• September 21, 2021

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Canada’s Penny Oleksiak brushes off latest 4th-place finish, looks to set medal record on Sunday

Canada’s Penny Oleksiak brushes off latest 4th-place finish, looks to set medal record on Sunday

Five years ago at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Penny Oleksiak won gold in the women’s 100-metre freestyle with a time of 52.70 seconds.  In Tokyo on Friday morning, she set a Canadian record…

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Verstappen claims easy Austrian GP win, Hamilton fourth after car issue

Verstappen claims easy Austrian GP win, Hamilton fourth after car issue

Max Verstappen gained 14 points on title rival Lewis Hamilton by easing to win at the Austrian Grand Prix. Verstappen led from pole position and was in a race of his own for 71 laps,…

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Rafael Nadal wins in French Open first round to begin pursuit of record 21st Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal wins in French Open first round to begin pursuit of record 21st Grand Slam title

Winning a match versus Rafael Nadal at the French Open is downright difficult, of course: He went into Tuesday with a 100-2 career record at the place. Just taking a set off the guy is nearly…

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Alysha Newman targets indoor Canadian record

Alysha Newman targets indoor Canadian record

Alysha Newman was back to her old self, laughing, poking fun at her best friends and fellow pole vaulters on a drive to an indoor competition, and no longer doubting her place in the sport.…

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Dana White to meet with Khabib Nurmagomedov, press hard for one more fight

Dana White to meet with Khabib Nurmagomedov, press hard for one more fight

UFC president Dana White is expected to meet with undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov this week in Abu Dhabi for the first time since Nurmagomedov revealed his retirement in October. Nurmagomedov (29-0) is still the UFC’s undisputed…

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Christine Sinclair nets 2nd Bobbie Rosenfeld Award with record-breaking year

Christine Sinclair nets 2nd Bobbie Rosenfeld Award with record-breaking year

Much has happened in the world since Christine Sinclair made soccer history in January en route to helping the Canadian women book their ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. The longtime Canada captain added to her…

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Hamilton ties Schumacher’s record of 91 wins

Hamilton ties Schumacher’s record of 91 wins

Lewis Hamilton moved level with Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 Formula One victories with a triumph at the Eifel Grand Prix in Nurburg, Germany, on Sunday. Hamilton won comfortably after Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas suffered a race-ending engine…

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Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams learn opponents as French Open draw announced

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams learn opponents as French Open draw announced

Rafael Nadal will initiate his bid for a record-extending 13th French Open title versus Egor Gerasimov in the first round, while Serena Williams starts her bid for a record-equaling 24th major versus Kristie Ahn in all-American matchup. Nadal, 34, who…

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Canadian Brooke Henderson top-5 at LPGA’s ANA Inspiration on 23rd birthday

Canadian Brooke Henderson top-5 at LPGA’s ANA Inspiration on 23rd birthday

Canada’s Brooke Henderson is two shots behind the lead after the first round at the LPGA Tour’s second major of the season. Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., shot a 4-under 68 on her 23rd birthday…

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Hamilton wins Belgian Grand prix

Hamilton wins Belgian Grand prix

Lewis Hamilton led from start to end at the Belgian Grand Prix to clinch his 89th career victory and move two behind Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record on Sunday. The world champion was untroubled from pole position, beating his Mercedes teammate…

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Liverpool making extraordinary record

Liverpool making extraordinary record

Liverpool equalled one Premier League record on Monday night and are on track for several more before a memorable campaign concludes. Jurgen Klopp’s side edged out West Ham 3-2 for their 18th successive Premier League…

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Christine Sinclair becomes the most prolific international goal scorer

Christine Sinclair becomes the most prolific international goal scorer

Canada captain Christine Sinclair broke Abby Wambach’s world-record total of 184 goals on Wednesday, scoring for the second time versus St. Kitts and Nevis at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Sinclair’s 185th goal of…

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Messi breaks Ronaldo UCL record in 700th game

Messi breaks Ronaldo UCL record in 700th game

Barcelona´s captain, Lionel Messi, scored once and set up two goals, as they defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1, to qualify for the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday. In doing so, Messi surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo’s…