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Canadian women to open against Asian qualifier at 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Canadian women to open against Asian qualifier at 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

The Canadian women will open the 2021 Rugby World Cup on Sept. 17 in Whangarei, New Zealand, against an Asian qualifier before taking on the U.S. and a European qualifier. World Rugby unveiled the tournament schedule on Thursday.
Raptors guard VanVleet says it's a big honour to be among U.S. Olympic player pool

Raptors guard VanVleet says it's a big honour to be among U.S. Olympic player pool

Fred VanVleet didn't grow up among basketball's young stars. He was an underdog on the outside looking in, developing himself into an NBA star through sheer will and hard work.
Young field hockey coach takes over Canada after helping Spain rise up the ranks

Young field hockey coach takes over Canada after helping Spain rise up the ranks

While just 33, Andrew Wilson paid his dues en route to becoming Canadian women's field hockey coach.

Golden Knights vs Blues postponed after Vegas player, coach enter COVID protocol

The Vegas Golden Knights’ NHL game against the St. Louis Blues scheduled for tonight has been postponed. The NHL says a Vegas player and another coach have entered COVID-19 protocol.

AP source: Canadian basketball star Achonwa joining Minnesota Lynx

Canadian basketball star Natalie Achonwa is signing a multiyear contract with the Minnesota Lynx, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
Canadian guard Carr takes his mental and physical game to a new level at Minnesota

Canadian guard Carr takes his mental and physical game to a new level at Minnesota

After a sophomore season that was decent, but in his view not good enough, Marcus Carr returned home to Toronto to double down on his college basketball career. The 21-year-old junior at Minnesota worked out two to three times a day.

Argentina replaces Japan at four-team SheBelieves Cup in Orlando next month

Canada has a new opponent at next month's SheBelieves Cup in Orlando with Argentina replacing Japan at the four-team women's soccer tournament. U.S.
X Games an island in a competition desert for Canada's top boarders, freestyle skiers

X Games an island in a competition desert for Canada's top boarders, freestyle skiers

The X Games are Rachael Karker's first and perhaps only chance to compete this season. The Canadian freestyle skier's breakout performances in Aspen, Colo., the last two years launched her into the world's elite in halfpipe.
Canadian moguls king Mikael Kingsbury prepares to compete again after injury

Canadian moguls king Mikael Kingsbury prepares to compete again after injury

CALGARY — A place that gives Mikael Kingsbury confidence is doing it again, but for different reasons. The reigning men's Olympic and world moguls champion from Deux-Montagnes, Que.
Canadian mountain biker Haley Smith climbing back from 'rock bottom'

Canadian mountain biker Haley Smith climbing back from 'rock bottom'

When COVID-19 swept across the country last spring, forcing lockdowns and cancelling sporting events, Canadian mountain biker Haley Smith's response was swift — train harder.