The 10 Best Canadian Sports Moments of 2020

It was one of the most unusual years ever for sports, but Canada still had tons to be proud of.

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Let’s not beat around the bush—it’s been a difficult year that’s challenged each and every one of us at an unprecedented level. Real life has hit extremely hard and the escape that sports often provides was gone for an extended period.

Still, there was enough that happened around the world to give us an opportunity exhale, to immerse ourselves into a different world. Canadians did plenty to shine in the realm of athletics, kicking ass in nearly every sport. Here are the top 10 sports moments the Great White North has to be proud of in 2020.

10. Teoscar Hernández Wins Silver Slugger Award

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9. Alejandro Pozuelo Wins MLS MVP

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8. Kia Nurse Wins Australian League MVP and Hits Game-Winner for Title-Clincher

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7. Jarome Iginla Enters Hockey Hall of Fame

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6. Chase Claypool Becomes First Steelers Rookie in Franchise History to Score Four Touchdowns in a Game

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5. OG Anunoby Keeps Raptors' Post-Season Alive With Heart-Stopping Buzzer-Beater

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4. Christine Sinclair Becomes Soccer’s All-Time Leading Scorer

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3. Jamal Murray Emerges as NBA Superstar in Orlando Bubble

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2. Alphonso Davies and Kadeisha Buchanan Win Men’s and Women’s Champions League, Respectively

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1. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Wins Super Bowl LIV and Skips 2020 Season to Volunteer During Pandemic

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