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Canada's Stakusic out of San Diego Open after second-round loss to Vekic

Canada's Stakusic out of San Diego Open after second-round loss to Vekic

SAN DIEGO — Canadian teen Marina Stakusic was eliminated in the second round of the San Diego Open tennis tournament with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 loss to seventh seed Dora Vekic of Croatia on Thursday.
Zip lines to replica fields, Vancouver unveils 2024 Grey Cup event plans

Zip lines to replica fields, Vancouver unveils 2024 Grey Cup event plans

VANCOUVER — From a zip line between Vancouver's convention centres to replica mini CFL fields, a slate of sponsors and events for the upcoming 2024 Grey Cup were unveiled on Thursday.
Washington Capitals bracing for changes ahead of the NHL trade deadline

Washington Capitals bracing for changes ahead of the NHL trade deadline

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Anthony Mantha has been traded before, just not like this. Three years ago, he joined the Washington Capitals from the Detroit Red Wings in a surprise deal completed minutes before the deadline.
CFL commissioner defends investigation process into allegations against Argos, Kelly

CFL commissioner defends investigation process into allegations against Argos, Kelly

VANCOUVER — CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie is defending his organization's approach to handling an investigation into allegations against the Toronto Argonauts and quarterback Chad Kelly.
No gloves necessary. A look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

No gloves necessary. A look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

A look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, which holds its first Canadian show on Saturday at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Enoch, just west of Edmonton: ORIGINS: BKFC was founded in 2018 by David Feldman, a former boxer whose father ran
Pirates' Skenes retires Orioles' Holliday in Grapefruit League matchup between top draft picks

Pirates' Skenes retires Orioles' Holliday in Grapefruit League matchup between top draft picks

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Paul Skenes retired the Baltimore Orioles' Jackson Holliday on a grounder to second base Thursday in a spring training matchup of the top overall picks in the last two amateur drafts.
Seven Phillies combine to shut down Blue Jays 5-0 in spring training

Seven Phillies combine to shut down Blue Jays 5-0 in spring training

LAKELAND, Fla. — Cristian Pache hit a home run to centre field and seven Philadelphia pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 in spring training baseball action Thursday.
Wiens, Zsombor-Murray: Canada's best men's diving Olympic medal hopes since Despatie

Wiens, Zsombor-Murray: Canada's best men's diving Olympic medal hopes since Despatie

MONTREAL — Canadian divers Rylan Wiens and Nathan Zsombor-Murray represent something the country hasn’t seen before, according to one of their coaches.
Iowa star Caitlin Clark declares for WNBA Draft, will skip final season of college eligibility

Iowa star Caitlin Clark declares for WNBA Draft, will skip final season of college eligibility

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Caitlin Clark, who is on the verge of becoming the all-time NCAA scoring leader in college basketball, announced Thursday that she will will leave the Hawkeyes after this season and enter the WNBA Draft.
Newman aims for new heights in pole vault at world athletics indoor championships

Newman aims for new heights in pole vault at world athletics indoor championships

Alysha Newman has her sights set on crossing an even higher bar. The 29-year-old London, Ont., native is just a week removed from resetting her national record in the women's pole vault in Rouen, France, at 4.83 metres.
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