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Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

OTTAWA — Not since Kurt Browning at the 1994 Lillehammer Games has a figure skater carried the Canadian flag into an opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
Toronto Argonauts sign defensive back Caleb Ham, running back Ben Malena

Toronto Argonauts sign defensive back Caleb Ham, running back Ben Malena

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed defensive back Caleb Ham, the son of Canadian Football Hall of Famer Tracy Ham, to a three-year contract Tuesday. The Argos also signed back Ben Malena to a one-year deal.

Earnhardt interested in becoming minority owner of Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhard Jr. says he is interested in becoming a minority owner with the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
IOC visits Calgary to discuss potential of hosting 2026 Winter Games

IOC visits Calgary to discuss potential of hosting 2026 Winter Games

CALGARY — Members of the International Olympic Committee are in Calgary this week to meet with the city's Olympic project team. Calgary city council is deciding whether to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

CFL suspends Campbell for two games following positive test for banned substance

TORONTO — The CFL suspended offensive lineman Bruce Campbell of the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two games Tuesday after testing positive for a banned substance.
B.C. Lions sign defensive back T.J. Lee to contract for upcoming season

B.C. Lions sign defensive back T.J. Lee to contract for upcoming season

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed defensive back T.J. Lee to a contract extension through the 2018 season Tuesday. Lee was eligible to become a free agent next month.
There's no place quite like home for Frontenacs player Gabriel Vilardi

There's no place quite like home for Frontenacs player Gabriel Vilardi

OSHAWA, Ont. — Gabriel Vilardi is once again enjoying the benefits of living at home. Vilardi left Kingston, Ont., at age 16 to begin his OHL career in Windsor, Ont. But a Jan. 1 trade between the Frontenacs and Spitfires has the L.A.
Jones recruits Birchard to play third at national curling championship

Jones recruits Birchard to play third at national curling championship

WINNIPEG — With third Kaitlyn Lawes bound for the Winter Olympics, Jennifer Jones has recruited Shannon Birchard to join her team at the upcoming Scotties Tournament of Hearts.
Ottawa Redblacks sign Hec Crighton Trophy winner Ilnicki to two-year deal

Ottawa Redblacks sign Hec Crighton Trophy winner Ilnicki to two-year deal

OTTAWA — Running back Ed Ilnicki, Canadian university football's outstanding player last season, signed a two-year deal with the Ottawa Redblacks on Tuesday. The five-foot-10, 220-pound native of Spruce Grove, Alta.

Following worldwide tour, Canadian Mike Weir returns to PGA Tour event

After spending the last year playing golf in such places as Italy, Morocco, Fiji, Australia, and South Africa, Canadian Mike Weir returns to the PGA Tour this week for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. Weir, of Brights Grove, Ont.