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Canada unbeaten heading into playoffs at world mixed curling championship

ABERDEEN, Scotland — Canada has secured the top spot in the playoffs at the world mixed curling championship.

Canadian Kailen Sheridan a finalist for NWSL top goalkeeper award

Canadian international Kailen Sheridan is a finalist for goalkeeper of the year in the National Women's Soccer League. The Sky Blue FC 'keeper is up against Aubrey Bledsoe of the Washington Spirit and Casey Murphy (Reign FC).
Montreal Alouettes keep foot on gas pedal while preparing for playoff return

Montreal Alouettes keep foot on gas pedal while preparing for playoff return

MONTREAL — Having already clinched a playoff spot, the Montreal Alouettes are looking at the final three games of the year as a post-season tune-up.
Leafs captain John Tavares to miss at least two weeks with broken finger

Leafs captain John Tavares to miss at least two weeks with broken finger

Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares will be out at least two weeks with a broken finger.
Canadian star winger DTH van der Merwe retires from international rugby

Canadian star winger DTH van der Merwe retires from international rugby

After arriving in Canada with his family from South Africa in 2003, DTH van der Merwe wasted little time hooking up with the Regina Rogues rugby club.

Knights forward Valentin Zykov suspended for 20 games

LAS VEGAS — Vegas Golden Knights forward Valentin Zykov was suspended Thursday for 20 games without pay for a violation of the NHL's performance-enhancing substances program, the league said.
Canadian Anne-Catherine Tanguay taking a year off from pro golf

Canadian Anne-Catherine Tanguay taking a year off from pro golf

QUEBEC — Canadian golfer Anne-Catherine Tanguay is taking a one-year sabbatical to focus on personal projects. The 28-year-old Quebec City native says she plans to conserve her status as a player for the 2021 season under LPGA Tour rules.

Rules set for Canadian Premier League final between Calvary FC and Forge FC

TORONTO — The Canadian Premier League has confirmed the two-legged final between Calgary's Cavalry FC and Hamilton's Forge FC will be decided by aggregate score with away goals as a tiebreaker.
Canada women to play tournament in China to prepare for Olympic qualifier

Canada women to play tournament in China to prepare for Olympic qualifier

TORONTO — Canada will take part in a women's soccer invitational tournament in China next month, facing Brazil and either China or New Zealand in Yongchuan.

Canada set to open play at ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The Canadian cricket team opens play Sunday against Jersey at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier. The 14-country event, which starts Friday and runs through Nov.