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Despite some surprising misses, Canada assured of highest Winter Olympic medal count

Despite some surprising misses, Canada assured of highest Winter Olympic medal count

Canada is assured of its highest medal count at a Winter Olympics with two days of competition to go, and that's without expected contributions in sports it normally dominates.
2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — A second Russian athlete failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony.

Robbie Povey to start at fly half for Canada against Argentina XV

JUJUY, Argentina — Robbie Povey starts at fly half Saturday when visiting Canada takes on Argentina XV in the Americas Rugby Championship.

Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

TAUNTON, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez's fiancee has sued the estates of three men the former New England Patriots player was charged with killing in an effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of the ex-NFL star's home.

NewsAlert: Canada falls to Germany in men's hockey semifinal, will play for bronze

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canada's bid for a third-straight Olympic gold medal in men's hockey has ended with a 4-3 semifinal loss to Germany. Team Canada pushed back hard in the third period, pulling two goals back, but the Germans held on.

CP NewsAlert: Canada shut out of team curling medals as Koe loses bronze

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of — There will be no team curling medal for Canada at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Calgary's Kevin Koe lost 7-5 to Switzerland's Peter de Cruz in the bronze-medal game Friday.
After tribute to shooting victims, Luongo stops Capitals

After tribute to shooting victims, Luongo stops Capitals

SUNRISE, Fla. — Roberto Luongo spoke eloquently on the ice and then played brilliantly in net.
Jon Gillies makes 35 saves, Flames beat Coyotes 5-2

Jon Gillies makes 35 saves, Flames beat Coyotes 5-2

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jon Gillies looked a bit foolish when he lost sight of the puck at his feet and turned the wrong way as Derek Stepan tucked in a first-minute goal. "I don't think you say, 'Oh, boy,'" the Calgary rookie said.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL Toronto 4 N.Y. Islanders 3 (SO) Montreal 3 N.Y.
Nikita Kucherov reaches 80-point mark as Lightning down Senators 4-3

Nikita Kucherov reaches 80-point mark as Lightning down Senators 4-3

OTTAWA — The Senators are finding it difficult to stay focused with the NHL's trade deadline quickly approaching.