• September 21, 2021

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Canada’s Pavan, Humana-Paredes remain perfect at Tokyo Olympics with 3rd straight-sets win

Canada’s Pavan, Humana-Paredes remain perfect at Tokyo Olympics with 3rd straight-sets win

Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Parades remained unbeaten at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets (21-13, 24-22) triumph over Switzerland’s Joana Heidrich and Anouk Vergé-Dépré on Wednesday in Tokyo. With both teams entering the match…

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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Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics after suffering a “setback” with his knee during the grass-court season, he stated Tuesday.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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Deschamps backs Mbappe to bounce back after missed penalty leads to France’s Euro 2020 exit

Deschamps backs Mbappe to bounce back after missed penalty leads to France’s Euro 2020 exit

Kylian Mbappe will bounce back from missing the decisive penalty in France’s shootout loss to Switzerland on Monday that saw the world champions exit Euro 2020 at the last-16 stage, coach Didier Deschamps said. The French threw away a two-goal…

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Italy emerging as serious Euro 2020 contenders after another impressive group-stage win

Italy emerging as serious Euro 2020 contenders after another impressive group-stage win

After defeating Switzerland 3-0 in Rome on Wednesday night, Roberto Mancini’s men are the first to book their place in the knockout rounds of Euro 2020 but they are already looking like a team who trust they can go…

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Canada earns 3 more spots at Tokyo Olympics at last-chance regatta

Canada earns 3 more spots at Tokyo Olympics at last-chance regatta

A last-chance rowing qualifying event in Switzerland on Sunday has produced three more entries for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. Canadians Patrick Keane and Maxwell Lattimer qualified a boat for Tokyo in lightweight men’s double sculls by…

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Canada’s Liam Brearley wins World Cup snowboard slopestyle silver in Switzerland

Canada’s Liam Brearley wins World Cup snowboard slopestyle silver in Switzerland

Breakout Canadian snowboarder Liam Brearley captured a silver medal at the final FIS World Cup slopestyle competition of the season in Silvaplana, Switzerland, on Sunday. The 18-year-old Gravenhurst, Ont., native concluded with a best mark of 89 on his first…

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Alonso ‘completely fit’ and fine for testing, says Alpine CEO

Alonso ‘completely fit’ and fine for testing, says Alpine CEO

Fernando Alonso is fit and ‘fully operational’ after jaw surgery and will be fine for Formula One’s pre-season testing in Bahrain, his Alpine team boss stated on Tuesday. The double world champion fractured his jaw…

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35 mixed doubles curling teams to compete for world berth in Calgary bubble

35 mixed doubles curling teams to compete for world berth in Calgary bubble

With Canada’s Olympic hopes potentially riding on the winning team, an elite field of 35 teams will be in the bubble in Calgary for the 2021 Home Hardware Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, presented by…

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Bianca Andreescu not on Canada’s singles roster for Fed Cup

Bianca Andreescu not on Canada’s singles roster for Fed Cup

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu is not scheduled to play singles versus Switzerland at a Fed Cup qualifier as she continues to recover from a left knee injury. The reigning U.S. Open champion was not on Canada’s…