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Thursday, Aug 16

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Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett leads Duke to pre-season win over Ryerson

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Making his Duke debut in his virtual backyard, R.J. Barrett, the electrifying 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., made his first game in a Blue Devils jersey a memorable one, scoring a game-high 34 points in a 86-67 pre-season victory over…

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Feds intervene to get 13-year-old B.C. ball player to Little League World Series

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Thirteen-year-old Dio Gama will get to play baseball in the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania after all. Gama's team, the Whalley Major Allstars from Surrey, B.C., had thought they would be without the young outfielder after a…

Monday, Aug 13

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Wrestling star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at 63

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Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, who joined with brother-in-law Bret Hart to form one of the top tag teams in the 1980s with the WWE, has died. He was 63.

Sunday, Aug 12

15

Canada rallies from behind to win Hlinka Gretzky Cup

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Sasha Mutala and Alexis Lafreniere each had a pair of goals as Canada defeated Sweden 6-2 in the final of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

Friday, Aug 10

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NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump

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NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Several games see NFL players demonstrate during national anthem

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Player demonstrations took place during the national anthem at several early NFL preseason games Thursday night.

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Tsitsipas upsets Djokovic to reach Rogers Cup quarterfinals

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TORONTO -- This time last year, Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas had yet to record a victory on the ATP World Tour. His breakthrough season reached another level Thursday when he stunned one of the sport's biggest stars. Tsitsipas upset…

Thursday, Aug 9

19

30 years after trade to L.A., Gretzky excited about growth of hockey

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Thirty years after his trade to Los Angeles shook the hockey world, Wayne Gretzky says he's excited about the future of the sport.

Wednesday, Aug 8

Canadian-led group agrees deal to bring Force India team out of administration

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A consortium led by Canadian businessman Lawrence Stroll has reached a deal to bring the Formula 1 Force India team out of administration.

05

Canada's Bouchard out of Rogers Cup after first-round loss to Belgium's Mertens

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Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is out of the Rogers Cup after a 6-2, 6-4 first-round loss to Elise Mertens of Belgium on Tuesday.

03

'It's pretty exciting': Injured Humboldt Broncos player returns to ice

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Injured Humboldt Broncos defenceman Ryan Straschnitzki, who lost the use of his legs in April when the bus carrying his hockey team and a semi-truck collided in rural Saskatchewan, has returned to the ice for the first time.

02

Girl with 3D-printed prosthetic hand throws first pitch at Blue Jays game

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An eight-year-old girl with a 3D-printed prosthetic hand threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Rogers Centre on Tuesday night as the Toronto Blue Jays took on the Boston Red Sox.

Tuesday, Aug 7

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Sharapova advances at Rogers Cup after rain delay

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Maria Sharapova advanced to the second round of the Rogers Cup with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over qualifier Sesil Karatantcheva of Bulgaria on Tuesday in a match that began the evening before.

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Venus Williams holds off challenge from teen at Rogers Cup

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American Venus Williams advanced to the second round of the Rogers Cup after a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Caroline Dolehide on Monday, before heavy rain delayed play on and off for nearly three hours, putting a damper on the first day of the…

Monday, Aug 6

20

NASCAR chairman arrested for DWI, oxycodone possession

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NASCAR mogul Brian France was arrested in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone after he was seen blowing through a stop sign, police said.

Saturday, Aug 4

17

Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

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MONTREAL - Former world No. 1 Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup. Germany's Tatjana Maria will bypass the qualifying that begins Saturday morning, taking Williams's spot in the main draw. Maria will face France's Alize…

15

Manziel picked off four times in CFL debut as Ticats down Alouettes 50-11

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The much-hyped CFL debut of Johnny Manziel was a disaster as everything went downhill after his Montreal Alouettes were trounced 50-11 by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday night.

Friday, Aug 3

23

Sci-fi pill will be part of Canada's preparation for heat at Tokyo Olympics

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It looks like a vitamin, but functions like something out of a science fiction movie. Canada's team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be prepared for the heat thanks partly to a computerized pill that measures core body temperature during…

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Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for Renault at end of F1 season

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Daniel Ricciardo is leaving Red Bull for Renault at the end of this Formula One season.

Tuesday, Jul 31

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2 Canadians hope to crack lineup of NFL's Detroit Lions

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Two Canadians with unique backgrounds are attending training camp with the NFL's Detroit Lions.

Monday, Jul 30

19

Jarome Iginla retires: highlights from a storied career

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Former Calgary Flames captain Jerome Iginla will announce his retirement later today, bringing an end to a more than 20-year professional career. In honour of Iginla’s storied career, CTVNews.ca presents a timeline of major events in his…

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Are steep prices driving MLB fans away from the ballpark?

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High prices of tickets and concessions are being blamed for a nearly two per cent decrease in fan attendance in the MLB.

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Olympic gold-winning skier dies in jet ski crash

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Olympic cross-country skiing gold medallist Vibeke Skofterud has died in a jet ski accident in southern Norway.

Top Canuck Hughes 'disappointed' with Canadian Open finish

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Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ont., finished in a season-high tie for eighth place at the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday, and captured the Rivermead Cup as the top Canadian for the second consecutive year.

Sunday, Jul 29

18

Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to extend lead over rival Vettel

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Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel.

Thursday, Jul 26

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Letter warns UNESCO about Olympic impact in Banff National Park

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A Canadian environmental group wants a United Nations agency to warn the federal government about the possible impact of holding Winter Olympic events in Banff National Park.

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MMA star Conor McGregor pleads guilty in melee case

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Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor pleaded guilty Thursday to disorderly conduct in exchange for community service to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City arena.

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New GM of national women's hockey team says gold medals 'first step'

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Gina Kingsbury twice won Olympic hockey gold for Canada. She's now in charge of getting the country back atop the women's hockey podium.

Wednesday, Jul 25

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'It was near unanimous': Crosby to be honoured as top N.S. athlete of all time

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Hockey superstar Sidney Crosby may not be bringing the Stanley Cup home to Nova Scotia again this year, but he will still take centre stage at a unique event celebrating the province's greatest athletes.

Jarome Iginla to announce retirement in Calgary

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Former Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla will announce his retirement from the NHL on Monday.