• September 28, 2021

Author: Steve Carr

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Russian GP race stays despite WADA sanctions

Russian GP race stays despite WADA sanctions

Russia’s Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi will not be affected by the country’s four-year World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ban for tampering with doping tests, the race’s promoters said on Monday. The sanctions include a…

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Lampard says Chelsea can ´make a mark´

Lampard says Chelsea can ´make a mark´

Chelsea could welcome back centre-back Antonio Rudiger for their “knockout” Champions League tie with Lille. Rudiger recovered from knee surgery to play 45 minutes of the Premier League win at Wolves in September, before suffering…

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Canada´s Ivanie Blondin wins two gold medals at speedskating World Cup

Canada´s Ivanie Blondin wins two gold medals at speedskating World Cup

Canadians Ivanie Blondin won two gold medals on Sunday in a long-distance speed skating World Cup. The Ottawa native won a one-man win at the 1,500 meters and a group victory alongside Isabelle Weidemann and…

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Man United defeats City on weekend derby

Man United defeats City on weekend derby

Manchester United dealt a crushing blow to Manchester City’s title hopes with a stunning derby victory that leaves the defending champions 14 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool. Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial fired United…

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Kim Boutin wins shourt track bronze, helps Canada to relay gold

Kim Boutin wins shourt track bronze, helps Canada to relay gold

The Canadian women’s short track relay team captured the elusive gold medal they’ve been working toward for several years during on the final day of ISU World Cup action in Shanghai. Steven Dubois and Kim…

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Canadian dance duo Gilles-Poirier aim for podium in Grand Prix Final

Canadian dance duo Gilles-Poirier aim for podium in Grand Prix Final

There is nothing better than a competition featuring the world’s best skaters going head to head at the halfway point in the campaign. This is exactly what will be happening in Torino, Italy at the…

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Manchester City vs Manchester United weekend preview

Manchester City vs Manchester United weekend preview

The blue side of Manchester hosts the red side in what is expected to be a thrilling Manchester derby. Manchester United head into this match as the underdogs, and 11 points behind their noisy neighbours.…

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Britt Phelan eyes new opportunities without fellow Kelsey Serwa

Britt Phelan eyes new opportunities without fellow Kelsey Serwa

As Britt Phelan prepared for this week’s season-opening ski cross World Cup event in Val Thorens, France, she spoke of her elusive first win and another first since joining the sport four years ago. “I don’t have…

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Maximum Security Goes For It All in the Cigar Mile

Maximum Security Goes For It All in the Cigar Mile

Multiple Grade 1-winner Maximum Security and Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile victor Spun to Run headline a talented field of 11 for the 31st running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap on…

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Raptors´ Kyle Lowry returns to starting lineup on first home loss

Raptors´ Kyle Lowry returns to starting lineup on first home loss

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry got the green light to play Tuesday night versus the Miami Heat. “Kyle’s good. Good to go,” Toronto coach Nick Nurse said prior to tipoff. “He’ll be in the starting lineup…

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Roger Federer´s face to be minted on Swiss franc

Roger Federer´s face to be minted on Swiss franc

The Swiss government says it will produce a 20 franc silver coin with Roger Federer’s image on it.The government says it’s the first time it has dedicated a commemorative coin to a living person. A…

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Klopp admits Fabinho injury could be ‘massive’

Klopp admits Fabinho injury could be ‘massive’

Jurgen Klopp says he is unsure of the seriousness of Fabinho’s injury, but says the outcome is “massive” after the midfielder limped off in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Napoli. Fabinho, who has played in all…

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Blue Jays sign Canadian hurler Phillippe Aumont

Blue Jays sign Canadian hurler Phillippe Aumont

Phillippe Aumont spent a good chunk of the last few years wondering if baseball was still a viable career option. The Canadian right-hander received some affirmation on Monday when the Toronto Blue Jays announced they…

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Kim Boutin captures World Cup shourt track gold in Japan

Kim Boutin captures World Cup shourt track gold in Japan

Kim Boutin was one of three medallists for Canada on Sunday at a short-track speedskating World Cup, capturing gold in the women’s 500 metres. Boutin, of Sherbrooke, Que., took the lead in the 500 off…

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Barcelona defeats Atletico Madrid, moves to the top

Barcelona defeats Atletico Madrid, moves to the top

Lionel Messi hit a extraordinary late goal to give Barcelona a 1-0 victory at title rivals Atletico Madrid which saw the champions reclaim top spot in La Liga from Real Madrid on Sunday. The Argentine, playing…

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Roger Federer to compensate Fans or Reschedule Cancelled match in Bogota

Roger Federer to compensate Fans or Reschedule Cancelled match in Bogota

A cancelled exhibition tennis game featuring Roger Federer in Bogota could be rescheduled for March next year, the Swiss legend’s agent has said. A planned match between the Swiss maestro and Germany’s Alexander Zverev at the Movistar Arena on…

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Canada drops out of CONCACAF hexagonal World Cup qualifying berth

Canada drops out of CONCACAF hexagonal World Cup qualifying berth

Canada has dropped out of the top six among CONCACAF nations in the FIFA rankings following a loss to the United States, putting the Canadians on track to miss the six-team group that will determine…

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Messi breaks Ronaldo UCL record in 700th game

Messi breaks Ronaldo UCL record in 700th game

Barcelona´s captain, Lionel Messi, scored once and set up two goals, as they defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1, to qualify for the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday. In doing so, Messi surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo’s…

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Canadian basketball men to face Greece in quest for Olympic berth

Canadian basketball men to face Greece in quest for Olympic berth

The Canadian men’s basketball team may have to get past NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo to get to the Tokyo Olympics. The good news for Canada is it should have the players to do it. Canada drew seventh-ranked Greece, plus…

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Perfect start for Mourinho as Tottenham defeats Olympiakos

Perfect start for Mourinho as Tottenham defeats Olympiakos

Jose Mourinho made a dramatic entrance at his new home as Tottenham came from two goals down to defeat Olympiakos and qualify for the Champions League knockout phase. Mourinho made a low-key entrance for his…

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Jamal Murray commit to playing for Canada in quest for Olympic berth

Jamal Murray commit to playing for Canada in quest for Olympic berth

Jamal Murray wants to lead Canada’s men’s basketball team to the Tokyo Olympics. The Denver Nuggets star guard said he’s committed to playing for Canada this summer, a big boost for a program that has struggled…

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Raptors defeat 76ers in first rematch since The Shot

Raptors defeat 76ers in first rematch since The Shot

Pascal Siakam had 25 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 101-96 victory over Philadelphia on Monday, while holding 76ers centre Joel Embiid to zero points for the first time in his NBA career.…

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Real Madrid vs PSG Champions League match preview

Real Madrid vs PSG Champions League match preview

Real Madrid receives  Paris Saint-Germain to the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday looking for revenge after a Champions League humbling. A 3-0 loss at Parc des Princes in September saw Zinedine Zidane under huge pressure, especially as the hosts were without their complete…

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Manchester City defeats Chelsea

Manchester City defeats Chelsea

Premier League champions Manchester City got back to winning ways by coming from behind to defeat in-form Chelsea in an entertaining match. The visitors, who had won their previous seven away games, led when N’Golo…

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Canada falls to Spain in Davis Cup title

Canada falls to Spain in Davis Cup title

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal defeated Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 7-6 (7) on Sunday to give Spain its sixth Davis Cup title and deny Canada its first. Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., fended off a pair…

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Canada defeats Australia to reach Davis Cup semis

Canada defeats Australia to reach Davis Cup semis

Canada has advanced to the semifinals at the Davis Cup Finals. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Vasek Pospisil of Vancouver defeated Australia’s John Peers and Jordan Thompson 6-4, 6-4 in the winner-take-all doubles…

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Chelsea against Manchester City weekend preview

Chelsea against Manchester City weekend preview

In the Premier League game of the weekend, Manchester City receives Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening. The reigning champions dropped to fourth-place in the Premier League in gameweek 12 after a 3-1…

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Canada´s soccer men face tougher road to World Cup with expected drop in rankings

Canada´s soccer men face tougher road to World Cup with expected drop in rankings

It looks like Canada will slip out of the top six in CONCACAF when the new FIFA rankings come out later this month. That means the Canadian men will have to maximize points from international…

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United target former City striker Dzeko

United target former City striker Dzeko

According to Mark Ogden of ESPN, Manchester United are taking into account a move for Edin Dzeko in the upcoming January Transfer Window. With United being linked to names such as Mario Mandzukic and Erling Haland,…

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Tottenham fires manager Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham fires manager Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino is out at Tottenham as the Premier League club parted ways with its manager Tuesday less than halfway through the 2019-20 campaing. A familiar face in the Premier League may be taking over. …