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American bill to criminalize doping schemes signed into law


A bill that will criminalize international doping conspiracies became law Friday with President Donald Trump's signature, closing out a two-year legislative process during which the only true opposition to the bill came from outside the United States.


Vancouver Canucks' anthem singer gets the boot over plans to perform at anti-mask rally


It appears the Vancouver Canucks hockey team has fired its longtime national anthem singer in response to reports he will be singing at a rally organized by COVID-19 deniers and anti-mask advocates.


Last-place New York Liberty win WNBA draft lottery for 2nd straight year


The New York Liberty have the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft for the second consecutive year, winning the lottery Friday.


TFC's Osorio suspended for kicking Nashville player in groin during playoff loss


Midfielder Jonathan Osorio has been handed a one-game suspension and undisclosed fine for violent conduct in Toronto FC's 1-0 playoff loss to Nashville SC.


Canadian men to open 2022 World Cup qualifying against Bermuda in March


Canada will open its 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign March 25 at home to Bermuda, the first of a possible 20 matches the Canadian men will have to play if they are to book their ticket to Qatar.


Why the NHL still hasn't returned — and what might happen when it does


CBC Sports' daily newsletter explains the sticking point (hint: money) that needs to be resolved before the NHL season can get started, and what that season might look like.


Raptors open 72-game season with home game in Tampa against Pelicans


The Toronto Raptors will play host to the New Orleans Pelicans on Dec. 23 in their NBA season opener in their temporary home of Tampa, Fla.


Why Calgary was chosen as curling hub despite being a COVID-19 hotspot

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For as much excitement as there is around Curling Canada making it official that Calgary will be the curling hub city, there are many who are massively skeptical about why it’s being held in what is now the COVID hotspot in the country. 


Canada a 'laggard' on homophobia in sports, studies show


Chris Voth's sexuality cost him a job with a professional volleyball team overseas four years ago. But Voth was disheartened to learn that the majority of gay athletes still don't come out, and that homophobic language on the field or court remains rampant — and Canada is among the worst offenders.


NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date: reports


Time has all but run out on the NHL's hope to start the season Jan. 1, with the league and NHL Players' Association now focusing their discussions on opening play in mid-January, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Friday.


Freestyle Skiing World Cup on CBC: Aerials - Ruka

Freestyle Skiing World Cup on CBC: Aerials - Ruka

Watch as some of the top aerial skiers take to the sky in Ruka, Finland.


Kadeisha Buchanan named Canada's top women's soccer player


Hard-nosed Olympique Lyonnais defender Kadeisha Buchanan, who won her fourth Champions League title in 2020 and helped Canada qualify for the Olympics, has been named Canadian Women's Soccer Player of the Year for a third time.


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