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Divisional clash of Lions, Stampeders features quarterback intrigue

Divisional clash of Lions, Stampeders features quarterback intrigue

CALGARY — Which quarterback will grab the spotlight is a prominent subplot of Saturday's divisional clash between the B.C. Lions and host Calgary Stampeders. The season's first meeting of B.C.
Canadian bobsled, skeleton athletes repeat calls to St-Onge to improve toxic culture

Canadian bobsled, skeleton athletes repeat calls to St-Onge to improve toxic culture

More than 90 current and retired Canadian bobsled and skeleton athletes are renewing their call for action from federal Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge to help clean up what they say is a toxic climate in their national sport organization.

BC moves on to Little League World Series with win over Prairies in regional final

CALGARY — The Little Mountain Baseball All-Stars will represent Canada at the Little League World Series after defeating Moose Jaw 9-4 in the Canadian regional final on Friday. Little Mountain, competing as Team B.C.
Dispute over athlete agreement has bobsled pilot without funding for four months

Dispute over athlete agreement has bobsled pilot without funding for four months

Chris Spring is a four-time Olympian who's competed for Canada in bobsled for close to a decade. But for the past four months, he's received no federal funding due to a dispute over his athlete's agreement.
Toronto FC looks to put an end to Portland Timbers' 10-game unbeaten streak

Toronto FC looks to put an end to Portland Timbers' 10-game unbeaten streak

Toronto FC's new high-flying offence and somewhat improved defence gets a test Saturday in the form of the visiting Portland Timbers.
Canada's Andreescu out of National Bank Open after loss to China's Zheng

Canada's Andreescu out of National Bank Open after loss to China's Zheng

TORONTO — Although Bianca Andreescu was eliminated from the National Bank Open, the week as a whole felt like a win. Back pain had made it doubtful that Andreescu, from nearby Mississauga, Ont.
Elks host Riders looking to end struggles both at home and against the West

Elks host Riders looking to end struggles both at home and against the West

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks are trying to stop history from repeating itself. Edmonton opened the 2022 CFL season with a blowout 59-15 loss to the B.C. Lions, and then fell 26-16 to the Saskatchewan Roughriders at home the next week.
CF Montréal looks to solidify playoff position on the road against Houston

CF Montréal looks to solidify playoff position on the road against Houston

MONTREAL — CF Montréal's playoff position is far more solid entering the final third of the Major League Soccer season than it was at this point last year.
Police reopen investigation into sexual assault allegation against Olympiques players

Police reopen investigation into sexual assault allegation against Olympiques players

QUEBEC — Police in Quebec City have reopened an investigation into a 2014 allegation of sexual assault involving players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Gatineau Olympiques.
Rory MacDonald ready for anything, anyone as PFL switches opponent at last minute

Rory MacDonald ready for anything, anyone as PFL switches opponent at last minute

In the leadup to Saturday's Professional Fighters League semifinal against (Prince) Magomed Umalatov in Cardiff, Wales, Canadian welterweight Rory (Red King) MacDonald pointed to a priority in his training camp.