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NHL postpones 3 Avalanche games after positive COVID-19 tests

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991946.1618669975!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/grubauer-philipp-210322-1180.jpg Three Colorado Avalanche games have been postponed after a third player entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Friday. Pending test results, the team could return to practice as early as Wednesday and resume play on Thursday at St. Louis.The Avalanche were scheduled to host the Los Angeles Kings on Friday and Sunday. They were scheduled to play at St. Louis on Tuesday. Prior to the league's announcement, the Avalanche and the Kings canceled their respective morning skates on Friday

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U.S. women’s hockey coach Bob Corkum steps down for undisclosed reasons

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991920.1618667233!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/corkum-bob-190217-1180.jpg Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women's national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada. USA Hockey's director of women's national team programs Katie Million did not provide a reason for Corkum's departure in announcing the move Friday night.Corkum reached his decision earlier in the day as he and players gathered in Maine for the start of training camp on Saturday in preparation

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Leylah Annie Fernandez wraps up Billie Jean King Cup win for Canada against Serbia

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5976644.1617725857!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/fernandez-leylah-201003-1180.jpg Leylah Annie Fernandez clinched a Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie victory for Canada with a dramatic win today in Kraljevo, Serbia. The 18-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat Serbia's Nina Stojanovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to give Canada an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the best-of-five tie. Fernandez, ranked 72nd in the world, was about to have her fifth match-point opportunity against the 87th-ranked Stojanovic when some of the lights went out at the indoor hard-court facility. Stojanovic,

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Home to Home Run for charity: Sault man logging marathon a day from B.C. to Ontario

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5989469.1618518037!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/rick-fall-his-rv.jpg Rick Fall ran a marathon in British Columbia on Monday. The 61-year-old finished another 42 kilometres on Tuesday and Wednesday, and aims to keep that pace for another 100 days. The retired teacher lives in Sault Ste Marie, Ont., but is originally from B.C. Over the next few months, he says, he'll run from Victoria to the Sault to raise money for charity. "It's going great. It feels like I could go forever today, but I'm going to definitely take a break I think," Fall told Morning North

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Lydia Ko carries slim lead into final round of Lotte Championship

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991814.1618627646!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/ko-lydia-041621.jpg New Zealand's Lydia Ko birdied four of her last five holes Friday, and she will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Lotte Championship in Kapolei, Hawaii. Ko shot a 7-under-par 65 at Kapolei Golf Club on the island of Oahu, leaving her at 21-under 195.Nelly Korda, who matched the day's best round with a 63, holds second place at 20 under. Second-round leader Yuka Saso of the Philippines managed only 1-under 71 on Friday,

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Paul Watson Jr. emerges as hot hand to shoot Raptors past Magic

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991787.1618624973!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/watson-paul-041621.jpg Paul Watson Jr. scored 20 of his career-high 30 points in the third quarter Friday night and the Toronto Raptors pulled away to a 113-102 victory over the Orlando Magic. Playing in only his second game after missing 11 games due to the NBA's COVID-19 protocol, Watson converted six straight 3-point shots in the period, in which Toronto outscored the Magic 38-19. Yuta Watanabe also had a career high for the Raptors, contributing 21 points and six rebounds.Wendell

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Toffoli strikes twice as Canadiens vanquish Flames late in final frame

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991721.1618619370!/fileImage/httpImage/image.JPG_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/hkn-flames-canadiens-20210416.JPG Tyler Toffoli scored twice to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over Calgary on Friday that snapped the Flames' three-game winning streak. Elias Lindholm scored for the Flames (19-22-3).Coming off a 4-1 loss to Calgary on Wednesday, the Canadiens (19-13-9) had been feeling the heat from Calgary with the fourth playoff spot in the North Division on the line. The Flames arrived on a three-game win streak, and had pulled to within four points of the

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Effects of COVID-19 still a concern as another Vancouver Canucks game delay announced

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991251.1618606357!/cpImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/hkn-canucks-training-camp-20200715.jpg The captain of the Vancouver Canucks has a message for the masses: take COVID-19 seriously. Bo Horvat, one of 21 Vancouver players recovering from the outbreak, said he unwittingly infected his wife with the virus. The couple's infant son Gunnar has not been tested."It hit her a little harder than it hit me. I'm one of the lucky ones, my symptoms were fairly mild... I got through them and am continuing to get through them," he said. "I'm not going to lie,

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Einarson leads lone perfect rink through 3 games at Champions Cup curling

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5991403.1618609623!/fileImage/httpImage/image.JPG_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/einarson-kerri-041621.JPG Reigning Canadian women's champion Kerri Einarson is off to a 3-0 start at the Grand Slam of Curling's Humpty's Champions Cup. The Manitoba rink beat Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa 8-2 in the second draw on Friday.After six draws at the event, Einarson is the lone women's rink at 3-0. Manitoba's Tracy Fleury and Scotland's Eve Muirhead lead Pool B at 2-0. Fleury edged Manitoba's Jennifer Jones 7-6 on Friday morning, while Muirhead beat Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni 9-3.

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John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5469821.1582215393!/cumulusImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/john-furlong.jpg Economic recovery from the pandemic, a transformational legacy that extends into the province and a cheaper privately-funded Winter Games were elements of John Furlong's "B.C. 2030" presentation to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday. The president and chief executive officer of the organizing committee for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C., offered his vision for pursuing another Winter Games two decades later.The heavy-lifting done for 2010 and the big-project expertise it bestowed

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