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Canadian Elite Basketball League targeting big cities for possible expansion

Richard Petko went from rebuilding a town to starting a professional sports league and somehow it seems like a natural progression. However, the real estate developer is clear when he says that money has to be made in order for the Canadian Elite Basketball League to survive.
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Canadians navigate pandemic challenges as alpine World Cup season continues in Europe

Petra Vlhova has been the star of the alpine World Cup season so far with three wins in four races, but some Canadians will be looking to leave their mark on the slopes in Europe this weekend.

Canadian judo stars Klimkait, Deguchi face high expectations in battle for 1 Olympic spot

Given that countries can only send one athlete per category, Judo Canada has no choice but to sit back and watch who wins when Jessica Klimkait and Christa Deguchi battle for a spot at the Tokyo Games.

Xavier Moon ices win for Stingers over Bandits in CEBL championship game

Xavier Moon converted two free throws to reach the target score as the Edmonton Stingers defeated the Fraser Valley Bandits 90-73 in the championship game of the CEBL Summer Series in St. Catharines, Ont., on Sunday.

Olympian Damian Warner says 'IOC on the wrong side of history' with protest ban

Five months ago, the International Olympic Committee reaffirmed its ban on political protests by specifying such gestures on a podium remain prohibited. Although the IOC said earlier this week it would begin talks that could lead to athletes making stronger protests at future Olympics, Warner wants more done.

Track president Sebastian Coe weighs in on Russian doping, Olympic postponement

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe did not mince words with his stance on the Russian doping ban and gave his take on the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics in an interview with Scott Russell of CBC Sports on Thursday.

Olympics in 2020 would've been 'unfair' to athletes, van Koeverden says

CBC Sports caught up with former Canadian Olympian and current member of Parliament Adam van Koeverden to get his reaction to the recent decision to postpone the Tokyo Games until 2021.
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World Cup alpine skiing season kicks into high gear at 'national treasure' Lake Louise

Anticipation is always at peak level this time of year when Lake Louise, Alta., hosts the season-opening World Cup races for men’s and women’s downhill and super-G. Skiers from Canada and around the globe will have to bring their ‘A’ game to have success at this historic course.

As Raptors face Kawhi Leonard for 1st time since Finals win, load management is a hot topic again

He play. At least that's what should be expected of Kawhi Leonard when the Clippers host the Toronto Raptors at Staples Centre on Monday night. Leonard might have left Toronto, but the load management strategy he popularized is still very much in effect.

'Bored to death' Auston Matthews feels ready to return from injury

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Austin Matthews, who has been out of the lineup with a shoulder injury since Oct. 27, spoke after practice on Tuesday and said he feels ready to return to action.

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