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Omicron identified in all four Atlantic provinces after first case reported in N.L.

Omicron identified in all four Atlantic provinces after first case reported in N.L.

HALIFAX — The Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus has reached all four Atlantic provinces, after Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday confirmed its first case of the mutation believed to be more infectious than Delta.
Curling Canada finalizes field for 16-team Olympic mixed doubles trials

Curling Canada finalizes field for 16-team Olympic mixed doubles trials

OTTAWA — The 16-team field for Canada's Olympic mixed doubles trials was confirmed Wednesday by Curling Canada. The Dec. 28-Jan. 2 competition at Stride Place in Portage la Prairie, Man.
Elks sign defensive back Aaron Grymes to two-year extension

Elks sign defensive back Aaron Grymes to two-year extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed defensive back Aaron Grymes to a two-year contract extension on Wednesday. The seven-year CFL veteran had 51 defensive tackles and one interception in 13 games last season.
Seven Flames players, three coaches and seven support staff enter COVID-19 protocol

Seven Flames players, three coaches and seven support staff enter COVID-19 protocol

CALGARY — An outbreak that has forced the postponement of four Calgary Flames games worsened Wednesday after seven more players were added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list and the team's return to game play was delayed through Saturday.
Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies named Canada Soccer player of the year

Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies named Canada Soccer player of the year

OTTAWA — Bayern Munich star and national men's team anchor Alphonso Davies was named Canada Soccer player of the year on Wednesday.
AP source: NHL reintroducing enhanced COVID-19 restrictions

AP source: NHL reintroducing enhanced COVID-19 restrictions

With the number of coronavirus cases and game postponements climbing, the NHL is reintroducing enhanced COVID-19 protocols that include restricting players to staying in their hotels while on the road in a bid to limit a growing outbreak among player
Blue Bombers quarterback Zach Collaros headlines list of CFL all-stars

Blue Bombers quarterback Zach Collaros headlines list of CFL all-stars

TORONTO — Quarterback Zach Collaros of the Grey Cup champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers headlined Wednesday's list of Canadian Football League all-stars for the 2021 season.

Boston Bruins centre Bergeron is the latest NHL star to be placed in COVID protocol

Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron is the latest NHL star to enter the league's COVID-19 protocol, the team announced Wednesday.
In tears, Aguero announces retirement due to heart problem

In tears, Aguero announces retirement due to heart problem

BARCELONA, Spain — Fighting back tears, Sergio Aguero took a deep breath and finally made the announcement soccer fans had dreaded ever since he left a game with chest pains six weeks ago.
Horvat scores twice, Canucks post gritty 4-3 comeback win over Blue Jackets

Horvat scores twice, Canucks post gritty 4-3 comeback win over Blue Jackets

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks capped a chaotic day with a massive comeback Tuesday, rallying to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3. It's a win that shows the team has character, said head coach Bruce Boudreau.
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