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Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)

Canada, New Zealand book quarterfinals at Women’s Rugby Cup

Canadians beat Italy 22-12 Sunday, sealing their spot

Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)
Bayern's Leroy Sane, left, and teammate Alphonso Davies celebrate after scoring his side's third goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and SC Freiburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthias Schrader
Bayern's Leroy Sane, left, and teammate Alphonso Davies celebrate after scoring his side's third goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and SC Freiburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthias Schrader
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Cooper Gallant poses after winning the 2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Southern Open at Cherokee Lake in Jefferson County, Tenn., in this April 2, 2022 handout photo. Gallant has achieved his long-standing goal of qualifying to compete on the Elite Series, pro bass fishing's top circuit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Bassmaster, Andy Crawford

Canadian angler Cooper Gallant qualifies to compete on Elite Series in 2023

For the first time this year, Cooper Gallant will fish totally for…

Cooper Gallant poses after winning the 2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Southern Open at Cherokee Lake in Jefferson County, Tenn., in this April 2, 2022 handout photo. Gallant has achieved his long-standing goal of qualifying to compete on the Elite Series, pro bass fishing's top circuit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Bassmaster, Andy Crawford
Colorado Avalanche goalie Pavel Francouz, left, and forward Lukas Sedlak, centre, look on as Calgary Flames forward Elias Lindholm scores during third period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary Flames end run of season-opening losses with 5-3 win over Colorado Avalanche

The Calgary Flames won their season opener for the first time in…

Colorado Avalanche goalie Pavel Francouz, left, and forward Lukas Sedlak, centre, look on as Calgary Flames forward Elias Lindholm scores during third period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Team Quebec skip Jean-Michel Menard watches his shot approach the house during round robin competition against Team Alberta at the Brier curling championship Wednesday March 9, 2016 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Former Brier champ Menard wearing Canadian colours again at world mixed playdowns

Jean-Michel Menard settled for silver in his lone previous appearance at a…

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Team Quebec skip Jean-Michel Menard watches his shot approach the house during round robin competition against Team Alberta at the Brier curling championship Wednesday March 9, 2016 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Carter Kanzler tackles Lacombe ball carrier. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats defeat Lacombe Rams

The Stettler Wildcats undefeated streak continues. In the team’s second-last game of…

Carter Kanzler tackles Lacombe ball carrier. (Dave Morris photo)
Canada's Cloe Lacasse, centre, celebrates after scoring her team's second goal during a women's international friendly soccer match between Canada and Argentina in Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Juan Carlos Toro del Rio

Canadian women unchanged at No. 7 in last FIFA rankings before 2023 World Cup draw

Canada’s women are unchanged at No. 7 in the latest FIFA world…

Canada's Cloe Lacasse, centre, celebrates after scoring her team's second goal during a women's international friendly soccer match between Canada and Argentina in Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Juan Carlos Toro del Rio
Zachary McCord runs downfield during a football game playing for the Stettler Wildcats. (Photo submitted by McCord family)

Stettler mourning the loss of local football star

Zachary McCord, 17, passed away last week

Zachary McCord runs downfield during a football game playing for the Stettler Wildcats. (Photo submitted by McCord family)
Hamilton Tiger Cats running back Wes Hills (34) runs against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during second half CFL football game action in Hamilton, on Friday, October 7, 2022. Hills and defensive end Malik Carney of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Dalton Schoen were named the Canadian Football League’s top performer for Week 18 on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Schoen, Hills and Carney named CFL’s top performers for Week 18

Running back Wes Hills and defensive end Malik Carney of the Hamilton…

Hamilton Tiger Cats running back Wes Hills (34) runs against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during second half CFL football game action in Hamilton, on Friday, October 7, 2022. Hills and defensive end Malik Carney of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Dalton Schoen were named the Canadian Football League’s top performer for Week 18 on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Hockey Canada president and CEO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that two players at its nation junior selection camp have tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CEO Scott Smith out at Hockey Canada, board of directors resigns

Scott Smith spent nearly three decades climbing the ladder at Hockey Canada.…

Hockey Canada president and CEO Scott Smith speaks during a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that two players at its nation junior selection camp have tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Sport minister says Hockey Canada leadership still must change after chair resigns

Pascale St-Onge issued the statement on Sunday, a day after Andrea Skinner resigned as the interim chair

Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Canadian women post comfortable 41-5 win over Japan to open Rugby World Cup campaign

Canada has qualified for all nine World Cups, finishing runner-up to England in 2014

Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada’s Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships. (The Canadian Press)
Canada’s Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships. (The Canadian Press)
Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, center, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner

Canada star Alphonso Davies diagnosed with cranial bruise, no word on return to play

Edmonton-born player took a boot to the face during a Oct. 8 match

Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, center, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Media outlets are reporting that Andrea Skinner, interim chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors, has submitted her resignation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Andrea Skinner resigns as interim chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors

Organization under fire for handling of widespread sexual assault allegations against players

Andrea Skinner, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors, Hockey Canada, is pictured on ParlVU as she appears virtually as a witness at a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Media outlets are reporting that Andrea Skinner, interim chair of Hockey Canada’s board of directors, has submitted her resignation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Nashville's Kiefer Sherwood celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the NHL hockey game between San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators played in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Niederreiter scores in debut, Predators top Sharks in Prague

Nino Niederreiter scored his debut goal for the Nashville Predators, who beat…

Nashville's Kiefer Sherwood celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the NHL hockey game between San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators played in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Alek Manoah (6) throws the ball during first inning AL MLB baseball action against the Boston Red Sox, in Toronto on Friday, September 30, 2022. Manoah will get the start for Game 1 of Toronto's wild-card series against the Seattle Mariners Friday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Espinal, Moreno, Kikuchi on Jays’ wild-card roster, Zimmer and Gurriel Jr., are not

The Toronto Blue Jays named infielder Santiago Espinal to the roster Friday…

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Alek Manoah (6) throws the ball during first inning AL MLB baseball action against the Boston Red Sox, in Toronto on Friday, September 30, 2022. Manoah will get the start for Game 1 of Toronto's wild-card series against the Seattle Mariners Friday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
A Hockey Canada document is review by a member of Parliament during a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage looking into safe sport in Canada on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Hockey Quebec has ‘lost confidence’ in Hockey Canada; withholding funds

Hockey Quebec says it has lost confidence in Hockey Canada and will…

A Hockey Canada document is review by a member of Parliament during a House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage looking into safe sport in Canada on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick