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Jarome Iginla set to have number retired by Calgary Flames

Jarome Iginla set to have number retired by Calgary Flames

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames will retire former captain Jarome Iginla's No. 12 during a ceremony on March 2 prior to a game against the Minnesota Wild. The native of St. Albert, Alta., retired from the NHL after a 20-season career last July.
Canadian teen Shapovalov to meet top-ranked Djokovic at Australian Open

Canadian teen Shapovalov to meet top-ranked Djokovic at Australian Open

Denis Shapovalov likes to set the tone on the tennis court, using an offence-first approach to dictate pace and force an opponent's hand. That style worked nicely in his first two matches at the Australian Open.

Canadian women play Switzerland to 0-0 tie in closed-door women's soccer match

ROTA, Spain — Canada played to a 0-0 draw with Switzerland in a closed-door women's soccer training match Thursday. The Canadians, ranked fifth in the world, now turn their attention to an international friendly against No. 13 Norway on Jan.
Top Canadian assistant referee Joe Fletcher retires, says time is right

Top Canadian assistant referee Joe Fletcher retires, says time is right

TORONTO — After two World Cups and numerous other marquee soccer matches, Canada's Joe Fletcher is retiring as an assistant referee. The 42-year-old Fletcher, from St. Catharines, Ont., by way of Niagara Falls, says the time is right.
Former Montreal Alouettes receiver Tim Maypray dies at the age of 30

Former Montreal Alouettes receiver Tim Maypray dies at the age of 30

Tim Maypray, who was a receiver with the Montreal Alouettes during their 2010 Grey Cup season, has died. He was 30.

Canada's Georgia Simmerling returns to cycling after serious injury

CAMBRIDGE, New Zealand — Just under a year after breaking both her legs during a World Cup ski cross event, Canada's Georgia Simmerling is set to return to the top level of another sport — cycling. The 29-year-old native of West Vancouver, B.C.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign OL Stanley Bryant to one-year extension

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed offensive lineman Stanley Bryant to a one-year contract extension Thursday. Bryant was named the CFL's top lineman for a second straight season in November.
Toronto FC heads for warmth of California to start training camp in earnest

Toronto FC heads for warmth of California to start training camp in earnest

TORONTO — After medicals and two days of fitness training indoors in the frigid north, Toronto FC heads to the warmth and real grass of California on Friday to start training camp in earnest.
Another McKeever steps onto cross-country skiing's international stage

Another McKeever steps onto cross-country skiing's international stage

Xavier McKeever's earliest memory of cross-country skiing with his parents is being used as a training aid. Robin McKeever and Milaine Theriault towed their toddler instead of a tire up hills during workouts.

Edmonton Eskimos sign Canadian kicker Hugh O'Neill to contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos re-signed Canadian kicker/punter Hugh O'Neill on Thursday to a contract extension through the 2020 season. O'Neill appeared in all 18 regular-season games with Edmonton last year. He posted a 45.
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