• August 14, 2022

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Alphonso Davies could miss upcoming World Cup qualifying match with injury

Alphonso Davies could miss upcoming World Cup qualifying match with injury

There’s a question mark over the health of Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies ahead of Canada’s World Cup qualifying match versus El Salvador on Wednesday. Coach John Herdman stated the 20-year-old fullback/winger did not train…

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Andre De Grasse finally gets his golden moment at the Olympics

Andre De Grasse finally gets his golden moment at the Olympics

Perhaps the world’s next sprint star wasn’t so hard to find after all. He’s Andre De Grasse, the Canadian who ran his first sprint as a teen in baggy basketball shorts and borrowed spikes, and…

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Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Olympics with knee ‘setback’

Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Olympics with knee ‘setback’

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics after suffering a “setback” with his knee during the grass-court season, he stated Tuesday. “I unfortunately experienced a setback with my knee, and have accepted that…

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Euro 2020: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo breaks goals record in historic fifth finals appearance

Euro 2020: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo breaks goals record in historic fifth finals appearance

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo netted twice to make history at Euro 2020 on Tuesday, making him the leading scorer in the Championship’s history with 11 goals in a men’s record fifth tournament appearance. The Portugal captain overtook France great Michel…

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Donovan Mitchell ‘upset’ at Utah Jazz for late call to sit him for Game 1, but says focus is now on Game 2

Donovan Mitchell ‘upset’ at Utah Jazz for late call to sit him for Game 1, but says focus is now on Game 2

Utah Jazz star guard Donovan Mitchell acknowledged Monday he was “definitely frustrated and upset” with the late ruling to scratch him from Sunday’s playoff opener but emphasized focusing on moving forward after the team’s medical staff cleared him to play…

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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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Rafael Nadal is latest tennis star uncertain about competing in Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal is latest tennis star uncertain about competing in Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal joined the growing number of tennis players expressing doubts regarding competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Third-ranked Nadal, in Rome for the Italian Open, stated Tuesday that his status for the Tokyo Games is unclear.…

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Washington Wizards star Russell Westbrook sets new record for career triple-doubles

Washington Wizards star Russell Westbrook sets new record for career triple-doubles

Russell Westbrook made history on Monday with 8:30 left in the fourth quarter versus the Atlanta Hawks when he collected his 182nd triple-double and broke Oscar Robertson’s record for most career triple-doubles. Westbrook passed Robertson when the Wizards’…

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Canada’s Andre De Grasse opens season with a fast 9.99 in Florida

Canada’s Andre De Grasse opens season with a fast 9.99 in Florida

Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse opened the outdoor season with a fast time on Saturday. The three-time Olympic medalist from Markham, Ont., ran 9.99 seconds in the 100 metres to finish second at the…

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Brooklyn Nets star James Harden ‘progressing well,’ but return still to be determined

Brooklyn Nets star James Harden ‘progressing well,’ but return still to be determined

Ten days after James Harden was diagnosed with a right hamstring strain, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks stated that the All-Star guard is “progressing well.” Marks added that Harden will need “at least one or two” practice days…

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Breakout star Liam Brearley competes in 1st snowboard worlds event

Breakout star Liam Brearley competes in 1st snowboard worlds event

Canadian snowboarder Liam Brearley has had quite the year since he created a buzz at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne. He collected three medals that January — the first Canadian to do that at a Youth Games…

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Recurring leg injury forces Andreescu out of 3 more tournaments

Recurring leg injury forces Andreescu out of 3 more tournaments

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu will miss three upcoming tournaments with a leg injury. Andreescu’s agent, Jonathan Dasnieres de Veigy, confirmed her withdrawal from tournaments in Doha and Dubai in an email to The Canadian…

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Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis aggravates Achilles issue

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis aggravates Achilles issue

Los Angeles Lakers star big man Anthony Davis aggravated tendinosis in his right Achilles, causing swelling, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, and was held out of the second half of Sunday’s 122-105 loss at the Denver Nuggets. Davis missed two…

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Canada’s Gilgeous-Alexander giving Thunder hope with breakout season

Canada’s Gilgeous-Alexander giving Thunder hope with breakout season

Some Thunder fans consider tanking to get higher draft picks is the way back to contention. Apparently, the team disagrees. Oklahoma City was anticipated by experts to be one of the NBA’s worst teams this…

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Canada captain Christine Sinclair looks to help young girls impacted by pandemic

Canada captain Christine Sinclair looks to help young girls impacted by pandemic

With two nieces aged six and 10, Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair knows all too well the impact of the pandemic and everything that comes with it on today’s youth. “They’ve struggled with not being…