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CFL WEEK 8

Stampeders down Eskimos to move into tie for 1st in West

The Calgary Stampeders moved into a tie for first in the CFL's West Division with a 24-18 win over the visiting Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday.

12-year-old Vancouver golfer earns berth in Canadian LPGA event

A 12-year-old from Vancouver likely will become the youngest golfer to play in the 47-year history of Canada's national women's championship next month.
TOKYO 2020

As Tokyo Olympics approach, Canadian women once again leading the charge

Canada's swim star of the 2016 Summer Olympics sees Tokyo on the horizon. Penny Oleksiak's four swimming medals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, made her the first Canadian to win that many at a single Summer Games.

Snowboard star Max Parrot cleared for liftoff after cancer scare

Given the all-clear after cancer treatment, Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot is pushing himself hard in training to compete in an X Games big air event next month.
Preview

Canadian women looking to dive into record books at world aquatics championships

The biennial World Aquatics Championships includes swimming, diving, water polo, artistic swimming and high diving competition over 17 days. Canada will send 31 swimmers, 10 divers, a pair of high divers, the women's water polo team and an artistic swim team to Gwangju, South Korea.

Canada's Kelsey Serwa retires from ski cross as reigning Olympic champion

Kelsey Serwa is ready for her life's next chapter after announcing her retirement from ski cross on Thursday.

NHL, Leafs and Flames help settle debt of defunct CWHL

The NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames are among contributors helping the defunct Canadian Women's Hockey League settle its debts.

Stampeders QB Bo Levi Mitchell to have MRI on throwing shoulder

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell was scheduled to have magnetic resonance imaging on his throwing shoulder Tuesday after being injured in Saturday's win over the B.C. Lions.
CFL WEEK 3

Stampeders stun Lions with last-minute touchdown

Trailing 22-13 after three quarters, Eric Rogers scored a pair of touchdowns including the winner with 31 seconds remaining as the Calgary Stampeders rallied to defeat the B.C. Lions 36-32.

4-time Olympic champ Hayley Wickenheiser headlines Hockey Hall of Fame 2019 class

Canadian women's star Hayley Wickenheiser has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 also includes former NHLers Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, Czech star Vaclav Nedomansky and builders Jim Rutherford and Jerry York.
Recap

Redblacks edge Stampeders in Grey Cup rematch

The Ottawa Redblacks came from behind to beat the Calgary Stampeders 32-28 in the season-opener for both football teams Saturday.

Cavalry FC advance to face Whitecaps in 3rd round of Canadian Championship

Calgary Cavalry was the first Canadian Premier League club through to the third round of the Canadian championship with a 2-1 win Tuesday over Hamilton Forge.
Recap

Canadian show jumping star Eric Lamaze rides on despite brain tumour

After revealing he's been dealing with a brain tumour, Montreal's Eric Lamaze added to his totals as the all-time money winner at Spruce Meadows, at the National tournament that concluded Sunday.

Calgary gives up world luge championships to Whistler, B.C., due to track shutdown

Calgary is giving up the 2021 world luge championships to Whistler, B.C., because of uncertainty over the sliding track at Canada Olympic Park.

Women's professional hockey faces hurdles WNBA avoided

Amid calls for the NHL to take an ownership stake in women's hockey, a former WNBA commissioner says the women's basketball league wouldn't have survived without the NBA.