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Homegrown receiver Lemar Durant signs extension with B.C. Lions

Homegrown receiver Lemar Durant signs extension with B.C. Lions

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions have signed Canadian wide receiver Lemar Durant to a one-year extension that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. The native of Coquitlam, B.C.
Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom set to miss entire season with injury

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom set to miss entire season with injury

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland says defenceman Oscar Klefbom will miss the 2020-21 season after suffering a shoulder injury last season. The team hopes Klefbom can return for the start of the 2021-22 season.
QMJHL hopes to return to action with events in four cities next month

QMJHL hopes to return to action with events in four cities next month

MONTREAL — The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League says its 12 Quebec-based teams will resume play next month in Chicoutimi, Drummondville, Rimouski and Shawinigan during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada's preparation for world junior hockey championship continues to fluctuate

Canada's preparation for world junior hockey championship continues to fluctuate

A Canadian team already short on game reps ahead of the world junior men's hockey championship in Edmonton must recalibrate yet again with the cancellation of one of its two pre-tournament games.
World junior hockey championship says no new positive COVID-19 tests for players

World junior hockey championship says no new positive COVID-19 tests for players

EDMONTON — The International Ice Hockey Federation says there are no new positive tests for COVID-19 among players on the 10 teams at the world junior championship.
Loss of sponsor to pandemic prompts Olympic lugers Walker, Snith to be creative

Loss of sponsor to pandemic prompts Olympic lugers Walker, Snith to be creative

CALGARY — Olympic silver medallists Tristan Walker and Justin Snith pivoted when they lost a financial sponsor to the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada's Reece Howden wins World Cup ski cross gold

VAL THORENS, France — Canada's Reece Howden won gold in men's World Cup ski cross and Marielle Thompson placed third among women Monday. Howden, from Cultus Lake, B.C., and Thompson, from Whistler, B.C.
COVID-19 pandemic forced a shift of Canada's football focus to south of the border

COVID-19 pandemic forced a shift of Canada's football focus to south of the border

The COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on tackle football in Canada in 2020, but it didn't stop Canadians from shining on the field of play. The novel coronavirus forced the CFL, U Sports and junior ranks to all cancel their seasons.
Swiss skier Zenhaeusern wins season-opening World Cup slalom

Swiss skier Zenhaeusern wins season-opening World Cup slalom

ALTA BADIA, Italy — Ramon Zenhaeusern won the first men’s World Cup slalom of the season on Monday, improving from eighth position after the opening run.
Canadian No. 1 goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe signs with Sweden's FC Rosengard

Canadian No. 1 goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe signs with Sweden's FC Rosengard

Canadian international goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe has left the North Carolina Courage for Sweden's FC Rosengard. The 34-year-old from Stony Plain, Alta., spent the last two seasons with North Carolina, winning the NWSL title in 2019.