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Toronto FC, CF Montreal get green light to play at home in front of fans

Toronto FC, CF Montreal get green light to play at home in front of fans

Toronto FC and CF Montreal have been given the green light to play at home this weekend, with a limited number of fans in the stands. Wednesday’s update from Major League Soccer on Canadian home-market…

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Bennedict Mathurian leads late Canadian charge to FIBA U-19 bronze

Bennedict Mathurian leads late Canadian charge to FIBA U-19 bronze

Canada captured bronze at the FIBA U19 World Cup with a roller-coaster 101-92 victory over Serbia on Sunday. Montreal’s Bennedict Mathurian led the Canadians with 31 points, making 11 of 15 shots from the floor…

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Canadian runners eye last-chance Olympic qualifier after missing standard in Montreal

Canadian runners eye last-chance Olympic qualifier after missing standard in Montreal

Blustery conditions played havoc with Canadian runners racing for Olympic qualifying on Sunday. Charles Philibert-Thiboutot of Quebec City won the men’s 1,500 meters at the Canadian Olympic track and field trials, but his time of…

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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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Auger-Aliassime into round of 16 at Italian Open after upset of 8th seed Schwartzman

Auger-Aliassime into round of 16 at Italian Open after upset of 8th seed Schwartzman

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime is heading to the third round of the Italian Open after notching an upset victory on Tuesday. Auger-Aliassime, from Montreal, downed No. 8 seed Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-1, 6-3 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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Montreal public health officials opposed to holding 2021 Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal public health officials opposed to holding 2021 Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal public health authorities say they are categorically opposed to holding the Canadian Grand Prix in the city this summer, Radio-Canada reported Thursday. The annual event is listed for June 13. Local public health officials are concerned…

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Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round match with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte Carlo Masters by beating Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-4 on Monday as rain played havoc with the clay-court tournament’s agenda. Karatsev, who rose…

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Canada’s Gilgeous-Alexander giving Thunder hope with breakout season

Canada’s Gilgeous-Alexander giving Thunder hope with breakout season

Some Thunder fans consider tanking to get higher draft picks is the way back to contention. Apparently, the team disagrees. Oklahoma City was anticipated by experts to be one of the NBA’s worst teams this…

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Impact’s Champions League season comes to close despite win over CD Olimpia

Impact’s Champions League season comes to close despite win over CD Olimpia

The Montreal Impact saw their season end Tuesday, despite earning a victory over CD Olimpia in CONCACAF Champions League action. The Impact took a gritty 1-0 victory over the Honduran club in Orlando, where the…

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Canada bringing home 7 medals from Pan Am judo championships

Canada bringing home 7 medals from Pan Am judo championships

Montreal resident Shady El Nahas scored an ippon versus Rafael Buzacarini to repeat as under-100 kilogram men’s champion at the Pan Am judo championships in Guadalajara, Mexico on Saturday. El Nahas, who entered the day…

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Auger-Aliassime, fresh off early exit in Vienna, bows to Cilic in Paris opener

Auger-Aliassime, fresh off early exit in Vienna, bows to Cilic in Paris opener

Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime was ousted in first-round action of the Paris Masters tennis tournament on Monday, losing 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 to Croatian veteran Marin Cilic. Auger-Aliassime, seeded 14th at the final ATP Masters 1000 tournament…

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Canadian Auger-Aliassime advances to Cologne Championship quarter-finals

Canadian Auger-Aliassime advances to Cologne Championship quarter-finals

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime rallied for a 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) triumph over qualifier Egor Gerasimov of Belarus in the second round of the Cologne Championship on Wednesday. The fifth-seeded Auger-Aliassime, who received a first-round…

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Auger-Aliassime loses bid for 1st ATP Tour title in Cologne final

Auger-Aliassime loses bid for 1st ATP Tour title in Cologne final

Alexander Zverev ended his 17-month wait for a title by beating Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 6-3 to conquest the Cologne Indoors on Sunday. Zverev has had a breakthrough year in Grand Slam tournaments with his…

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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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Carter Hart, Jakub Voracek lead Flyers over Canadiens to take 2-1 series lead

Carter Hart, Jakub Voracek lead Flyers over Canadiens to take 2-1 series lead

The Montreal Canadiens didn’t play poorly Sunday. Carter Hart just played better — and got some help from his friends. The Philadelphia goalie made 23 saves to record the first playoff shutout of his career…

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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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Toronto advances to round of 16 in MLS return tournament

Toronto advances to round of 16 in MLS return tournament

Toronto FC has made it to the round of 16 at the MLS is Back tournament, wrapping up a challenging first round with a 0-0 tie with the New England Revolution in Florida. The result…

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Canadiens, Romanov waiting for clarity on how to proceed with contract

Canadiens, Romanov waiting for clarity on how to proceed with contract

If you’re questioning about what the NHL’s memorandum of understanding for its new collective bargaining agreement and its return-to-play protocol mean for Alexander Romanov, you’re not alone. As of this now, the Montreal Canadiens, agent Dan…

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Shortened MLB draft could have big impact on Canadian talent

Shortened MLB draft could have big impact on Canadian talent

David Calabrese and Cooper Davis are heading into this year’s MLB draft without expectations. The two Canadian players are still hoping to hear their names chosen by professional teams, of course. They just know the…

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Amanda Nunes dominates Montreal’s Felicia Spencer to defend featherweight title

Amanda Nunes dominates Montreal’s Felicia Spencer to defend featherweight title

Amanda Nunes’ impressive reign atop two UFC divisions is showing no signs of decline. In fact, her dominance is making history. Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend two championship belts while actively holding…

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Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament in Montreal postponed until 2021

Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament in Montreal postponed until 2021

The Women’s Tennis Association informed the postponement of the women’s tournament in the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Saturday, noting that the event will take place from Aug. 6-15, 2021. The women’s draw of the…

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June’s Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus

June’s Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus

The Canadian Grand Prix has become the latest major sports event in the country to be postponed due to the COVID-19  pandemic. The Montreal-based Formula One race was planned to take place June 12-14 before…

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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…