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Patrick Chan pulls out of Grand Prix event to focus on training

Patrick Chan pulls out of Grand Prix event to focus on training

OTTAWA — With the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics a few weeks away, Patrick Chan is withdrawing from the NHK Trophy figure skating competition to focus on training.
Toronto FC complains to Major League Soccer over fan abuse of Jozy Altidore

Toronto FC complains to Major League Soccer over fan abuse of Jozy Altidore

Toronto FC's playoff road has taken an ugly turn with Major League Soccer investigating allegations of fan abuse towards Toronto star forward Jozy Altidore in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal at Red Bull Arena.
Love game: Tennis star Wozniacki engaged to hoopster Lee

Love game: Tennis star Wozniacki engaged to hoopster Lee

Caroline Wozniacki is engaged again and showing off her new ring. The Danish tennis player says on Twitter that she accepted a marriage proposal from David Lee, who recently played for the San Antonio Spurs.
Scotties to return to Nova Scotia as Sydney named host of 2019 curling event

Scotties to return to Nova Scotia as Sydney named host of 2019 curling event

ORLEANS, Ont. — The Canadian women's curling championship will return to Nova Scotia in 2019, its first appearance in the province in over 25 years. Sydney, N.S., was named Scotties Tournament of Hearts host on Friday by Curling Canada.
Kolyada dominant in short program at Cup of China

Kolyada dominant in short program at Cup of China

BEIJING — Canada's Gabrielle Daleman was in first place after Friday's women's short program at the Cup of China, the third event of the International Skating Union's Grand Prix series.
'It's where I belong,' Canada's Rebecca Marino ready for return to tennis

'It's where I belong,' Canada's Rebecca Marino ready for return to tennis

TORONTO — The road back to tennis prominence will not be a glamorous one for Rebecca Marino and she's just fine with that.
Cineplex to bring 'Sunday Night Football,' Super Bowl to movie theatres

Cineplex to bring 'Sunday Night Football,' Super Bowl to movie theatres

TORONTO — Cineplex has scored a deal to bring "Sunday Night Football" and the Super Bowl to its movie theatres. The company said Friday that a three-year sponsorship agreement with the National Football League will begin Nov.
Canada Soccer's John Herdman wins Jack Donohue Coach of the Year Award

Canada Soccer's John Herdman wins Jack Donohue Coach of the Year Award

CALGARY — Canadian women's soccer coach John Herdman has been awarded the Jack Donohue Coach of the Year Award by the Coaching Association of Canada.

French charge IOC member Fredericks in Rio corruption probe

PARIS — IOC member Frankie Fredericks was handed preliminary charges on Friday in a French investigation into vote-buying around the decision to award the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.
Next year in Jerusalem: Giro riders face political hurdles

Next year in Jerusalem: Giro riders face political hurdles

JERUSALEM — When the world's cycling elite converge on Israel next year for the storied Giro d'Italia race, they will grapple with the rugged hills of Jerusalem, speed by the shimmering Mediterranean Sea and huff their way through the moonscape of th