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Flames want Tkachuk-Kassian beef behind them heading into game against Leafs

Flames want Tkachuk-Kassian beef behind them heading into game against Leafs

TORONTO — The Calgary Flames just want to move on. They want to stop answering questions about left-winger Matthew Tkachuk's feud with Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian and they want to put a disappointing 2-0 loss to the Canadiens behind them.

Canada curling team eliminated in quarterfinals at Youth Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Canada's mixed curling team suffered its first and only loss at the wrong time at the Youth Olympics. Japan scored one in an extra end to beat Canada 5-4 in quarterfinal action on Wednesday.
Ballou Tabla's return to Montreal from Barcelona B is made permanent

Ballou Tabla's return to Montreal from Barcelona B is made permanent

MONTREAL — Ballou Tabla's return to the Montreal Impact was made permanent Wednesday with the midfielder coming to terms on a two-year contract with two option years.
Australia thumps Canada in warmup match for ICC Under-19 World Cup

Australia thumps Canada in warmup match for ICC Under-19 World Cup

JOHANNESBURG — Oliver Davies hit 94 not out Wednesday as Australia made short work of Canada, posting a nine-wicket victory in a warmup match ahead of the ICC Under-19 World Cup.
Australian Open qualifiers battling extreme conditions because of wildfires

Australian Open qualifiers battling extreme conditions because of wildfires

ADELAIDE, Australia — Tennis players competing in the Australian Open qualifying tournament finally got some relief Wednesday from the tiny, noxious smoke particles that made many feel like their throats were on fire.
Canada's Marchak headed to Buckingham Palace for Rugby League World Cup draw

Canada's Marchak headed to Buckingham Palace for Rugby League World Cup draw

Mandy Marchak is headed to Buckingham Palace. The 35-year-old rugby international from Winnipeg, who now calls Victoria home, is representing Canada at Thursday's draw for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

Canada's McKeever skies to gold at Para-Nordic World Cup gold event

ALTENBERG, Germany — Brian McKeever overcame slushy conditions to won a gold medal Wednesday at a Para-Nordic World Cup stop. The 40-year-old from Canmore, Alta.

Rec hockey player awarded $700K for body check that caused head injury

TORONTO — A beer league hockey player who suffered a head injury almost eight years ago should get more than $700,000 from the player who crashed into him, an Ontario court has ruled.

CP NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights fire Gerard Gallant, name Peter DeBoer coach

LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights have fired head coach Gerard Gallant. Former San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer will replace Gallant. The move comes after the Knights' 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres last night. More coming. The Associated Press

Canada to host Dominican Republic in Osawha in qualifier for FIBA AmeriCup

TORONTO — Canada will host the Dominican Republic in a FIBA AmeriCup basketball qualifying game on Feb. 21 in Oshawa, Ont. The game is the first step in earning a spot in the FIBA AmeriCup, a tournament featuring teams from the Americas zone.