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After breakout season, Canada's James Crawford craves constant downhill contention

After breakout season, Canada's James Crawford craves constant downhill contention

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — James Crawford wants to put the tools he learned from his breakout ski racing season into constantly challenging for the podium.
Show's over already for host Qatar's World Cup team

Show's over already for host Qatar's World Cup team

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The show is over already for the Qatar team, which was eliminated Friday from the World Cup less than a week after it opened the tournament and launched the first version of soccer's biggest event in the Middle East.

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign Canadian linebacker Tommy Bringi

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Canadian linebacker Tommy Bringi on Friday. The five-foot-11, 229-pound Bringi appeared in 12 games last season, registering a tackle and six special-teams tackled.
Doug McNair captures second Canadian driving championship

Doug McNair captures second Canadian driving championship

EDMONTON — Doug McNair won the opening two races and never looked back, easily capturing his second Canadian driving championship. McNair, of Guelph, Ont., will represent Canads at the 2023 world driving championship, which will be held Aug.
Despite pressure, Johnston says Canadian men are unfazed ahead of Croatia showdown

Despite pressure, Johnston says Canadian men are unfazed ahead of Croatia showdown

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar — While the pressure is on Canada to get points out of its game Sunday with Croatia to preserve any chance of moving on at the World Cup, defender Alistair Johnston says the Canadian men are unfazed.

Weather wipes out season-opening men's World Cup downhill

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — The first World Cup men's downhill of the season was cancelled Friday in Lake Louise, Alta., because of heavy snow reducing visibility on the mountain.
Sexual harassment prevention training required for 2023 world junior hockey tourney

Sexual harassment prevention training required for 2023 world junior hockey tourney

HALIFAX — The two host provinces for next month's world junior hockey championship are requiring the sport's governing body to oversee anti-harassment and sexual assault prevention training for all staff and players ahead of the tournament.
Iran government supporters confront protesters at World Cup

Iran government supporters confront protesters at World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Tensions ran high at Iran’s second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts and other items expressing support
Canadian fans make their presence felt as Canada returns to men's soccer showcase

Canadian fans make their presence felt as Canada returns to men's soccer showcase

DOHA, Qatar — The day after Canada's World Cup opener, defender Kamal Miller was still marvelling at the loud and proud Canadian contingent at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium.
Injured Neymar to miss Brazil's second World Cup match

Injured Neymar to miss Brazil's second World Cup match

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar will miss Brazil's second World Cup match but will remain with the squad undergoing treatment for his ankle injury, the team doctor said Friday.