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Winnipeg Jets lock up homegrown forward Jansen Harkins for two more seasons

Winnipeg Jets lock up homegrown forward Jansen Harkins for two more seasons

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Jansen Harkins to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$725,000. The 23-year-old product of North Vancouver, B.C., made his NHL debut for the Jets last season.
New York City FC coach measured in praise of TFC's Pozuelo, saying 'He's not Messi'

New York City FC coach measured in praise of TFC's Pozuelo, saying 'He's not Messi'

While many see Toronto FC playmaker Alejandro Pozuelo as one of the leading MLS MVP candidates this season, New York City FC coach Ronny Deila is measured in his approval.
World champion Coleman banned 2 yrs; to miss Tokyo Olympics

World champion Coleman banned 2 yrs; to miss Tokyo Olympics

MONACO — Men's 100-metre world champion Christian Coleman was banned for two years on Tuesday and lost his chance to succeed Usain Bolt as the fastest man at the Olympic Games.

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods wins Stage 7 of Spanish Vuelta

MADRID — Ottawa cyclist Michael Woods won the seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday, finishing the hilly 159.7-kilometre route from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Valdegovía in three hours 48 minutes 16 seconds.
Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

Ottawa Senators sign forward Chris Tierney to two-year deal, avoiding arbitration

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have avoided arbitration with Chris Tierney, signing the forward to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$3.5 million. Tierney, 26, will earn $2.8 million in 2020-21 and $4.2 million in 2021-22.
Businesses, cities look to give Canadians outdoor rec options during pandemic winter

Businesses, cities look to give Canadians outdoor rec options during pandemic winter

At Fresh Air Experience in Ottawa, a sporting goods store that specializes in bikes in the summer and cross-country skis in winter, the demand for ski equipment doesn't traditionally take off until the first flakes of snow have fallen.
Legendary Edmonton locker-room attendant Joey Moss dies at 57

Legendary Edmonton locker-room attendant Joey Moss dies at 57

EDMONTON — Joey Moss — a legendary locker-room attendant for the NHL's Edmonton Oilers and CFL's Edmonton Football Team — has died. He was 57. The Edmonton Football Team confirmed the death on Monday by saying the city has lost a "hero.
David Braley, owner of three Canadian Football League franchises, dead at 79

David Braley, owner of three Canadian Football League franchises, dead at 79

A Hamilton businessman who owned three CFL franchises is being remembered as a Canadian icon. David Braley died at his home in Burlington, Ont. on Monday morning. The owner and chairman of the B.C. Lions was 79.
Two-time Scotties champ Heather Nedohin to coach Team Kerri Einarson this season

Two-time Scotties champ Heather Nedohin to coach Team Kerri Einarson this season

Big-game skipping experience. Two national women's titles. Two world women's bronze medals and a world junior gold. There's plenty to like about Heather Nedohin's curling resume.
Canada Soccer Hall of Fame administrator Alan Southard passes away at 92

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame administrator Alan Southard passes away at 92

TORONTO — Longtime soccer administrator Alan Southard, the first president of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association, has died at the age of 92. He passed away on Oct. 20.