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Calgary sport school that grooms Olympic champions threatened with shutdown

Calgary sport school that grooms Olympic champions threatened with shutdown

CALGARY — The National Sport School in Calgary that produces Olympic and Paralympic champions faces possible closure after a quarter century.
Underdog St. Kitts preparing for Canada at CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifier

Underdog St. Kitts preparing for Canada at CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifier

Coach Jene Baclawski had been on the job just a week with her St. Kitts and Nevis team before Caribbean Olympic qualifying started in late September.
Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show

Music stars pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at Grammys award show

LOS ANGELES — From the red carpet to the main stage, sadness loomed over music’s biggest night Sunday at the arena in downtown Los Angeles where Kobe Bryant played for 20 years for the city's NBA team.

Saturday's Games

Sunday's Games NBA Denver 117 Houston 110 Toronto 110 San Antonio 106 New Orleans 123 Boston 108 New York 110 Brooklyn 97 L.A.

Mary-Anne Arsenault beats curling legend Colleen Jones in Nova Scotia final

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Colleen Jones fell just short in her bid to skip a Nova Scotia rink at the Canadian women's curling championship at the age of 60.

Manitoba goes unbeaten to capture Canadian junior women's curling title

LANGLEY, B.C. — It was a Manitoba sweep at the Canadian junior curling championships.
Raptors, Spurs share 24-second Bryant tributes; Toronto wins

Raptors, Spurs share 24-second Bryant tributes; Toronto wins

SAN ANTONIO — The Toronto Raptors and San Antonio Spurs did not want to be on the court after learning Kobe Bryant had died, but they tried to honour him as best they could.

Canadian cyclist Genest finishes seventh on final day of Track World Cup

MILTON, Ont. — Canada's Lauriane Genest kept her expectations in check ahead of the final day of competition at the UCI Track World Cup on Sunday.

QMJHL Roundup: Rodrigue earns shutout, Wildcats blank Islanders 4-0

CHARLOTTETOWN — Olivier Rodrigue stopped all 18 shots he faced as the Moncton Wildcats shut out the Charlottetown Islanders 4-0 on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Canada's basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash

Canada's basketball community mourns Kobe Bryant after helicopter crash

Jay Triano remembers the day Kobe Bryant explained why he wore No. 24. "It represented the number of hours in a day, and that's what it would take to be the best," Triano said.