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WWE star Roman Reigns announces he has leukemia

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WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia.

Friday, Oct 19

08

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

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David Price put his post-season woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series, sending the team to the World Series.

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'A moment to live to remember': Kenya Ice Lions captain describes sharing the ice with Crosby, MacKinnon

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Kenya Ice Lions captain Bernard Azegere says it was ‘a moment to live to remember’ when he and his teammates played with NHL stars Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon in a friendly game against a local rec team.

Thursday, Oct 18

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Team Canada arrives in Australia for the Invictus Games

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The team of 40 Canadian military members and veterans has arrived in Sydney, Australia as the Invictus Games are just days away.

Wednesday, Oct 17

15

Indigenous student athlete pushes McGill to axe 'Redmen' nickname

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Students at McGill University will vote next month on whether the school should change the nickname of its sports teams from Redmen.

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Canadian athletes head to Australia for Invictus Games

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Proud family and friends of Canada’s elite veteran athletes gathered today to give the team a hero’s sendoff as they departed to Australia for this year’s Invictus Games.

Monday, Oct 15

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Rosberg expects F1 merger with electric series

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Highlighting fresh concerns about global warming, Nico Rosberg foresees an eventual merger between the fuel-guzzling Formula One championship and the more environmentally friendly, electric motorsport series.

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Marijuana legalization in Canada won't change NHL - yet

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As cannabis becomes legal in Canada, proponents of cannabis see its oils as an alternative to more addictive drugs commonly used by athletes to play through pain.

Sunday, Oct 14

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Anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics CEO irks Simone Biles

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Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono.

Saturday, Oct 13

01

Alberta government says it would front $700M for Calgary Olympics

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The Alberta government says it would contribute up to $700 million if Calgary were to hold the 2026 Winter Olympics, but how the remaining costs would be divvied up remains unknown with just a month to go before a plebiscite on whether to…

Wednesday, Oct 10

03

Hockey player's 'pants goal' greatest no-goal in team's history

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A hockey team says it scored its greatest no-goal ever after one of its players was denied a “pants goal.”

Tuesday, Oct 9

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Conor McGregor given one-month medical suspension

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UFC superstar Conor McGregor has been given a one-month medical suspension following his bout in UFC 229 that ended in controversy.

Monday, Oct 8

23

Move to bring back downhill skiing on landmark mountain meets opposition

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An event company wants to bring back downhill skiing to a landmark mountain despite protests from a heritage group that says the move would reduce accessibility.

15

Hamilton cruises to win at Japanese GP, closes in on title

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Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, claiming his fourth straight Formula One win and moving a step closer to a fifth world championship.

Sunday, Oct 7

21

Melee at UFC 229 after Nurmagomedov defeats McGregor

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Conor McGregor tapped out in the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who then scaled the cage and scuffled with another fighter manning McGregor's corner.

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'Gut-wrenching': B.C. family speaks out after hockey player dies on the ice

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A family in British Columbia has been inundated with positive messages after a 22-year-old hockey player suddenly died on the ice.

14

Melee at UFC 229 after Nurmagomedov chokes out McGregor

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Conor McGregor tapped out in the fourth round of his comeback fight at UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who then scaled the cage and scuffled with another fighter manning McGregor's corner.

Wednesday, Oct 3

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Canucks ban video games, 'Fortnite' from NHL road trips

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Vancouver Canucks star forward and alternate captain Bo Horvat said the team has banned the popular video game -- and video games in general -- from their road trips.

Tuesday, Oct 2

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NHL is moving forward with Seattle expansion bid

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The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle.

Fan hit by golf ball reportedly loses vision in right eye

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Ryder Cup organizers say they will support "for as long as necessary" the spectator who was hit by a tee shot and has reportedly lost sight in her right eye.

Monday, Oct 1

Serena Williams sings, goes topless for breast cancer video

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Tennis great Serena Williams goes topless and sings "I Touch Myself" in a video to promote breast cancer awareness month.

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Blades of speed: Rollerblading is behind McDavid's skating

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The sight of McDavid blowing past defenders is an almost every-game occurrence for the Edmonton Oilers captain whose crossover moves came from years of cruising around on rollerblades.

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Maple Leafs waive Jordan Subban, reduce roster to 26 ahead of season opener

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The Toronto Maple Leafs reduced their roster to 26 players on Sunday, with 13 forwards, nine defencemen and four goaltenders making the cut.

Thursday, Sep 27

09

New faces, different mood at this season's Raptors training camp

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BURNABY, B.C. -- Fred VanVleet stepped into the middle of a semicircle of reporters on Wednesday, his hands resting on a gaudy faux gold WWE championship belt cinched around his waist. Two days into Toronto Raptors training camp, the…

Usain Bolt has until January to showcase his soccer skills

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GOSFORD, Australia -- Usain Bolt has a few more months to prove his soccer prowess in Australia. Central Coast Mariners coach Mike Mulvey said Thursday that he will wait until January before assessing the progress of eight-time Olympic…

Wednesday, Sep 26

08

Teenage midfielder Ballou Tabla commits to play for Canada, says he can't wait

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The future of the Canadian men's soccer team got a little brighter Tuesday with news that teenager Ballou Tabla has committed to Canada.

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Vancouver woman, 100, chasing world's oldest curler record

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A 100-year-old Vancouver woman has been nominated to become the world’s oldest curler.

Tuesday, Sep 25

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Ex-Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna inks peace bond; assault charge withdrawn

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An assault charge against former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna has been withdrawn. In exchange, Osuna agreed to a peace bond.

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Sauber pairs Giovinazzi with Raikkonen for 2019 F1 season

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The Sauber Formula One team says Antonio Giovinazzi will join former champion Kimi Raikkonen as its drivers for 2019.

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Seattle one step closer to NHL after arena plan approved

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The Seattle City Council unanimously approved plans for a privately funded $700 million renovation of KeyArena on Monday, clearing one of the last major hurdles in the city's bid to land an expansion NHL franchise.