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Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime set to square off at Australian Open

Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime set to square off at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Felix Auger-Aliassime has been a fan of Denis Shapovalov since he first met him at a national tennis camp in Toronto when both players were under 10 years old.
Mavs' Cuban relents on anthem after NBA reiterates policy

Mavs' Cuban relents on anthem after NBA reiterates policy

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban relented Wednesday and the national anthem will be played before home games this season after the NBA reiterated its “longstanding league policy” to include the song.
Powell scores 28, Siakam adds 26 and Raptors beat Wizards 137-115

Powell scores 28, Siakam adds 26 and Raptors beat Wizards 137-115

WASHINGTON — Kyle Lowry says the Toronto Raptors are finally finding their groove. Norm Powell had 28 points, Pascal Siakam scored 26, and the Raptors connected on 19 three-pointers to cruise past the Washington Wizards 137-115 on Wednesday.

Tough draw for Canadian entry in Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League

The Canadian Championship winner was handed a tough opponent in Mexico's Club Leon in Wednesday's draw for the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.
Phoenix Mercury acquire Canadian star Kia Nurse in three-team deal

Phoenix Mercury acquire Canadian star Kia Nurse in three-team deal

NEW YORK — Canadian national women's basketball team star Kia Nurse is heading to the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury after a three-team trade involving the New York Liberty on Wednesday.
Spread of COVID-19 in Whistler, B.C., ski resort slows, health officials say

Spread of COVID-19 in Whistler, B.C., ski resort slows, health officials say

VANCOUVER — Transmission of COVID-19 is slowing in Whistler, B.C., after health authorities warned of a rapid spread over several weeks.
Lawsuit, countersuit stemming from NBA Finals altercation involving Ujiri dropped

Lawsuit, countersuit stemming from NBA Finals altercation involving Ujiri dropped

OAKLAND, Calif. — A California law enforcement officer has dropped his lawsuit against Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri that stemmed from an altercation at the 2019 NBA Finals.
Struggling Canucks hope practice, rest can help turn around dismal season

Struggling Canucks hope practice, rest can help turn around dismal season

VANCOUVER — Coach Travis Green knows his Vancouver Canucks aren't feeling their best coming off a disastrous road swing. After dropping five games in a row, that's no surprise.
Major League Soccer still mum on where Canadian teams will play in 2021

Major League Soccer still mum on where Canadian teams will play in 2021

MLS commissioner Don Garber was short on optimism and answers Wednesday when asked whether the three Canadian teams might start the season in their home markets. "You know what is going on in Canada is very challenging," he told reporters.
Canada's speedskaters energized by unexpected results ahead of world championship

Canada's speedskaters energized by unexpected results ahead of world championship

Canadian speedskaters are relishing a bit of normalcy in an abnormal season. The 13 who travelled to Heerenveen, Netherlands, for their first international races in 10 months did so with scant training on an indoor oval.