie says.

Canada's Erica Wiebe reeling after last-second, quarter-final loss at wrestling worlds

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:37:10 EDT


Erica Wiebe of Stittsville, Ont., was visibly upset following Wednesday's quarter-final loss in the dying seconds at the world wrestling championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Judge denies Kaillie Humphries' release from Bobsleigh Canada to compete for U.S.

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:25:35 EDT

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Three-time Olympic medallist Kaillie Humphries has been denied release from Bobsleigh Canada by a Calgary judge who found the governing body has the discretion to decide whether to allow an athlete to compete for another country.