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Canadian viewership down 17 per cent on opening weekend of Scotties

The return of curling competition with the Canadian women's curling championships after a nearly 12-month absence saw a significant drop in Canadian viewership compared to last year.

After aggressive off-season, Jays' Montoyo says team can compete with 'big dogs' in division

Expectations have changed significantly for the Toronto Blue Jays since Charlie Montoyo was named manager after the 2018 season.

Blue Jays to open 2021 season at spring training home in Florida

The Toronto Blue Jays will begin the 2021 regular season playing home games in Dunedin, Fla., because of border restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Past meets present as colourful retro look comes to Scotties uniforms

Uniforms are getting an update at the Canadian women's curling championship starting Friday in Calgary. The feel of the shirts is the same but they'll feature a distinct nod to yesteryear with their colour and tone.

Upset Potential? Few curling options during season creates question marks at Scotties

With opportunities having been few and far between to practice, teams will look to make the best use of their pre-competition practices in the bubble. There is potential for upsets with some teams having had more access to ice than others due to provincial restrictions.

Intriguing 1st-round matchups for Canadians at Australian Open

Intriguing first-round matchups for Canadian players at Australian Open, as seven of them are set to compete in the singles field, including the return of Bianca Andreescu.

Jays introduce George Springer after signing him to franchise-record deal

Blue Jays introduce outfielder George Springer after signing him to 6-year deal, says he's excited to join a team with plenty of potential

Curling Canada expands wild-card field for Scotties and Brier

Teams on the bubble for the so-called Calgary curling bubble could breathe a little easier Wednesday after Curling Canada expanded the field for its upcoming national championships.

Bianca Back: Tennis star Andreescu slated to make long-awaited return in Melbourne

After a long wait, Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu is finally set to make her return to competitive play. The 2019 U.S. Open champion will return to the court at the upcoming Melbourne Summer Series.

Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski hoping to boost profile of doubles tennis

Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski, ranked 10th in the world in doubles, serves on the WTA Players' Council and has worked to promote and strengthen the doubles game. The 28-year-old Ottawa native was hoping to implement some doubles initiatives last season but the COVID-19 pandemic postponed those plans.

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