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Shannon Miller returns to Canada to coach the CWHL's Calgary Inferno

CALGARY — Shannon Miller has been named head coach of the CWHL's Calgary Inferno. Canada's coach when women's hockey made its Olympic debut in 1998, returns to Calgary where she was a police officer in the 1990s.
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

SOCHI, Russia — The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Sweden's penalty area.

Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster deal highlights second day of NHL draft

DALLAS — The NHL draft provided few fireworks in Friday's first round. It looked like there would be a repeat Saturday until a five-player trade finally shook things up.
IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens returns to Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Robert Wickens emerged from his trailer after a meeting with engineers, taking a brief break after practice at Road America. Finally, the IndyCar rookie has to get ready for a race at the rural Wisconsin road course.
Flames deal Hamilton, Ferland and a prospect to Hurricanes for Lindholm, Hanifin

Flames deal Hamilton, Ferland and a prospect to Hurricanes for Lindholm, Hanifin

DALLAS — The Calgary Flames made a splash at the NHL draft Saturday, dealing star defenceman Dougie Hamilton to the Carolina Hurricanes in a five-player trade.
Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

MOSCOW — Belgium seems to be getting better and better — maybe even the best yet at the World Cup. It's still early, but a hugely talented Belgian squad made a big statement on Saturday in its 5-2 rout of Tunisia.
Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic.
Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

YEKATERINBURG, Russia — Even a great friendship between players who used to be at the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup. Senegal forward Sadio Mane can attest to that.
COC session vote approves Calgary as potential host for 2026 Olympics

COC session vote approves Calgary as potential host for 2026 Olympics

OTTAWA — The Canadian Olympic Committee session voted Saturday to approve Calgary as a potential host for the 2026 Winter Olympics. International Olympic Committee members will vote on a 2026 host city in September 2019.