Coach Hunter wants up-tempo Team Canada as world junior squad hits ice

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Team Canada coach Tim Hunter says the team that looks to defend its world junior hockey title over the Christmas season will be one of the fastest ever.

Mogul king Mikael Kingsbury adds Lou Marsh Trophy to crowded awards shelf

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Freestyle ski star Mikael Kingsbury has won the 2018 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year. Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., won his first Olympic gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games and dominated the World Cup moguls circuit.

Watch the world short-course swim championships

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Watch live on Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. ET as CBC Sports has the semifinals and finals live streaming coverage of the world short-course swim championships in Hangzhou, China.

An interesting choice for Canadian athlete of the year

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The Buzzer is CBC Sports' daily newsletter. Get up to speed in a hurry on the interesting stuff happening in sports, including a deserving (but the most deserving?) pick for the Lou Marsh Trophy.

Blue Jays release Tulowitzki, write off $38M in salary still owing

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The Toronto Blue Jays released veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on Tuesday. The 34-year-old missed the entire 2018 season after undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs from both heels.

Should esports become an Olympic event?

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The debate over whether or not eports compare to traditional sports is ongoing; and now Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, is chiming in.

Nylander cracks scoresheet as Leafs pummel Hurricanes

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William Nylander had two assists and Morgan Rielly scored the go-ahead goal to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

Lowry bounces back as Raptors hand Clippers worst loss of season

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Serge Ibaka had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors cruised past the Los Angeles Clippers 123-99 on Tuesday night without injured Kawhi Leonard.

Nugent-Hopkins scores twice as Oilers dump sliding Avalanche

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Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice as part of Edmonton's four-goal second period, Mikko Koskinen stopped 39 shots and the Oilers extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.

Jets push aside hapless Hawks to keep pace with Predators

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Kyle Connor scored twice to help the Winnipeg Jets defeat Chicago 6-3 on Tuesday and hand the Blackhawks their eighth straight loss.

Soccer star Christine Sinclair named Canadian women's top player for 14th time

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Christine Sinclair has been voted Canadian women's player of the year for the 14th time.

Predators top Sens to continue dominance of Eastern foes

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Ryan Ellis scored his first game-winning goal of the season, Pekka Rinne made 25 saves and the Nashville Predators defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Hometown favourite Gushue drops National Grand Slam of Curling opener

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Hometown favourite Brad Gushue began the National Grand Slam of Curling tournament with a loss Tuesday night.

Canucks rally with 3-goal 3rd period to edge Blue Jackets

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Jake Virtanen scored the tiebreaking goal with less than two minutes remaining and Jacob Markstrom stopped 34 shots as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night.

POV podcast: Canadian soccer player Desiree Scott on the many layers that make up 'the destroyer'

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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, two-time Olympic bronze medallist Desiree Scott has helped bring two bronze medals back to her hometown of Winnipeg.