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Canadiens know all too well the price of injury

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The hurting Montreal Canadiens are determined to avoid a collapse like last year's when Carey Price was lost for the season.

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Swedish skip Edin scores pair in final end to beat Mike McEwen at the National

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Sweden's Niklas Edin scored a pair in the final end for a 6-4 win over Mike McEwen in round-robin play Thursday at the National.

CBC.ca

Tonga's Rio flag-bearer steps out of his 'comfort zone' with Olympics skiing bid

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Pita Taufatofua, the taekwondo fighter who made headlines as Tonga's coconut-oil covered flag-bearer in the Rio Summer Olympics, says you shouldn't afraid to try something completely new — even if you fall flat on your face.

CBC.ca

Serwa 7th in qualifying

Kelowna's Kelsey Serwa had a solid start to the World Cup ski cross season.

Serwa was seventh fastest down the hill in qualifying for tomorrow's opening race of the season in Val Thorens, France.

Skiers will race tomorrow and Saturday.

Serwa, the reigning X-Games gold medalist helped lead a Canadian contingent that placed four skiers in the top 14 in qualifying.

Marielle Thompson was third, Georgia Simmerling fourth and Brittany Phelan 14th.

Competitors have a tight schedule with six races in four countries over the next two weeks.



Russian boxer, Romanian weightlifter lose Rio Olympic medals

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a Russian boxer and Romanian weightlifter will lose medals from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after failing doping tests. Misha Aloian tested positive for tuaminoheptane and Gabriel Sincraian for exogenous testosterone.

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Golden Knights name denied, NHL refuses to change it

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NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says the league is reviewing the response from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, which ruled the Golden Knights nickname was too similar to the College of Saint Rose Golden Knights.

CBC.ca



How to turn a hockey rink into a pool in 10 days

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In preparation for this week's world short-course championships, Windsor's WFCU Centre was transformed from a hockey arena to a swimming venue in less than 10 days.

CBC.ca

Jake Gardiner shining outside of Leafs' spotlight

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Gardiner's escape from centre stage is thanks in part to the influx of talented youngsters like Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander, who are sucking up most of the oxygen. But it's also the result of a connection between player and coach that was lacking before Babcock's arrival.

CBC.ca

IOC president Bach wants life bans for proven Russian cheats

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Russian athletes and officials who are proven to have been part of a doping "manipulation system" should be banned for life from the Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.

CBC.ca

FIFA imposes life bans in South African match-fixing case

Kirsten Nematandani

A former head of the South African federation also received a five-year ban from any soccer activities for links to fixed 2010 World Cup warm-up games.

CBC.ca

Toronto FC: A decade of highs and lows

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A decade after their debut in Major League Soccer, and a lot of ups and downs, Toronto FC has the opportunity to hoist the MLS Cup on home soil on Saturday night.

CBC.ca

WADA criticizes Russia for breaking agreement as Yelena Isinbayeva given key role

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Even before Friday's publication of a new report into alleged state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes, Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency are bickering.

CBC.ca



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