• September 21, 2021

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Canadian runner Marco Arop hopeful of breakthrough in Monaco before Olympic debut

Canadian runner Marco Arop hopeful of breakthrough in Monaco before Olympic debut

Chris Woods marvels at Marco Arop’s growth as a middle-distance runner. His buy-in of increased aerobic training last fall leading to more steady performances on the track. His ability to stay calm on the biggest of…

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Canadian defender Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

Canadian defender Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

As first impressions go, Canadian defender Scott Kennedy hit it out of the park. Canada coach John Herdman, who had talked up the uncapped Kennedy in the leadup to Tuesday’s crucial World Cup qualifier versus…

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Canada’s volleyball women test 3rd-ranked Brazil early, drop opener in VNL debut

Canada’s volleyball women test 3rd-ranked Brazil early, drop opener in VNL debut

Canada looked anything but an 18th-ranked outfit early in its Volleyball Nations League debut on Tuesday. However, a more experienced women’s side from Brazil took over after a 25-23 loss that served as a wakeup…

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Brooklyn Nets’ Big 3 starts cold, erupts in 2nd half in Game 1 win over Boston Celtics

Brooklyn Nets’ Big 3 starts cold, erupts in 2nd half in Game 1 win over Boston Celtics

Ever since the Brooklyn Nets put together their Big 3 of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden four months ago, the basketball world has waited to see what these Nets would look like in the playoffs. While it took a bit…

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JJ Redick joins Dallas Mavericks after trade, has no timetable for return from heel injury

JJ Redick joins Dallas Mavericks after trade, has no timetable for return from heel injury

JJ Redick doesn’t have an ideal number of matches in mind to get ready for the playoffs with the Dallas Mavericks, who were thinking postseason when they acquired the shooting guard with an expiring contract. “The ideal…

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Larin, Davies team up to help Canada crush Bermuda in World Cup qualifier

Larin, Davies team up to help Canada crush Bermuda in World Cup qualifier

Cyle Larin scored three goals, with Alphonso Davies playing provider each time, as Canada opened its oft-delayed World Cup qualifying campaign Thursday with a comfortable 5-1 win over Bermuda. Larin, upping his Canada goals total…

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Canada, U.S. set to renew rivalry at SheBelieves Cup in Orlando

Canada, U.S. set to renew rivalry at SheBelieves Cup in Orlando

History and the world rankings are on his side when it comes to playing Canada. But U.S. coach Vlatko Andonovski wasn’t providing any bulletin-board material ahead of Thursday’s match between the North American rivals at…

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Liverpool’s Klopp rejects speculation over Salah amid Barcelona, Madrid speculation

Liverpool’s Klopp rejects speculation over Salah amid Barcelona, Madrid speculation

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has rejected claims that Mohamed Salah could leave the club after the forward refused to rule out a move to Barcelona or Real Madrid in the future. Speaking in an interview with AS, Salah stated his…

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Raptors top Hornets in pre-season opener

Raptors top Hornets in pre-season opener

If Malachi Flynn was feeling any nerves in his NBA debut, they were gone by the time the Raptors rookie guard knocked down back-to-back three-pointers in the third quarter on Saturday. Matt Thomas had 16…

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Canadian Ben Flanagan’s win in half marathon debut a boost to Olympic pursuit

Canadian Ben Flanagan’s win in half marathon debut a boost to Olympic pursuit

Ben Flanagan couldn’t think of a better time for his half marathon debut. With limited opportunities to race due to the coronavirus pandemic, a fall event fit within his schedule and current training with Reebok…

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Canada’s Aaliyah Edwards carries ‘Mamba Mentality’ into freshman season at UConn

Canada’s Aaliyah Edwards carries ‘Mamba Mentality’ into freshman season at UConn

The Canadian freshman on the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team has rocked purple and gold braids since Grade 8. It’s a constant reminder of the late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant’s ‘Mamba Mentality.’…

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Schumacher to make F1 debut at Eifel GP

Schumacher to make F1 debut at Eifel GP

Mick Schumacher is among three Ferrari juniors who will make their official Formula 1 debuts in practice sessions this campaign, as Formula 2’s stars look to make their mark with the aim of getting on…

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Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez upsets No. 31 seed in main-draw debut at French Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez upsets No. 31 seed in main-draw debut at French Open

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez rallied for a 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 triumph over No. 31 seed Magda Linette of Poland in her main-draw debut at the French Open on Monday. The 18-year-old from Laval, Que., gained…

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Bianca Andreescu withdraws from this week’s Credit One Bank invitational

Bianca Andreescu withdraws from this week’s Credit One Bank invitational

Bianca Andreescu’s season debut has been delayed again after the Canadian tennis star withdrew from this week’s Credit One Bank Invitational. The tournament is arranged to start Tuesday in Charleston, S.C. She was replaced in the draw by…

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Thierry Henry set for Montreal Impact coaching debut in CCL Round of 16 match

Thierry Henry set for Montreal Impact coaching debut in CCL Round of 16 match

The Montreal Impact are expecting new coach Thierry Henry’s vast experience on the international stage translates into CONCACAF Champions League success. The Impact play their first CONCACAF Champions League match since losing the 2015 final…