• September 21, 2021

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Naomi Osaka gets No. 52 Saisai Zheng, Novak Djokovic gets No. 139 Hugo Dellien in Olympic tennis tournament draw

Naomi Osaka gets No. 52 Saisai Zheng, Novak Djokovic gets No. 139 Hugo Dellien in Olympic tennis tournament draw

Naomi Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come versus 52nd-ranked Saisai Zheng of China in the opening round of the Olympic tennis tournament. The second-seeded Osaka, who represents host Japan and is one of the…

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Manny Pacquiao, Errol Spence Jr. formally announce Aug. 21 fight

Manny Pacquiao, Errol Spence Jr. formally announce Aug. 21 fight

Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence Jr. formally pronounced Sunday that they will fight Aug. 21 in a bout pitting an eight-division world champion versus one of the sport’s most dominant current champions. Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39…

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RBC Canadian Open cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

RBC Canadian Open cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

The RBC Canadian Open has been pulled from the PGA Tour calendar for the second consecutive year, marking one of the first cancellations of a major annual Canadian sports event in the summer of 2021.…

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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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Ronaldo returns to Italy to finish Covid isolation

Ronaldo returns to Italy to finish Covid isolation

Cristiano Ronaldo was back in Italy after testing positive for the coronavirus in Portugal. The Juventus striker traveled on a “medical flight” from Lisbon to Turin on Wednesday to finish his isolation period. “Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Bouchard, Fernandez lead Canadian women’s tennis charge going into french open

Bouchard, Fernandez lead Canadian women’s tennis charge going into french open

The Canadian women’s tennis landscape features a former star, a current star and a rising star. The current star — 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu — has been out of action for nearly one…

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Ferrari warns F1 against a budget cap reduction

Ferrari warns F1 against a budget cap reduction

Mattia Binotto has alerted Ferrari will consider their Formula One future if severe budget caps are imposed. The coronavirus pandemic has hit the sport’s finances hard but the team principal has advised against making hasty…

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Canada’s top doctor says too early to say when sports might return

Canada’s top doctor says too early to say when sports might return

Canada’s chief public health officer stated it’s too early to say when professional sports can be played again in the country, even if matches are played in empty stadiums. “We have to look at what…

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Without riches of Big 4, Canadian sports leagues brace for uncertain future

Without riches of Big 4, Canadian sports leagues brace for uncertain future

Mike Morreale and David Clanachan were under no illusions when they started their foray into the Canadian sports landscape a year ago. As commissioners of the two fledgling Canadian sports leagues — the Canadian Elite…

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Curling: Team Jennifer Jones adds free-agent all-star lead Lisa Weagle

Curling: Team Jennifer Jones adds free-agent all-star lead Lisa Weagle

Lisa Weagle wasn’t sure what might be next for her after getting the surprising news last week that she was no longer a part of Team Rachel Homan. The all-star lead turned to family and…

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Canada’s Amar Dhesi, Jordie Steen clinch Olympic wrestling berths

Canada’s Amar Dhesi, Jordie Steen clinch Olympic wrestling berths

Amar Dhesi of Surrey, B.C., and Jordie Steen of Windsor, Ont., will join fellow wrestlers Erica Wiebe and Danielle Lappage in representing Canada at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Dhesi pinned Charles Merrill of Puerto…

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Irving should be ready for faceoff with LeBron, Lakers

Irving should be ready for faceoff with LeBron, Lakers

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were mates for three seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, with each campaign ending in the NBA Finals. In the 11 times they have opposed each other, whatever team James was leading holds the…

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Mavericks fear ‘severe’ Achilles injury for Canadian centre Dwight Powell

Mavericks fear ‘severe’ Achilles injury for Canadian centre Dwight Powell

Dallas center Dwight Powell sustained what the Mavericks fear is a “severe” injury to his right Achilles tendon in a 110-107 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. Coach Rick Carlisle said the…

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Canada Volleyball´s perfect tournament sends team to 2020 Olympics

Canada Volleyball´s perfect tournament sends team to 2020 Olympics

The Canadian men’s volleyball team were not going to let tickets to Tokyo slip through their fingers. The men used a 3-0 victory over Puerto Rico on Sunday to clinch a spot at this summer’s Olympics…