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Monday, Aug 21

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Speedskater Charles Hamelin qualifies for fourth Olympics

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Charles Hamelin qualified for his fourth Olympics on Sunday after finishing second overall at the Canadian short track team selections.

Friday, Aug 18

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After doping scandals, Russia touts reformed testing agency

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After almost two years under suspension, the Russian anti-doping agency wants to show it's capable of cleaning up a tainted sports scene.

Thursday, Aug 17

23

Former CFL receiver Evraire makes decision to donate brain to Boston University

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Ken Evraire will donate his brain to science but the former CFL receiver is fearful about what doctors might find.

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Shapovalov confident heading into U.S. Open qualifying, but knows he has room to grow

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Rising Canadian tennis star Denis Shapovalov says he's more confident than ever heading into U.S. Open qualifying, but Shapovalov also says he may still be a few years away from playing consistently at the top level.

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MLB scores: Red Sox rally to beat Cardinals 5-4

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BOSTON - Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Boston Red Sox over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 Wednesday night. Xander Bogaerts hit a solo…

Froome favoured to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta

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BARCELONA, Spain -- After winning the Tour de France for a fourth time, Chris Froome will try to break his run of second-place finishes at the Spanish Vuelta. Froome has finished the Vuelta as runner-up on three occasions, coming in behind…

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Ex-CFL player Arland Bruce III asks Supreme Court to allow concussion lawsuit

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A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his lawsuit against the league to proceed.

Wednesday, Aug 16

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Ex-CFL player asks Supreme Court to hear concussion case

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Lawyers for a former Canadian Football League star receiver have filed leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada after lower courts dismissed his lawsuit over repeated concussions he says he suffered as a player.

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Two Canadians representing South Korea in women's hockey at 2018 Olympics

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When Caroline Park received a Facebook message in 2013 asking her if she would be interested in playing women's hockey for South Korea at the Olympics, she thought it was fake. Four years later, the forward from Brampton, Ont., is months…

Tuesday, Aug 15

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Canadian biathlon coach Richard Boruta dies in climbing accident in Alberta

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Canadian biathlon coach Richard Boruta has died in a climbing accident near Canmore, Alta., at the age of 49.

Monday, Aug 14

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Tennis teen Denis Shapovalov rockets up world rankings after Rogers Cup run

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An unexpected run to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup has rocketed Canada's newest tennis star up the world rankings. Denis Shapovalov improved from 143rd to 67th in Monday's updated ATP singles rankings.

Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

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Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season. Ronaldo was banned for five games on Monday after shoving a referee who sent him off for diving in Madrid's 3-1…

Sunday, Aug 13

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Alexander Zverev downs Roger Federer to win Rogers Cup

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Alexander Zverev kept his winning streak alive with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Swiss ace Roger Federer in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday.

Josh Donaldson two-run homer leads Blue Jays to victory over Pirates

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Josh Donaldson hit a two-run home run and Ryan Goins doubled to score a pair of first inning runs as the Toronto Blue Jays cruised to a 7-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon.

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Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win Rogers Cup

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Elina Svitolina defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament on Sunday at Aviva Centre.

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Canada's Denis Shapovalov loses in Rogers Cup semifinals

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Alexander Zverev ended a dream week for 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov with a 6-4, 7-5 victory in the semifinals of the Rogers Cup on Saturday night.

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Usain Bolt ends record-breaking career with injury

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Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships.

Saturday, Aug 12

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Former NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 after battle with colon cancer

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Bryan Murray, the veteran NHL coach and general manager who led the Ottawa Senators to a Stanley Cup final appearance in 2007, has died. He was 74.

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Shapovalov magic continues as Canadian teen reaches Rogers Cup semis

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Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over France's Adrian Mannarino on Friday night.

Friday, Aug 11

23

Federer downs Bautista Agut to reach Rogers Cup semifinals

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MONTREAL - Second-seeded Roger Federer continued his mastery over 12th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain with a 6-4, 6-4 victory in a quarter-final at the Rogers Cup on Friday. In Saturday's semifinals, the 36-year-old Swiss will face…

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On the rise: Get to know budding tennis rising star Denis Shapovalov

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Canadian teen tennis sensation Denis Shapovalov had the biggest win of his young career on Thursday night when he upset top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the round of 16 at the Rogers Cup.

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Canadian Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal

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Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov has upset top-seeded Rafael Nadal at the men's Rogers Cup.

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Federer comes back from dropped first set to beat Ferrer at Rogers Cup

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MONTREAL -- Roger Federer overcame a weak first set to post a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Spaniard David Ferrer in a battle of veterans in the third round Thursday at the men's Rogers Cup. In Friday's quarter-finals, second-seeded Federer…

Thursday, Aug 10

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Rally Cat: Feline on field sets up Cardinals' grand slam

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The Cardinals have a friendly feline to thank for their rally against the Royals.

Wednesday, Aug 9

19

Invictus Games torch lit in Afghanistan

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With less than seven weeks left until the 2017 Invictus Games kick off in Toronto, the Invictus Spirit Flame was lit Wednesday at a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Prosecutor: Tiger Woods to plead guilty to reckless driving

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Tiger Woods has agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving and will enter a diversion program that will allow him to have his record wiped clean if he completes the program, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

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MLB scores: Donaldson hits two homers as Jays beat Yankees 4-2

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TORONTO - Josh Donaldson hit two two-run homers for the Blue Jays, and J.A. Happ won his sixth straight decision with a 4-2 win over the Yankees. Donaldson connected twice against CC Sabathia (9-5), who came in with an AL-best 2.29 ERA in…

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Tiger Woods pleads not guilty to impaired driving

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Tiger Woods pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence Wednesday, but has agreed to enter a diversion program that would see the charge dropped later this year.

Tuesday, Aug 8

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Bouchard bounced from Rogers Cup after first-round loss to Vekic

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Donna Vekic of Croatia downed Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-4 in first-round play at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday.

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Canadian team moving athletes from hotel due to stomach virus at worlds

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Canada is moving some of its athletes into new accommodations at the world track and field championships to avoid a stomach bug.