• September 21, 2021

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1st-half struggles cost Canadian men in rugby 7s quarter-final at Vancouver

1st-half struggles cost Canadian men in rugby 7s quarter-final at Vancouver

An early turnover and a penalty resulted in a pair of tries for Britain in a 31-5 triumph over Canada in a men’s quarter-final Sunday at the World Rugby Sevens Series. Canada possessed the ball…

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Canadian Aurélie Rivard’s Paralympic title defence underway with berth to 50m freestyle final

Canadian Aurélie Rivard’s Paralympic title defence underway with berth to 50m freestyle final

Canadian world-record holder and five-time Paralympic medalist Aurélie Rivard is off to the women’s 50m freestyle S10 final at the Tokyo Paralympics. Rivard, who won gold in the event at Rio 2016, placed second in…

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Kevin Kisner beats Canadian Roger Sloan in 6-man playoff to win Wyndham Championship

Kevin Kisner beats Canadian Roger Sloan in 6-man playoff to win Wyndham Championship

Kevin Kisner finally broke his playoff drought to collect the Wyndham Championship. He hopes the victory will help him achieve another milestone — representing the United States in the Ryder Cup. Kisner stuck his approach…

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Canada’s Pospisil falls in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canada’s Pospisil falls in 1st round of National Bank Open

Canadian Vasek Pospisil was halfway to the second round at the National Bank Open before falling to Tommy Paul of the United States in three sets on Monday. The 24-year-old qualifier took the match 6-7 (5),…

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Mike Mason aiming big in high jump title defense at Canadian Olympic trials

Mike Mason aiming big in high jump title defense at Canadian Olympic trials

Mike Mason has often shied away from sizing up the high jump competition ahead of major championships, but two weeks ago he watched online as five men reached or surpassed 2.30 metres in Florence, Italy.…

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Penny Oleksiak beats stacked field in 100-metre freestyle at Canadian Olympic trials

Penny Oleksiak beats stacked field in 100-metre freestyle at Canadian Olympic trials

Penny Oleksiak admits the post-Rio pressure after her four-medal performance at the 2016 Games was intense and detracted from the usual enjoyment she experiences in the pool. The pandemic break gave a good opportunity for…

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Damian Warner sets Canadian long jump record in bid for 6th Hypo Meeting title

Damian Warner sets Canadian long jump record in bid for 6th Hypo Meeting title

Damian Warner set a Canadian and world best in the long jump on Saturday in his first decathlon since the 2019 track and field world championships. The 31-year-old from London, Ont., jumped 8.28 metres at the…

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Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix in June

Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix in June

Formula One has confirmed this year’s Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled and will be replaced by the Turkish Grand Prix on June 11-13. Earlier this month, it was reported that the Canadian Grand Prix…

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Stunned Canadian players head home after cancellation of women’s hockey worlds

Stunned Canadian players head home after cancellation of women’s hockey worlds

Shock and disbelief gave way to a swirl of emotions as players on the Canadian women’s hockey team packed their bags in Halifax and headed home Thursday. In a span of two days, they’d gone…

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Canadian skateboarders Balt, Ebert forced to rethink Olympic path due to pandemic

Canadian skateboarders Balt, Ebert forced to rethink Olympic path due to pandemic

Lack of funding, Tokyo qualifiers forces young skaters to turn focus to Paris 2024 Simply competing ahead of the Tokyo Games has been tough enough for a lot Canadian athletes due to travel restrictions caused…

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Bianca Andreescu retires from Miami Open final with ankle injury

Bianca Andreescu retires from Miami Open final with ankle injury

Bianca Andreescu has suffered another injury, ending her best tournament since capturing the U.S. Open title in September 2019. The Canadian retired with a right ankle injury after falling behind 6-3, 4-0 versus top-ranked Ash…

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Canadian men face stiff challenge in Honduras at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

Canadian men face stiff challenge in Honduras at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

A triumph or draw versus Honduras on Thursday and Canada is through to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. And if Haiti and El Salvador (both 0-1-1) tie in the earlier matchup,…

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Canadian Marion Thénault wins World Cup aerials gold in Kazakhstan

Canadian Marion Thénault wins World Cup aerials gold in Kazakhstan

Canadian freestyle skier Marion Thénault acquired the first World Cup aerials gold medal of her career on Saturday in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The native of Sherbrooke, Que., scored 89.88 points, ahead of Russian Liubov Nikitina (-3.52) and bronze medalist Zhanbota Aldabergenova (-4.89)…

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Breakout star Liam Brearley competes in 1st snowboard worlds event

Breakout star Liam Brearley competes in 1st snowboard worlds event

Canadian snowboarder Liam Brearley has had quite the year since he created a buzz at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. He collected three medals that January — the first Canadian to do that at a Youth Games…

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Alysha Newman targets indoor Canadian record

Alysha Newman targets indoor Canadian record

Alysha Newman was back to her old self, laughing, poking fun at her best friends and fellow pole vaulters on a drive to an indoor competition, and no longer doubting her place in the sport.…

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Canadian men pull out important win over Brazil to open water polo Olympic qualifier

Canadian men pull out important win over Brazil to open water polo Olympic qualifier

In a match many contemplated a must-win for Canada, five men scored twice in a tournament-opening 11-7 triumph over Brazil on Sunday at the FINA water polo Olympic qualifier in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Sean Spooner had a…

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Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez eliminated from Australian Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez eliminated from Australian Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez has been ousted from the Australian Open. The 18-year-old Fernandez was dropped in consecutive-sets on Tuesday in the first round by 18th-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium. Mertens took the match 6-1,…

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Canadian freestyle skier Evan McEachran wins X Games slopestyle bronze

Canadian freestyle skier Evan McEachran wins X Games slopestyle bronze

Canadian freestyle skier Evan McEachran reached the X Games podium a second consecutive year taking bronze in men’s slopestyle Sunday. The 23-year-old from Oakville, Ont., placed third behind winner Nick Goepper of the U.S., and…

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Skate Canada cancels 2 events including National Skating Championships

Skate Canada cancels 2 events including National Skating Championships

Skate Canada informed on Monday that the 2021 National Skating Championships and Skate Canada Cup have been cancelled. Skate Canada says the two events are being cancelled because of the “evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Canadian runners in favor of Diamond League changes for 2021 season

Canadian runners in favor of Diamond League changes for 2021 season

Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown says he will be better prepared for the Tokyo Olympics next summer. All it took was a decision earlier this month by World Athletics (formerly the IAAF) that the Diamond League…

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Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Veteran Canadian soccer player David Edgar to retire at end of year

Veteran defender David Edgar, who turned heads with a highlight-reel goal for Newcastle United as a teenager and went on to captain Canada, has announced his retirement effective the end of the year. The 33-year-old…

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Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos wins London Marathon

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos wins London Marathon

Canada’s Brent Lakatos has controlled wheelchair racing’s sprint distances for the better part of a decade. On Sunday, the 40-year-old from Dorval, Que., pulled away from the field in a sprint finish down The Mall…

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Shapovalov upset in 5-set marathon, Fernandez advances in French Open

Shapovalov upset in 5-set marathon, Fernandez advances in French Open

Leylah Annie Fernandez is heading to the third round, while fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov has been eliminated at the French Open. Fernandez, an 18-year-old from Laval, Que., defeated world No. 47 Polona Hercog of Slovenia…

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Shapovalov becomes 1st Canadian man to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

Shapovalov becomes 1st Canadian man to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

Denis Shapovalov has become the first Canadian to reach the quarter-finals in men’s singles at the U.S. Open following a four-set triumph over No. 7 seed David Goffin of Belgium on Sunday. The 12th-seeded Shapovalov…

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Denis Shapovalov enters U.S Open as top-seeded Canadian

Denis Shapovalov enters U.S Open as top-seeded Canadian

Three of five Canadians are seeded and the two others won’t face seeded players in the opening round of the U.S. Open next week. The U.S. Tennis Association quietly posted the women’s and men’s singles…

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Montreal’s 2020 Canadian Grand Prix officially cancelled

Montreal’s 2020 Canadian Grand Prix officially cancelled

The 2020 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix has been formally cancelled, race organizers announced Friday morning. François Dumontier, the president of the Canadian Grand Prix, said there was still hope for Montreal to host until yesterday,…

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Canadian Raptors Brissett, happy to be back after making most of time off

Canadian Raptors Brissett, happy to be back after making most of time off

The NBA shutdown provided a silver lining for new dad Oshae Brissett. The 22-year-old from Toronto might have been in the thick of another long Raptors playoff run had COVID-19 not shut down sports around…

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Alphonso Davies celebrates title win with Bayern teammates in return to lineup

Alphonso Davies celebrates title win with Bayern teammates in return to lineup

The German soccer league’s restart is complete. Borussia Mönchengladbach qualified for the Champions League and Fortuna Dusseldorf was relegated by a single point on the last day of the Bundesliga on Saturday. Bayern Munich secured…

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Canadian UFC Bantamweight Sarah Moras ready for action following several delays

Canadian UFC Bantamweight Sarah Moras ready for action following several delays

After being booked in January to fight American Sijara (Sarj) Eubanks, Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras has had to bide her time during the pandemic. That meant training in the garage and living room in…

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Without riches of Big 4, Canadian sports leagues brace for uncertain future

Without riches of Big 4, Canadian sports leagues brace for uncertain future

Mike Morreale and David Clanachan were under no illusions when they started their foray into the Canadian sports landscape a year ago. As commissioners of the two fledgling Canadian sports leagues — the Canadian Elite…