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Roughriders sign defensive lineman A.C. Leonard through 2021 season

Roughriders sign defensive lineman A.C. Leonard through 2021 season

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed defensive lineman A.C. Leonard to a two-year contract extension through the 2021 season.
Canadian snowboarder captures third medal of Youth Olympics as event concludes

Canadian snowboarder captures third medal of Youth Olympics as event concludes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Canada finished with eight medals at the Youth Olympics after notching a pair of third-place showings on the 13th and final day of the event on Wednesday. In snowboarding, Liam Brearley of Gravenhurst, Ont.
Toronto FC skipper Michael Bradley undergoes successful ankle surgery

Toronto FC skipper Michael Bradley undergoes successful ankle surgery

Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley has undergone successful ankle surgery in New York City with the MLS team confirming that the veteran midfielder will be out for four months. The operation, performed Tuesday evening by Dr.
Mavericks centre Powell suffers ruptured Achilles, weighing surgery options

Mavericks centre Powell suffers ruptured Achilles, weighing surgery options

Dallas Mavericks centre Dwight Powell has suffered a rupture of his right Achilles tendon and is weighing his surgical options, the NBA team said in a release Wednesday.
Canada women to face Australia in April in Vancouver in soccer friendly

Canada women to face Australia in April in Vancouver in soccer friendly

The Canadian women's soccer team will host Australia in Vancouver on April 14. It will mark the team's first international match at B.C. Place Stadium since a 1-1 draw with the U.S. in November 2017.
NHL Notebook: Players, coaches on the merits of the league's bye week

NHL Notebook: Players, coaches on the merits of the league's bye week

Jason Spezza guesses he's probably in the minority. The veteran centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs has been a creature of habit throughout his career — one where he rarely goes a day or two without hitting the ice during the season.
HFX Wanderers FC sign Canadian youth international Mateo Restrepo

HFX Wanderers FC sign Canadian youth international Mateo Restrepo

HFX Wanderers FC have signed former Canadian youth international Mateo Restrepo. The 22-year-old fullback joins the Halifax CPL team from UC Santa Barbara, for whom he played 66 games.
Kyle Wiltjer combines message of equality with his love of fashion

Kyle Wiltjer combines message of equality with his love of fashion

Kyle Wiltjer was scribbling on his iPad on the team bus on the way to a basketball game in Greece a couple of years ago.
Canada thumped by South Africa in second game at U-19 Cricket World Cup

Canada thumped by South Africa in second game at U-19 Cricket World Cup

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa — Benjamin Calitz hit 63 in a losing cause Wednesday as Canada lost to South Africa by 150 runs at the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Toronto FC signs 15-year-old Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty as homegrown player

Toronto FC signs 15-year-old Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty as homegrown player

Toronto FC has signed 15-year-old midfielder Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty as a homegrown player, making him the youngest player ever to sign with the first team. The native of Brampton, Ont., who turns 16 in June, is no stranger to setting records.