Calgary’s Olympic spirit put out after decisive plebiscite

CALGARY – The Olympic flame was officially extinguished in Calgary on Feb. 28, 1988. The Olympic spirit this city has rallied around ever since may have died Tuesday. Unsuccessful organizers of a yes vote may beg to differ, insisting they simply ran out of time on a bid to bring back the five ring circus. However, what was definitive in a city-wide More...

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Snowboarder Anna Gasser makes history by becoming first woman to land a cab triple 1260

Austrian snowboarder Anna Gasser wows the watching media by becoming the first woman to ever land a cab triple 1260 – which is three and a half full rotations. Gasser had earlier told Ski Sunday presenter More...

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Leafs crush Kings in battle of clubs headed in opposite directions

LOS ANGELES — Every empire crumbles. The Los Angeles Kings, as we knew them, are no more. At least they have the Stanley Cup banners and the memories. The rise and fall of this team should serve as a cautionary More...

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Vancouver Canucks lose to Islanders in first multi-goal game for New York’s Kuhnhackl

By Vin A. CherwooThe Associated Press Tues., Nov. 13, 2018 NEW YORK—Tom Kuhnhackl scored two unusual goals to lead the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Jordan More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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NHL Live Tracker: Oilers vs. Canadiens

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Follow along using our WestJet Live Tracker as the Edmonton Oilers host the Montreal Canadiens. Watch live on Sportsnet West and Sportsnet NOW. The post Taylor Hall has 2 goals, More...

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Lewis Hamilton would prefer more F1 races at venues with 'real racing history'

Lewis Hamilton has questioned taking Formula 1 to new countries and would like to see more races in places with “real racing history” such as Britain. The newest addition More...

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NHL GMs take a pass on easing goalies’ pain

With scoring up and equipment smaller, it was goaltending that dominated the season’s first meeting of NHL general managers. They talked about embellishment, coach’s challenges and video review, but More...

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Roger Federer beats Dominic Thiem to keep alive ATP Finals hopes

Roger Federer recovered from his first-match nightmare to keep alive his hopes at the ATP Finals with a comfortable victory over Dominic Thiem. Switzerland’s Federer, knowing More...

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Santiago Solari: Real Madrid appoint Argentine as permanent manager

Real Madrid have appointed Santiago Solari as the club’s permanent manager until June 2021. Solari, 42, took over on 29 October on an interim basis after the sacking of former More...

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Anderson thrashes Nishikori to be on verge of ATP semis

LONDON—Kevin Anderson thrashed Kei Nishikori 6-0, 6-1 on Tuesday to move to the brink of the last four on his ATP Finals debut. The 32-year-old South African was on the verge of completing just the second More...