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Canadian men and women both feel the heat at HSBC Sydney Sevens

Canadian men and women both feel the heat at HSBC Sydney Sevens

Jan 27, 2023 / 5:20 am

SYDNEY, Australia — Looking to rebound after a painful loss to Argentina, Canada's men started well against Australia but conceded 17 second-half points in a...

Paul says Djokovic thwarted his Australian Open gameplan

Paul says Djokovic thwarted his Australian Open gameplan

Jan 27, 2023 / 5:03 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tommy Paul went into his first career Grand Slam semifinal with a specific game plan to confront Novak Djokovic at the Australian...

French rugby president Laporte resigns in corruption case

French rugby president Laporte resigns in corruption case

Jan 27, 2023 / 2:25 am

PARIS (AP) — French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte resigned on Friday to avoid further embarrassing France's preparations for staging the Rugby...

Djokovic tops Paul; faces Tsitsipas in Australian Open final

Djokovic tops Paul; faces Tsitsipas in Australian Open final

Jan 26, 2023 / 11:19 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Of all of his considerable talents, Novak Djokovic’s ability to cast aside whatever appears to stand in his way might be the...

Djokovic's dad stays away from Australian Open semifinal

Djokovic's dad stays away from Australian Open semifinal

Jan 26, 2023 / 10:23 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic's father stayed away from the 21-time Grand Slam champion's semifinal victory on Friday after getting embroiled in...

Rybakina meets Sabalenka in Australian Open women's final

Rybakina meets Sabalenka in Australian Open women's final

Jan 26, 2023 / 9:04 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Aryna Sabalenka figures she’ll feel some jitters when she steps out on court to face Elena Rybakina in the Australian Open...

Brazilians win Australian Open mixed doubles title

Brazilians win Australian Open mixed doubles title

Jan 26, 2023 / 6:56 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Brazilian pair of Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos beat India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna 7-6 (2), 6-2 on Friday to win the...

Late Canucks fan has the last laugh in obituary

Late Canucks fan has the last laugh in obituary

Vancouver Island Jan 26, 2023 / 5:57 pm

A longtime Canucks fan got the last laugh in an obituary published in the Campbell River Mirror earlier this month. Victoria man Russell George Atkins died on...

Tommy Paul's Australian run helps make US men relevant again

Tommy Paul's Australian run helps make US men relevant again

Jan 26, 2023 / 4:06 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tommy Paul was too little at the time to remember watching Andy Roddick win the 2003 U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam singles title...

Rybakina, Sabalenka to meet in Australian Open women's final

Rybakina, Sabalenka to meet in Australian Open women's final

Jan 26, 2023 / 2:33 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — What all seemed so different, so daunting, even, about trying to win a Grand Slam title to Elena Rybakina a little more than six...

4 with Russian flags kicked out of Australian Open by police

4 with Russian flags kicked out of Australian Open by police

Jan 25, 2023 / 8:35 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four people were kicked out of the Australian Open after displaying Russian flags — which have been banned from Melbourne Park...

Arendz wins gold, Hudak takes silver in biathlon at para Nordic worlds

Arendz wins gold, Hudak takes silver in biathlon at para Nordic worlds

Jan 25, 2023 / 1:45 pm

ÖSTERSUND, Sweden — Canada’s Mark Arendz skied to a gold medal in the men’s standing 10-kilometre biathlon Wednesday at the 2023 Para Nordic World...

Meillard beats Caviezel for Swiss 1-2 in GS; Odermatt rests

Meillard beats Caviezel for Swiss 1-2 in GS; Odermatt rests

Jan 25, 2023 / 10:31 am

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Loïc Meillard beat his teammate Gino Caviezel to lead a Swiss 1-2 finish at a floodlit World Cup giant slalom Wednesday. The pair...

Roberto Luongo donning the pads again for NHL All-Star Skills Competition

Roberto Luongo donning the pads again for NHL All-Star Skills Competition

Jan 25, 2023 / 9:28 am

For the first time since he retired, Roberto Luongo will be putting his goalie pads back on and hitting the ice. The Hockey Hall of Famer and future member of...

EXPLAINER: Novak Djokovic's successful return to Australia

EXPLAINER: Novak Djokovic's successful return to Australia

Jan 25, 2023 / 7:48 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was still in the first set of his Australian Open quarterfinal against Andrey Rublev when the guy who would face...

Conor McGregor investigated for physical assault in Ibiza

Conor McGregor investigated for physical assault in Ibiza

Jan 25, 2023 / 5:10 am

MADRID (AP) — Conor McGregor is under investigation in Spain after being accused of physical assault in Ibiza, court officials said Wednesday. The case had...

Shiffrin adds to record total with 84th win in another GS

Shiffrin adds to record total with 84th win in another GS

Jan 25, 2023 / 2:16 am

SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin didn’t wait long to add to her record total of World Cup wins. A day after securing record victory No....

Paul tops Shelton at Australian Open, faces Djokovic next

Paul tops Shelton at Australian Open, faces Djokovic next

Jan 24, 2023 / 5:59 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tommy Paul received a lot less attention than his younger, less-experienced, opponent, Ben Shelton, heading into their...

Curling PA plans met with 'cautious optimism' from some top Canadian curlers

Curling PA plans met with 'cautious optimism' from some top Canadian curlers

Jan 24, 2023 / 11:46 am

The organizer of a new curling players' association said the group's efforts have been generally well received by athletes since its executive group and plans...

Olympic champion Clément Noël wins night slalom in Austria

Olympic champion Clément Noël wins night slalom in Austria

Jan 24, 2023 / 10:04 am

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — With his home world championships looming, French skier Clément Noël finally ended his long victory drought on the World Cup...

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