• September 21, 2021

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Novak Djokovic ‘divided’ on whether to play in Tokyo Olympics

Novak Djokovic ‘divided’ on whether to play in Tokyo Olympics

Wimbledon men’s singles champion Novak Djokovic has stated he is “divided” on whether he will go to the Tokyo Olympics, having previously committed to attending. Djokovic defeated Italy’s Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the final on…

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De Grasse gets final test against Olympic-calibre field ahead of Tokyo

De Grasse gets final test against Olympic-calibre field ahead of Tokyo

Andre De Grasse is in the final stages of Olympic preparation but will get a last look at some of the competition in a strong 100-metre field headed to Tokyo at Tuesday’s Müller British Grand Prix…

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U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen among withdrawals from 60-man Olympics field

U.S. Open runner-up Louis Oosthuizen among withdrawals from 60-man Olympics field

Four of the top 10 men in the Official World Golf Ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice. The 60-man field was set Tuesday based on the…

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Canadian women fall to Japan, have lost 6 straight sets in Volleyball Nations League

Canadian women fall to Japan, have lost 6 straight sets in Volleyball Nations League

An up-and-down debut performance by Canada’s women in Volleyball Nations League continued with a second consecutive defeat on Monday. Japan recorded its fifth sweep in eight matches, defeating the Canadians 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 in preliminary…

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Canada clings to final playoff spot at curling worlds despite loss to Japan

Canada clings to final playoff spot at curling worlds despite loss to Japan

Mixed results Thursday have left Kerri Einarson’s team in a precarious position entering the final day of round-robin competition at the world women’s curling championship. Einarson defeated Denmark’s Madeleine Dupont 10-8 in the morning session…

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Auger-Aliassime swept in 1st round of French Open by unseeded Nishioka

Auger-Aliassime swept in 1st round of French Open by unseeded Nishioka

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime and Steven Diez both are out of the French Open after suffering first-round losses on Monday. Auger-Aliassime, the No. 19 seed from Montreal, lost 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 to world No. 52 Yoshihito…

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Singapore, Baku and Shizuka races canceled

Singapore, Baku and Shizuka races canceled

Races in Singapore, Azerbaijan and Japan will not take place this year, Formula One has confirmed as it continues to target a schedule of between 15 and 18 events. The Singapore and Azerbaijan Grands Prix…

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Andrea Seccafien breaks Canadian half-marathon record in Japan

Andrea Seccafien breaks Canadian half-marathon record in Japan

Andrea Seccafien broke the Canadian half-marathon record on Sunday in Marugame, Japan, running a 1:09:38. The Canadian, who’s stationed out of Australia, ran an extraordinary race to break this Canadian women’s record for the third time…

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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…