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Toronto Six re-sign NWHL MVP Mikyla Grant-Mentis

TORONTO — The Toronto Six have re-signed forward Mikyla Grant-Mentis, who was the National Women's Hockey League's most valuable player this past season. The Six, the lone Canadian team in the six-team league, enters its second season in 2021-22.

Elks assistant coach A.J. Gass leaving organization

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks announced Wednesday special-teams co-ordinator/linebackers coach AJ Gass has left the organization for personal reasons. Gass served twice as a member of the club's coaching staff.
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime upsets Roger Federer in second round of Noventi Open

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime upsets Roger Federer in second round of Noventi Open

HALLE, Germany — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime earned one of the biggest victories of his career Wednesday by topping Swiss star Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the second round of the Noventi Open.

Canada on record-breaking pace in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Canada has reached the final round of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF for the first time since 1996-97 in the buildup to France '98.
Canada defeats Haiti, advances to final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Canada defeats Haiti, advances to final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Now the adventure really begins.
Kucherov shines, Lightning beat Islanders 4-2 in Game 2

Kucherov shines, Lightning beat Islanders 4-2 in Game 2

TAMPA, Fla.
Frazier snaps tie, Yankees come back to beat Blue Jays 6-5

Frazier snaps tie, Yankees come back to beat Blue Jays 6-5

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Clint Frazier snapped an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit double and the New York Yankees hit three solo homers in a much-needed 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

Canada takes four gold, three bronze at artistic swimming world series

BARCELONA, Spain — Canada's artistic swim team is coming away from an Olympic tune up event with seven medals. The group won four gold and three bronze at the Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final in Barcelona this week.

Canada routs Colombia 74-40 at AmeriCup women's basketball tournament

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Kayla Alexander had a game-high 14 points and nine rebounds as Canada remained unbeaten at the FIBA AmeriCup women's basketball tournament with a 74-40 win over Colombia on Tuesday.
Quebec to increase arena capacity before first home game in Habs playoff series

Quebec to increase arena capacity before first home game in Habs playoff series

MONTREAL — Quebec will increase the number of people allowed to attend sporting events and festivals to 3,500 on Thursday, one day before the Montreal Canadiens next home game.