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Admin January 22, 2018

Mayor John Tory wants to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to Toronto. Tory endorsed on Monday a report by city staff recommending that council enter into agreements that would enable Toronto to co-host the international sporting event, widely considered the largest in the world by viewership and interest. “Hosting the FIFA World Cup is a once in a generation opportunity […]

Admin January 22, 2018

Canada’s Georgia Simmerling underwent surgery in Calgary, Alta., after breaking both legs in a ski cross World Cup event on Saturday at Nakiska.  In the women’s semifinal, the West Vancouver, B.C., native took flight over the second-last feature and landed roughly, which resulted in a tibia and fibula fracture to her left leg and a tibia plateau fracture to […]

Admin January 22, 2018

The Montreal Impact made Ken Krolicki their only pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, taking the Michigan State midfielder in the third round Sunday. The Impact traded away both their first-round picks on Friday, when the first two rounds took place in Philadelphia. Rounds three and four went by conference call Sunday. They passed twice […]

Admin January 21, 2018

Tom Brady shook off a hand injury and threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 remaining, rallying the New England Patriots back to the Super Bowl with a 24-20 comeback victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship Sunday. Brady, wearing a black bandage on his right hand, showed no signs […]

Admin January 21, 2018

Click on the video player above to watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week’s program, we feature action from the women’s World Cup super-G event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. Let’s block ads! (Why?) CBC | Sports News

Admin January 21, 2018

The head of Speed Skating Canada tells CBC News the organization is investigating “substantive” complaints against its head coach, Michael Crowe. CEO Susan Auch says the organization forced Crowe to leave his position on Jan. 9, just a month before the Winter Olympics after a number of athletes and coaches came forward. “The decision to put him […]

Admin January 21, 2018

A series of crashes left Canada off the podium in the last ski cross World Cup before the Pyeongchang Games, and one ended one athlete’s Olympic dreams completely. After winning her quarter-final heat, Vancouver’s Georgia Simmerling crashed in her semifinal just before the last jump leading up to the finish line, breaking her lower-left leg […]

Admin January 20, 2018

Mikael Kingsbury finished on the podium, but for the first time in 357 days, someone was standing higher than the moguls great. Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., had a streak of 13 straight World Cup wins, dating back all the way to his last loss on Jan. 28, 2017 in Calgary, where he also finished second. His streak began on Feb. […]

Admin January 20, 2018

French defender Zakaria Diallo has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Impact. The six-foot-four centreback joined Montreal from Stade Brestois in France’s Ligue-2. “The goal with Zakaria’s arrival is to strengthen the team in central defence,” Impact head coach RĂ©mi Garde said in a statement. “I am pleased with his recruitment because he has […]

Admin January 20, 2018

The Montreal Impact and Toronto FC opted to forgo their first-round picks at the MLS SuperDraft on Friday, trading them away for money to finance other player acquisitions. The Impact sent the fourth overall selection to FC Dallas for $ 200,000 US in general allocation money and the seventh to Minnesota United for $ 150,000 […]