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Olympic medallists Leman, Thompson, Phelan headline ski cross team for Beijing

Olympic medallists Leman, Thompson, Phelan headline ski cross team for Beijing

Brady Leman and Marielle Thompson might be Olympic champions, but they were breathing a little easier after earning spots on Canada's ski cross team for Beijing on Friday. That's just how mighty Canada is in the sport.
Kilde extends WCup downhill dominance with Kitzbühel win

Kilde extends WCup downhill dominance with Kitzbühel win

KITZBÜHEL, Austria — When Aleksander Aamodt Kilde flipped through the photos on his phone Friday, just hours before one of the main World Cup downhills of the season, he got a dramatic reminder of his situation a year ago.
AHL suspends Barracuda forward Hrabik 30 games for 'racial gesture'

AHL suspends Barracuda forward Hrabik 30 games for 'racial gesture'

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The American Hockey League has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik 30 games for making a "racial gesture" at Tucson Roadrunners left-wing Boko Imama during a game last week.

Bouffard Nesbitt, Drolet added to Canada's cross-country ski team for Beijing

CANMORE, Alta. — Olivia Bouffard Nesbitt and Remi Drolet have been added to Canada's cross-country ski team for the Beijing Olympics. Bouffard Nesbitt, a 29-year-old from Morin Heights, Que., and Drolet, a 21-year-old from Rossland, B.C.

Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes named to his fourth Canadian Olympic ski jump team

Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes will make his fourth trip to the Winter Olympics as part of Canada's ski jump team announced on Friday.

Canada's Tyler Turner captures gold in snowboard cross at Para world championships

LILLEHAMMER, Norway — Tyler Turner captured Canada's first gold medal of the World Para Snow Sports Championships on Friday. A week after winning bronze in the slalom, the Calgarian led wire to wire to win the snowboard cross gold.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov is on to the fourth round of the Australian Open

Canada's Denis Shapovalov is on to the fourth round of the Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is on to the fourth round of the Australian Open. The Richmond Hill, Ont., native defeated Reilly Opelka of the United States 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday at the Grand Slam tournament.

Horse who portrayed Seabiscuit dies at 24 at retirement farm

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Popcorn Deelites, a 24-year-old retired thoroughbred who was one of several who portrayed Seabiscuit in the 2003 film, has died, Old Friends retirement farm in Kentucky announced Thursday.
Theodores scores in OT, Vegas beats Canadiens, 4-3

Theodores scores in OT, Vegas beats Canadiens, 4-3

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore scored in overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Thursday night.
Vancouver Canucks stars Demko, Miller placed in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

Vancouver Canucks stars Demko, Miller placed in NHL's COVID-19 protocol

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks will be without two of their brightest stars Friday as COVID-19 continues to ripple through the locker room. Goalie Thatcher Demko and forward J.T.