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Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu take top spot in 3-metre synchro

VICTORIA — Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu are one step closer to returning to the Olympic Games. Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu took top spot in women's three-metre synchro with 301.
New home for Calgary Flames estimated to cost up to $600 million

New home for Calgary Flames estimated to cost up to $600 million

CALGARY — An event centre in Calgary that would also be the new home of the NHL's Flames is estimated to cost between $550 million and $600 million.
Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S.
Toronto FC trades backup 'keeper Clint Irwin, acquires versatile vet Nick DeLeon

Toronto FC trades backup 'keeper Clint Irwin, acquires versatile vet Nick DeLeon

Toronto FC picked up versatile veteran Nick DeLeon and shipped out backup goalkeeper Clint Irwin on Friday. The 28-year-old DeLeon, who played 180 regular-season games for D.C.
Montreal mayor applauds baseball study but will seek citizen input on stadium funds

Montreal mayor applauds baseball study but will seek citizen input on stadium funds

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante says she's thrilled with progress made by a group seeking to bring Major League Baseball back to Montreal but remains cautious about committing public money to the project without first consulting the population.
Halifax middleweight Moncef (Buddy) Askri  returns to ring after 11-year absence

Halifax middleweight Moncef (Buddy) Askri returns to ring after 11-year absence

TORONTO — It's been 11 years since Moncef (Buddy) Askri walked away from boxing, leaving a 10-0-0 record in his trail. Now 37, the Halifax middleweight is finally returning to the ring.
Embarrassing loss at home sparked Calgary Flames charge to top of division

Embarrassing loss at home sparked Calgary Flames charge to top of division

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames bounced from humiliation into first place in their division in a few short weeks. Since an embarrassing 9-1 loss at home Oct. 25 to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Flames have gone 15-5-2.
New Brunswick balks at skyrocketing cost of hosting 2021 Francophonie Games

New Brunswick balks at skyrocketing cost of hosting 2021 Francophonie Games

FREDERICTON — The 2021 Francophonie Games, expected to attract athletes from around the world, may prove too costly for New Brunswick's new Tory government.
Boxer Samuel Vargas and promoter Lee Baxter look to win world title together

Boxer Samuel Vargas and promoter Lee Baxter look to win world title together

TORONTO — Lee Baxter first met Samuel Vargas when the Colombian-Canadian boxer walked into Baxter's tattoo parlour in 2012.
Bitter gymnast made false sex assault allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

Bitter gymnast made false sex assault allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

SARNIA, Ont.