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Canadian women finish fourth at L.A. Sevens rugby tourney, Canadian men place 12th

Canadian women finish fourth at L.A. Sevens rugby tourney, Canadian men place 12th

Mar 3, 2024 / 5:22 pm

CARSON, Calif. — The Canadian women followed their third-place finish last weekend in Vancouver with a fourth Sunday at the HSBC SVNS Los Angeles. Canada was...

Loic Meillard caps successful weekend in Aspen with World Cup slalom win

Loic Meillard caps successful weekend in Aspen with World Cup slalom win

Mar 3, 2024 / 1:46 pm

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Loic Meillard of Switzerland capped a podium-filled weekend in Aspen by winning a World Cup slalom. After taking second in back-to-back...

Saskatchewan's McEwen, Alberta's Bottcher, Manitoba's Carruthers out front at Brier

Saskatchewan's McEwen, Alberta's Bottcher, Manitoba's Carruthers out front at Brier

Mar 3, 2024 / 10:53 am

REGINA — Saskatchewan's Mike McEwen, Alberta's Brendan Bottcher and Manitoba's Reid Carruthers emerged from the Canadian men's curling championship's opening...

Canada's Grondin earns second silver of weekend in World Cup snowboard cross

Canada's Grondin earns second silver of weekend in World Cup snowboard cross

Mar 3, 2024 / 8:51 am

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Canada's Eliot Grondin has won his second silver medal in as many days in World Cup men's snowboard cross action. The Sainte-Marie,...

Vasaloppet, grueling Swedish cross-country ski race, reaches 100th edition

Vasaloppet, grueling Swedish cross-country ski race, reaches 100th edition

Mar 3, 2024 / 7:21 am

MORA, Sweden (AP) — The world’s largest recreational cross-country ski race reached its 100th edition on Sunday, with nearly 16,000 participants tackling...

Brignone wins stop-start fog-disrupted super-G as Gut-Behrami extends overall World Cup lead

Brignone wins stop-start fog-disrupted super-G as Gut-Behrami extends overall World Cup lead

Mar 3, 2024 / 5:31 am

KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Federica Brignone won a stop-start women’s World Cup super-G disrupted by fog on Sunday but Lara Gut-Behrami extended her lead in...

Long time between Briers, Newfoundland and Labrador lead back in it 35 years later

Long time between Briers, Newfoundland and Labrador lead back in it 35 years later

Mar 3, 2024 / 3:00 am

REGINA — Alex Smith is back in the Canadian men's curling championship 35 years after his last appearance in Saskatoon in 1989. Newfoundland and Labrador's...

Sea Eagles, Roosters get wins in Australia's National Rugby League season opener in Las Vegas

Sea Eagles, Roosters get wins in Australia's National Rugby League season opener in Las Vegas

Mar 2, 2024 / 11:00 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and Sydney Roosters opened the National Rugby League season Saturday with contrasting wins as part of a...

Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence

Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence

Mar 2, 2024 / 9:54 pm

When it comes to artificial intelligence, the sports analytics crowd may be outnumbered. The people who killed the sacrifice bunt and turned NBA games into a...

De Minaur beats Rudd to become the first player to win back-to back titles in Mexico since 2012

De Minaur beats Rudd to become the first player to win back-to back titles in Mexico since 2012

Mar 2, 2024 / 9:20 pm

ACAPULCO, México (AP) — Alex De Minaur beat Casper Rudd 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to become the first player to win back-to back titles in the Mexican Open since...

Ontario's Howard opens Brier with dramatic win, Saskatchewan's McEwen starts strong

Ontario's Howard opens Brier with dramatic win, Saskatchewan's McEwen starts strong

Curling Mar 2, 2024 / 5:18 pm

REGINA — Howard fists pumped in triumph on the ice and on the bench at the Canadian men's curling championship Saturday when Ontario's Scott Howard threw a...

Canada bantamweight Aiemann Zahabi defeats Snow Leopard for 4th straight UFC win

Canada bantamweight Aiemann Zahabi defeats Snow Leopard for 4th straight UFC win

Mar 2, 2024 / 2:06 pm

LAS VEGAS — Canadian bantamweight Aiemann Zahabi won his fourth straight fight in the UFC on Saturday, earning a unanimous decision over the previously...

Marco Odermatt uses a second-run comeback for his 12th World Cup giant slalom win in a row

Marco Odermatt uses a second-run comeback for his 12th World Cup giant slalom win in a row

Mar 2, 2024 / 1:56 pm

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Marco Odermatt recovered from a first run that left him trailing and a poor start in the second to pull out a victory and extend his World...

Canada men continue to struggle on HSBC SVNS circuit, losing third straight in L.A.

Canada men continue to struggle on HSBC SVNS circuit, losing third straight in L.A.

Mar 2, 2024 / 11:45 am

CARSON, Calif. — The Canadian men's tough run on the HSBC SVNS circuit continued Saturday with losses to Fiji and Britain at the HSBC SVNS Los Angeles. The...

Canada's Eliot Grondin wins silver in World Cup snowboard cross

Canada's Eliot Grondin wins silver in World Cup snowboard cross

Mar 2, 2024 / 11:28 am

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Canada's Eliot Grondin won silver at a World Cup snowboard cross competition Saturday. Grondin, from Sainte-Marie, Que., finished...

Humbert wins Dubai title to stay perfect in finals. Frenchman beats Bublik

Humbert wins Dubai title to stay perfect in finals. Frenchman beats Bublik

Mar 2, 2024 / 9:34 am

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ugo Humbert stayed undefeated in ATP tour finals by beating Alexander Bublik 6-4, 6-3 to win the Dubai Championships on...

Lara Gut-Behrami wins a super-G to pad lead over Mikaela Shiffrin in overall World Cup standings

Lara Gut-Behrami wins a super-G to pad lead over Mikaela Shiffrin in overall World Cup standings

Mar 2, 2024 / 3:27 am

KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Swiss ski star Lara Gut-Behrami is gliding toward the overall World Cup title in the extended absence of defending champion Mikaela...

Defending champion Alex de Minaur advances to Mexican Open final where he will meet Casper Ruud

Defending champion Alex de Minaur advances to Mexican Open final where he will meet Casper Ruud

Mar 1, 2024 / 7:32 pm

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Defending champion Alex de Minaur advanced to the final of the Mexican Open when Jack Draper retired in the third set Friday. The...

Host Saskatchewan survives early test at Brier, Gushue opens title defence with a win

Host Saskatchewan survives early test at Brier, Gushue opens title defence with a win

Mar 1, 2024 / 7:24 pm

REGINA — Host Saskatchewan eked out a tense win and defending champion Brad Gushue won a game that included an unpleasant interaction with a spectator to open...

Okanagan College Coyotes earn chance at gold medal with upset win over Capilano

Okanagan College Coyotes earn chance at gold medal with upset win over Capilano

Mar 1, 2024 / 6:10 pm

The Okanagan Coyotes women's basketball team will play for gold after an upset 75-69 victory over the Capilano Blues on Friday. Inside the PACWEST 2024...

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