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Andreescu says knee injury progressing, on-court training to begin next week

Andreescu says knee injury progressing, on-court training to begin next week

TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu had her season-ending tournament cut short due to a left knee problem. She's hoping the injury won't curtail the start of her 2020 campaign.
Olivia Smith, Jayden Nelson named Canada Soccer's Youth Players of the Year

Olivia Smith, Jayden Nelson named Canada Soccer's Youth Players of the Year

TORONTO — Teenagers Olivia Smith and Jayden Nelson have been named Canada Soccer's Youth International Players of the Year. The awards celebrate Canada's top youth footballers in recognition of their achievements with Canada youth teams.
Quinton Byfield looking to leave his mark at Canada's world junior camp

Quinton Byfield looking to leave his mark at Canada's world junior camp

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Quinton Byfield was eager to get going. The hulking, highly-touted 17-year-old forward with soft hands and speed to burn instead found himself staring out a window at the airport in Sudbury, Ont.

Sooners defensive lineman Gallimore retains top spot in CFL draft rankings

TORONTO — Oklahoma Sooners defensive lineman Neville Gallimore has retained his No. 1 spot in second instalment of the CFL Scouting Bureau's prospect rankings for the 2020 national draft.
Strasburg, Nationals reach record $245M, 7-year deal

Strasburg, Nationals reach record $245M, 7-year deal

SAN DIEGO — Stephen Strasburg returned to the Washington Nationals with a record contract on the first day of the winter meetings, a deal that puts fellow free agent pitcher Gerrit Cole in position for an even larger payday.
On and off the court, Kawhi Leonard had a memorable season in Toronto

On and off the court, Kawhi Leonard had a memorable season in Toronto

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard's short but memorable time with the Raptors will be remembered Wednesday when he receives his championship ring before Toronto takes on his current team, the Los Angeles Clippers, at Scotiabank Arena.
Toronto Raptors fans more grateful than hateful of Kawhi Leonard

Toronto Raptors fans more grateful than hateful of Kawhi Leonard

TORONTO — Two nights after Paul George's hostile treatment in Indiana, it should be nothing but love for his teammate Kawhi Leonard in Toronto Leonard will be presented with his NBA championship ring in a pre-game ceremony Wednesday in a city that ap

Two-time world champion Kylie Masse named top Canadian female swimmer

Two-time world 100-metre backstroke champion Kylie Masse has been named Swimming Canada's top female swimmer for a third straight year. The 23-year-old from LaSalle, Ont.
Dallas Stars fire Jim Montgomery for unprofessional conduct

Dallas Stars fire Jim Montgomery for unprofessional conduct

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars fired second-year coach Jim Montgomery on Tuesday for what the team called unprofessional conduct.

Canadian rugby women draw with France, Spain and Brazil at Cape Town Sevens

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Canada's women, runners-up at the Dubai Sevens, will play in a pool with France, Spain and Brazil at this week's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop in Cape Town.