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Reactions to Brittney Griner's conviction, 9-year sentence

Reactions to Brittney Griner's conviction, 9-year sentence

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was convicted and sentenced to nine years in prison for drug possession and smuggling Thursday.
Resilient Vancouver Whitecaps continue playoff push amid COVID-19 outbreak

Resilient Vancouver Whitecaps continue playoff push amid COVID-19 outbreak

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps' road to the playoffs continues to be a bumpy ride. A COVID-19 outbreak has left the 'Caps (7-10-6) short-handed for Friday's crucial home matchup against the Houston Dynamo (7-12-4).
Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic pulls out of Montreal tournament

Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic pulls out of Montreal tournament

MONTREAL (AP) — Novak Djokovic withdrew from the upcoming hard-court tournament in Montreal on Thursday because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and is therefore not allowed to enter Canada.
Golfer Doug Barron back in Calgary to defend Shaw Charity Classic title

Golfer Doug Barron back in Calgary to defend Shaw Charity Classic title

CALGARY — Back to defend his 2021 Shaw Charity Classic victory, Doug Barron is hoping a few tips from a Canadian golfing icon will help him in that quest.
Canada wins rhythmic gymnastics gold in team event at Commonwealth Games

Canada wins rhythmic gymnastics gold in team event at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Canada opened rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday with a gold medal in the team event. Tatiana Cocsanova, Carmel Kallemaa and Suzanna Shahbazian combined for a score of 272.
Redblacks look to build on first win as Stampeders come to nation's capital

Redblacks look to build on first win as Stampeders come to nation's capital

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks could be catching the Calgary Stampeders at an opportune time. Ottawa (1-6-0) is coming off its first win of the season heading into Friday's game against the Stampeders at TD Place Stadium.
Canadian lightweight Oivier Aubin-Mercier calm before PFL semifinal in New York

Canadian lightweight Oivier Aubin-Mercier calm before PFL semifinal in New York

For a man two wins away from a title and US$1-million payday, Olivier (The Canadian Gangster) Aubin-Mercier is remarkably calm. "I'm almost getting stressed because I'm not stressed," he said. "It's a weird feeling. I think I found my groove.

Canada's Vincent races into C1 200 final at sprint canoe championships

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Defending world champion Katie Vincent posted the fastest qualifying time in the women’s C1 200 heats Thursday at the ICF canoe sprint and paracanoe world championships. Vincent, who was born in Mississauga, Ont.

Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery steps up on short notice for Bellator fight

Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery is stepping up on short notice to face American Austin (The Gentleman) Vanderford on an Aug. 12 Bellator card. Jeffery replaces Anthony Adams on the mixed martial arts show at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Canada loses to U.S. but moves on at CONCACAF U-15 Championship in Florida

TAMPA — Kennedy Fuller's 17th-minute goal gave the defending champion U.S. a 1-0 win over Canada and top spot in Group B at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship on Thursday.