Montreal Canadiens trade Kerby Rychel to Calgary Flames for Hunter Shinkaruk in swap of AHL forwards

Montreal Canadiens trade Kerby Rychel to Calgary Flames for Hunter Shinkaruk in swap of AHL forwards

The Calgary Flames have acquired forward Kerby Rychel from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for left-wing Hunter Shinkaruk. Rychel, born in Torrance, Calif., and raised in Tecumseh, Ont., was drafted by Columbus in the first round (19th overall) in the 2013 NHL...
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IndyCar race halted after scary crash involving Canadian Robert Wickens

IndyCar race halted after scary crash involving Canadian Robert Wickens

An IndyCar Series race was stopped Sunday in its early stages after a violent crash involving Canadian driver Robert Wickens at the Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania. Video of the crash showed Wickens, who hails from Guelph, Ont., making contact with...
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Humboldt survivor Ryan Straschnitzki on how sledge hockey helps him ‘stay part of the game’

Humboldt survivor Ryan Straschnitzki on how sledge hockey helps him ‘stay part of the game’

It’s only his fourth time strapped into the sled, but it is clear 19-year-old Ryan Straschnitzki has taken to sledge hockey. The Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor spent an hour on the ice at Pason Centennial Arena in Okotoks Thursday...
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Iranian female photojournalist defies soccer stadium ban, shoots men’s match from rooftop

Iranian female photojournalist defies soccer stadium ban, shoots men’s match from rooftop

An Iranian photojournalist defied a ban that prevents women from entering soccer stadiums during men’s matches, by capturing the game perched atop a nearby roof. Late last month, Parisa Pourtaherian, 26, set out to cover a national league match at...
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FIFA quietly drops ‘corruption’ as code of ethics offence

FIFA quietly drops ‘corruption’ as code of ethics offence

LONDON – FIFA has officially eradicated corruption. All it took was pressing the delete key. Soccer officials and players who bother checking out the new code of ethics governing their conduct will find the word “corruption” missing. They also will...
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Rafael Nadal wins fourth Rogers cup crown, 80th ATP World Tour title in Toronto

Rafael Nadal wins fourth Rogers cup crown, 80th ATP World Tour title in Toronto

Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday — and spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas’ 20th birthday. The top-ranked Nadal beat the unseeded Greek upstart 6-2, 7-6 (4) for his fourth Rogers Cup crown and fifth victory of the year....
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Canada crushes Sweden to win Hlinka Gretzky Cup under 18 tournament

Canada crushes Sweden to win Hlinka Gretzky Cup under 18 tournament

EDMONTON – Canada has captured yet another gold medal at the under-18 level. Sasha Mutala and Alexis Lafreniere each had a pair of goals as Canada defeated Sweden 6-2 in the final of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup on Saturday night....
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‘Finding Big Country’ trailer teases documentary on controversial Vancouver Grizzlies star

‘Finding Big Country’ trailer teases documentary on controversial Vancouver Grizzlies star

A new documentary exploring the legacy — and infamy — of Vancouver Grizzlies centre Bryant “Big Country” Reeves will hit the big screen at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF). Finding Big Country chronicles the efforts of Vancou...
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Canada advances to Hlinka Gretzky final after defeating US in overtime

Canada advances to Hlinka Gretzky final after defeating US in overtime

EDMONTON – An administrative decision by the organizers of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup ended up sending Canada to the tournament’s gold-medal game. Josh Williams scored twice, including the overtime winner, as Canada advanced to the final of the under-18 hockey...
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Syrian wrestling champion brings love of sport from refugee camp to Canada

Syrian wrestling champion brings love of sport from refugee camp to Canada

Mohammed Alkarad, the 12-time Syrian national champion wrestler, was coaching the national team when he was approached by the Syrian government. With protests around the country, they wanted him to become an informant and keep an eye on the people...
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