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February 23, 2018 10:59 AM Canada shut out of team curling medals as Koe loses bronze-medal game

It’s the first time since curling returned to the Winter Games in 1998 that Canadian teams didn’t finish on the podium. PYEONGCHANG, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF—There will be no team curling medal for Canada at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Calgary’s Kevin Koe lost 7-5 to Switzerland’s Peter de Cruz in the men’s bronze-medal game Friday. It’s the first time since 8

February 23, 2018 4:54 AM McDavid scores OT winner as Oilers down Avs

Connor McDavid scored at 2:19 of overtime and added an assist as the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. Leon Draisaitl had a goal and set up McDavid's winner while Zack Kassian also scored for the Oilers (25-31-4), who won for just the second time in their last nine games. Samuel Girard and Colin Wilson 7

February 21, 2018 9:36 PM Could the next Olympics have a Team Indigenous? 2 chiefs think so

Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and Cree Chief Willie Littlechild went to South Korea to talk to Olympic officials Two Canadian chiefs were in Pyeongchang, South Korea, last week to speak to Olympic officials about the possibility of entering a team of Indigenous North American athletes at future games. National Dene Chief Bill Erasmus and Cree Chief Willie 11

February 21, 2018 7:11 PM Calgary police use DNA technology to give a face to mother of baby found dead in December

The police got the image from a U.S. company that specializes in DNA phenotyping, which can predict physical appearance and ancestry from unidentified DNA. Police said identifying the mother will help determine what led to the baby being placed in the dumpster. CALGARY—Police have released a high-tech image they say is a likeness of the mother of a baby girl found 10

February 20, 2018 8:10 PM Alberta expanding program that allows paramedics to treat seniors at home, rather than hospital

10 such paramedics are being added in each of Edmonton and Calgary to complement 30 colleagues already providing the service. It will cost $11 million to expand the program. CALGARY—Alberta is expanding a program that allows paramedics to treat seniors at home in non-emergency situations instead of having to take them to a hospital. Associate Health 16

February 19, 2018 1:47 PM Canada’s Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz win gold in two-man bobsled

Four-run time of three minutes 16.86 seconds ties Germans for first, with Latvia taking home bronze. Canada’s Justin Kripps and Germany’s Francesco Friedrich tied for gold in men’s two-man bobsled at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Summerland, B.C., product and brakeman Alex Kopacz of London, Ont., slid to a combined four-run time of three minutes 14

February 19, 2018 4:10 AM Canada’s Cassie Sharpe takes top spot in women’s halfpipe qualifying in Pyeongchang

The B.C. native scored 93.40, good for first. Calgary’s Rosalind Groenewoud will also move on to Tuesday’s final after qualifying 11th. BOKWANG, SOUTH KOREA—Canadian skier Cassie Sharpe is off to a promising start in the women’s halfpipe, taking the top spot in qualifying Monday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., scored 93.40 on her second 32

February 19, 2018 3:02 AM Vacationing Calgary man dies in Mexico following sudden illness

Troy Black began vomiting blood on Thursday and doctors then found a tear in his esophagus. How the tear happened is unclear. CALGARY—A Calgary man who died in Mexico after suddenly falling ill while on vacation is being remembered for his loyalty. Troy Black was with his wife, Lindsay, in Puerto Vallarta when he began vomiting blood on Thursday. Doctors 16

February 18, 2018 10:51 PM Marcel Hirscher of Austria takes second gold of Games with giant slalom win, gold medal

Hirscher has a good chance at a third gold medal in his best event, the slalom, scheduled for Thursday. He earlier won the Alpine combined. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Marcel Hirscher has turned his domination in the giant slalom into a second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 28-year-old Austrian star extended his first-run lead to win, by a huge margin 15

February 18, 2018 5:35 AM Koe drops second straight game at Olympics after 8-6 loss to Swiss

Calgary skip gives up four in first end, tying with Switzerland for second in standings. GANGNEUNG, South Korea—Canadian curler Kevin Koe fell to 4-2 at the Winter Olympics on Sunday after an 8-6 loss to Switzerland. It was the Calgary skip’s second straight defeat in the tournament after a 5-2 loss to Sweden on Saturday. Benoit Schwarz, Switzerland’s 15