• January 23, 2022

Author: Steve Carr

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Luis Suarez out for four months after knee surgery

Luis Suarez out for four months after knee surgery

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has been ruled out for approximately four months after having keyhole surgery on an injury to his right knee. Suarez had suffered an injury to the external meniscus of his knee…

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Raptors Pascal Siakam hopes to return next week

Raptors Pascal Siakam hopes to return next week

Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam returned to practice in a limited capacity on Friday, along with Norman Powell and Marc Gasol. Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said Siakam, who has been out since Dec. 18 with a groin injury, is…

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Eugenie Bouchard falls in Auckland Open quarter-finals

Eugenie Bouchard falls in Auckland Open quarter-finals

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard has been ousted in the quarterfinals of the ASB Classic for the second year in a row. Bouchard, ranked 262nd in the world after a 2019 season in which she tumbled down…

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Atletico Madrid defeats Barcelona to set up Supercopa Derby

Atletico Madrid defeats Barcelona to set up Supercopa Derby

Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona in a thrilling Spanish Super Cup semifinal on Thursday, the Blaugranas defense a second half shambles. All five goals came in the second half of a 3-2 decision, Atleti earning a spot opposite…

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Gord Perrin returns home in hopes of leading Canadian volleyball back to Olympics

Gord Perrin returns home in hopes of leading Canadian volleyball back to Olympics

A nine-hour drive through southern B.C. many years ago set Gord Perrin on his path to the Canadian national volleyball team. Now, just over nine years after his debut, Perrin is back where it all started.…

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Man United consider Van de Beek move

Man United consider Van de Beek move

Manchester United’s need for new blood in the January transfer window was laid bare by their Carabao Cup beat to Manchester City on Tuesday night. The Red Devils were too easily dismissed by Pep Guardiola’s men in the…

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Depleted Raptors fall apart late as Carmelo Anthony nails game-winner for Blazers

Depleted Raptors fall apart late as Carmelo Anthony nails game-winner for Blazers

Tuesday’s Raptors game was playing out like a good-news story about Toronto’s emerging new bench mob — until Carmelo Anthony spoiled it. The 10-time NBA all-star scored with 4.1 seconds to play as part of…

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Tottenhams´s Moussa Sissoko out for three months

Tottenhams´s Moussa Sissoko out for three months

Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko is expected to be out for at least three months after undergoing knee surgery. The France international suffered medial collateral ligament damage in the 1-0 Premier League defeat to Southampton on…

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Canada upends Germany with doubles win at ATP cup

Canada upends Germany with doubles win at ATP cup

Denis Shapovalov went 2-0 for Canada on Tuesday, earning his second Top 10 victory of the season in singles and teaming up with countryman Felix Auger-Aliassime in doubles to clinch a 2-1 ATP Cup tie victory versus Germany. Auger-Aliassime/Shapovalov defeat…

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Koepka to make return next week at Abu Dhabi

Koepka to make return next week at Abu Dhabi

Brooks Koepka, the world No 1, will make his Hero Challenge debut in front of 5,000 fans in Abu Dhabi next week. The American is set to join Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open champion Bernd…

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Eugenie Bouchard wins in first round at ASB Classic

Eugenie Bouchard wins in first round at ASB Classic

Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount kicked off 2020 with a 7-5, 7-5 victory over Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand on Monday. It was Bouchard’s first win above a 125K…

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Liverpool stay undefeated, restore 13 point lead

Liverpool stay undefeated, restore 13 point lead

Liverpool will become only the third Premier League side to go undefeated for more than a year after Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane inspired Thursday’s 2-0 victory over Sheffield United at Anfield. The Reds last suffered loss on January 3…

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Auger-Aliassime enter record books with victory at inaugural ATP Cup

Auger-Aliassime enter record books with victory at inaugural ATP Cup

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime won the first-ever ATP Cup match on Thursday. The 19-year-old beat Greece’s Michail Pervolarakis 6-1, 6-3 to open the tournament’s inaugural edition in Australia. The 21st-ranked Montreal native fired five aces while winning 85…

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Lafreniere’s return sparks Canada to win over Slovakia in world juniors quarter-final

Lafreniere’s return sparks Canada to win over Slovakia in world juniors quarter-final

Canada’s quest for gold still on track at the world junior hockey championship. Alexis Lafreniere scored and added an assist in his return from injury as part of a resounding 6-1 win over Slovakia in…

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Pogba faces surgery, set to miss 3-4 weeks

Pogba faces surgery, set to miss 3-4 weeks

Paul Pogba is said to undergo ankle surgery after being advised by his people, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed in the post-match press conference after Manchester United’s damaging 2-0 defeat versus Arsenal in the Premier League. The Frenchman has struggled with injuries this…

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Kubica joins Alfa Romeo as reserve dirver

Kubica joins Alfa Romeo as reserve dirver

Former Williams driver returns to team he made his F1 debut with as Alfa Romeo secure big new Polish sponsor. The Pole, who made his F1 debut with the Swiss-based team in 2006 when known…

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Raptors close championship year with easy victory over Cavaliers

Raptors close championship year with easy victory over Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry once again lead the Toronto Raptors to a victory — it was a fitting ending to a fabulous year. Lowry, wearing baby-pink shoes, scored 24 points and dished out eight assists, guiding the…

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Kei Nishikori out of Australian Open due to elbow injury

Kei Nishikori out of Australian Open due to elbow injury

Four-time Australian Open quarter-finalist Kei Nishikori has withdrawn from the season-opening grand slam, citing an elbow injury. The Japanese world No.13 told Tennis Australia he’d be pulling the pin on the Melbourne Park event as…

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Canadian international Fraser Aird released by Scottish club for rude gesture

Canadian international Fraser Aird released by Scottish club for rude gesture

Scotland’s Cove Rangers FC has released Canadian international Fraser Aird after he was caught on camera making a rude gesture from the stands at Sunday’s Old Firm Derby. “Cove Rangers FC is aware of an…

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Dortmund beats Manchester United to Haaland signing

Dortmund beats Manchester United to Haaland signing

Borussia Dortmund have signed the highly rated striker Erling Braut Haaland from RB Salzburg, paying the release clause of €22.5m with the 19-year-old’s advisor, Mino Raiola, receiving a €10m payment on top of that. The much-hyped…

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Canada´s Alexis Lafreniere status remains unclear after knee injury

Canada´s Alexis Lafreniere status remains unclear after knee injury

Alexis Lafrenière’s knee injury will keep him out of Canada’s next match at the world junior hockey championship, but the star winger hasn’t been ruled out for the rest of the tournament. The 18-year-old was…

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Manchester United´s McTominay suffers knee ligament damage

Manchester United´s McTominay suffers knee ligament damage

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay left Old Trafford on crutches following the Red Devils’ 4-1 victory over Newcastle – and boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has suffered knee ligament damage. McTominay was replaced by Paul Pogba…

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Canada defeats USA in wild World Juniors Opener

Canada defeats USA in wild World Juniors Opener

Arizona Coyotes forward Barrett Hayton scored twice to help Canada defeat the United States 6-4 on Thursday night in their Group B opener at the world junior hockey championship. Alexis Lafreniere gave Canada a 5-4…

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Tottenham Hotspurs defeats Brighton in home win

Tottenham Hotspurs defeats Brighton in home win

Tottenham came from a goal behind to defeat Brighton and Hove 2-1 at Tottenham Hotspurs stadium on Thursday afternoon. Adam Webster gave Brighton the lead in the 37th minute against the run of play after…

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Celtics spoils Raptors´ Christmas cheer

Celtics spoils Raptors´ Christmas cheer

Jaylen Brown scored 30 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 118-102 win over Toronto on Wednesday, spoiling the Raptors’ first Christmas Day match at home. Fred VanVleet had 27 points while Chris Boucher…

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Barcelona to return for Neymar in summer

Barcelona to return for Neymar in summer

Barcelona have not given up hope of re-signing Neymar, according to sources in Spain.  A report in Mundo Deportivo suggests that Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu and director Eric Abidal are unlikely to sanction any big money moves in the…

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Dale Hunter set to lead Canada at world juniors for 1st time

Dale Hunter set to lead Canada at world juniors for 1st time

Canada opens its world junior-hockey championship Thursday against the U.S. in the Czech Republic. Olivier Rodrigue looked like the odds-on favourite to be Canada’s No. 1 netminder back in the summer, but the country’s crease…

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Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers ankle ligament damage

Liverpool Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers ankle ligament damage

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered ligament damage. The England midfielder suffered an ankle injury during the Club World Cup final versus Flamengo, and hobbled off in the 75th minute after…

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Adam Hadwin clinches spot at 2020 Masters

Adam Hadwin clinches spot at 2020 Masters

Canadian Adam Hadwin and South African Erik van Rooyen have snuck into the field for next year’s Masters after finishing the year barely inside the top 50 in the world rankings. With no more official…

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Raptors reach biggest comeback in franchise history

Raptors reach biggest comeback in franchise history

The Toronto Raptors had dug themselves a 30-point hole and looked headed for their worst game of the season. The mood in the huddle, said coach Nick Nurse, was “really bad.” His team had a…