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As international curling catches up, Canadian women's team remains the deepest

Canada is deeper in women's curling talent and so is the rest of the world. Teams skipped by Rachel Homan, Jennifer Jones, Kerri Einarson, Chelsea Carey, Tracy Fleury and Casey Scheidegger are ranked among the World Curling Tour's top 10 heading into the season's first Grand Slam starting Tuesday in North Bay, Ont.

Shapovalov in new territory after 'confidence-boosting' first ATP Tour title

Winning his first ATP Tour title was a significant career milestone. Canada's Denis Shapovalov also drew confidence from a straight-sets 6-4, 6-4 victory over Serbia's Filip Krajinovic at the Stockholm Open.
Week 19

Stamps edge Bombers to move into tie with Roughriders for 1st in West

Reggie Begelton had a trio of touchdown catches for the Calgary Stampeders in a 37-33 win over the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday.

Calgary defence will be keying on Bombers RB Andrew Harris in West Division showdown

The Calgary Stampeders expect the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to put the ball in the hands of running back Andrew Harris a lot Saturday.

Flames keep Flyers at bay to halt brief losing skid at 2 games

Michael Frolik scored in his 800th NHL game to help the Calgary Flames down the visiting Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Tuesday.

Doughty nets OT winner as Kings beat Flames

Drew Doughty scored the overtime winner for the Los Angeles Kings in a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday.

David Rittich posts 34-save shutout as Flames blank Canucks in home opener

David Rittich posts a 34-save shutout and Johnny Gaudreau puts up a multi-point game as the Calgary Flames defeat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 Saturday night.

Canadian ski cross team stunned by death of teammate Mikayla Martin

Mikayla Martin was a fearless and talented ski cross racer who packed a lot of living into her 22 years.
Preview

Maintain and playoff gain the aim of the Calgary Flames this season

The key pieces are back, but can the Calgary Flames both repeat the performance and add a playoff push?

Kaillie Humphries writes to Canada: 'Thank you'

Athlete Kaillie Humphries wrote an open letter to Canada on Sunday, calling the series of events that ultimately led to the Canadian bobsleigh team giving her the release she sought in order to compete for the United States "the most difficult process" of her life.

Tka-ching: Matthew Tkachuk strikes 3-year, $21M US deal with Flames

The Calgary Flames on Wednesday announced they have settled on a three-year contract worth $21 million US with restricted free-agent forward Matthew Tkachuk.

Marie-Philip Poulin among stars hoping Dream Gap Tour helps sell women's hockey

The roughly 200 hockey players who formed the Professional Women's Hockey Players' Association (PWHPA) begin deploying in the tour's inaugural events Saturday and Sunday.

Spooner, Kessel trade hockey skates for figure skates in Battle of the Blades

Natalie Spooner and Amanda Kessel have taken their hockey rivalry to the world of sequins and salchows. The two women normally do battle as members of the Canadian and U.S. women's hockey teams, respectively.

Absence of Tkachuk, addition of Lucic creating buzz at Flames training camp

Matthew Tkachuk remains unsigned as the Calgary Flames begin training camp, and veteran forward Milan Lucic is looking for a fresh start.

Alberta's Kelsey Mitchell discovers her track cycling talent in time for Tokyo 2020

Kelsey Mitchell did not own a bike when she was recruited into track cycling.