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Carey keeps unbeaten streak alive and wraps up first seed at Olympic Trials

OTTAWA — Chelsea Carey might want to send a thank-you card to Swiss skip Silvana Tirinzoni. Tirinzoni brought in Cathy Overton-Clapham as a substitute last season due to injury.

Boisvert-Lacroix, Kodaira win World Cup speedskating races

KEARNS, Utah — Canadian Alex Boisvert-Lacroix won the men's 500 metres and Japan's Nao Kodaira took the women's 500 on Friday on the opening day of the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.
Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the LA Angels

Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the LA Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani has decided he's on the side of the Angels. The Japanese two-way star announced Friday he will sign with the Los Angeles Angels, ending the sweepstakes surrounding his move to the majors in a surprising destination.

Eskimos re-sign Canadian kicker Sean Whyte through 2020 season

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos re-signed pending free-agent kicker and Canadian Sean Whyte through the 2020 season on Friday.

Columbus future front and centre in commissioner's state of the league address

TORONTO — Major League Soccer prefaced the annual commissioner's annual state of the league address with news of increased player salary investment.

Bowman takes silver, D'Artois earns bronze in World Cup half pipe competition

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — Noah Bowman opened the season with a silver medal and fellow Canadian Simon D'Artois earned bronze Friday at a World Cup ski halfpipe competition that counts as an Olympic qualifier.
Calgary's Vathje and Brampton, Ont.'s Greszczyszyn win World Cup skeleton medals

Calgary's Vathje and Brampton, Ont.'s Greszczyszyn win World Cup skeleton medals

WINTERBERG, Germany — Canada captured a pair of medals at a World Cup skeleton competition on Friday. Calgary's Elisabeth Vathje finished second in the women's event while Dave Greszczyszyn of Brampton, Ont., slid to bronze.
Ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest gets 12-year prison  sentence

Ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest gets 12-year prison sentence

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — The 20 years that have passed since Bertrand Charest's crimes cannot erase the pain he inflicted on his young victims, a judge said Friday as he sentenced the former national ski coach to a 12-year prison term.
Edmonton imposes one-year ban on combative sport events following boxer's death

Edmonton imposes one-year ban on combative sport events following boxer's death

Edmonton councillors have voted to impose a one-year moratorium on any new combative sports events in the city following the June death of a boxer. The bylaw change is to remain in place until Dec. 31, 2018.

Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson says GM Marc Bergevin has his full support

MANALAPAN, Fla. — Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson has given general manager Marc Bergevin a vote of confidence. Molson made the comments to reporters on Friday following the NHL board of governors meeting in Florida.