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Canadian national men's soccer team head coach John Herdman watches a training session for a CONCACAF Nations League match against Curacao, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canadian men add warm-up match against Bahrain ahead of Qatar World Cup

Canada has finalized its pre-World Cup plans, adding a warm-up game and…

Canadian national men's soccer team head coach John Herdman watches a training session for a CONCACAF Nations League match against Curacao, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE - Minnesota Wild's Matt Dumba takes a knee during the national anthem flanked by Chicago Blackhawks' Malcolm Subban, left, and Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse, before an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game in Edmonton, Alberta, Aug. 1, 2020. Dumba said recently he still sees racism in hockey in the present day, adding he's sick of “the old boys' club and them dictating who is and who isn’t welcome.” (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

NHL, its workforce 84% white, sets baseline to up diversity

The NHL for the first time has done an internal demographic study…

FILE - Minnesota Wild's Matt Dumba takes a knee during the national anthem flanked by Chicago Blackhawks' Malcolm Subban, left, and Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse, before an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game in Edmonton, Alberta, Aug. 1, 2020. Dumba said recently he still sees racism in hockey in the present day, adding he's sick of “the old boys' club and them dictating who is and who isn’t welcome.” (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Los Angeles Chargers help up place kicker Dustin Hopkins (6) after he kicked the game-winning field goal against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Late turnover, Hopkins’ 4th field goal gives Chargers OT win

Justin Herbert didn’t throw a touchdown pass for the first time in…

Los Angeles Chargers help up place kicker Dustin Hopkins (6) after he kicked the game-winning field goal against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Lacombe’s Brady McKinlay won the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship earlier this summer. (Submitted photo/ Alberta Golf)
Lacombe’s Brady McKinlay won the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship earlier this summer. (Submitted photo/ Alberta Golf)
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu returns the ball against Qinwen Zheng, of China, during the National Bank Open tennis tournament in Toronto on August 11, 2022. Andreescu cruised her way to a 6-2, 6-4 opening-round win over Jil Teichmann at the Guadalajara Open on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Bianca Andreescu earns straight-sets victory over Teichmann at Guadalajara Open

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu cruised her way to a 6-2, 6-4 opening-round win…

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu returns the ball against Qinwen Zheng, of China, during the National Bank Open tennis tournament in Toronto on August 11, 2022. Andreescu cruised her way to a 6-2, 6-4 opening-round win over Jil Teichmann at the Guadalajara Open on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
FILE-Rocks wait for action during the college curling national championship, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Wayland, Mass. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Bill Sikes

Canada falls to Finland, defeats Denmark in two-game day at mixed curling worlds

Canada’s Jean-Michel Menard fell to undefeated Finland 5-3 before rebounding with a…

FILE-Rocks wait for action during the college curling national championship, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Wayland, Mass. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Bill Sikes
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)
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