Sports News Flames' playoff chances further dwindle with loss to Sharks 2018-03-24T19:14:47.000000000-04:00 Evander Kane scored twice to give him six goals in his past two games against Calgary and the San Jose Sharks won their seventh straight game, beating the Flames 5-1 on Saturday. Canada's Dara Howell tops big air podium at freestyle skiing World Cup 2018-03-24T19:01:38.000000000-04:00 The Huntsville, Ont., native topped the podium with a score of 175.00 ahead of Italy's Silvia Bertagna (174.00), while fellow Canadian Megan Cressey (152.80) earned bronze. New knockout playoff format draws complaints at women's curling worlds 2018-03-24T18:52:07.000000000-04:00 The new playoff format at the world women's curling championship has drawn mixed reaction from some prominent members of the sport's community. Canada's Kia Nurse, UConn advance to Elite 8 after win over Duke 2018-03-24T18:34:19.000000000-04:00 Napheesa Collier had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help top-seed UConn beat Duke 72-59 on Saturday and advance to the Elite Eight for the 13th consecutive season. Kaetlyn Osmond skates into new role after earning worlds gold, Olympic bronze 2018-03-24T18:16:01.000000000-04:00 Three years after a gruesome broken leg nearly ended her career, 22-year-old Kaetlyn Osmond won gold at the world figure skating championships on Friday, ending a drought that stretched back 45 years. Canada's Shapovalov zooms past Dzumhur at Miami Open 2018-03-24T17:50:52.000000000-04:00 Canada's Denis Shapovalov rebounded from a shaky opening match at the Miami Open with a straight-sets 6-1, 7-5 victory over Bosnian Damir Dzumhur on Saturday. Ethiopia's Gudeta shatters women's record at world half marathon championships 2018-03-24T17:34:42.000000000-04:00 Ethiopia's Netsanet Gudeta smashed the women's only race world record at the world half marathon championships in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. John Herdman enjoys winning start with Canadian men's soccer team 2018-03-24T16:53:38.000000000-04:00 Tosaint Ricketts' 16th career international goal in the 54th minute was enough to give Canada a 1-0 win over New Zealand on a tricky, windy day in southeastern Spain. Blue Jays' Sanchez ready to start season against tough Yankees lineup 2018-03-24T16:48:06.000000000-04:00 It's been 18 months since Aaron Sanchez last pitched a game against the New York Yankees. As far as the Blue Jays right-hander is concerned, there may be some positives to that long layoff. Papadakis and Cizeron reach highest peak, set records at figure skating worlds 2018-03-24T14:47:14.000000000-04:00 Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took the gold with 207.20 points at the figure skating worlds, setting worlds records in the short, free and total score. Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje collected their third career world championship medal with a personal best 192.35.