• September 26, 2021

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Canada’s Maude Charron wins Olympic weightlifting gold

Canada’s Maude Charron wins Olympic weightlifting gold

Maude Charron has won a gold medal in the women’s 64-kilogram weightlifting. She lifted 105 kg in the snatch, and 131 in the clean and jerk to collect Canada’s second gold medal of the Tokyo Games. Charron…

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Canadian women’s basketball team learns tough Olympic lessons after disappointing AmeriCup

Canadian women’s basketball team learns tough Olympic lessons after disappointing AmeriCup

From 16 months without a game to seven contests in eight days, the Canadian women’s basketball team made its return to the court last week at the FIBA AmeriCup. Canada, which collected gold in two…

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Canada forced to settle for silver as stifling U.S. team wins world juniors

Canada forced to settle for silver as stifling U.S. team wins world juniors

Team Canada was the steamrolling, bullyboy juggernaut of the world junior hockey championship until they ran into a pugnacious U.S. team Tuesday that knocked them off 2-0 to win gold. The U.S. players poured over…

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Shane Wright hoping to join hockey royalty by making Canada’s world junior team at 16

Shane Wright hoping to join hockey royalty by making Canada’s world junior team at 16

Shane Wright is well aware of the names to come before him. Wayne Gretzky, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid are among the 16 year olds to suit up for Canada at the world junior hockey…

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Gilles and Poirier finally win Canadian title after being 4-time runners-up

Gilles and Poirier finally win Canadian title after being 4-time runners-up

In ice dance, Gilles and Poirier had stood on the national figure skating podium seven times, but never on the top step. But Saturday, after nearly a decade of skating in the large shadow of…