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Sidney Crosby hints the Stanley Cup will return to his hometown in Nova Scotia

Sidney Crosby hints the Stanley Cup will return to his hometown in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Hockey superstar Sidney Crosby has hinted he will mark is 30th birthday by once again parading the Stanley Cup around his hometown in Nova Scotia. Speaking to reporters at his annual youth hockey camp in Cole Harbour, N.S.

Beterbiev elimination bout cancelled after Montreal fighter refused U.S. visa

Montreal-based boxer Artur Beterbiev was refused a visa to fight in the United States, forcing the cancellation of his scheduled title-elimination match with German Enrico Koelling, promoter Yvon Michel announced Wednesday.
Raonic no match for in-form Federer in Wimbledon quarter-final loss

Raonic no match for in-form Federer in Wimbledon quarter-final loss

LONDON — In a Wimbledon rematch, Milos Raonic proved to be no match for Roger Federer.

O'Dette new head coach of Western Hockey League champion Seattle Thunderbirds

SEATTLE — The Western Hockey League champion Seattle Thunderbirds have named Matt O'Dette the team's new head coach. The 41-year-old from Toronto was promoted after three seasons as an assistant coach with the T-Birds.
Sun or shade? Calgary study to determine impact of heat on bucking bulls

Sun or shade? Calgary study to determine impact of heat on bucking bulls

CALGARY — Soaking up the rays or chilling in the shade? A University of Calgary study is looking into whether bucking bulls, arguably the most ill-tempered of rodeo animals at the Calgary Stampede, would be happier and perform better if they had a sh
Querrey tops Murray at Wimbledon; Djokovic out; Federer wins

Querrey tops Murray at Wimbledon; Djokovic out; Federer wins

LONDON — The first portentous sign of trouble for Andy Murray, surprisingly enough, came right as the two-time Wimbledon champion constructed an ample lead over Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals Wednesday.
DJ Kennington plays balancing act between family, plowing snow and Daytona 500

DJ Kennington plays balancing act between family, plowing snow and Daytona 500

TORONTO — DJ Kennington always comes prepared to drive, whether it's racing at 300 kilometres per hour at the Daytona 500 or clearing snow off Ontario's highways.

Pop singer Alice says giggle during all-star game anthem caused by 'excitement'

MIAMI — Canadian pop singer Jocelyn Alice says she giggled while singing O Canada before Tuesday's MLB all-star game because she was "overcome with excitement.
Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif feels Miller is worthy of Top-100 ranking

Canadian Laurent Duvernay-Tardif feels Miller is worthy of Top-100 ranking

TORONTO — He's not big on the format, but Canadian offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif believes Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is worthy of being selected second overall on the NFL's top-100 players list.

Freestyle moguls event moves from Val St. Come to Mont-Tremblant

MONTREAL — A freestyle skiing World Cup formerly held at Val St. Come, Que., will be staged at Mont-Tremblant, Que., for the next five years, organizers announced Wednesday. Men's and women's moguls events are to run Jan.