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Edmonton Elks boost COVID vaccinations, rescheduled Argonaut game still up in the air

Edmonton Elks boost COVID vaccinations, rescheduled Argonaut game still up in the air

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks say they’re now up to almost 84 per cent of players and coaches vaccinated for COVID-19, but the postponed game with the Toronto Argonauts remains up in the air. “We’re certainly trying to work through it.
Coach's firing should be 'wake up call' for Vancouver Whitecaps: sporting director

Coach's firing should be 'wake up call' for Vancouver Whitecaps: sporting director

VANCOUVER — Marc Dos Santos is out as head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps, and sporting director Axel Schuster believes the move could be the jolt the club needs as it battles for a playoff position.
Redblacks ready for home opener against Lions as former coach Campbell returns

Redblacks ready for home opener against Lions as former coach Campbell returns

OTTAWA — When the Ottawa Redblacks host the B.C. Lions on Saturday night, it will mark the first time a CFL game has been played at TD Place since November 2019.

Canadian women's hockey team forward Blayre Turnbull turns the page on disappointment

CALGARY — Blayre Turnbull had to make peace with not playing a women's world hockey championship in her home province of Nova Scotia. The forward from Stellarton was going to represent Canada at the world championship in Halifax and Truro in 2020.
Ida aims to hit New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina anniversary

Ida aims to hit New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina anniversary

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida struck Cuba on Friday and threatened to slam into Louisiana with devastating force over the weekend, prompting New Orleans’ mayor to order everyone outside the protection of the city’s levees to evacuate.

CP NewsAlert: Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Marc Dos Santos

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have fired head coach Marc Dos Santos. More coming. The Canadian Press
OLG launches single-event betting as federal legislation comes into effect

OLG launches single-event betting as federal legislation comes into effect

TORONTO — Gamblers looking to bet on single sporting events have a new option as of Friday morning. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. said single-event betting went live through its new sportsbook Proline+ on Friday and quickly racked up a following.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo heading back to Manchester United

TURIN, Italy — Cristiano Ronaldo is heading back to Manchester United, the team that turned him into a global superstar.
Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries seeks path to Beijing Olympics

Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries seeks path to Beijing Olympics

Kaillie Humphries, the reigning women’s bobsled world champion, is in serious jeopardy of not being able to compete at this winter’s Beijing Olympics and has asked the International Olympic Committee to allow her to compete in the games without a U.
Silver medal a symbol of perseverance for Canadian Para judo athlete Priscilla Gagne

Silver medal a symbol of perseverance for Canadian Para judo athlete Priscilla Gagne

TOKYO — For Canadian Para judo athlete Priscilla Gagne, winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics is about more than taking home a piece of fancy hardware.
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