• September 21, 2021

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France survives Luka Doncic triple-double, to face Team USA for gold medal

France survives Luka Doncic triple-double, to face Team USA for gold medal

Game on the line, final seconds ticking away, and Slovenia’s Klemen Prepelic had nobody between him and a layup that would have sent his country into the gold-medal match at the Tokyo Olympics. Nicolas Batum had…

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Min Woo Lee wins Scottish Open after playoff

Min Woo Lee wins Scottish Open after playoff

Australia’s Min Woo Lee edged out Thomas Detry and Matt Fitzpatrick in a three-way playoff to collect the Scottish Open in wet conditions at the Renaissance Club on Sunday. With his second European Tour victory,…

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Leona Maguire leads by 3 shots after shooting 64 at LPGA Classic

Leona Maguire leads by 3 shots after shooting 64 at LPGA Classic

Leona Maguire shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic. It’s the second consecutive week the Irish rookie has topped a leaderboard. Maguire, 26, is trying to…

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Aislinn Konig catches fire from deep to send Canada rolling into AmeriCup semis

Aislinn Konig catches fire from deep to send Canada rolling into AmeriCup semis

Aislinn Konig had a game-high 23 points as Canada crushed the Dominican Republic 90-53 in quarter-final action at the FIBA AmeriCup women’s basketball tournament on Thursday. Canada is now 5-0 at the event. With the…

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Canada splits 2 games at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada splits 2 games at world mixed doubles curling championship

Canada’s Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue remain tied at the top the Group A standings after splitting a pair of matches on Wednesday at the world mixed curling doubles championships in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Canadians lost…

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Portuguese Grand Prix confirmed as third race of F1 season

Portuguese Grand Prix confirmed as third race of F1 season

The Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao will feature for a second consecutive year as the third race on the 2021 Formula One calendar, the championship confirmed Friday. Portimao had its first F1 event last year…

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Andreescu withdraws from Grampians, will focus on Australian Open prep

Andreescu withdraws from Grampians, will focus on Australian Open prep

2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu will wait just a tiny bit longer to contest her first WTA match in over a year, as she has decided to withdraw from this week’s upcoming Grampians Trophy…

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Andreescu excited about return to court, progress from knee injury

Andreescu excited about return to court, progress from knee injury

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu is planning to make her long-awaited return to the WTA Tour this January in Australia. The 20-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., hasn’t played a competitive match since suffering a knee injury…

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Canada will not compete at Tokyo 2020 Games

Canada will not compete at Tokyo 2020 Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee will not send a team to the Tokyo Games if they are held in 2020. The COC “urgently” asked for a one-year postponement, citing coronavirus risks. The COC called its action…

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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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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…