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Canada's women's basketball team approaching Olympic qualifier with level of naiveté

As the Canadian women’s basketball team settles in Sopron, Hungary, for its Olympic qualifying tournament, its veterans are leaning on the younger players as much as the opposite is true.

NHLers to return to Olympics in 2026, 2030 after missing last 2 Winter Games

NHL players are set to return to the next two Olympics. League commissioner Gary Bettman announced Friday at all-star weekend in Toronto that the NHL has struck a deal with the Players' Association and International Ice Hockey Federation, paving the way for stars to compete in Italy in 2026 and at the following Winter Games in 2030. 

Harmon's hat trick highlights PWHL's NHL All-Star Weekend showcase with plenty of skill on display

The PWHL's 3-on-3 showcase, held on opening night of the NHL's all-star weekend, was the latest sign that women's hockey is establishing itself after the first month of the PWHL drew record crowds, popped on TV and featured plenty of tough, competitive action on the ice.

Money for medals can help Canadian Paralympians beyond their bank accounts

On Wednesday, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced it was receiving an endowment of $8 million to pay Canadian Paralympians $20,000 for gold medals, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze. The long- and short-term effects of the newly added incentive, however, remain to be seen.
PARALYMPIC NOTEBOOK

'This is all real now': Tension, pressure tick up as Paralympics loom 8 months away

With the calendar officially flipped into 2024, tension and pressure for Paralympic athletes is starting to tick up — both for those who have qualified already and those who haven't.

From Santiago to Paris, Canadian Para athletes set the table for a successful 2024

Call 2023 an appetizer. The past year provided some great moments for Canadian Para athletes — many of which only served to ignite even more excitement about the main course that is 2024, when the Paralympics head to Paris.

Broken droughts, smashed barriers and shattered records: A look back at the year in sports

A 72-foot putt for eagle. A new home for women’s hockey. A rousing farewell to a legend. Those are just some of the moments that defined sports in 2023. Here's a look back at the year that was.

Aaliyah Edwards' homecoming game at TMU extends connectivity of Canadian women's basketball

It was a taste of what could have been, and a glimpse at the future. UConn, the storied women’s college basketball team, played against the undefeated Toronto Metropolitan University in Toronto on Wednesday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, where passion for the sport was on full display.

Canadian bobsledder Melissa Lotholz starts from scratch with goal of Olympic return

After a year away from bobsleigh, Canada's Melissa Lotholz is back. She's competing on the North America Cup circuit, a step below the World Cup, after Canada lost one of its quota spots last year, and her goals are to qualify for the world championships in February, for next year's World Cup and for the 2026 Olympics.

As Olympics loom, Canada's Zach Edey focused on task at hand with Purdue

As basketball player Zach Edey returns to Toronto for a game with his Purdue Boilermakers, he says his focus is on his senior season with the Olympics lingering in the background.

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