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Admin January 17, 2018

Martin Brodeur claims the Olympic gold medal he won with Canada in 2002 means as much to him as his three Stanley Cup championships with the New Jersey Devils. That’s why, when he got the call last summer, the future Hall of Fame goaltender was quick to agree to become an assistant to general manager […]

Admin January 17, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to form their first joint Olympic team and have their athletes march together during the opening ceremony of next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, according to Seoul’s Unification Ministry. The ministry said the two sides reached the agreement during talks Wednesday in the border village of Panmunjom. Athletes from the two Koreas […]

Admin January 17, 2018

Denis Shapovalov was eliminated in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after falling 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (4), 5-7 to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Tsonga will next face either Australia’s Nick Kyrgios or Viktor Troicki of Serbia, who played later Wednesday. The Frenchman won the match in three hours 37 minutes. He smashed nine […]

Admin January 16, 2018

Erik Guay plans to ski for Canada at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, despite a back injury, according to a release from Alpine Canada. Guay, a two-time world champion and three-time Olympian, will miss the upcoming alpine World Cup events in Kitzbuhel, Austria and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany as he continues his recovery. The 36-year-old Montreal native revealed that […]

Admin January 16, 2018

A day after confirming head coach Michael Crowe has taken a leave of absence from the team less than a month before the Olympics, Speed Skating Canada says it is conducting an investigation. The organization, which has not given a reason for the leave of absence, told CBC Sports via email on Tuesday that “Michael […]

Admin January 16, 2018

Click on the video above today at 11:30 a.m. ET as the Canadian Olympic Committee announces its Olympic flag-bearer for next month’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement at the House of Commons in Ottawa. Ken Hehr, minister of sport and persons with disabilities, COC president Tricia Smith and Canada’s […]

Admin January 16, 2018

Canadian Milos Raonic is out at the Australian Open. The 22nd seed in the men’s tournament, Raonic was stunned by unseeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday in the first round of the Grand Slam event. The Thornhill, Ont., product is coming off an injury-filled season that saw his […]

Admin January 15, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of the Canadian Olympic Committee will announce the flag-bearer for the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Tuesday morning. Joining the Prime Minister will be Ken Hehr, minister of sport and persons with disabilities, COC president Tricia Smith and Canada’s chef de mission Isabelle Charest. The announcement […]

Admin January 15, 2018

For a so-called “hermit kingdom” that is seemingly preoccupied with flexing its military muscle rather than showcasing its athletic prowess, North Korea has enjoyed surprising success at the Olympic Games. The country of 25 million people has won 56 medals since it began sending teams to the Olympics back in 1964. Fifty-four of those came […]

Admin January 15, 2018

Sports aren’t usually part of the conversation when — or even if — most people talk about Kosovo. Words like “war crimes” and “former Yugoslavia” often come up in relation to this small, contested state. So how does curling fit in with a country that currently has no curling clubs or ice to play on and has attended only one Olympics in its nine-year […]