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Real Madrid's Karim Benzema, left, celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League group B soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:09pm

PARIS - Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.

Erie Otters' Connor McDavid controls the puck during an OHL game against the Sarnia Sting in Erie, Pa., Saturday, Oct.4, 2014. Buffalo Sabres fans rooting for losing are already coveting McDavid. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Erie Otters-Matt Mead

Sabres fans already coveting McDavid

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:03pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Connor McDavid tries not read what's written about him, following the advice of agent Bobby Orr and so many people around him. But it's hard after Buffalo Sabres games.

Canadian skipper Eric Holden stands for a photograph at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday October 22, 2014. Holden is the first Canadian to win the 40,000 mile Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, billed as the worldÕs longest and toughest ocean race. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Sailing champ finally back in Canada

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 4:11pm

VANCOUVER - Eric Holden got to stoke two of his passions while crisscrossing the globe.

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri, right, attempts a wraparound shot against Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner during pre-season NHL hockey action in Toronto on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Tonight's NHL game between the Senators and the Maple Leafs has been postponed following the shootings on Parliament Hill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Leafs-Sens game postponed after shootings

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 3:22pm

OTTAWA - The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs following the shootings on Parliament Hill and at the National War Memorial.

The date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced later, the NHL said in a statement.

Elizabeth Manley, figure skater, speaks at a press conference where she and seven others were inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Toronto on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Manley, Heaney, Burke among Class of 2014

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 2:23pm

TORONTO - Figure skater Elizabeth Manley didn't feel any pressure before competing at the 1988 Winter Games in her home country.

She was just happy that a case of pneumonia didn't derail her Olympic dream.