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Olynyk 'very appreciative' of Canadian players picking up where they left off

Olynyk 'very appreciative' of Canadian players picking up where they left off

LAVAL, Que. — Kyle Landry and Joel Anthony didn't think twice about bending their six-foot-nine, 30-something bodies into airplane seats for nearly 19 hours of travel.
New Era: Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory as Nestor officially retires

New Era: Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory as Nestor officially retires

TORONTO — For a quarter of a century Canada's Davis Cup team revolved around doubles specialist Daniel Nestor.
Jay Beagle showing fitness, leadership at Vancouver Canucks training camp

Jay Beagle showing fitness, leadership at Vancouver Canucks training camp

WHISTLER, B.C. — The NHL season has yet to begin, but Jay Beagle is already making an impression on his Vancouver Canucks teammates. The 32-year-old centre's speed, fitness and leadership all turned heads at training camp in Whistler, B.C.
Jets sign defenceman Josh Morrissey to 2-year, US$6.3-million contract

Jets sign defenceman Josh Morrissey to 2-year, US$6.3-million contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with restricted free agent Josh Morrissey on a two-year, US$6.3-million contract, the team announced Sunday.

Nurse scores 25 as Canada's comeback falls short against France in WCup tune-up

ANTIBES, France — Kia Nurse poured in a game-high 25 points and added five rebounds in a losing effort as the Canadian women's basketball team fell to France 72-68 on Sunday in a tune-up ahead the FIBA World Cup.
Mayer sets decathlon WR after Kipchoge runs fastest marathon

Mayer sets decathlon WR after Kipchoge runs fastest marathon

PARIS — On a spectacular day for track and field fans, Kevin Mayer of France set a decathlon world record in front of a home crowd, just hours after Eliud Kipchoge smashed the marathon world record in Berlin.

Ontario Arrows defeat the Glendale Raptors in exhibition rugby play

TORONTO — The Ontario Arrows scored 19 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Glendale Raptors 40-18 in exhibition rugby union play Sunday afternoon.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic does it his way, making MLS another league conquered

Zlatan Ibrahimovic does it his way, making MLS another league conquered

TORONTO — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a memorable career goal No. 500, signed a fan's forehead and then left town with a parting shot after a 5-3 loss to Toronto FC.

Canada grabs silver in women's 8 A-final at world rowing championships

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria — Canada came out in front of Australia in a photo finish in the women's eight A final to capture silver at the world rowing championships on Sunday. The Canadian team finished with a time of 6 minutes 3.

Koe tops Walstad as Canada sweeps finals at inaugural World Cup of Curling

SUZHOU, China — Canada has swept the championship draws at the inaugural World Cup of Curling. Kevin Koe's Calgary foursome defeated Steffen Walstad of Norway 6-5 in the late match on Sunday for the men's crown.