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Canadian human rights groups among coalition calling for Beijing Olympic boycott

Canadian human rights groups among coalition calling for Beijing Olympic boycott

TORONTO — Cheuk Kwan wants the world to remember what happened after numerous countries considered boycotting the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, but eventually agreed to participate.
NWHL cancels rest of season after additional virus positives

NWHL cancels rest of season after additional virus positives

The National Women’s Hockey League called off the remainder of its season Wednesday on the eve of the playoffs because of additional positive test results for the coronavirus.

Canadian international Jessie Fleming through to League Cup final with Chelsea

KINGSTON UPON THAMES, United Kingdom — Defending champion Chelsea reached the final of the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup with a 6-0 win over West Ham on Wednesday. The semifinal featured Canadian internationals on both sides.
Veteran curler Wayne Middaugh to join Team Glenn Howard in Brier bubble next month

Veteran curler Wayne Middaugh to join Team Glenn Howard in Brier bubble next month

It will be like old times for Glenn Howard at the Tim Hortons Brier next month.
CF Montreal adds size, experience up front in Norwegian international Bjorn Johnsen

CF Montreal adds size, experience up front in Norwegian international Bjorn Johnsen

MONTREAL — CF Montreal added size and experience up front Wednesday by acquiring American-born Norwegian international forward Bjorn Johnsen from South Korea's Ulsan Hyundai club.
'A really crazy adventure:' Arbuckle happy to be with Argonauts after eventful 2020

'A really crazy adventure:' Arbuckle happy to be with Argonauts after eventful 2020

TORONTO — Three teams, three contract negotiations, a 33,000-kilometre relocation with another move on the way, a layoff caused by a global pandemic and a new baby. A lot has happened to Nick Arbuckle since he last took a snap in a CFL game.
Cyle Larin, Ashley Lawrence named Canada Soccer players of the month

Cyle Larin, Ashley Lawrence named Canada Soccer players of the month

Cyle Larin and Ashley Lawrence have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for January after helping their clubs move up the standings in Turkey and France, respectively.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-sign receiver Kenny Lawler, team's top rookie in 2019

Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-sign receiver Kenny Lawler, team's top rookie in 2019

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed American receiver Kenny Lawler to a one-year extension. Lawler was named the Bombers' top rookie in 2019 after leading the club with 637 receiving yards on 41 receptions.
Toronto Arrows move south of the border to start MLR season in Atlanta area

Toronto Arrows move south of the border to start MLR season in Atlanta area

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows are the latest Canadian team to move south of the border to start their season. Major League Rugby announced Wednesday that the Arrows will share facilities with Rugby ATL in Marietta, Ga.
St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong gets same role for Canadian men's Olympic team

St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong gets same role for Canadian men's Olympic team

CALGARY — Doug Armstrong will be the general manager of Canada's men's Olympic hockey team if NHL players participate next year in Beijing. Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the St.