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    Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Carl Robinson

    Vancouver Whitecaps fire head coach Carl Robinson


    Robinson and two assistants have been let go after the team's playoff hopes continued to evaporate in a disappointing weekend loss to...

    Robinson and two assistants have been let go after the team's playoff hopes continued to evaporate in a disappointing weekend loss to Dallas.

    Canada names 71-member team for Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

    Canada names 71-member team for Youth Olympic Games in Argentina


    Canada will send 71 athletes and 28 coaches to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month. The event, for athletes aged 15-18, runs from Oct....

    Canada will send 71 athletes and 28 coaches to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month. The event, for athletes aged 15-18, runs from Oct. 6-18.

    Tigers' employee charged with spitting on pizza

    Tigers' employee charged with spitting on pizza


    A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball...

    A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball game.

    POV podcast: U.S. hockey great Julie Chu on living with the enemy

    POV podcast: U.S. hockey great Julie Chu on living with the enemy


    On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former U.S. women's hockey team captain Julie Chu talks about what it's like to win Olympic gold at the expense of your...

    On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former U.S. women's hockey team captain Julie Chu talks about what it's like to win Olympic gold at the expense of your couchmate.

    Canada coach Thomaidis aims to use speed in FIBA clash with France

    Canada coach Thomaidis aims to use speed in FIBA clash with France


    First place in their group is on the line when Canada and France meet Tuesday at the FIBA women's World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, and coach Lisa Thomaidis believes Canada's women can turn the game into a track...

    First place in their group is on the line when Canada and France meet Tuesday at the FIBA women's World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, and coach Lisa Thomaidis believes Canada's women can turn the game into a track meet.

    Seattle moves closer to NHL franchise with arena approval

    Seattle moves closer to NHL franchise with arena approval


    The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately-funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city's bid to land an expansion NHL...

    The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved plans for a privately-funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city's bid to land an expansion NHL franchise.

    Tiger's win adds whole new dimension to Ryder Cup

    Tiger's win adds whole new dimension to Ryder Cup


    Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn't need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another...

    Already the most intense competition in golf, the Ryder Cup doesn't need help to boost the excitement. Tiger Woods managed to take it to another level.

    New Raptor Kawhi Leonard remains a man of mystery

    New Raptor Kawhi Leonard remains a man of mystery


    Toronto Raptors newcomer Kawhi Leonard finally addressed the media at a jam-packed news conference on Monday, saying he's excited to play in a "basketball city" where fans embrace the team. But he's still not committing to Toronto beyond this...

    Toronto Raptors newcomer Kawhi Leonard finally addressed the media at a jam-packed news conference on Monday, saying he's excited to play in a "basketball city" where fans embrace the team. But he's still not committing to Toronto beyond this season.

    WADA didn't put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

    WADA didn't put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief


    The leader of the World Anti-Doping Agency insisted he cares about athletes but admonished them nonetheless during a fierce, sometimes-personal defence of the decision to bring Russia's suspended drug-fighting operation back...

    The leader of the World Anti-Doping Agency insisted he cares about athletes but admonished them nonetheless during a fierce, sometimes-personal defence of the decision to bring Russia's suspended drug-fighting operation back online.

    Canadiens sign Paul Byron to 4-year contract extension

    Canadiens sign Paul Byron to 4-year contract extension


    The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with forward Paul Byron. The deal, which has an average annual value of $3.4 million US, was announced...

    The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with forward Paul Byron. The deal, which has an average annual value of $3.4 million US, was announced Sunday.

    Tornado destroys home of Canadian Paralympic chef de mission

    Tornado destroys home of Canadian Paralympic chef de mission


    The home of a former Paralympic athlete in Dunrobin was torn from its foundation after a tornado ripped through the west Ottawa...

    The home of a former Paralympic athlete in Dunrobin was torn from its foundation after a tornado ripped through the west Ottawa neighbourhood.

    Iowa State remembers former golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena

    Iowa State remembers former golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena


    Former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena was honoured Saturday prior to the school's football game against...

    Former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena was honoured Saturday prior to the school's football game against Akron.

    1988 Olympics: IOC strips Ben Johnson of his 100m gold medal

    1988 Olympics: IOC strips Ben Johnson of his 100m gold medal


    During a press conference, the IOC announced that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson had been stripped of his 100-metre Olympic gold...

    During a press conference, the IOC announced that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson had been stripped of his 100-metre Olympic gold medal.

    30 years ago: Ben Johnson wins Olympic 100m gold medal

    30 years ago: Ben Johnson wins Olympic 100m gold medal


    Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won Olympic gold in the men's 100-metre race, in a world record time of 9.79 seconds, at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea. He would stripped of his medal three days later after testing positive for...

    Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won Olympic gold in the men's 100-metre race, in a world record time of 9.79 seconds, at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea. He would stripped of his medal three days later after testing positive for stanozolol.

    Watch the 2018 Socca6 World Cup

    Watch the 2018 Socca6 World Cup


    Watch live action from the inaugural Socca6 World Cup, set in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Catch the next match between France and Canada live...

    Watch live action from the inaugural Socca6 World Cup, set in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Catch the next match between France and Canada live now.