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Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser to battle Brazilian on April UFC Fight Night card

Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser to battle Brazilian on April UFC Fight Night card

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser returns to action April 23 when he takes on Rodrigo Nascimento on a UFC Fight Night card. Boser (20-8-1) is coming off a second-round KO of Ovince St.

Swimming Canada says it won't send a team to compete at World University Games

OTTAWA — Swimming Canada said Thursday it won't send a team to compete at this summer's World University Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games are slated to be held in Chengdu, China, from June 26-July 7.
Canadian men take a breath before looking to seal a World Cup berth in Qatar

Canadian men take a breath before looking to seal a World Cup berth in Qatar

Four years into his tenure as coach of the men's soccer team, John Herdman is now one win away from taking Canada to the World Cup — ending a 36-year absence from the world showcase.
Canadian Premier League's fourth season to run April 7 through Oct. 29

Canadian Premier League's fourth season to run April 7 through Oct. 29

TORONTO — The Canadian Premier League will kick off its fourth season on April 7 with the championship game scheduled for Oct. 29. Each of the eight teams will play 28 matches — 14 home and 14 away — in a balanced schedule and single-table format.

Veteran Edmonton offensive lineman announces his CFL retirement

EDMONTON — Veteran Canadian offensive lineman Matt O'Donnell retired Thursday after nine seasons with the Edmonton Elks. The towering six-foot-11, 350-pound O'Donnell appeared in 130 career CFL regular-season games with Edmonton (2012-19, 2021).

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran linebacker Larry Dean to extension

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed American linebacker Larry Dean to a contract extension Thursday. Dean didn't play in 2021 after suffering a torn Achilles tendon during a workout prior to the start of training camp.

Pat Verbeek hired as Anaheim Ducks' new general manager

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pat Verbeek has been hired as the new general manager of the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced Thursday that Verbeek would replace Bob Murray, who resigned Nov.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign Canadian Johnny Augustine to two-year deal

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed Canadian running back Johnny Augustine to a two-year contract extension Thursday. The five-foot-nine, 199-pound Augustine was scheduled to become a CFL free agent Tuesday. Augustine, 28, of Welland, Ont.
Bayern Munich says Davies is fine but "bored" as he recovers from myocarditis

Bayern Munich says Davies is fine but "bored" as he recovers from myocarditis

Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann says Canadian star Alphonso Davies is fine but bored as he recovers from myocarditis following a bout with COVID-19. Bayern said Jan.

Veteran defensive lineman Wynn staying put with Ticats

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed American defensive tackle Dylan Wynn to a two-year contract Thursday. Wynn was slated to become a CFL free agent Tuesday.
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