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Canadian women to play male junior teams in Olympic prep

Oct. 08, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

CALGARY. Alberta (AP) — The Canadian women’s hockey team will play four male Alberta Junior Hockey League teams as part of its preparation for the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February. Canada will play at the Drumheller Dragons on Oct. 18, the Olds Grizzlies on Oct....

Kane, Matthews and Jones first 3 picks for US Olympic team

Oct. 07, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

Chicago winger Patrick Kane and defenseman Seth Jones and Toronto center Auston Matthews were the first three players named to the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team on Thursday. “It’s no secret we’re excited about the prospects of our team for the 2022 Games,” said...

The Latest: Djokovic takes Grand Slam bid into US Open semis

Sep. 09, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 12:35 a.m. Novak Djokovic will take his Grand Slam bid into the U.S. Open semifinals. Djokovic beat Matteo Berrettini 5-7,...

'A lot of work to come' after NHL reaches Olympic agreement

Sep. 04, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

Rene Fasel barely had time for a sigh of relief about the agreement to send NHL players to Beijing before his mind wandered to what's next for hockey at the Olympics. “There is a lot of work to come,” the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation said....

NHL reaches agreement to send players to Olympics in Beijing

Sep. 03, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

The NHL is set to return to the Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials, though the league and players have the opportunity to withdraw if pandemic circumstances warrant. The NHL, its players' union, the International...

The Latest: Andreescu stays unbeaten at US Open with victory

Sep. 01, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 12:45 a.m. Bianca Andreescu is still unbeaten at the U.S. Open. She won the tournament in her debut in 2019, missed it...

League of their own: Softball players are part-owners

Aug. 28, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

Victoria Hayward will be back on the field this weekend as a player — and as an owner. After hitting .300 at the Tokyo Olympics, the Canadian outfielder heads one of four teams that start play Saturday at Athletes Unlimited in Rosemont, Illinois. ...

U.S. women to play 2 hockey games vs Canada in October

Aug. 27, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The United States will host Canada in two women’s hockey games in October, two chances for the top teams in the world to continue their rivalry ahead of the Winter Olympics in February. The games will be played Allentown, Pennsylvania,...

Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries seeks path to Beijing Olympics

Aug. 27, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

Kaillie Humphries, the reigning women’s bobsled world champion, is in serious jeopardy of not being able to compete at this winter’s Beijing Olympics and has asked the International Olympic Committee to allow her to compete in the games without a U.S. passport. ...

Women’s hockey calendar grows; worlds likely for summer 2022

Aug. 23, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation is expected to add a women’s world hockey championship next summer, which will put it in the same calendar year as the Beijing Winter Olympics. The men play a world championship in an Olympic year but...