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Sofia Goggia continues win streak in Lake Louise with another downhill victory

Sofia Goggia continues win streak in Lake Louise with another downhill victory

Dec 3, 2022 / 3:14 pm

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Sofia Goggia won her second downhill race in as many days and extended her World Cup win streak in Lake Louise, Alta., to five in a row...

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury starts moguls World Cup season with gold

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury starts moguls World Cup season with gold

Dec 3, 2022 / 12:56 pm

RUKA, Finland — Canada's Mikael Kingsbury has started the moguls World Cup season right where he left off. Kingsbury won a gold medal at the first moguls...

Kilde holds off Odermatt to win 2nd straight downhill race

Kilde holds off Odermatt to win 2nd straight downhill race

Dec 3, 2022 / 11:28 am

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won his second straight World Cup downhill race to start the season, despite feeling under the...

Norway's Kilde wins Beaver Creek World Cup downhill, Canada's James Crawford third

Norway's Kilde wins Beaver Creek World Cup downhill, Canada's James Crawford third

Dec 3, 2022 / 10:48 am

BEAVER CREEK VILLAGE, Colo. — Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway won a second straight men's downhill to start the World Cup season, and Canada's James...

Goggia resume winning ways in Lake Louise, takes season's first women's downhill

Goggia resume winning ways in Lake Louise, takes season's first women's downhill

Dec 2, 2022 / 1:31 pm

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Sofia Goggia picked up where she left off in Lake Louise, Alta. The Italian ski racer's win Friday in the season-opening women's World...

Whistleblower urges MPs to investigate Canadian Soccer Association

Whistleblower urges MPs to investigate Canadian Soccer Association

Dec 2, 2022 / 9:20 am

A former member of the Vancouver Whitecaps’ women’s team, who blew the whistle in 2019 on Bob Birarda’s return to coaching, told a House of...

Beaver Creek World Cup downhill canceled due to wind, snow

Beaver Creek World Cup downhill canceled due to wind, snow

Dec 2, 2022 / 7:22 am

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The first of two World Cup downhill races to be held in Beaver Creek, Colorado, was canceled Friday morning due to strong wind and...

Fast & smooth Odermatt proves to be ski racer to catch again

Fast & smooth Odermatt proves to be ski racer to catch again

Dec 1, 2022 / 2:41 pm

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — They glowingly chatter about the ski racer from Switzerland whose turns are so sharp and speed almost unmatched these days. They...

Harjo at the helm, first woman to coach Canadian women's alpine ski team

Harjo at the helm, first woman to coach Canadian women's alpine ski team

Dec 1, 2022 / 11:15 am

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Karin Harjo isn't just the first woman to be the head coach of a Canadian alpine ski team, she's also the first woman to have that job...

Mouratoglou’s Ultimate Tennis Showdown plans return in 2023

Mouratoglou’s Ultimate Tennis Showdown plans return in 2023

Dec 1, 2022 / 10:03 am

PARIS (AP) — A tennis league founded by coach Patrick Mouratoglou that played exhibition matches when the pro tours were shut down during the coronavirus...

New-look Matt Dunstone rink is top Canadian team on year-to-date world ranking list

New-look Matt Dunstone rink is top Canadian team on year-to-date world ranking list

Dec 1, 2022 / 9:51 am

A strong start to the season has launched the new-look Matt Dunstone team past the rest of the Canadian competition on the world men's curling rankings list....

Canada-Morocco: Canada fans look forward to next World Cup after loss in final match

Canada-Morocco: Canada fans look forward to next World Cup after loss in final match

World Cup Dec 1, 2022 / 9:20 am

MONTREAL — Fans of the Canadian men's soccer team were left disappointed by their 2-1 loss to Morocco on Thursday, but there was also optimism about the...

Austrian skier Mirjam Puchner fastest in Lake Louise downhill training run

Austrian skier Mirjam Puchner fastest in Lake Louise downhill training run

Nov 30, 2022 / 3:16 pm

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Austria's Mirjam Puchner posted the fastest time Wednesday in the second downhill training run ahead of a women's World Cup alpine skiing...

At 40, US downhill racer Nyman still going full speed ahead

At 40, US downhill racer Nyman still going full speed ahead

Nov 30, 2022 / 2:57 pm

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — On occasion, fellow ski racers have been known to refer to Steven Nyman as “Old Man.” Mostly, though, they go with “Sven”...

Vasek Pospisil: Canada's Davis Cup victory a career highlight

Vasek Pospisil: Canada's Davis Cup victory a career highlight

Nov 30, 2022 / 1:41 pm

TORONTO — Canada's Davis Cup team developed a foolproof ritual before each of its matches along the way to the country's first-ever championship.  All of the...

Tennis player Fernando Verdasco accepts 2-month doping ban

Tennis player Fernando Verdasco accepts 2-month doping ban

Nov 30, 2022 / 5:48 am

LONDON (AP) — Former top-10 professional tennis player Fernando Verdasco accepted a voluntary provisional doping suspension of two months after testing...

Austrian skier Nina Ortlieb fastest in Lake Louise downhill training run

Austrian skier Nina Ortlieb fastest in Lake Louise downhill training run

Nov 29, 2022 / 1:58 pm

LAKE LOUISE, Alaska — Austria's Nina Ortlieb posted the fastest time Tuesday in the first downhill training run ahead of a women's World Cup alpine skiing...

Iced Capped: Tim Hortons' title sponsorship of Brier to end after 2023 event

Iced Capped: Tim Hortons' title sponsorship of Brier to end after 2023 event

Nov 29, 2022 / 8:51 am

For just the fifth time in its nearly century-long history, the Canadian men's curling championship will have a new title sponsor after this season.  The 2023...

US tennis coaches Fish, Bryan fined for promoting gambling

US tennis coaches Fish, Bryan fined for promoting gambling

Nov 29, 2022 / 8:14 am

U.S. Davis Cup team coaches Mardy Fish and Bob Bryan were fined $10,000 apiece for promoting a gambling operator via social media. The International Tennis...

It was time for Canada — Davis Cup team tennis trophy finally in Canadian hands

"It was time for Canada" — Davis Cup team tennis trophy finally in Canadian hands

Nov 28, 2022 / 2:15 pm

Robert Bettauer was Tennis Canada's director of tennis development some three decades ago when the federation created a vision statement with some lofty...

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