• July 4, 2022

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Auger-Aliassime’s season comes to quick end as Salvatore Caruso surges into Sofia Open quarters

Auger-Aliassime’s season comes to quick end as Salvatore Caruso surges into Sofia Open quarters

Felix Auger-Aliassime became the second highly seeded Canadian to make an early exit from the Sofia Open after falling to Italy’s Salvatore Caruso in second-round action Wednesday. Caruso, ranked 82nd in the world, defeated Auger-Aliassime…

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Phoenix Suns, Oklahoma City Thunder discuss Chris Paul trade

Phoenix Suns, Oklahoma City Thunder discuss Chris Paul trade

The Phoenix Suns have had dialogues about acquiring All-Star point guard Chris Paul from the Oklahoma City Thunder, sources told ESPN. Talks have been ongoing and have continued to gather traction, but there is no deal imminent, sources said. There…

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Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury prepares for season of twists and turns

Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury prepares for season of twists and turns

Mikael Kingsbury is prepared for a moguls season that’s subject to change. The reigning Olympic and world champion’s goal in 2020-21 is continued international domination, if a season can go ahead amid the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Bayern crush Salzburg 6-2 to top Champions League group

Bayern crush Salzburg 6-2 to top Champions League group

Jerome Boateng’s first European goal for five years helped Bayern Munich extend their record run to 14 straight Champions League victories with a comeback 6-2 thrashing of Salzburg on Tuesday. With the scores locked at…

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Hamilton: No guarantee I’ll stay in F1 next year

Hamilton: No guarantee I’ll stay in F1 next year

Lewis Hamilton has indicated that he still has doubts over whether to continue in Formula One next year amid ongoing indecision about the role of Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff beyond the end of this…

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Raptors’ Nurse ‘decompressing’ after playoff loss, says contract extension was ‘easy’

Raptors’ Nurse ‘decompressing’ after playoff loss, says contract extension was ‘easy’

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is still taking time to “decompress” after a strange NBA campaign that began with a championship banner raising at Scotiabank Arena, was interrupted by months by the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Canada’s Janine Beckie, Man City on trophy hunt, face Leicester City in FA Cup quarters

Canada’s Janine Beckie, Man City on trophy hunt, face Leicester City in FA Cup quarters

When Janine Beckie was preparing for another campaign wearing the sky blue of Manchester City, it dawned on her that the 2020-21 FA Women’s Super League season would be her sixth as a professional footballer. …

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Bianca Andreescu withdraws from Roland Garros

Bianca Andreescu withdraws from Roland Garros

For the first time since 2003, both US Open champions were not there to defend their titles in the past couple of weeks. Rafael Nadal and Bianca Andreescu had withdrawn from the second Major of…

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Barca could banish Suarez to stands

Barca could banish Suarez to stands

Barcelona’s attempt to cut ties with Luis Suarez could get messy. With the two sides at an impasse over the player’s contract, some Barcelona officials are considering banishing Suarez to the stands this season if the dispute…

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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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Messi returns to barcelona training ground

Messi returns to barcelona training ground

Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Monday, almost two weeks after he told the club he desired to leave. After reluctantly changing his mind, Messi was back with the team to prepare for the…

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NWSL returns Sept 5 with 18 match fall series

NWSL returns Sept 5 with 18 match fall series

The National Women’s Soccer League has had a successful 2020 season so far, and they’re not ready to stop just yet. After signing a three-year deal with CBS that put Challenge Cup games earlier this summer on…

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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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Toronto Wolfpack pull out of remainder of rugby’ Super League season

Toronto Wolfpack pull out of remainder of rugby’ Super League season

The Toronto Wolfpack won’t be taking the pitch when the Super League season restarts Aug. 2 in England, citing “unexpected and overwhelming financial challenges” due to the global pandemic. In a statement Monday, the transatlantic…

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Canada’s deputy public health officer concerned about Blue Jays playing at home

Canada’s deputy public health officer concerned about Blue Jays playing at home

Canada’s deputy public health officer says the federal government would be having “a different conversation” with the Toronto Blue Jays about playing regular-season matches at Rogers Centre if the United States and Canada were at…

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Vettel expects tight margins at Austria double

Vettel expects tight margins at Austria double

Sebastian Vettel believes the back-to-back races in Austria at the beginning of the Formula One season will be decided on slim margins and his Ferrari team will need to fine-tune their racing plan to stay…

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Bianca Andreescu withdraws from this week’s Credit One Bank invitational

Bianca Andreescu withdraws from this week’s Credit One Bank invitational

Bianca Andreescu’s season debut has been delayed again after the Canadian tennis star withdrew from this week’s Credit One Bank Invitational. The tournament is arranged to start Tuesday in Charleston, S.C. She was replaced in the draw by…

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Stampeders QB Mitchell says he could’ve been ready for start of season after surgery

Stampeders QB Mitchell says he could’ve been ready for start of season after surgery

Bo Levi Mitchell says he would’ve been ready for the start of the CFL season if it opened on time. The Calgary Stampeders’ star quarterback underwent shoulder surgery in December. He said Tuesday during a…

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Ferrari confirms Vettel will leave at end of 2020

Ferrari confirms Vettel will leave at end of 2020

Ferrari has formally stated Sebastian Vettel will leave the team at the end of the 2020 Formula 1 season, calling it a joint decision. Vettel’s existing three-year deal expires at the end of the season,…

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Premier League can resume from June 1

Premier League can resume from June 1

The English Premier League has been cleared to resume its season June 1, provided certain criteria including no new spikes in coronavirus infection cases have been met. The government Monday gave the world’s most popular soccer league,…

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Manchester United will not force players to return

Manchester United will not force players to return

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United will not force players onto the field if they are not mentally ready when the football season resumes next month. The 2019-20 season has been suspended since mid-March due…

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2021 Australian Open In Doubt Due To COVID-19

2021 Australian Open In Doubt Due To COVID-19

Craig Tiley has told the Australian Associated Press (AAOP) that several options are being looked at regarding the grand slam, which is planned to take place in January. All tennis tournaments have come to a…

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Canucks and B.C.’s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL matches in Vancouver

Canucks and B.C.’s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL matches in Vancouver

The Canucks are hoping to score some hockey matches for Vancouver if the NHL continues the 2019-20 season. The team affirmed it has put forward a proposal for Vancouver to be a “hub city” for…

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NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

The NHL could face another hurdle if the league determines to continue the 2019-20 season in the near future — getting non-Canadian resident players across the border to join their respective teams. Prime Minister Justin…

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Raptors’ Davis would be ‘devastated’ if team misses the chance for playoff run

Raptors’ Davis would be ‘devastated’ if team misses the chance for playoff run

Terence Davis was enjoying a rookie season well beyond his own expectations. After going undrafted, Davis felt lucky just to be with the Toronto Raptors when they opened the season, and figured he’d spend much…

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Canadiens’ Gallagher says Bettman ‘very motivated’ to complete NHL season

Canadiens’ Gallagher says Bettman ‘very motivated’ to complete NHL season

Montreal Canadiens winger Brendan Gallagher thinks there can be hockey this summer season. And that feeling comes from what he is aware of about one of many males in cost. Talking on a convention name…

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Belgium cancels season, Club Brugge champions

Belgium cancels season, Club Brugge champions

Belgian football chiefs have cancelled the remaining of the season and crowned Club Brugge champions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. They have broken ranks from the rest of Europe and called an immediate end…

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F1 want 18-race season despite 2-month delay

F1 want 18-race season despite 2-month delay

F1 can still manage to complete a 17 or 18-race campaign this year despite the delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to managing director Ross Brawn. As with sporting events and series across the…