• September 23, 2021

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Canada’s Damian Warner extends decathlon lead with another Olympic best

Canada’s Damian Warner extends decathlon lead with another Olympic best

Canada’s Damian Warner picked up right where he left off in the decathlon. Now, he’s two events away from a gold medal. The London, Ont., native recorded an Olympic best — his third through eight events…

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Novak Djokovic on competing at Olympic Games: Historic gold medal outweighs empty seats

Novak Djokovic on competing at Olympic Games: Historic gold medal outweighs empty seats

The prospect of winning an Olympic gold medal for Serbia outweighs the disappointment of playing in an empty venue at the Tokyo games, the men’s world tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic stated on Monday. Djokovic considered pulling…

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World champions Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in Cancun beach volleyball final

World champions Pavan, Humana-Paredes fall in Cancun beach volleyball final

Canada’s top-ranked beach volleyball team of Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes came up just short in their first tune-up tournament ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Pavan, of Kitchener, Ont., and Toronto’s Humana-Paredes fell 2-1 to…

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Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Canada cruises past Russia, advances to gold medal game at world juniors

Canada will play for gold at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton after defeating Russia 5-0 in semifinal action Monday. Alex Newhook returned from injury to put Canada on the board just 59 seconds…

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Montreal´s Abel strikes gold twice on final day of Diving World Series

Montreal´s Abel strikes gold twice on final day of Diving World Series

Jennifer Abel added to her trophy case at the FINA Diving World Series on Sunday. The 28-year-old, who had already won a gold medal with Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu in the women’s three-metre synchro springboard earlier in…

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Kylie Masse named top Canadian female swimmer

Kylie Masse named top Canadian female swimmer

Being a model of consistency has made Kylie Masse one of the world’s best backstroke swimmers. The 23-year-old, who trains at the University of Toronto, is the first Canadian to win back-to-back FINA World Championships gold medals. Since her bronze…

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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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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…