Norwegian Lundby wins world ski jumping championship

Norway’s Hans Christer Holund produced a dominant display to win the gold medal in the men’s 15km freestyle at the FIS World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf on Wednesday. Holund finished in 33 minutes 48.7 seconds to cross the line 20.2 seconds ahead of compatriot Simen Hegstad Krueger while compatriot Harald Amundsen won the bronze medal in an event where the […]

No fun NHL? Restrictions help players enjoy hockey more

Instead of going out to dinner with his fiancée after coming home from training, Brandon Carlo takes his dogs for long walks to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air. “It’s good that I can still do these things,” said the Boston defenseman. NHL players and their families are limited in what they can do this season […]

World Rugby unveils condensed 7s 2021 schedule

The HSBC World Rugby Sevens series, wiped out last year by the pandemic, will return in May with two women’s events. But the men won’t see any action on the circuit until September. And there is no Canadian stop yet. World Rugby says discussions are continuing with Vancouver and London on whether to host men’s events in the window between […]

Amid net struggles, Canadiens saw goaltending coach Stéphane Waite

The Montreal Canadiens have made another change to their coaching staff, appointing Sean Burke to take over as director of goaltending. General manager Marc Bergevin made the announcement Tuesday after a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators that gave rookie head coach Dominique Ducharme his first NHL victory. Burke replaces Stéphane Waite, who had held the post since 2013 and […]

Cleveland manager says MLB team didn’t cover ex-pitching coach Mickey Callaway

Cleveland manager Terry Francona said no one in the organization had “covered up” former pitching coach Mickey Callaway, who is the subject of Major League Baseball investigation over allegations of sexual harassment. In an article published on Tuesday, The Athletic reported that 12 current and former employees of the team came forward last month to say that Cleveland was aware […]

Canadian Megan Farrell narrowly misses podium at World Snowboard Championships in Slovenia

Canadian Megan Farrell finished just off the podium on Tuesday, finishing fourth in the women’s parallel slalom at the FIS World Snowboard Championships in Slovenia. The Bracebridge, Ont. Native finished with a score of 59.53. WATCH | Canadian Megan Farrell just finished fourth at the World Snowboard Championships: Megan Farrell of Bracebridge, Ont., Was edged to the finish line by […]