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Canadian Liam Fraser ready for his Toronto FC close-up in Bradley's absence

Canadian Liam Fraser ready for his Toronto FC close-up in Bradley's absence

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney, looking to diffuse expectations, says it will take more than one player to replace injured captain Michael Bradley. But it seems clear Liam Fraser is next man up.

Grey Cup-champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers shuffle their coaching staff

Buck Pierce is the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' new offensive co-ordinator. The Bombers promoted Pierce to the post Tuesday. He replaces Paul LaPolice, who is now the Ottawa Redblacks head coach. Pierce will continue as Winnipeg's quarterback coach.

Canadian skier Andrew Longino wins gold in men's halfpipe at Youth Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Calgary skier Andrew Longino captured Canada's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Longino won the men's ski halfpipe event, scoring 94 points.

Former NHL forward Akim Aliu signs with Czech Extraliga team Litvinov

Former NHL player Akim Aliu, whose description of past alleged racist behaviour by Bill Peters led to the former NHL coach resigning from the Calgary Flames, has signed a contract for the rest of the 2019-20 season with HC Litvinov of the Czech Extra
Female soccer players more likely to have medical assessments after head trauma

Female soccer players more likely to have medical assessments after head trauma

TORONTO — Half of elite female soccer players who suffered a head-collision event received medical assessments, compared to a third of male players, according to a Canadian study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association
Powell Power: Canadian centre plays a big role in Mavericks' potent offence

Powell Power: Canadian centre plays a big role in Mavericks' potent offence

Dwight Powell's contributions to the Dallas Mavericks' NBA-leading offence might not be as apparent to the casual observer as those of his flashier teammates.
When it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2.

When it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2.

NEW YORK — When it comes to unanimous picks for baseball's Hall of Fame, Derek Jeter quite appropriately has the chance to be No. 2.
Canadian Milos Raonic wins suspended match to begin play at Australian Open

Canadian Milos Raonic wins suspended match to begin play at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Milos Raonic won his first match since October on Tuesday, finishing off a suspended opening-round contest at the Australian Open. The 32nd-seeded Raonic beat Italian lucky loser Lorenzo Giustino 6-2, 6-1, 6-3.
CFL reaches co-operative partnership agreement with Brazilian federation

CFL reaches co-operative partnership agreement with Brazilian federation

TORONTO — Add Brazil to the CFL 2.0 initiative. The league announced Tuesday it has reached a partnership with the Confederacao Brasileira de Futebol Americano (CBFA).

Nathan King, Ryan Lowry stay undefeated at Canadian junior curling championship

LANGLEY, B.C. — Skips Nathan King and Ryan Lowry remain undefeated through nine draws at the Canadian junior curling championship.