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B.C. Lions re-sign national receiver Cottoy to a two-year contract extension

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed national receiver Jevon Cottoy to a two-year contract extension Wednesday. Cottoy, 25, was scheduled to become a free agent Tuesday.
NHL Notebook: Players, coaches welcome league's latest COVID-19 protocols

NHL Notebook: Players, coaches welcome league's latest COVID-19 protocols

Morning nasal swabs have been routine for NHL players in recent months — and it's a regime many are eager to leave behind.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran defensive back Brooks to two-year deal

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed American defensive back Cariel Brooks to a two-year contract Wednesday.
Fraser plays his part with Canada, part of the surging team's 'next man up' culture

Fraser plays his part with Canada, part of the surging team's 'next man up' culture

Richie Laryea wasn't surprised when Liam Fraser launched a laserlike pass from distance to trigger a Jonathan David goal in Canada's World Cup qualifying win in Honduras last week. Laryea had seen Fraser do it time and time again in practice.
Veteran left-hander Jeff Francis elected to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Veteran left-hander Jeff Francis elected to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

ST. MARYS, ONTARIO — Left-hander Jeff Francis has been elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame made the announcement Wednesday.

One member of Canadian team in COVID protocols, two fewer than a day earlier

BEIJING — Canada had no athletes, and just one member of its delegation, in COVID-19 protocols on Wednesday, down from three members a day earlier. The 400-plus Canadian delegation includes athletes, coaches and team staff.
Canadian figure skater Messing awaiting negative COVID-19 tests in Canada

Canadian figure skater Messing awaiting negative COVID-19 tests in Canada

BEIJING — Keegan Messing's Olympic Games are in jeopardy. The 30-year-old isn't with Canada's figure skating team at the Beijing Olympics, as he waits to clear COVID-19 testing to travel.
Hamelin, Poulin named Canada's flag-bearers for Olympic opening ceremony in Beijing

Hamelin, Poulin named Canada's flag-bearers for Olympic opening ceremony in Beijing

BEIJING — Charles Hamelin's teammates were speculating recently about who might carry Canada's flag into the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics. Hamelin had a hard time keeping a straight face.

CP NewsAlert: Hamelin, Poulin named Canada's flag-bearers in Beijing

BEIJING — Women's hockey captain Marie-Philip Poulin and short-track speedskating star Charles Hamelin have been named Canada's flag-bearers for Friday's opening ceremonies of Beijing's Winter Olympics More coming. The Canadian Press
Former fullback Justin Morrow joins TFC front office as technical development manager

Former fullback Justin Morrow joins TFC front office as technical development manager

Toronto FC has appointed former fullback Justin Morrow as the club's technical development manager. Morrow will assist the "pathway development" between the club academy, Toronto FC II and first team.
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