Kovac and Frankfurt stun Bayern 3-1 to win German Cup final

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By Ciaran Fahey, The Associated Press Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:19PM EDT BERLIN — Niko Kovac stunned his future employer by leading Eintracht Frankfurt to a 3-1 win over Bayern Munich in the German Cup final on Saturday. The Frankfurt coach, who has agreed to take over from the retiring Jupp Heynckes in Munich next season, oversaw a committed performance from his side crowned by two goals from the impressive Ante Rebic. The Croatian striker scored early and late to cancel out Robert Lewandowski’s equalizer for Bayern. Bayern mightRead More

Huskies coach fired after reports he knew of sexual assault charge against recruit

Brian Gavlas speaks to CTV News in this file photo.

Huskies men’s volleyball coach Brian Gavlas has been fired following reports he was aware of a sexual assault charge faced by a player when the University of Saskatchewan team recruited the student athlete. The university informed media of Gavlas’s firing Thursday afternoon, three days after the player, Matthew Meyer, pleaded guilty and two days after Gavlas told the Prince Albert Daily Herald he knew of the allegations. “The situation raised significant concerns as to how the player was allowed to become a Huskie athlete,” read a statement from the university,Read More

CBC/Radio Canada warns employees their financial info may be at risk after theft


Thousands of employees of Canada’s public broadcaster are being warned their personal information may have been compromised after a recent computer theft, the CBC said Wednesday. “The stolen equipment, while password protected, may contain electronic files, including some personal financial information” of people who recently worked for the CBC and Radio-Canada, the Crown corporation’s chief financial officer said in an email. Around 20,000 people could be affected, including current employees, outside contractors and some former employees who worked over the last 18 months, the broadcaster confirmed. But a CBC spokesmanRead More

Marchessault, Fleury lead Vegas in 3-1 win over Jets to tie series

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WINNIPEG – Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night to even the Western Conference final 1-1. Tomas Tatar also scored for the expansion Knights, while Reilly Smith added two assists. Kyle Connor replied for the Jets, who got 25 saves from Connor Hellebuyck. The series now shifts to Sin City for Game 3 on Wednesday and Game 4 on Friday. Game 5 will be back in Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon. Fleury, who has fourRead More

Markle seeks respect for dad after report he’ll skip wedding

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LONDON – Kensington Palace says Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are requesting “understanding and respect” for Markle’s father after a celebrity news site reported he would not be coming to the royal wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle. The palace’s statement did not confirm the TMZ report on Monday that Thomas Markle had decided not to attend Saturday’s wedding in Windsor, England. The palace said earlier that it would not comment on the report. TMZ said Thomas Markle was upset over the way his decision to haveRead More

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Search continues for driver who crashed car into Clayton Park home

Halifax Police continue to search for a man who drove a car into a home in Clayton Park Saturday morning. The car smashed into the side wall of the house, causing major structural damage. No one was hurt, but the necessary repairs will be extensive. Neighbours say the owners of the home were on their back deck at the time. “They were just out back enjoying some coffee in the morning, heard a bang, and all of a sudden a car is halfway in their house,” says neighbour Derek Linders.Read More

Maurice calls Winnipeg Jets ‘most skilled group that I’ve ever coached’


WINNIPEG — Paul Maurice experienced a hockey epiphany five years ago in the hallway of a Kontinental Hockey League arena. Then the head coach of Metallurg — located in Magnitogorsk, a city in Russia’s industrial heartland where Europe meets Asia — wanted to commend 21-year-old Pavel Zdunov for his efforts after one particular game. When the language barrier didn’t allow it, something clicked. “His parents had passed away, he had a special-needs brother that he cared for himself, and he played pro hockey,” Maurice recalled. “He was just a greatRead More

Ten ridings to watch as Ontario heads to the polls next month

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Paola Loriggio , The Canadian Press Published Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:28AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:29AM EDT Ontario has 124 provincial ridings as it goes into a spring election. Here are 10 to watch: DON VALLEY WEST Her Liberals are lagging in the polls, but can Premier Kathleen Wynne secure a victory in her own riding? The veteran politician snatched the seat from the Tories in 2003 as the Liberals formed government, but 15 years later the party and its leader have seen their popularity dropRead More

Norfolk County OPP investigate after a dog puts car into gear and breaks window to escape

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CTV London Published Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:03PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:12PM EDT Norfolk County OPP were called to a scene in Charlotteville Road 5 to investigate an incident involving a family pet after a resident called to report property damage. The OPP’s investigation revealed that a homeowner had taken their family dog and put him inside a pickup truck that was parked in his driveway. While inside, the dog managed to put the truck into gear and roll the vehicle down the driveway onto the roadway.Read More

Nobel literature prize won’t be awarded this year

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COPENHAGEN – The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will be not awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body’s reputation. The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a weekly meeting in Stockholm on the grounds that the academy is in no shape to pick a winner after a string of sex abuse allegations and financial crimes scandals. In a statement, the academy said the decision “was arrived atRead More