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Canadian scientist names new beetle Jose Bautista

Canadian scientist names new beetle Jose Bautista

Entomologist Bob Anderson is an avid sports fan

Canadian scientist names new beetle Jose Bautista
Former NHL player and coach Dan Maloney dies at 68

Former NHL player and coach Dan Maloney dies at 68

Maloney coached the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets

Former NHL player and coach Dan Maloney dies at 68
Ottawa Redblacks’ Jonathan Rose (9) is escorted off the field while taking on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats during first half CFL East Division final action on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. SEAN KILPATRICK / AP

Ottawa Redblacks defensive back Jonathan Rose suspended for Grey Cup

Rose was flagged for unnecessary roughness and ejected for contacting an official with 37 seconds left in the first half following a sideline melee after a Tiger-Cats reception.

Ottawa Redblacks’ Jonathan Rose (9) is escorted off the field while taking on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats during first half CFL East Division final action on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. SEAN KILPATRICK / AP
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Calgary Stampeders’ quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell hoists the West Division Trophy after they defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the CFL West Final in Calgary, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Calgary Stampeders back to Grey Cup with 22-14 win over Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Calgary was favoured to win the 2017 and 2016 Grey Cups, but lost to the Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa Redblacks respectively.

Calgary Stampeders’ quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell hoists the West Division Trophy after they defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the CFL West Final in Calgary, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
McGill students vote overwhelmingly to change Redmen team nickname

McGill students vote overwhelmingly to change Redmen team nickname

Student union held a referendum after a campaign by Indigenous students

McGill students vote overwhelmingly to change Redmen team nickname
An artist’s rendering of a refurbished McMahon Stadium in Calgary is seen in this handout image. (Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation)

Olympic decision time for Calgarians in 2026 plebiscite

Calgary’s ‘88 legacy is considered among the most successful in Olympic Games history

An artist’s rendering of a refurbished McMahon Stadium in Calgary is seen in this handout image. (Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation)
U.S. downs Canada 5-2 to win Four Nations Cup women’s hockey tournament

U.S. downs Canada 5-2 to win Four Nations Cup women’s hockey tournament

The last time Canada beat the U.S. in a tournament final was the 2014 Four Nations in Kamloops, B.C.

U.S. downs Canada 5-2 to win Four Nations Cup women’s hockey tournament
Ottawa Citizen rejects Senators’ request to take down players’ Uber video

Ottawa Citizen rejects Senators’ request to take down players’ Uber video

Senators players who were caught on tape joking about and criticizing their team’s defence in a video posted online are apologizing for their comments.

Ottawa Citizen rejects Senators’ request to take down players’ Uber video
Chicago Blackhawks fire coach after 6-6-3 start to season

Chicago Blackhawks fire coach after 6-6-3 start to season

The Chicago Blackhawks have fired coach Joel Quenneville after a 6-6-3 start to the season. He guided the team to Stanley Cup victories in 2010, 2013 and 2015.

Chicago Blackhawks fire coach after 6-6-3 start to season
Senators players apologize after being caught criticizing team on video recording

Senators players apologize after being caught criticizing team on video recording

Senators players who were caught on tape joking about and criticizing their team’s defence in a video posted online are apologizing for their comments.

Senators players apologize after being caught criticizing team on video recording
Michael Edwards, best known as “Eddie the Eagle,” prepares to start on the ski jump tower in Calgary on March 5, 2017, 29 years after competing in the 1988 Calgary Olympics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Eddie the Eagle’ among Olympians cheering for a Calgary 2026 bid

Last week, the bid seemed all but dead as the federal, provincial and municipal governments wrangled over cost-sharing

Michael Edwards, best known as “Eddie the Eagle,” prepares to start on the ski jump tower in Calgary on March 5, 2017, 29 years after competing in the 1988 Calgary Olympics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Ottawa, Alberta reach agreement on funding proposal for Calgary 2026 Olympic bid

Ottawa, Alberta reach agreement on funding proposal for Calgary 2026 Olympic bid

A Calgary city councillor is expected to introduce a motion today that asks council to kill the city’s potential bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games over ongoing concerns about funding.

Ottawa, Alberta reach agreement on funding proposal for Calgary 2026 Olympic bid
Bobby Orr is pictured in a Toronto hotel room as he promotes his new book “Bobby: My Story in Pictures,” on Monday, October 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Bobby Orr shares life in and out of hockey in new book

Bobby Orr shares life in and out of hockey in new book “Bobby: My Story in Pictures”

Bobby Orr is pictured in a Toronto hotel room as he promotes his new book “Bobby: My Story in Pictures,” on Monday, October 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
New CFL balls are photographed at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stadium in Winnipeg, Thursday, May 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Halifax council to discuss proposed stadium for potential new CFL team

Halifax regional council will consider a proposed 24,000-seat stadium, the pivotal component of a bid to land a Canadian Football League team for the East Coast’s largest city

New CFL balls are photographed at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stadium in Winnipeg, Thursday, May 24, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Charlie Montoyo named new Toronto Blue Jays manager

Charlie Montoyo named new Toronto Blue Jays manager

Charlie Montoyo has been named the Toronto Blue Jays new manager.

Charlie Montoyo named new Toronto Blue Jays manager
B.C.’s Justina Di Stasio wins women’s 72-kg title at wrestling worlds

B.C.’s Justina Di Stasio wins women’s 72-kg title at wrestling worlds

Di Stasio’s medal was one of three on a successful day for Canada’s women wrestlers.

B.C.’s Justina Di Stasio wins women’s 72-kg title at wrestling worlds
Walkoff Memories: ‘93 Jays reunite for 25th anniversary of World Series win

Walkoff Memories: ‘93 Jays reunite for 25th anniversary of World Series win

Blue Jays scored 8-6 win and a second straight World Series title

Walkoff Memories: ‘93 Jays reunite for 25th anniversary of World Series win
Security personnel guard Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

In Khashoggi case: Saudi calls, ‘body double’ after killing

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom announced early Monday, to express condolences for the death of the journalist killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal’s entourage.

Security personnel guard Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, leaves at the end of the 133rd IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Stockholm city government deal threatens 2026 Olympics bid

Calgary’s bid faces a Nov. 13 referendum, and full government support is not guaranteed in Italy.

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, leaves at the end of the 133rd IOC session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Europe team captain Thomas Bjorn, center, holds the trophy aloft as he celebrates with his team after Europe won the Ryder Cup on the final day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Laurent Cipriani/AP)

Europe finishes off dominant week to win back Ryder Cup

The Europeans were treated like rock stars before more than 50,000 fans

Europe team captain Thomas Bjorn, center, holds the trophy aloft as he celebrates with his team after Europe won the Ryder Cup on the final day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Laurent Cipriani/AP)