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Olympic gymnast Ellie Black honoured with Order of Nova Scotia at just 23

Olympic gymnast Ellie Black honoured with Order of Nova Scotia at just 23

HALIFAX — Olympic gymnast Ellie Black has been named to the Order of Nova Scotia — becoming only the second person under 25 to ever receive the honour. The other young Nova Scotian named to the Order: NHL star Sidney Crosby, who was inducted in 2009.

Circling around: Floyd Landis starting own Canadian-based cycling team

Floyd Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team.
NHLPA files appeal of Wilson's 20-game suspension

NHLPA files appeal of Wilson's 20-game suspension

WASHINGTON — The NHL Players' Association has filed an appeal on behalf of Tom Wilson after the Capitals forward was suspended 20 games for an illegal check to the head.
Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic out week-to-week with facial fracture

Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic out week-to-week with facial fracture

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has been placed on injured reserve with a facial fracture. The Flames say he is out week-to-week.

Canadian Denis Shapovalov knocks off Struff to earn semifinal spot in Japan

TOKYO — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is off to the semifinals at the Japan Open. The 19-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont.
Tokyo to 'screen off' bacteria for Olympic swimming in bay

Tokyo to 'screen off' bacteria for Olympic swimming in bay

Tokyo Olympic organizers said Friday that a system of layered screens would be used to keep bacteria levels within "agreed limits" for triathlon and marathon swimming in heavily trafficked Tokyo Bay.
Giovinco back in Italy squad after 3-year absence

Giovinco back in Italy squad after 3-year absence

GENOA, Italy — Sebastian Giovinco is back in the Italy squad after an absence of nearly three years, but Mario Balotelli has been left out.
Ticats veteran slotback Luke Tasker forever indebted to former coach Austin

Ticats veteran slotback Luke Tasker forever indebted to former coach Austin

Luke Tasker will forever be grateful to Kent Austin.
Dave Anderson, sports columnist, Pulitzer winner, dies at 89

Dave Anderson, sports columnist, Pulitzer winner, dies at 89

NEW YORK — Dave Anderson, a genteel sports writer whose elegant, descriptive prose won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary as a columnist for The New York Times, died Thursday. He was 89.
Trump takes credit for helping NFL with Canada

Trump takes credit for helping NFL with Canada

MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. President Donald Trump is taking credit for pushing Canada to allow Canadian ads to be shown during Super Bowl broadcasts as part of the negotiations over the revamped trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico.