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April 25, 2018 4:36 PM Canadian pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford officially retire

The pair helped Canada win gold in the team event and took bronze in pairs at the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. OTTAWA—Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, who teamed up for two pairs world championship titles and three Olympic medals over their careers, have officially announced their retirement from competitive figure skating. The 32-year-old Duhamel 6

April 17, 2018 7:15 AM South Korean officials may visit North Korea before summit

President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un scheduled to meet next week South Korean security officials may visit North Korea ahead of the first summit since 2007 if more high-level talks are necessary, a Seoul official said on Tuesday, with the South hoping the North will reaffirm its commitment to denuclearize. After meeting North Korean 16

April 9, 2018 12:05 PM Inquiry to begin reviewing how twin brothers died on Calgary bobsled track

Jordan and Evan Caldwell died in 2016 after they hit a gate while sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track at high speed. CALGARY — A fatality inquiry is convening today to begin reviewing how twin brothers died after sliding down an Olympic luge-bobsled track in Calgary more than two years ago. Jordan and Evan Caldwell, who were 17, were part of a larger 10

April 7, 2018 10:09 PM Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck racking up medals in Commonwealth Games pool

With five medals in five events so far, the Canadian teen is on track to make history. With five medals in five events here (one gold, three silver and a bronze), Ruck is on track to make history. She still has the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle and likely the individual medley relay to go. Canadian Elaine Tanner won seven medals (four gold and three 11

April 6, 2018 5:15 AM Canada's Kylie Masse sets Commonwealth record in 100m backstroke

22-year-old wins heat in 58.7 seconds to advance to semis in Gold Coast World record-holder Kylie Masse set a Commonwealth Games mark in the 100-metre backstroke Friday to advance to the semifinals. The 22-year-old from Windsor, Ont., won her morning heat in 58.70 seconds, just minutes after Australian Emily Seebohm had lowered her own record to 58.91 in her heat. Masse 12

April 4, 2018 3:29 PM Sean Burke sets his sights on building Canada’s roster for hockey worlds

After handling Canada’s Olympic hockey team without any NHL players, Burke and fellow co-GM Martin Brodeur should have plenty of information on possible candidates for worlds littered across NHL rosters. “We put in a lot of time and a lot of travel,” the former goalie told The Canadian Press in a phone interview this week. “I went over to Europe numerous 12

April 4, 2018 2:41 PM Penny Oleksiak, Taylor Ruck lead Canada’s charge on Day 1 of Commonwealth Games swim meet

Both Oleksiak and Ruck will be competing in the 200-metre freestyle at the outdoor Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Mary-Sophie Harvey of Trois-Rivières, Que., is racing in the 400 individual medley. Oleksiak, then 16, won four medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics including gold in the 100-metre freestyle in an Olympic, Canadian and world junior record. The Toronto 16

April 3, 2018 7:03 PM IOC says cities that have hosted Olympics before have advantage in bid for 2026 Winter Games

Calgary is one of nine cities considering lone or joint bids for the 2026 Olympics. Dubi says it’s important for Calgary to make sure that any budget put forward is strong and down to the last detail. He says that would include looking at the numbers from Vancouver in 2010 and to factor in realistic figures looking ahead to 2026. Other cities that have expressed 20

March 29, 2018 9:42 PM Federal, provincial governments support creation of Calgary Olympic bid corporation

City takes another step toward determining if a bid for 2026 Winter Games is right for Calgary Calgary has support if it chooses to form a bid corporation for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. On Thursday, the city announced both the provincial and federal governments have pledged support for the creation of an Olympic bid corporation 13

March 23, 2018 2:22 PM Canadian women match all-time high FIFA ranking

Return to No. 4 where they stood after winning 2016 Olympic bronze in Rio Canada has moved back to fourth in the FIFA women's rankings, matching an all-time high. The U.S. remains No. 1 ahead of England, which moved ahead of Germany into second. Canada and 2019 World Cup host France each rose one place to Nos. 4 and 5, respectively. Australia fell two rungs 9