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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'

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

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

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

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.
Bach invokes Trump in defence of Olympic decision

Bach invokes Trump in defence of Olympic decision

GENEVA — A day after officially postponing the Tokyo Olympics, IOC president Thomas Bach invoked comments by President Donald Trump to defend himself from criticism on Wednesday.

KHL gives up on trying to reschedule its playoffs, cancels remainder season

The Kontinental Hockey League has given up on trying to reschedule its playoffs and cancelled the remainder of the season. The Russia-based KHL is widely considered to be the strongest league outside the NHL.
Tokyo's delayed Olympics: Who pays bills for another year?

Tokyo's delayed Olympics: Who pays bills for another year?

TOKYO — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021, now comes the multi-billion-dollar question: Who pays the bills for the delay, and how large will they be? The most likely answer is — primarily Japanese taxpayers.