• August 9, 2022

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Gareth Southgate: ‘Spirit’ helped England reach Euro 2020 semifinals

Gareth Southgate: ‘Spirit’ helped England reach Euro 2020 semifinals

England coach Gareth Southgate stated it was the spirit of the whole group that sets his team apart as they booked a spot in the European Championship semifinals with a 4-0 victory over Ukraine on Saturday. Two goals from Harry Kane and…

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Canada clinches Group A, semifinal berth with commanding win over China

Canada clinches Group A, semifinal berth with commanding win over China

Unselfish basketball, a balanced attack and solid defense were key factors in a commanding Canadian victory against China Wednesday night at the Olympic basketball qualifying event in Victoria. A day after grinding out an opening…

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Chelsea beats Manchester City to win Champions League title

Chelsea beats Manchester City to win Champions League title

Chelsea clinched the Champions League title on Saturday after defeating Manchester City 1-0 in the all-English final. A first-half goal from summer signing Kai Havertz, the most expensive player in Chelsea’s history, was enough to earn Thomas Tuchel’s side…

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Zidane leaves Real Madrid for second time as Manager

Zidane leaves Real Madrid for second time as Manager

Manager Zinedine Zidane has resigned from Real Madrid for the second time in his coaching career. Real failed to earn a trophy this campaign and were pipped to the La Liga title by city rivals Atletico Madrid…

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Canada’s Einarson eliminated at curling worlds after loss to Sweden

Canada’s Einarson eliminated at curling worlds after loss to Sweden

Kerri Einarson kicked off play in the curling bubble with a bang. She’s leaving it with a whimper. Her Manitoba-based team was eliminated from the world women’s curling championship on Saturday after dropping an 8-3…

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Pressure mounts on Saunders ahead of Canelo title clash

Pressure mounts on Saunders ahead of Canelo title clash

Billy Joe Saunders is hoping Saturday’s fight versus Saul “Canelo” Alvarez does not end in controversy after knowing there will not be a British judge for the world super-middleweight title unification fight. Saunders, from England,…

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Panthers choose Chuba Hubbard, tying record for most Canadians picked in 1 NFL draft

Panthers choose Chuba Hubbard, tying record for most Canadians picked in 1 NFL draft

Chuba Hubbard made it a record-tying NFL draft for Canada on Saturday. The Oklahoma State running back from Sherwood Park, Alta., was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the fourth round, No. 126 overall, of…

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Bianca Andreescu retires from Miami Open final with ankle injury

Bianca Andreescu retires from Miami Open final with ankle injury

Bianca Andreescu has suffered another injury, ending her best tournament since capturing the U.S. Open title in September 2019. The Canadian retired with a right ankle injury after falling behind 6-3, 4-0 versus top-ranked Ash…

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Israel Adesanya won’t bulk up for UFC 259 light heavyweight title shot

Israel Adesanya won’t bulk up for UFC 259 light heavyweight title shot

Israel Adesanya was always going to be the smaller man moving up a division to fight Jan Blachowicz. But the UFC middleweight champion might be even lighter than many expected. Adesanya told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani in an…

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Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4, advances to Australian Open final

Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4, advances to Australian Open final

Once again, Serena Williams came within reach of a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title, playing well enough to get to the closing days of a major tournament. And once again, Williams couldn’t quite get it done,…

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Big bets come in on Conor McGregor for Dustin Poirier bout

Big bets come in on Conor McGregor for Dustin Poirier bout

A few large bets have already shown up on Conor McGregor, and his odds are on the move ahead of Saturday’s UFC 257 main event that’s anticipated to draw significant betting interest at sportsbooks. McGregor is a consensus…

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Canelo Alvarez unifies titles in dominant display vs Smith

Canelo Alvarez unifies titles in dominant display vs Smith

Canelo Alvarez, boxing’s biggest superstar, put on a dominant show Saturday night to cap the 2020 major fight slate, cruising to a unanimous decision victory over previously undefeated champion Callum Smith and winning the WBA,…

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How will Tony Ferguson look in his return? Coaches, fighters split

How will Tony Ferguson look in his return? Coaches, fighters split

Tony Ferguson was on a 12-fight winning streak and programmed to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight championship. For Ferguson, the April title fight could have been a crowning achievement many years in the making. But the…

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Canada’s Erik Read rules final run of giant slalom to place 10th in Italy

Canada’s Erik Read rules final run of giant slalom to place 10th in Italy

Erik Read of Canmore, Alta., posted the fastest second-run time in a men’s giant slalom Saturday, quicker than overall World Cup leader Alexis Pinturault and defending overall champion Alexander Aamodt Kilde to finish 10th. The…

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Errol Spence defeats Danny Garcia by unanimous decision to retain belts

Errol Spence defeats Danny Garcia by unanimous decision to retain belts

Errol Spence Jr. insisted he was still the same fighter despite a severe car accident nearly 14 months ago. Any skepticism surrounding that claim disappeared on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Spence…

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Canada’s Lance Stroll takes pole position at Turkish GP

Canada’s Lance Stroll takes pole position at Turkish GP

Lance Stroll took the first pole position of his Formula One career at a rain-soaked and chaotic qualifying session for the Turkish Grand Prix on Saturday. The Canadian driver placed 0.3 seconds ahead of Red…

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khabib vs gaethje fight preview

khabib vs gaethje fight preview

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with utility player Josh Harrison on Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje is arranged to take place on Saturday, October 24, 2020, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups…

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Canada’s Gillian Robertson, Marc-Andre Barriault both win in UFC

Canada’s Gillian Robertson, Marc-Andre Barriault both win in UFC

Canadian flyweight Gillian (The Savage) Robertson choked out American Cortney (Cast Iron) Casey in the third round on a UFC Fight Night card Saturday. Quebec City middleweight Marc-Andre (Power Bar) Barriault then stopped Poland’s Oskar…

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Fognini has arthroscopic surgery on both ankles

Fognini has arthroscopic surgery on both ankles

Fabio Fognini has been using his time at home in Italy to bond with his three-year-old son, Federico, and play backyard tennis with his wife, former US Open champion Flavia Pennetta. But when he recently…

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Alphonso Davies helps Bayern survive scare in Bundesliga

Alphonso Davies helps Bayern survive scare in Bundesliga

Canada’s Alphonso Davies rose to the circumstance on Saturday as the sports world remained focused on the German Bundesliga. Davies, from Edmonton, scored and set up another goal in Bayern Munich’s 5-2 triumph over Eintract…