Sportsnet 650 reports the United Bid Committee has advised Vancouver will no longer be considered as a potential host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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Seattle's quest for an NHL team will be taking a major step forward Thursday when the potential franchise-to-be begins its season-ticket drive.
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Dick Pound believes it's a mistake to allow Russian athletes who haven't had a positive drug test to compete under the Olympic flag.
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Takedown: the DNA of GSP, a documentary on one of the world's most famous mixed martial artists -- two time UFC welterweight champion Canadian Georges St. Pierre -- premiers in selected Cineplex theatres on Feb. 20, 2014. Reporter Rudy Blair sat in on a round table to chat with St. Pierre about his movie.
Jan Hudec, the first Canadian man to win a downhill alpine medal at the Olympics in 20 years, joined Sportsnet 590 The FAN's Greg Brady and Andrew Walker to discuss his accomplishment. Hudec won bronze in the men's alpine skiing Super-G at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 16, 2014.
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke about his new book to Sportsnet 590 The FAN. He told talk show host Bob McCown that writing the book (A Great Game: The Forgotten Leafs and the Rise of Professional Hockey) began as a pastime late at night to get his mind off work.