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Thailand pulls out of 2020 Olympic weightlifting over doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Thailand has volunteered to ban itself from Tokyo Olympic Games weightlifting next year because of doping, another blow to a sport whose place on the Olympic program is precarious.
'This team is never going to give up': Whitecaps prep for first road test

'This team is never going to give up': Whitecaps prep for first road test

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps know that playing on the road isn't easy. Travel can be gruelling, especially for squads that call the West Coast home. A stadium full of opposing fans can be intimidating.
Hertl's 30th goal leads Sharks past Canadiens 5-2

Hertl's 30th goal leads Sharks past Canadiens 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. — With several players dealing with the flu, the San Jose Sharks managed to find a way to pull out a win that moved them closer to Calgary in the race for first place.

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Thursday's Games NHL Boston 4 Florida 3 Pittsburgh 3 Columbus 0 Detroit 3 N.Y. Rangers 2 (SO) N.Y.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Boston 4 Florida 3 Pittsburgh 3 Columbus 0 Detroit 3 N.Y. Rangers 2 (SO) N.Y.
Kuemper shuts out West leaders, Coyotes top Flames 2-0

Kuemper shuts out West leaders, Coyotes top Flames 2-0

GLENDALE, Ariz. — With a hot goaltender and a nice run of winning, the Arizona Coyotes have tightened the race for a wild-card playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Alberta's Kevin Koe alone in first at Canadian men's curling championship

Alberta's Kevin Koe alone in first at Canadian men's curling championship

BRANDON, Man. — The wins are coming, but they're not coming easy for Alberta at the Canadian men's curling championship. Kevin Koe's team secured a playoff berth and was the only undefeated team left at the Brier with a 9-0 record Thursday.
McDavid, Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 for fourth straight win

McDavid, Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 for fourth straight win

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers haven't given up yet. Connor McDavid had a pair of assists and Mikko Koskinen made 35 saves as the Oilers continued to make a late playoff push with a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.

Felix Auger-Aliassime posts convincing win in opener at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime has advanced to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Valtteri Filppula scores twice, Islanders double up Senators 4-2

Valtteri Filppula scores twice, Islanders double up Senators 4-2

OTTAWA — Valtteri Filppula made sure his club took both games in a home-and-home set with the league's last-place team.