• September 18, 2021

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Canadian multi-sport athlete Georgia Simmerling retires after 4 Olympic Games

Canadian multi-sport athlete Georgia Simmerling retires after 4 Olympic Games

Canadian multi-sport athlete Georgia Simmerling has announced her retirement from professional sport.  The Vancouver, B.C., native — who in 2016 became Canada’s first Olympian to compete in three different sports across three different Games — is…

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Argentina’s Lionel Messi breaks Brazil legend Pele’s South American men’s goals record

Argentina’s Lionel Messi breaks Brazil legend Pele’s South American men’s goals record

Lionel Messi has scored his 79th international career goal for Argentina, surpassing the South American men’s record held by Brazil legend Pele. Messi scored all three goals in Argentina’s 3-0 win over Bolivia on Thursday in a World Cup qualifying match at the Monumental stadium…

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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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France’s winless run continues with Ukraine draw in World Cup qualifying

France’s winless run continues with Ukraine draw in World Cup qualifying

France’s winless streak stretched to five matches as Les Bleus were held to a 1-1 draw away to Ukraine in their World Cup qualifier in Group D on Saturday. The world champions fell behind when Mykola Shaparenko found the…

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Canada, U.S. Eagles renew rivalry in Rugby World Cup qualifying series

Canada, U.S. Eagles renew rivalry in Rugby World Cup qualifying series

Canada and the U.S. Eagles will both be missing players from their starting lineup when they kick off their two-legged Rugby World Cup qualifying series Saturday in St. John’s, N.L. Star fly half A.J. MacGinty,…

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Canadians Davies, David, Hutchinson back in the mix for key World Cup qualifiers

Canadians Davies, David, Hutchinson back in the mix for key World Cup qualifiers

Canada’s men’s national soccer team will feature a squad near full strength for three crucial World Cup qualifying games, with veteran Atiba Hutchinson and young stars Alphonso Davies and Jonathan David returning to the fold…

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Bennedict Mathurian leads late Canadian charge to FIBA U-19 bronze

Bennedict Mathurian leads late Canadian charge to FIBA U-19 bronze

Canada captured bronze at the FIBA U19 World Cup with a roller-coaster 101-92 victory over Serbia on Sunday. Montreal’s Bennedict Mathurian led the Canadians with 31 points, making 11 of 15 shots from the floor…

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Aislinn Konig catches fire from deep to send Canada rolling into AmeriCup semis

Aislinn Konig catches fire from deep to send Canada rolling into AmeriCup semis

Aislinn Konig had a game-high 23 points as Canada crushed the Dominican Republic 90-53 in quarter-final action at the FIBA AmeriCup women’s basketball tournament on Thursday. Canada is now 5-0 at the event. With the…

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Larin scores lone goal as Canada shuts out Haiti in World Cup qualifiers

Larin scores lone goal as Canada shuts out Haiti in World Cup qualifiers

A challenging trip to Haiti ended Saturday with a victory and a valuable away goal for Canada in its quest to advance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. The 70th-ranked Canadian men put on a composed,…

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David nets hat trick as Canada blanks Suriname to advance in World Cup qualifying

David nets hat trick as Canada blanks Suriname to advance in World Cup qualifying

John Herdman figured if Canada could weather an opening push from a revamped Suriname side, his team’s quality would show through in a do-or-die World Cup qualifying match. The Canadian coach read it right. After…

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Colombia’s Miguel Borja scores late equalizer in thrilling Argentina draw

Colombia’s Miguel Borja scores late equalizer in thrilling Argentina draw

Argentina scored twice in the first eight minutes but could not withstand Colombia’s second-half pressure as the hosts rallied for a 2-2 draw in a thrilling World Cup qualifier on Tuesday. Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni made five…

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Canada blast Aruba to set crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname

Canada blast Aruba to set crucial World Cup qualifier against Suriname

Canada made short work of Aruba on Saturday night, rolling to a 7-0 triumph to set the stage for a showdown with Suriname on Tuesday. “Job done,” said Canada coach John Herdman, noting an intrasquad…

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Barcelona sign Sergio Aguero from Manchester City on free transfer

Barcelona sign Sergio Aguero from Manchester City on free transfer

Sergio Aguero will join Barcelona on a free transfer from Manchester City when his contract expires next month, the Spanish club revealed Monday. Aguero, 32, has agreed to a two-year deal with a €100 million buyout clause after announcing earlier…

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Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos left out of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos left out of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad

Sergio Ramos has been left out of Spain’s European Championship 2020 squad by coach Luis Enrique. The 35-year-old is his country’s most-capped player, with 180 appearances for Spain since making his debut in March 2005. Luis Enrique confirmed on…

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Germany suffer shock home World Cup qualifier loss to North Macedonia

Germany suffer shock home World Cup qualifier loss to North Macedonia

North Macedonia scored an 85th-minute winner through Eljif Elmas to stun hosts Germany 2-1 in their World Cup Group J qualifier on Wednesday as the Balkan country celebrated their greatest international triumph. Elmas slotted in after the four-times world…

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Spain earn win over Georgia with late Olmo strike

Spain earn win over Georgia with late Olmo strike

Spain striker Dani Olmo snatched a 2-1 victory away to Georgia in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday with a stoppage-time strike from outside the area to kick-start his side’s efforts to qualify for Qatar 2022 after a sluggish start.…

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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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Larin, Davies team up to help Canada crush Bermuda in World Cup qualifier

Larin, Davies team up to help Canada crush Bermuda in World Cup qualifier

Cyle Larin scored three goals, with Alphonso Davies playing provider each time, as Canada opened its oft-delayed World Cup qualifying campaign Thursday with a comfortable 5-1 win over Bermuda. Larin, upping his Canada goals total…

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World Champions France held at home by Ukraine

World Champions France held at home by Ukraine

Defending champion France started its qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup with a tame 1-1 draw versus Ukraine, while Bosnia-Herzegovina scored late to draw 2-2 away against Finland in Wednesday’s other Group D game.…

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Canadian Jack Crawford finishes career-high 6th in World Cup super-G

Canadian Jack Crawford finishes career-high 6th in World Cup super-G

Following a weekend full of delays and postponements on the classic Kitzbühel downhill track, the Canadian team shone with Jack Crawford leading the way. The Toronto native ended with a career-best sixth-place finish Monday giving teammates Jeff Read…

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Reece Howden earns 3rd ski cross win in 4 races on World Cup Tour

Reece Howden earns 3rd ski cross win in 4 races on World Cup Tour

Reece Howden made it back-to-back ski cross triumphs on the World Cup Tour in Sunday’s big final at Idre Fjäll, Sweden. The 22-year-old from Cultus Lake, B.C., was back to his usual self, leading from…

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Kripps, Stones earn back-to-back bobsleigh bronze, leading Canadian 4-man crew

Kripps, Stones earn back-to-back bobsleigh bronze, leading Canadian 4-man crew

Canada’s Justin Kripps and Cam Stones picked up their second bronze medals at the World Cup stop in St. Moritz, while German sleds swept the gold medals in Sunday’s races. Francesco Friedrich earned gold in…

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B.C.’s Cassidy Gray earns points for giant slalom effort in her World Cup debut

B.C.’s Cassidy Gray earns points for giant slalom effort in her World Cup debut

A bundle of nerves atop an imposing giant slalom course ahead of Sunday’s second run, 19-year-old Cassidy Gray went to work and earned points for a 26th-place performance at the women’s World Cup event in…

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Canada’s Erica Wiebe loses bronze-medal match at wrestling Individual World Cup

Canada’s Erica Wiebe loses bronze-medal match at wrestling Individual World Cup

Canada’s Erica Wiebe wasn’t in a position to come away with a medal from the wrestling Particular person World Cup as she misplaced 3-1 within the bronze-medal match on Wednesday in Belgrade, Serbia. The Stittsville, Ont.,…

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Italian World Cup hero Paolo Rossi dies at 64

Italian World Cup hero Paolo Rossi dies at 64

Italian soccer star Paolo Rossi died on Wednesday at the age of 64. Rossi’s death was revealed on the Italian television channel RAI Sport where Rossi had been working as an analyst.  Rossi, who was…

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Canada´s Ivanie Blondin wins two gold medals at speedskating World Cup

Canada´s Ivanie Blondin wins two gold medals at speedskating World Cup

Canadians Ivanie Blondin won two gold medals on Sunday in a long-distance speed skating World Cup. The Ottawa native won a one-man win at the 1,500 meters and a group victory alongside Isabelle Weidemann and…

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Britt Phelan eyes new opportunities without fellow Kelsey Serwa

Britt Phelan eyes new opportunities without fellow Kelsey Serwa

As Britt Phelan prepared for this week’s season-opening ski cross World Cup event in Val Thorens, France, she spoke of her elusive first win and another first since joining the sport four years ago. “I don’t have…

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Kim Boutin captures World Cup shourt track gold in Japan

Kim Boutin captures World Cup shourt track gold in Japan

Kim Boutin was one of three medallists for Canada on Sunday at a short-track speedskating World Cup, capturing gold in the women’s 500 metres. Boutin, of Sherbrooke, Que., took the lead in the 500 off…