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Canada names 71-athlete team for Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

TORONTO — Canada will send 71 athletes and 28 coaches to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month. The event, for athletes aged 15-18, features 241 medal events across 32 sports. It runs from Oct. 6-18.
Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary mayor seeks person who leaked details of closed-door Olympic meeting

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says he will ask the city's integrity commissioner to investigate a leak of details from a closed-door council meeting on costs connected to the potential hosting of the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Ottawa Redblacks' SirVincent Rogers savours family time during bye week

Ottawa Redblacks' SirVincent Rogers savours family time during bye week

OTTAWA — While most of his teammates will be relaxing during the bye week, SirVincent Rogers will be busier than ever.
Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays' loss to Yankees

Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays' loss to Yankees

SEATTLE — The Oakland Athletics clinched their first playoff berth in four years Monday night, earning at least an American League wild card when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees.

Jonathan Quick, Tyler Toffoli lead Kings over Canucks 4-1

SALT LAKE CITY — Jonathan Quick made 28 saves as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Monday in pre-season play. Tyler Toffoli scored twice, and Anze Kopitar and Dion Phaneuf added third-period goals for the Kings.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NFL Pittsburgh 30 Tampa Bay 27 --- NHL Pre-season Winnipeg 5 Calgary 4 (OT) Los Angeles 4 Vancouver 1 Montreal 5 Toronto 1 Boston 4 Philadelphia 3 N.Y.
Nikolaj Ehlers scores twice, including winner, as Jets beat Flames in OT

Nikolaj Ehlers scores twice, including winner, as Jets beat Flames in OT

CALGARY — The odds are stacked against Sami Niku when it comes to cracking an experienced Winnipeg Jets blueline this year. But the 21-year-old Finn is showing that he's not far away.
Kotkaniemi impresses again as Canadiens down Maple Leafs 5-1 in pre-season play

Kotkaniemi impresses again as Canadiens down Maple Leafs 5-1 in pre-season play

TORONTO — Jesperi Kotkaniemi continues to make life difficult for the Montreal Canadiens — in a good way.
Astros beat Blue Jays, Osuna earns save in return to Rogers Centre

Astros beat Blue Jays, Osuna earns save in return to Rogers Centre

TORONTO — If Monday's game marked the last for Marco Estrada in a Blue Jays uniform, he wasn't pleased with how it ended.
Modric wins world player of year, ends Ronaldo-Messi duopoly

Modric wins world player of year, ends Ronaldo-Messi duopoly

LONDON — Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were far from the auditorium by the River Thames when Luka Modric broke their decade-long grip on FIFA's award for the world's best player.