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Members of Team Canada gather around goaltender Eric Comrie, right, to celebrate their 5-3 victory over the USA during preliminary round hockey action at the IIHF World Junior Championship on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

IIHF says Hockey Canada set ticket prices for 2015 world junior games

| Stephen Whyno, The Canadian Press

Tickets for Canada's first three round-robin games ranged from $66 to $261.


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Toronto News Quiz: Extreme cold weather, Blue Jays and Ghostbusters

| Justin Piercy

The questions are based on news from Jan. 24-30, 2015.

Steve Bronson, from Tempe, Ariz., walks past Roman numerals for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX, on Jan. 29, 2015, in downtown Phoenix. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Charlie Riedel

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Super Bowl preview: Patriots vs. Seahawks, halftime show, bookies

| Toronto staff

Game time for Super Bowl 49, which is being held in Arizona, is 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday. Video

A football field is shown in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 13, 2010. Courtesy of Kari via Flickr

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CRTC bans simultaneous ad substitution during Super Bowl, starting in 2017

| The Canadian Press

Canada's broadcast regulator is banning the substitution of Canadian advertisements over American ads during the Super Bowl. Video

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts as she plays Maria Sharapova of Russia during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 27, 2015. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Bernat Armangue


Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard eliminated from Australian Open

| The Associated Press

Sharapova has twice been a finalist in Melbourne, in 2012 and 2007.

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada makes a forehand return to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)


Bouchard advances to Australian Open quarters

| The Canadian Press

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard became the first woman into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 defeat of Irina-Camelia Begu.

The World Cup of Hockey is back with a new format as the NHL seeks to create the best tournament in the world to launch a series of new international events. Team Canada's Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, center, Martin Brodeur, right, and the rest of the team surround the World Cup trophy for a team photo after defeating Finland 3-2 in Toronto Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, the last time the tournament was held. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

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World Cup of Hockey returning in 2016 in Toronto

| The Canadian Press

Canada won the last World Cup in 2004.

Milos Raonic of Canada looks on in his third round match against Benjamin Becker of Germany at the 2015 Australian Open on Jan. 24, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  GETTY IMAGES/Hannah Peters


Raonic advances at Australian Open

| Bill Scott, The Canadian Press

Fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil failed to advance.

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada makes a forehand return to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)


Eugenie Bouchard advances at Australian Open, on-court presenter asks her to ‘Give us a twirl’

| Jocelyn Gecker, The Associated Press

Somewhat uncomfortably, the No. 7-ranked player twirled.

Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada runs with the ball during Women's International Soccer Friendly Series action against Japan on October 28, 2014 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

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Women withdraw artificial turf complaint over 2015 World Cup in Canada

| The Canadian Press

The lawyer says the women's protest did accomplish some of its goals.

Wayne Gretzky and Paulina Gretzky at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball, Beverly Hills, 10 Dec 2009. Photo by BDG / Rex Features.

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Wayne Gretzky’s daughter has baby boy

| The Associated Press

Paulina Gretzky's son was born Monday morning.

New Jersey Devils forward Steve Bernier (18) scores past Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) during third period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Thursday, December 4, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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Weezer remix featuring Leaf player reaction

Hear a remix of Weezer's "Undone The Sweater Song," featuring Leaf player reaction to Monday night's game. Video Audio

A Toronto Maple Leafs jersey sits on the ice during a game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2014. NHL


3 men ticketed for throwing jerseys at Monday night’s Leafs game

| Toronto staff

The three men are also banned from Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment's properties for a year. Video (11)

Sebastian Giovinco has been signed to play for Toronto FC.  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Paolo Giovannini


ANALYSIS: TFC makeover continues with Giovinco signing

| John Molinaro, Sportsnet

Terms of the deal wereN't disclosed, but sources say Giovinco has inked a four-year deal worth $7 million per season.

Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan (10) is stopped cold as he drives to the hoop against New Orleans Pelicans centre Alexis Ajinca (42) in the dying minute of NBA action in Toronto Sunday, January 18, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn


Toronto Raptors drop 95-93 decision to New Orleans finish homestand 2-4

| Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

The Raptors were clobbered in the paint 62-34, and beaten on second-chance points 18-9.

Eugenie Bouchard looks over at Shelby Rogers, of the United States, during first round play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, Aug. 5, 2014 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson


‘My past results don’t mean anything:’ Bouchard focused on 2015

| Bill Scott, The Canadian Press

Tennis pro Genie Bouchard takes the seventh seed when the first major of the season opens on Monday.

Canadian Tennis player Milos Raonic talks to a reporter at the Raonic Race for Kids fundraiser on Nov. 25, 2014. CITYNEWS


Milos Raonic sets goals ahead of Australian Open this week

| Bill Scott, The Canadian Press

The Thornhill player made a Grand Slam breakthrough last summer with a Wimbledon semifinal.

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey watches from the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Aug. 21, 2013. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Frank Franklin II


Bautista, Dickey expect moves to pay dividends for Blue Jays

| Shi Davidi

'There needed to be somewhat of a shakeup,' pitcher R.A. Dickey said about the team's turnover.

Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (right) drives at Philadelphia 76ers' Jerami Grant during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

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DeRozan scores 20 points to lead Raptors over Philly in return from injury

| Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press

Philly made a run to come to within two points just before the halftime break, but it was virtually all-Raptors the rest of the way.

The Minto Sports Complex, home of the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees men's hockey team, is shown in Ottawa on Monday, March 3, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle

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Suspension of University of Ottawa varsity hockey team prompts class action

| Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press

Twenty-two students, not including the two charged with sexual assault, have launched the suit.

A Montreal Canadiens Hockey game inside the Bell Centre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lee Brown.


Montreal Canadiens play French national anthem before game at Bell Centre

| The Canadian Press

The French flag was shown waving on the scoreboard at Bell Centre as the Canadiens played La Marseillaise before the American and Canadian national anthems.