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Canada wins doubles match to advance to Davis Cup semifinals

Canada wins doubles match to advance to Davis Cup semifinals

MADRID — Canada has advanced to the semifinals at the Davis Cup Finals. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont.
Homegrown Winnipeg Blue Bombers keen to end their city's Grey Cup drought

Homegrown Winnipeg Blue Bombers keen to end their city's Grey Cup drought

CALGARY — The local talent on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster made decisions to come home during their football careers.

Magic's Khem Birch says there's "no excuses" for skipping Olympic qualifier

TORONTO — Khem Birch said there's virtually no argument for skipping Canada's Olympic qualifying tournament.
New coach Keefe says Toronto has enough talent for quick progress

New coach Keefe says Toronto has enough talent for quick progress

GLENDALE, Ariz. — New Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe spent a decent chunk of a 30-minute morning skate on Thursday teaching instead of running drills. There's a lot for his new team to learn and not much time to do it.
'Everyone loves a second-chance story': Keefe supporters say Leafs made right choice

'Everyone loves a second-chance story': Keefe supporters say Leafs made right choice

TORONTO — What stands out to Kevin Abrams about Sheldon Keefe above everything else has been his ability to change — in hockey, and most importantly, in life.
Canadian gymnast Black approaching rehab as a nice distraction ahead of Tokyo

Canadian gymnast Black approaching rehab as a nice distraction ahead of Tokyo

TORONTO — When Ellie Black underwent ankle surgery recently, just eight months before the 2020 Tokyo Games, she reached out to someone who knows all about writing remarkable Olympic comeback stories.
Sources: Jim Lawson to step down as chairman of the CFL's board of governors

Sources: Jim Lawson to step down as chairman of the CFL's board of governors

CALGARY — Jim Lawson's time as CFL board chairman will end this weekend. Two CFL sources say Lawson will step down from his post following the Grey Cup game Sunday.

Canadian international Janine Beckie scores in Manchester City cup win

LIVERPOOL, England — Canadian international Janine Beckie scored to help defending champion Manchester City defeat Everton 4-1 in Continental League Cup play Thursday. Beckie's goal came off a corner in the 36th minute.
WHL hasn't made call on future of Don Cherry-themed charity program

WHL hasn't made call on future of Don Cherry-themed charity program

The Western Hockey League is undecided on the future of a charitable program featuring Don Cherry.

Ticats offensive co-ordinator Condell models system around players

CALGARY — He's an imaginative playcaller and regarded as an offensive genius, but Tommy Condell's biggest strength is subscribing to the most basic of coaching principles: Creating a system showcasing a player's ability.