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Canada's Bianca Andreescu downs Britain's Dart in Thailand Open first round

Canada's Bianca Andreescu downs Britain's Dart in Thailand Open first round

Jan 31, 2023 / 9:34 am

HUA HIN, Thailand — Top-seed Bianca Andreescu is off to a winning start at the Thailand Open tennis tournament after posting a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Britain's...

Lawes, Scheidegger, Walter get wild-card spots for Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Lawes, Scheidegger, Walter get wild-card spots for Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Jan 31, 2023 / 7:09 am

Laura Walker has felt quite comfortable in a substitute role on the Manitoba-based team skipped by Kaitlyn Lawes this season. It made her a good fit to join the...

ATP abuse probe finds 'insufficient evidence' against Zverev

ATP abuse probe finds 'insufficient evidence' against Zverev

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:23 am

LONDON (AP) — German tennis player Alexander Zverev will not face disciplinary action after an investigation into domestic abuse allegations against him found...

Kelowna Chiefs player Zach Pietsch released from hospital

Kelowna Chiefs player Zach Pietsch released from hospital

Kelowna Jan 30, 2023 / 2:17 pm

Kelowna Chiefs defenceman Zach Pietsch is out of hospital. The 17-year-old was injured in a game in Grand Forks Friday night. He was struck in the throat by an...

World champ freeskier Smaine dies in avalanche in Japan

World champ freeskier Smaine dies in avalanche in Japan

Jan 30, 2023 / 12:56 pm

TOKYO (AP) — World champion halfpipe skier Kyle Smaine died after getting buried in an avalanche in the mountains of central Japan over the weekend. The U.S....

Team McEwen finds spark at Ontario Tankard to earn berth at Tim Hortons Brier

Team McEwen finds spark at Ontario Tankard to earn berth at Tim Hortons Brier

Jan 30, 2023 / 11:37 am

After a mediocre first half of the season, Mike McEwen's new-look team finally found the spark it was looking for at the Ontario Tankard.  Now the foursome...

Matthew Manuel wins Nova Scotia men's curling final to advance to Brier

Matthew Manuel wins Nova Scotia men's curling final to advance to Brier

Jan 30, 2023 / 9:49 am

Matthew Manuel's team booked a ticket to the Tim Hortons Brier with a 5-4 win over Owen Purcell in the Nova Scotia men's final Monday morning. With the scored...

Girl, 6, dead after accident at ski resort north of Montreal on Sunday

Girl, 6, dead after accident at ski resort north of Montreal on Sunday

Jan 30, 2023 / 7:04 am

MONTREAL — A young girl is dead after an accident at a ski resort on Sunday morning north of Montreal. Police say the six-year-old died after suffering...

Djokovic back at top of ATP rankings; Sabalenka No. 2 in WTA

Djokovic back at top of ATP rankings; Sabalenka No. 2 in WTA

Jan 30, 2023 / 4:16 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic's Australian Open championship returned him to a rather familiar spot on Monday: No. 1 in the ATP rankings. His...

Jennifer Jones returns to Canadian women's curling championship in Manitoba colours

Jennifer Jones returns to Canadian women's curling championship in Manitoba colours

Jan 29, 2023 / 2:56 pm

Jennifer Jones will skip a team at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts for the 17th time in her career after beating Abby Ackland 10-5 to win Manitoba's women's...

Canada's McMorris defends X Games slopestyle title, Oldham wins second gold

Canada's McMorris defends X Games slopestyle title, Oldham wins second gold

Jan 29, 2023 / 2:45 pm

ASPEN, Colo. — Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris defended his gold medal in slopestyle and freestyle skier Megan Oldham collected her second gold of the...

McEwen to wear Ontario colours in Canadian men's curling championship

McEwen to wear Ontario colours in Canadian men's curling championship

Jan 29, 2023 / 2:28 pm

Mike McEwen defeated Glenn Howard 8-3 to win the Ontario men's curling championship Sunday and qualify for the Tim Hortons Brier. McEwen stole four points over...

Analysis: Novak Djokovic clearly not done dominating tennis

Analysis: Novak Djokovic clearly not done dominating tennis

Jan 29, 2023 / 1:54 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic clearly is not done dominating his sport. He says so. His coach says so. And, most importantly, his performances...

Kelowna Chiefs player needs surgery after he was hit in the throat by an opponent’s stick

Kelowna Chiefs player needs surgery after he was hit in the throat by an opponent’s stick

Kelowna Jan 29, 2023 / 8:44 am

A player with the Kelowna Chiefs is recovering after surgery to repair an injury suffered in a game Friday night in Grand Forks. Defenceman Zach Pietsch was...

New Zealand men and women dominate while Canada teams struggle at HSBC Sydney Sevens

New Zealand men and women dominate while Canada teams struggle at HSBC Sydney Sevens

Jan 29, 2023 / 8:12 am

SYDNEY, Australia — The New Zealand men and women both won their finals at the Sydney Sevens on Sunday to extend their leads atop the HSBC World Rugby Sevens...

Kelowna siblings land spot on BC skating team ahead of Canada games

Kelowna siblings land spot on BC skating team ahead of Canada games

Kelowna Jan 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

Two Kelowna speed skaters have been named to represent British Columbia at the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Siblings Calla Haaheim and Erik Haaheim were named to...

Swiss skier Odermatt wins super-G for 2nd win in 2 days

Swiss skier Odermatt wins super-G for 2nd win in 2 days

Jan 29, 2023 / 3:37 am

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Swiss skier Marco Odermatt overcame a tricky course setting to win a men’s World Cup super-G Sunday for his second victory...

Novak Djokovic claims 10th Australian Open title, 22nd Slam

Novak Djokovic claims 10th Australian Open title, 22nd Slam

Jan 29, 2023 / 12:50 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic climbed into the Rod Laver Arena stands to celebrate his 10th Australian Open championship and record-tying 22nd...

Shiffrin must wait for record win 86 but takes slalom title

Shiffrin must wait for record win 86 but takes slalom title

Jan 29, 2023 / 12:44 am

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic (AP) — A shake of the head, lips pouting... but then all smiles. Mikaela Shiffrin was quick to take the positives after...

Czech pair wins Australian Open doubles for 7th major title

Czech pair wins Australian Open doubles for 7th major title

Jan 28, 2023 / 10:12 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova have extended their Grand Slam tournament winning streak to 24 matches with a 6-4, 6-3...

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