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York 9 FC signs St. Kitts & Nevis international defender Justin Springer

TORONTO — York 9 FC has made St. Kitts & Nevis defender Justin Springer its first internationally capped signing. The Canadian Premier League team also added Canadian midfielder Emilio Estevez and fullback Morey Doner to its roster.

Canadian speedskaters miss the podium at world single distance championships

INZELL, Germany — Canada just missed the podium in the women's and men's team pursuit events on Friday at the world single distance speedskating championships. Ottawa's Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann and Valerie Maltais of Saguenay, Que.
Hockey Day in Canada showcases key games for country's NHL teams

Hockey Day in Canada showcases key games for country's NHL teams

VANCOUVER — An annual celebration of everything hockey will have extra implications for many Canadian NHL teams this year.
CFL free agency: A look at top players to watch

CFL free agency: A look at top players to watch

CFL free agency is set to begin at noon ET on Tuesday. Here's a look at some of the top players expected to hit the open market: QUARTERBACKS Mike Reilly: The 34-year-old led the CFL in passing yards (5,562) and was second in TD passes (30).
Canadian men's rugby team looks to rebound against Brazil after Uruguay loss

Canadian men's rugby team looks to rebound against Brazil after Uruguay loss

After a disappointing last-ditch loss in Uruguay last week, Canada coach Kingsley Jones chose to think of the positives ahead of Saturday's Americas Rugby Championship test against Brazil.
Canada's Andreescu to play singles and doubles against Dutch side in Fed Cup

Canada's Andreescu to play singles and doubles against Dutch side in Fed Cup

Canadian captain Heidi El Tabakh will go with the hot hand at this weekend's Fed Cup World Group II first-round tie in the Netherlands.

Canada's Shapovalov eliminated by Hebert in Montpellier quarterfinals

MONTPELLIER, France — Canadian Denis Shapovalov was ousted in the quarterfinals of the Open Sud de France tennis tournament, falling 7-5, 7-6 (4) to France's Pierre-Hugues Hebert on Friday.
New Wolfpack forward Jon Wilkin looks forward to sampling life in Toronto

New Wolfpack forward Jon Wilkin looks forward to sampling life in Toronto

Rugby league veteran and foodie, Jon Wilkin is looking forward to sampling what Toronto has to offer when the Wolfpack return home.
Fire at Brazilian soccer academy kills 10, injures 3

Fire at Brazilian soccer academy kills 10, injures 3

RIO DE JANEIRO — Fire tore through the sleeping quarters of an academy for one of Brazil's most popular professional soccer clubs Friday, killing 10 people and injuring three, most likely teenage players, authorities said.
Toews OT goal sends Blackhawks past Canucks to 6th straight

Toews OT goal sends Blackhawks past Canucks to 6th straight

CHICAGO — Jonathan Toews joked he was out of gas. He had at least one terrific play left in the tank.