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Avalanche, Erik Johnson Agree To 7-Year Contract Extension

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche have locked up Erik Johnson through the 2022-23 season, signing the defenseman to a seven-year contract extension Tuesday.

Johnson scored a career-high 12 goals last season before missing the final 34 games with a knee injury. 104 more words


Judge says John Furlong did not defame journalist who reported on abuse allegations

A judge has ruled that former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong did not defame a freelance journalist who reported on allegations he abused First Nations students. 357 more words


Timing may be right for Toronto to bid on 2024 Olympics, observers say

TORONTO – The man who helped Vancouver land the 2010 Winter Games has some advice for Toronto if it wants to be Canada’s next Olympic host city – strike while the iron is hot. 1,281 more words


Here’s why Canada is really at the top of the medal podium at Pan Am

Canada’s 750 athletes at the Pan Am Games in Toronto have racked up 64 medals after four days of competition, placing them at the top of medal count with 64 medals. 847 more words


Journalist's defamation suit against John Furlong begins today

VANCOUVER – A freelance journalist who alleges the former C-E-O of the Vancouver Olympics publicly portrayed her as unethical is set to have her day in court. 154 more words


Olympic Obsession

When posed with the question of what sporting event I’d go to if I had the option, I considered the array of sporting events at my disposal. 952 more words

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A brief history of Colbert's love-hate relationship with Canada (with video)

Stephen Colbert signalled his decade-long, tongue-in-cheek relationship with Canada and Canadians virtually from the start, when he first sprang the word “truthiness” on an unsuspecting public in Sept. 954 more words