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China forfeits Davis Cup tie in Romania due to coronavirus outbreak

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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China forfeited a Davis Cup tie on Tuesday that was scheduled for next month because its men's tennis team cannot travel to Romania.

Ryan Newman hospitalized after fiery crash at Daytona 500

Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Denny Hamlin won his second straight Daytona 500 and third overall, beating Ryan Blaney in an overtime photo finish marred by a terrifying crash that sent Ryan Newman to the hospital on Monday.

Daytona 500 ends with fiery crash on final lap

Monday, February 17th, 2020
Daytona 500 ends with fiery crash on final lap

Ryan Newman was leading the race when he was involved in a crash that sent his car spinning before it caught on fire.

Curling community welcomes enthusiastic young fan to the Scotties

Monday, February 17th, 2020
Curling community welcomes enthusiastic young fan to the Scotties

Rylan Malley's parents were worried that their son's boisterous cheering would upset some curling fans. But Rylan was welcomed with open arms.

Canadian Youth Boulder Nationals on CBC: Finals

Monday, February 17th, 2020
Canadian Youth Boulder Nationals on CBC: Finals

It's no holiday for these young athletes as they find themselves in a precarious position as they try to leave Vancouver, BC as the Canadian Youth Boulder Champion.

Tribute for the late curler Aly Jenkins at Scotties

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
Tribute for the late curler Aly Jenkins at Scotties

Saskatoon curler Aly Jenkins is honoured at the  Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask. Jenkins died in October from complications during the birth of her third child.

Canada’s Laurie Blouin wins World Cup snowboard slopestyle gold in Calgary 

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
Canada's Laurie Blouin wins World Cup snowboard slopestyle gold in Calgary 

The Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, Que., native tops the podium on home soil for her first World Cup victory. 

Canadian Youth Boulder Nationals on CBC: Semifinals

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
Canadian Youth Boulder Nationals on CBC: Semifinals

These athletes' results are literally hanging by their fingertips as they climb up to the top from Vancouver, BC.

Vancouver Day 4 lookback: Maelle Ricker becomes first Canadian woman to win gold on home soil

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
Vancouver Day 4 lookback: Maelle Ricker becomes first Canadian woman to win gold on home soil

Day 4 was a memorable one for Canada as Maelle Ricker became the first ever woman to win Olympic gold on home soil.

Sandra Schmirler team reunites in Moose Jaw for emotional kick-off to Tournament of Hearts

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
Sandra Schmirler team reunites in Moose Jaw for emotional kick-off to Tournament of Hearts

The 1998 Olympic team of Jan Betker, Joan McCusker and Marcia Gudereit throw the ceremonial rock to kick off the 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, while Sandra Schmirler's daughters hold the broom. Schmirler died of cancer in 2000.