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Commonwealth Games javelin champ Phil Olsen dies at 63 of heart attack

Commonwealth Games javelin champ Phil Olsen dies at 63 of heart attack

NANAIMO, B.C. — Phil Olsen, a Commonwealth Games gold medallist and 11-time national champion in the javelin, died Sunday of a heart attack. Olsen was 63.
NHL doctor warns of patchwork protocols across 31 markets

NHL doctor warns of patchwork protocols across 31 markets

The NHL's chief medical officer said Wednesday he expects the coronavirus pandemic to get worse before it gets better in North America and differences across 31 markets are likely to affect when players might get back on the ice. Dr.
Timberwolves' Towns says mother hospitalized with COVID-19

Timberwolves' Towns says mother hospitalized with COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns says his mother is hospitalized and in a medically-induced coma after contracting the coronavirus.
Track coach Dave Scott-Thomas banned for life by Athletics Canada

Track coach Dave Scott-Thomas banned for life by Athletics Canada

Longtime coach Dave Scott-Thomas was given a lifetime ban by Athletics Canada on Wednesday, the culmination of an investigation of allegations that rocked Canada's track and field community.
Regina Pats win WHL draft lottery, could pick 'exceptional player'

Regina Pats win WHL draft lottery, could pick 'exceptional player'

CALGARY — The Regina Pats have won the Western Hockey League's draft lottery. The Pats now get the No. 1 selection in the league's bantam draft on April 22.
Defenceman Gustav Olofsson signs one-year deal with Montreal Canadiens

Defenceman Gustav Olofsson signs one-year deal with Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadians have signed defenceman Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal pays Olofsson US$750,000 in the NHL and $250,000 in the AHL, with a $350,000 guaranteed salary.
Canadian international forward Brett Beukeboom retires from rugby

Canadian international forward Brett Beukeboom retires from rugby

Canadian international lock Brett Beukeboom, captain of England's Cornish Pirates, has announced his retirement from rugby. The Pirates, who play in England's second-tier Championship, said the 29-year-old from Lindsay, Ont.
Sabres agree to sign prospect defenceman Mattias Samuelsson

Sabres agree to sign prospect defenceman Mattias Samuelsson

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres agreed to sign prospect defenceman Mattias Samuelsson to a three-year entry- level contract on Wednesday.
Russian cyclists' lawsuit against McLaren, WADA dismissed in Canada

Russian cyclists' lawsuit against McLaren, WADA dismissed in Canada

MONTREAL — A lawsuit filed against Canadian law professor Richard McLaren and the World Anti-Doping Agency by Russian cyclists has been dismissed. McLaren, who teaches law at Western University in London, Ont.
Major League Soccer extends team training moratorium during COVID-19 outbreak

Major League Soccer extends team training moratorium during COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — The season suspended because of COVID-19, Major League Soccer has extended its team training moratorium through April 3.
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