Calgary and the surrounding areas act as training grounds for Canada's best skiers, skaters and sliders. As images of the flood in Alberta streamed in Friday, we noticed that some of Canada's top athletes were affected by the high waters.
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Canadian men’s Olympic team general manager Sean Burke still has many miles to travel to scout hours and hours of games. But the man put in charge of following the back-to-back golden footprints of Steve Yzerman likes what he has witnessed so far. more »
Canada's representative at the Little League World Series has taken a typical journey for teams who participate, one that includes nearly non-stop competition and travel with all of the attendant costs. more »
President Donald Trump has a Super Bowl ring — just like Vladimir Putin. The New England Patriots said Tuesday that owner Robert Kraft gave the diamond-encrusted ring to Trump. The sitting president usually receives gifts from teams during celebratory White House visits. more »