• Canada names Burke as GM, Desjardins as coach for Olympics
    The Associated Press24 minutes ago

    Canada names Burke as GM, Desjardins as coach for Olympics

    Canada has taken the first steps toward trying to win a third consecutive Olympic gold medal, only this time without NHL players. Hockey Canada on Tuesday named Sean Burke as its general manager and Willie Desjardins as its coach for the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, the first Games without the NHL

  • Hockey Canada unveils Plan B for Pyeongchang Games
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Hockey Canada unveils Plan B for Pyeongchang Games

    (Reuters) - Hockey Canada unveiled Plan B for the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Tuesday, naming Willie Desjardins as head coach and Sean Burke general manager for the men's team after the NHL ended its Olympic participation. NHL players, coaches and staff have spearheaded Canada's Olympic efforts

  • Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, King beats Efimova again
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, King beats Efimova again

    Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book. While Ledecky sucked all the drama out of her event - she was more than 19

  • Russian hockey forward Zaripov suspended for doping in KHL
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Russian hockey forward Zaripov suspended for doping in KHL

    By Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian forward Danis Zaripov, a three-time world champion who played at the 2010 Olympics, has been suspended for two years after failing a doping test last season in the Kontinental Hockey League, the KHL said on Tuesday. A statement on KHL's website