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Belinda Stronach tells AP: Horse racing got 'a wake-up call'

Belinda Stronach tells AP: Horse racing got 'a wake-up call'

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — There was a frothy cappuccino in a tall glass mug on the table in front of Belinda Stronach. She was seated on a white couch, looking out the floor-to-ceiling windows to survey another sun-drenched day at Gulfstream Park.
Raonic edges Cilic in straight sets to reach 5th QF in six years at Aussie Open

Raonic edges Cilic in straight sets to reach 5th QF in six years at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Milos Raonic is into the Australian Open men's singles quarterfinals for the fifth time in the last six years. The 29-year-old Canadian backed up a straight-sets upset of No.
Canucks, Oilers, Flames primed for mad dash in congested Pacific Division

Canucks, Oilers, Flames primed for mad dash in congested Pacific Division

Matthew Tkachuk doesn't need to be reminded of the Pacific Division's razor-thin margins. And if he did, the Calgary Flames winger wouldn't have to go far. "There's standings posted in our locker room, there's (stat) sheets out," Tkachuk said.
Canadian women fall in rugby sevens final while Canadian men finish fifth

Canadian women fall in rugby sevens final while Canadian men finish fifth

HAMILTON, New Zealand — The Canadian women finished runner-up at the HSBC New Zealand Sevens on Sunday while the Canadian men finished fifth. Canada lost 24-7 to host New Zealand in the women's final.
Canada's Drury wins silver and Thompson takes bronze at ski-cross World Cup

Canada's Drury wins silver and Thompson takes bronze at ski-cross World Cup

IDRE FJALL, Sweden — Toronto's Kevin Drury won silver in the men's big final at a ski-cross World Cup event on Sunday, with Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., finishing third on the women's side.
Canadian Mark McMorris makes Winter X Games history with 18th career medal

Canadian Mark McMorris makes Winter X Games history with 18th career medal

ASPEN, Colo. — Canadian Mark McMorris earned his 18th individual Winter X Games medal to equal American Shaun White's mark in Aspen, Colo.
Pacific Division puts aside differences to grab NHL all-star game crown

Pacific Division puts aside differences to grab NHL all-star game crown

ST. LOUIS — Some of the key figures in what's once again the NHL's most heated rivalry briefly put their differences aside at the league's all-star game. It'll soon be back to regularly scheduled programming.

Canadian track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell adds to medal haul at Milton World Cup

MILTON, Ont. — With persistent stomach flu symptoms refusing to subside, Canadian track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell did well just to make it to the Mattamy National Cycling Centre on Saturday.

Canada's Mikael Kingsbury wins moguls World Cup gold in Mont-Tremblant

MONT-TREMBLANT, Que. — Two tenths of a point. That's all that separated Mikael Kingsbury and his long-time rival, Ikuma Horishima, in the men's moguls final at a World Cup event in Mont-Tremblant, Que., on Saturday.
Canada's Justin Kripps wins silver at bobsled World Cup in Germany

Canada's Justin Kripps wins silver at bobsled World Cup in Germany

KONIGSSEE, Germany — Canada's Justin Kripps continued to roll in Konigssee, Germany, by winning his fifth career medal on the bobsled track. The 32-year-old Olympic champion teamed up with Cam Stones of Whitby, Ont.