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Shadoff tops defending champ Ewing in LPGA Match-Play opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff routed defending champion Ally Ewing 6 and 5 on Wednesday at Shadow Creek in the first round of group play in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play.
CF Montreal starts Canadian Championship title defence with 3-0 win over Forge FC

CF Montreal starts Canadian Championship title defence with 3-0 win over Forge FC

MONTREAL — CF Montreal put any ideas of an upset to bed early as they eliminated Canadian Premier League side Forge FC from the Canadian Championships with a comfortable 3-0 win Wednesday evening at Stade Saputo.

Two-sport stars Ford and de Goede take annual U Sports honours

TORONTO — Tre Ford of the Waterloo Warriors and Sophie de Goede of the Queen's Gaels were named winners of the Lois and Doug Mitchell U Sports athletes of the year awards on Wednesday night. Ford completed 63.
Calgary recruits commercial real estate expertise to revive new arena

Calgary recruits commercial real estate expertise to revive new arena

CALGARY — The city of Calgary has recruited citizens from the commercial real-estate sector to help get a new event centre and home for the Calgary Flames back on track.
Norwegian curling great Thomas Ulsrud, winner of 2010 Olympic silver, dies at 50

Norwegian curling great Thomas Ulsrud, winner of 2010 Olympic silver, dies at 50

Norwegian curler Thomas Ulsrud, a three-time Olympian who won silver at the 2010 Vancouver Games, has died after a long illness, the World Curling Federation said Wednesday. He was 50.
Calgary Flames want to extend Battle of Alberta in NHL playoffs, avoid elimination

Calgary Flames want to extend Battle of Alberta in NHL playoffs, avoid elimination

CALGARY — For the Calgary Flames to continue stoking the Battle of Alberta in the NHL playoffs, they need to take their game from good to great.
PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas will compete in RBC Canadian Open

PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas will compete in RBC Canadian Open

Justin Thomas, who on Sunday claimed his second major title with a playoff win at the PGA Championship, has committed to play in the upcoming RBC Canadian Open.
By the Numbers: Rare blowout win gives Blue Jays hope that offence will turn around

By the Numbers: Rare blowout win gives Blue Jays hope that offence will turn around

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo has long preached that hitting is contagious and that his offence will eventually get on track. A rare blowout win over St.
Expansion team proud to represent Scarborough in Canadian Elite Basketball League

Expansion team proud to represent Scarborough in Canadian Elite Basketball League

TORONTO — The frequent flyer miles belonging to the Scarborough Shooting Stars must be something to behold.
Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez advance while Andreescu falls at French Open

Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez advance while Andreescu falls at French Open

PARIS — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Fernandez advanced to the third round of the French Open on Wednesday while Bianca Andreescu was eliminated in straight sets.