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Canadian businessman boosts Canadian medallists' money in Paris

Canada's medallists in Paris will get a bump in podium prize money. A donation by Canadian health-care technology entrepreneur Sanjay Malaviya of Hespeler, Ont., will make a gold medal worth a total of $25,000, silver $20,000 and bronze $15,000 to athletes.

Canada wins world Para hockey championship with 2-1 win over U.S.

Canada beat the United States 2-1 to win the world Para hockey championship Sunday in Calgary.

Canadian Olympic Committee joins Centre for Sport and Human Rights

The Canadian Olympic Committee has become the first national Olympic committee in the world to join the Centre for Sport and Human Rights.

Winning more games, new arena keys to player retention in Calgary, say Flames

Winning more games and the construction of a new arena will convince more NHL players that Calgary is a desirable place to play, some Flames said as they headed for the exits Friday.

PWHL hits home stretch as players return from world championship

The Professional Women's Hockey League enters the home stretch of its inaugural season Thursday when it resumes following the world championship break.

Serdachny scores overtime winner as Canada edges U.S. for women's hockey worlds gold

Canada reclaimed the women's world hockey championship from the United States with a 6-5 overtime win in Sunday's final. Danielle Serdachny scored a power-play goal at 5:16 of overtime to end the showdown.

Canada to face archrival U.S. in women's world hockey championship final

Jocelyne Larocque scored and had an assist to lead Canada to a 4-0 win over the Czech Republic in a women's world hockey championship semifinal Saturday in Utica, N.Y.

Canada recharging ahead of sprint to finish at women's hockey worlds

Rested bodies, but prepared minds, was the goal for the Canadian women's hockey team Friday. The Canadians stayed off the ice, but engaged in intensive boardroom chalk talks ahead of Saturday's world championship semifinal against the Czech Republic, as well as a Sunday game they want to be for the gold medal.
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Canada beats Sweden for spot in semifinals at women's hockey worlds

Renata Fast scored two goals, Jocelyne Larocque got two assists and Natalie Spooner tallied her first of the tournament as Canada defeated Sweden 5-1 to advance to the semifinals of the IIHF ice hockey women's world championships in Utica, N.Y.

Canada refusing to look past quarterfinal opponent Sweden at women's hockey worlds

Canada's women intend to be on their toes against a quarterfinal opponent in Sweden that took them to the brink of elimination in last year's world hockey championship.