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Canadians are making an unprecedented impact in European club soccer

Canadians are making an unprecedented impact in European club soccer

Paris Saint-Germain is one of the richest soccer clubs in the world and a true sporting juggernaut — but the team’s quest for a fourth successive crown was thwarted by a rising Canadian star. Bankrolled by the…

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Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez wins easily in 1st-round match at Grampians Trophy

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez wins easily in 1st-round match at Grampians Trophy

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez defeated 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-1 in the first round of the Grampians Trophy on Wednesday. The 18-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que., won 70.6 per cent of her…

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Canada’s Mike Woods 2nd in Stage 6 of Spanish Vuelta, 25 seconds behind winner

Canada’s Mike Woods 2nd in Stage 6 of Spanish Vuelta, 25 seconds behind winner

With some help from his brother, Ion Izagirre obtained the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday in Sallent de Gallego, and Richard Carapaz snatched the overall lead from defending champion Primoz Roglic. Ion…

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Skate Canada canceled due to Ottawa’s rising COVID-19 cases

Skate Canada canceled due to Ottawa’s rising COVID-19 cases

Skate Canada, the second event of the Grand Prix series, has been canceled amid concern of rising COVID-19 cases in Ontario. The event was arranged for Oct. 30-31 in Ottawa with no fans in attendance,…

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CFL cancels season after request for financial help turned down

CFL cancels season after request for financial help turned down

The CFL cancelled its season Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning the Grey Cup won’t be presented for the first time since 1919. The resolution comes after the CFL was unable to secure financial…

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Canada Cup curling event in Fredericton postponed due to covid-19

Canada Cup curling event in Fredericton postponed due to covid-19

Wayne Tallon, a co-chair of the organizing committee for the 2020 Home Hardware Canada Cup, says the decision to cancel the event set to be held in November in Fredericton was unfortunate but necessary. “Curling Canada…

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CEBL’s Blackjacks sign Scrubb brothers, veterans of Canadian national team

CEBL’s Blackjacks sign Scrubb brothers, veterans of Canadian national team

The Ottawa BlackJacks continue to put the band back together again in the hopes of taking to the court somewhere this summer. The BlackJacks, Ottawa’s new entry in the Canadian Elite Basketball League, enhanced their…

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Ottawa doctor says proof of immunity might be only way for fans to return to sports arenas

Ottawa doctor says proof of immunity might be only way for fans to return to sports arenas

In the months and years following the attack on the World Trade Centre on Sept. 11, 2001, sports fans became used to body searches and metal detectors on their way into arenas and stadiums. People…