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Star forward Connor McDavid scores twice as Oilers top Avalanche 6-2

Star forward Connor McDavid scores twice as Oilers top Avalanche 6-2

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers punched their way into the post-season with authority on Friday night. Connor McDavid and Evander Kane each scored a pair of goals as the Oilers clinched a playoff spot with a 6-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
Andrew Harris to sign one-day deal and retire as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber

Andrew Harris to sign one-day deal and retire as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber

WINNIPEG — Running back Andrew Harris will sign a one-day contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers this month and retire as a member of the team, the CFL club said Friday.

Svensson has three points as Sweden routs China 8-1 at women's hockey championship

UTICA, N.Y. — Hilda Svensson had two goals and an assist as Sweden thumped China 8-1 on Friday at the world women's hockey championship.

Bourash scores twice as Huskies dump Olympiques 8-3 to advance in QMJHL playoffs

ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. — Daniil Bourash scored twice as the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies defeated the Gatineau Olympiques 8-3 to win the Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League first-round playoff series in five games.
Brazil's Krenak Indigenous group gets literary esteem and an apology for dictatorship-era crimes

Brazil's Krenak Indigenous group gets literary esteem and an apology for dictatorship-era crimes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It was a historic week for Brazil’s Krenak people, getting both literary esteem and an apology for dictatorship-era crimes — both firsts for the Indigenous people of the country.

Canadian women win three straight to finish first in their group at Hong Kong Sevens

HONG KONG — Canada's women defeated the U.S. 12-5 Friday to finish first in Pool C with its third straight win at the Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.

DeAngelis scores a pair to lead Wolves to 6-2 win and five-game series victory

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Nick DeAngelis scored twice as the Sudbury Wolves topped the Mississauga Steelheads 6-2 to win the Ontario Hockey League first-round playoff series in five games.
Maple Leafs clinch playoff spot, will return to post-season for eighth year in a row

Maple Leafs clinch playoff spot, will return to post-season for eighth year in a row

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff berth Friday night without stepping on the ice.
B.C.’s first female lieutenant-governor, Iona Campagnolo, dies at 91

B.C.’s first female lieutenant-governor, Iona Campagnolo, dies at 91

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed former B.C. lieutenant-governor Iona Campagnolo has died at the age of 91. Campagnolo was appointed as the province's 27th lieutenant-governor in 2001.
RCMP cancel Amber Alert for four-month-old B.C. boy allegedly taken by his mom

RCMP cancel Amber Alert for four-month-old B.C. boy allegedly taken by his mom

LANGLEY, B.C. — Mounties in Langley, B.C., say they are cancelling the Amber Alert issued for a four-month-old boy who was allegedly abducted by his mother on Thursday. Police say in a statement that the child was located and is safe and sound.