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Canada's Fernandez advances to round of 16 at Qatar Open

Canada's Fernandez advances to round of 16 at Qatar Open

Feb 13, 2024 / 7:10 am

DOHA, Qatar — Canada's Leylah Fernandez is off to the round of 16 at the Qatar Open after a 0-6, 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain's Paula Badosa on Tuesday. The Laval,...

Brier's opening draw to feature Alberta rematch of Sluchinski versus Koe

Brier's opening draw to feature Alberta rematch of Sluchinski versus Koe

Feb 12, 2024 / 2:44 pm

REGINA — The opening draw of the 2024 Canadian men's curling championship will feature a rematch of Alberta rivals. Aaron Sluchinski upset Kevin Koe 6-3 in...

Canada's Fernandez picks up singles, doubles wins as Doha tournament opens

Canada's Fernandez picks up singles, doubles wins as Doha tournament opens

Feb 12, 2024 / 10:32 am

DOHA, Qatar — Canada's Leylah Fernandez picked up a pair of wins Monday at the Qatar Open women's tennis tournament. Fernandez, from Laval, Que., advanced to...

Auger-Aliassime, Raonic win first-round matches at Rotterdam

Auger-Aliassime, Raonic win first-round matches at Rotterdam

Feb 12, 2024 / 9:59 am

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Canadians Felix Auger-Aliassime and Milos Raonic were first-round singles winners on Monday at the ABN Amro Open tennis tournament....

Carruthers, Sluchinski, Koe complete Canadian men's curling championship field

Carruthers, Sluchinski, Koe complete Canadian men's curling championship field

Feb 11, 2024 / 5:25 pm

STONEWALL, MAN. — Alberta's Aaron Sluchinski, Manitoba's Reid Carruthers and wild-card Kevin Koe completed the 18-team field for the national men's curling...

Canada wins second gold medal at world under-23 cross-country ski championship

Canada wins second gold medal at world under-23 cross-country ski championship

Feb 11, 2024 / 12:06 pm

PLANICA, Slovenia — Canada claimed a second gold medal at the world under-23 cross-country ski championship with Sunday's victory in the mixed relay....

Canada's Marielle Thompson wins third straight World Cup ski cross gold

Canada's Marielle Thompson wins third straight World Cup ski cross gold

Feb 11, 2024 / 9:26 am

BAKURIANI, Georgia — Canada's Marielle Thompson won her third consecutive World Cup women's ski cross gold medal on Sunday. The victory caps a two-gold...

Ireland racks up another big Six Nations win over Italy to go 2 from 2 in title defense

Ireland racks up another big Six Nations win over Italy to go 2 from 2 in title defense

Feb 11, 2024 / 9:09 am

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland racked up another huge home win over Italy, scoring six tries in a 36-0 hammering on Sunday that kept the defending champions on course...

Swedish skier Swenn Larsson wins World Cup slalom with stars Shiffrin and Vlhova out injured

Swedish skier Swenn Larsson wins World Cup slalom with stars Shiffrin and Vlhova out injured

Feb 11, 2024 / 3:48 am

SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Swedish skier Anna Swenn Larsson earned her second career victory Sunday in the first women’s World Cup slalom in nearly 13 years...

Heavy rain wipes out World Cup slalom after 31 starters with Olympic champion Clement Noel leading

Heavy rain wipes out World Cup slalom after 31 starters with Olympic champion Clement Noel leading

Feb 11, 2024 / 2:22 am

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Heavy rain forced the cancellation of a men's World Cup slalom Sunday after 31 starters in the opening run, with Olympic champion...

Canadian freestyle skiers Thenault, Nadeau earn World Cup bronze in aerials

Canadian freestyle skiers Thenault, Nadeau earn World Cup bronze in aerials

Feb 10, 2024 / 1:54 pm

LAC-BEAUPORT, Que. — Canadian freestyle skiers Marion Thenault and Emile Nadeau earned bronze medals on home snow in World Cup aerials action on Saturday....

With veteran skip nursing knee injury, Camm to join Howard's Ontario team at Brier

With veteran skip nursing knee injury, Camm to join Howard's Ontario team at Brier

Feb 10, 2024 / 1:02 pm

With their skip still nursing a knee injury, the members of Team Glenn Howard are adding a player to their squad for the upcoming Montana's Brier.  Mat Camm,...

England overcomes Wales from behind at Twickenham in Six Nations

England overcomes Wales from behind at Twickenham in Six Nations

Feb 10, 2024 / 11:14 am

LONDON (AP) — England came from behind at Twickenham to subdue Wales 16-14 in Six Nations rugby on Saturday. With two wins from two games, England moved to...

Canada's Thompson, Phelan finish 1-2 at women's ski cross World Cup

Canada's Thompson, Phelan finish 1-2 at women's ski cross World Cup

Feb 10, 2024 / 8:57 am

BAKURIANI, Georgia — Canada's Marielle Thompson and Brittany Phelan earned gold and silver in women's World Cup ski cross action on Saturday. It was the sixth...

France escapes with comeback win over Scotland after disputed late TMO call in Six Nations

France escapes with comeback win over Scotland after disputed late TMO call in Six Nations

Feb 10, 2024 / 8:53 am

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — France stayed in the Six Nations title hunt when it benefited from a controversial call by the Television Match Official to deny...

'Such a surreal feeling': Kelowna woman playing in Professional Women’s Hockey League

'Such a surreal feeling': Kelowna woman playing in Professional Women’s Hockey League

Kelowna Feb 10, 2024 / 4:00 am

From dreaming about the creation of a professional hockey league for women to actually playing in one has Kelowna’s Abby Cook feeling over the moon. The...

Gut-Behrami wins GS to overtake Shiffrin at top of World Cup overall standings. US skier Hurt 3rd

Gut-Behrami wins GS to overtake Shiffrin at top of World Cup overall standings. US skier Hurt 3rd

Feb 10, 2024 / 3:02 am

SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — For Lara Gut-Behrami, ski racing isn't all about winning races any more. It's just as much about avoiding injuries, too. The Swiss star...

Swiss star Marco Odermatt claims ninth straight World Cup giant slalom victory

Swiss star Marco Odermatt claims ninth straight World Cup giant slalom victory

Feb 10, 2024 / 1:55 am

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Swiss star Marco Odermatt dominated a men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday to claim his ninth straight win in the discipline....

'Sold out' signs and fearless Italy await return home by Six Nations leader Ireland

'Sold out' signs and fearless Italy await return home by Six Nations leader Ireland

Feb 9, 2024 / 2:40 pm

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland has already powered to a victory in its toughest fixture in the Six Nations. Expect the same outcome in what will likely be its easiest....

Tennis star Halep awaits CAS verdict after 3-day hearing to challenge 4-year doping ban

Tennis star Halep awaits CAS verdict after 3-day hearing to challenge 4-year doping ban

Feb 9, 2024 / 10:33 am

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Two-time tennis Grand Slam champion Simona Halep left sport’s highest court on Friday unsure when she will know if she has won...

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