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CCM Hockey to stop using Ovechkin & Russian players in marketing
2:21am - Wed 02 Mar

CCM Hockey to stop using Ovechkin & Russian players in marketing

CCM Hockey announced Monday it will stop using Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin and other Russian NHL players in its global marketing initiatives amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


"We are very sad to witness, like the rest of the world, what is happening in Ukraine," CCM chief executive Marrouane Nabih wrote in an email to TSN's Rick Westhead. "Although Mr. Ovechkin is not responsible for the Russian government's actions, we took the decision to not use him (or any Russian player) on any global CCM communication at this point."


CCM pays Ovechkin over $500,000 per year plus a percentage of its sales within Russia, a source told Westhead. Though the company will no longer use Ovechkin or other R…

Statement from the NHL
7:27am - Tue 01 Mar
Statement from the NHL
Olivier returns as South Africa name 21-strong squad for India series
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10:42am - 07 Dec 2021

Olivier returns as South Africa name 21-strong squad for India series

South Africa have named a 21-member squad for their three-match ICC World Test Championship series against India, starting 26 December.
B.C. police officer fired after calling in sick 25 times to coach hockey
5:01am - 11 Nov 2021

B.C. police officer fired after calling in sick 25 times to coach hockey

An officer from the West Vancouver Police Department was dismissed for repeatedly calling in sick and then going to coach hockey instead.
Canadian Olympians proved glory can come from anywhere | CBC Sports
3:03pm - 09 Aug 2021

Canadian Olympians proved glory can come from anywhere | CBC Sports

Against seemingly insurmountable conditions throughout the incessant pandemic, Canada's athletes navigated restrictions and kept up with the rest of the world by training in basements and backyards, hockey rinks and garages — they not only endured, they thrived.
Sweden dominates USWNT in a 3-0 victory in their opener at Tokyo Olympics
4:19pm - 21 Jul 2021

Sweden dominates USWNT in a 3-0 victory in their opener at Tokyo Olympics

The Americans had been pointing to this game for five years, ever since they lost to Sweden on penalty kicks in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympics
Deaf-blind Paralympian quits Team USA when told she can't bring assistant to Tokyo
4:07pm - 21 Jul 2021

Deaf-blind Paralympian quits Team USA when told she can't bring assistant to Tokyo

Becca Meyers, a medal contender, was told she'd have to navigate Tokyo without the aid of her personal care assistant because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Eriksen 'awake' after collapsing
4:16am - 13 Jun 2021

Eriksen 'awake' after collapsing

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen is "awake" in hospital after collapsing during the Euro 2020 match against Finland, say the Danish Football Association.
The Full Scoop On Space Jam 2
5:05am - 08 Jun 2021

The Full Scoop On Space Jam 2

If you’ve seen the trailer for Space Jam 2, you know the movie cast doesn’t just include NBA pros and Tunes characters.
Knights' fans enjoy a packed house and thrilling comeback late in the 3rd as Vegas takes Game 3
7:11am - 05 Jun 2021

Knights' fans enjoy a packed house and thrilling comeback late in the 3rd as Vegas takes Game 3

Game 3 between the Avalanche and Golden Knights — finally — felt and sounded the way an important NHL playoff game is supposed to feel and sound.
Habs win their 5th in a row and take a 2-0 series lead on the Jets
7:08am - 05 Jun 2021

Habs win their 5th in a row and take a 2-0 series lead on the Jets

The Montreal Canadiens have found their winning recipe and have improved on it since Game 5 of their comeback series win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Round 1, and it can carry them further than they’ve been in the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 2014.
Canes' Aho is stepping it up on the Big Stage, which is no surprise to Brind'Amour
6:05am - 04 Jun 2021

Canes' Aho is stepping it up on the Big Stage, which is no surprise to Brind'Amour

On a night when Nikita Kucherov assisted on both Lightning power-play goals to climb back into a game the hosts trailed 2-0, Sebastian Aho refused to be outdone, scoring once and setting up two others in a crucial 3-2 Hurricanes win.
Varlamov's stellar play thru 60 mins just not enough to overcome Boston's onslaught
6:03am - 04 Jun 2021

Varlamov's stellar play thru 60 mins just not enough to overcome Boston's onslaught

The New York Islanders sure play like a Lou Lamoriello team. For much of Thursday, so did the Boston Bruins, who rode that wave to a 2-1 overtime win in Game 3 of the East Division final.
The NHL's DOPS spins it's "Wheel-O-Justice" yet again
6:01am - 04 Jun 2021

The NHL's DOPS spins it's "Wheel-O-Justice" yet again

The Winnipeg Jets are going to be without Mark Scheifele for the next four games after the NHL Department of Player Safety announced its ruling on Thursday. That’s a massive blow to a team that already lost Dylan DeMelo and Paul Stastny.
Avs' take a big 2-0 series lead after Rantanen's O.T. winner
7:09am - 03 Jun 2021

Avs' take a big 2-0 series lead after Rantanen's O.T. winner

The Golden Knights thoroughly outplayed the Avalanche on Wednesday, but lost 3-2 in OT on a power-play goal after a contentious slashing penalty to Reilly Smith.
Habs take Game 1 but Evans stretchered off after a big hit late in the 3rd
7:06am - 03 Jun 2021

Habs take Game 1 but Evans stretchered off after a big hit late in the 3rd

Nobody expected the Winnipeg Jets to cruise through the Stanley Cup Playoffs and now the challenge for them is to try and rebound from their first loss of the post-season as Mark Scheifele's hit on Jake Evans could have serious ramifications.
Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski to retire in 2022, according to reports
8:14pm - 02 Jun 2021

Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski to retire in 2022, according to reports

Duke University's Mike Krzyzewski, the all-time winningest coach in men's Division I college basketball, is set to retire following the Blue Devils upcoming 2021-2022 season, according to reports. CNN has reached out to Duke for confirmation but has yet to hear back.
Accidental drownings a concern as pandemic postponed swimming lessons for some
2:23pm - 02 Jun 2021

Accidental drownings a concern as pandemic postponed swimming lessons for some

With an increase in at-home pool installations and the pandemic-related cancellation or delay of youth swimming lessons, some are concerned that the number of accidental drownings could spike.
"Paging Mr. Reaves....table for 2 at the Press Box buffett"
5:19am - 01 Jun 2021

"Paging Mr. Reaves....table for 2 at the Press Box buffett"

Vegas Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves has been suspended two games for roughing and unsportsmanlike conduct, stemming from an incident involving Colorado Avalanche defenceman Ryan Graves during Sunday's game, the league announced Monday.
Oh, Carey.....
5:15am - 01 Jun 2021

Oh, Carey.....

From the beginning of Game 1, Carey Price gave the Canadiens a puncher’s chance of defying the predictions. But he wasn't alone in rising to the occasion for Game 7.
From the Penthouse to the Outhouse in 4 games flat
5:08am - 01 Jun 2021

From the Penthouse to the Outhouse in 4 games flat

Another post-season, another groundhog day for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Game 7 loss on Monday hit Leafs Nation particularly hard, with many taking to social media to air their grievances.
No time like O-time!
5:03am - 01 Jun 2021

No time like O-time!

Casey Cizikas scored on a breakaway with 14:48 gone in the first overtime and Semyon Varlamov returned to the net to make 39 saves, leading the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night and knotting their second-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Pastrnak comes dressed for the occasion and picks up 3 on route to the Bruins' Game 1 victory
7:52am - 30 May 2021

Pastrnak comes dressed for the occasion and picks up 3 on route to the Bruins' Game 1 victory

David Pastrnak’s flamboyant arena entrance on Saturday was somehow exceeded by his audacious performance as the fashionista scored three times to drive the Boston Bruins to a 5-2 victory in Game 1 of the National Hockey League’s East Division final.