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Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Kris Russell to one-year contract extension

Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Kris Russell to one-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Kris Russell to a one-year, US$1.25-million contract extension.

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime advances to quarterfinals at Cologne Championship

COLOGNE, Germany — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime rallied for a 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) victory over qualifier Egor Gerasimov of Belarus in the second round of the Cologne Championship on Wednesday.
Mighty Heart to take run at ending Triple Crown drought in $400,000 Breeders Stakes

Mighty Heart to take run at ending Triple Crown drought in $400,000 Breeders Stakes

TORONTO — Josie Carroll could prove to be the biggest threat to Mighty Heart's Triple Crown quest. The Carroll-trained Mighty Heart was installed as the early even-money favourite Wednesday for the $400,000 Breeders' Stakes.
Golf Canada's juniors will put emphasis on team mentality

Golf Canada's juniors will put emphasis on team mentality

Canada's next crop of junior golfers will soon learn that they may be alone out on the course, but they're part of a team off of it.

York 9 FC signs teenage Canadian defender Ryan Lindsay after stint in Europe

TORONTO — York 9 FC has signed teenage Canadian defender Ryan Lindsay.
Raptors do without live visits from potential recruits as NBA draft approaches

Raptors do without live visits from potential recruits as NBA draft approaches

TORONTO — Any other season would have the Toronto Raptors' getting to know potential draft picks over intimate dinners in Toronto. They'd be showing them around the city.
Financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack likely to learn fate in early November

Financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack likely to learn fate in early November

TORONTO — It looks like the future of the Toronto Wolfpack could be decided in early November. The financially troubled transatlantic team faces a Friday deadline to file its response to questions from English rugby league authorities.
Canadian 'keeper Erin McLeod happy in Iceland, looks to help others stay positive

Canadian 'keeper Erin McLeod happy in Iceland, looks to help others stay positive

After enduring a COVID-19 outbreak that kept the Orlando Pride from taking part in the NWSL's Challenge Cup, Erin McLeod is enjoying life on and off the field in Iceland.
F1 driver Stroll back after positive test for COVID-19

F1 driver Stroll back after positive test for COVID-19

SILVERSTONE, England — Formula One driver Lance Stroll said he intends to race at the Portuguese Grand Prix this week after finishing a period of self-isolation following a positive test for the coronavirus.

Canadian Milos Raonic eliminates Bedene to advance to second round at European Open

ANTWERP, Belgium — Canada's Milos Raonic has advanced to the second round of the European Open. The No. 6 seed, from Thornhill, Ont., beat world No. 52 Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the ATP Tour 250 hard-court event on Wednesday.