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Athletes can battle effects of maltreatment in sport well into adulthood

Athletes can battle effects of maltreatment in sport well into adulthood

Brittany Rogers is an adult now and three years removed from her athletic career, yet the cutting words of her childhood gymnastics coaches still play like a broken record in her mind. You're fat. You're stupid. You're not good enough.
Longtime Canadian Press sportswriter Neil Stevens saw it all and told it well

Longtime Canadian Press sportswriter Neil Stevens saw it all and told it well

Former Canadian Press sportswriter Neil Stevens, who earned Hall of Fame recognition in both lacrosse and hockey while criss-crossing the globe in more than three decades with the national news agency, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74.
Toronto Blue Jays extend manager Charlie Montoyo's contract through 2023 season

Toronto Blue Jays extend manager Charlie Montoyo's contract through 2023 season

TORONTO, Kan. — The Toronto Blue Jays extended Charlie Montoyo's contract on Friday, locking up the skipper through the 2023 season. He helped the team to a 91-win campaign last year and finished fourth in American League manager of the year voting.
Canadian men to face Belgium, Croatia and Morocco in opening round at World Cup

Canadian men to face Belgium, Croatia and Morocco in opening round at World Cup

Canada's World Cup credentials will be put to the test this November in Qatar against Belgium, Croatia and Morocco in Group F.
Vice Mark Nichols ready for return to Team Gushue lineup at world curling playdowns

Vice Mark Nichols ready for return to Team Gushue lineup at world curling playdowns

Forced into isolation due to COVID-19, Team Gushue vice Mark Nichols could only watch on television as his teammates won the Canadian men's curling championship last month.
Canadian Olympian Brent Hayden retires again, this time on his own terms

Canadian Olympian Brent Hayden retires again, this time on his own terms

An injured back and depression forced Brent Hayden to retire from competitive swimming after the 2012 London Olympics. After a successful comeback at the Tokyo Games last summer, Hayden's retiring again, but on his terms.
Flames' Gaudreau named second star, Habs' Caufield top rookie for March

Flames' Gaudreau named second star, Habs' Caufield top rookie for March

NEW YORK — Calgary Flames left-wing Johnny Gaudreau was named the NHL's second star for March, while Montreal Canadiens forward Cole Caufield was named the month's top rookie.
Politically charged US-Iran in first Middle East World Cup

Politically charged US-Iran in first Middle East World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The most controversial World Cup ever will feature in Qatar the most politically charged matchups. Just like in 1998, the United States will play Iran with diplomatic relations yet to be restored between the nations.

Ex-Raptor Kyle Lowry thanks 'Toronto family' ahead of Sunday Scotiabank Arena return

Former Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry took to The Players' Tribune Friday to pay tribute to his "Toronto family" ahead of his Scotiabank Arena return on Sunday. "It’s never going to be a wrap between me and this city," Lowry wrote.
Toronto Arrows finally get to play a Major League Rugby game at home

Toronto Arrows finally get to play a Major League Rugby game at home

TORONTO — It's been 34 months since Sam Malcolm's 77th-minute drop goal gave the Toronto Arrows a 22-20 win over Rugby New York at Lamport Stadium, sealing a playoff berth in the club's inaugural Major League Rugby season.
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