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Eric Lamaze jumps back into competition as Spruce Meadows' season gets underway

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics nearing, there's a lot on the line as the equestrian season gets underway this week at Spruce Meadows. The National marks the beginning of summer competition at the famed venue near Calgary, with four events running over the next five weeks. 

Canadian riders ready to shine at Spruce Meadows' season finale

Some of the world's finest show jumpers will be kicking off a big month for the equestrian world at the season's final competition at Spruce Meadows this weekend.

Pole vaulter Alysha Newman remains positive despite season-ending knee injury

Canadian pole vaulter Alysha Newman is looking ahead to 2019 after shutting down for the season due to injury. The London, Ont., native told CBC Sports on Tuesday that she would be shifting her focus from competition to a continued effort to recover from a partially torn patellar tendon in her left knee.

Kent Farrington hopes to make further strides at Spruce Meadows

After spending a year as the rider to beat, the 37-year-old American fell out of the coveted spot atop the world rankings while rehabilitating a broken leg suffered in February but is continuing to find success at Spruce Meadows.

Kent Farrington's comeback continues at Spruce Meadows opener

As the temperatures begin to climb across Canada, competition at Spruce Meadows in Calgary also starts to heat up with the National, which kicks off the 43rd season of show jumping at the prestigious venue.

Canada's Olympic short-track rookies Boutin, Girard ready to reign

Kim Boutin and Samuel Girard showed all is well for Canada's short-track future as veteran power couple Charles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais approach the end of their storied careers.

Maple Leafs legend Johnny Bower dead at 93

Hall of Fame goaltender Johnny Bower, who guided the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cup titles in the 1960s, died after a short battle with pneumonia on Tuesday, according to a statement from his family. He was 93.

Top equestrians continue competition at Spruce Meadows

The show jumping season continues at Spruce Meadows this weekend with the best riders from across the Americas competing in the North American.

Spruce Meadows opener features familiar faces, Canadian favourites

North America's show jumping heavyweights will be on display as the 2017 Spruce Meadows summer series opens with the National from June 7-11 in Calgary.

Even the great ones can be humbled in NHL playoff debuts

If the franchise players of the past are any indication, a star's first quest for the Stanley Cup may not translate to immediate success, but it could lay the foundation for multiple titles down the road.

Weber-Subban debate still unsettled ahead of teams' 1st meeting

The Montreal Canadiens visit the Nashville Predators on Tuesday for the first meeting between the teams since they swapped star defencemen in the summer.

Alexander Radulov a perfect fit in Montreal

Alexander Radulov has taken an early lead as one of the best free-agent signings of 2016 after getting off to a successful start in his third NHL stint.

Canadian NHL teams won't sweat Golden Knights' expansion draft

Now that Las Vegas' NHL expansion franchise has its name, management will begin to narrow their focus on the expansion draft in June.

AHLer Cunningham still critical after weekend collapse

Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham remains in "stable condition but still critical condition" after collapsing on the ice prior to an AHL game against the Manitoba Moose on Saturday night.

Canadian NHL teams up and down through 1st month

Just over a month into the NHL season, Canada's teams are experiencing a wide range of fortunes. Some are in top form, a few look mediocre, and others are scraping the bottom of the standings.