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Canadian women look to defend rugby sevens title in Sydney

Canada opens defence of its Sydney women's rugby sevens title on Thursday. The Canadian women defeated the U.S. 21-17 in last year's final.

Canadian soccer captain Christine Sinclair honoured at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA — Canadian captain Christine Sinclair officially joined the ranks of the Order of Canada on Wednesday, billed as "the greatest player to have ever laced up soccer cleats for Team Canada." The 34-year-old from Burnaby, B.C.
Paul Beirne named president of Canadian Premier League, set to kick off in 2019

Paul Beirne named president of Canadian Premier League, set to kick off in 2019

TORONTO — No stranger to being first through the door, Paul Beirne is feeling bullish about the Canadian Premier League. Beirne was a Day 1 employee at Toronto FC.

Toronto FC GM Tim Bezbatchenko continues talent hunt for MLS champions

TORONTO — MLS champion Toronto FC continues its search for help on the right side and an attacking player.
Rush Hulk can attend lacrosse came in Calgary, but can't act like a mascot

Rush Hulk can attend lacrosse came in Calgary, but can't act like a mascot

CALGARY — The Calgary Roughnecks lacrosse team says a Saskatchewan Rush fan who dresses up as the Incredible Hulk can come to this weekend's game, but he can't act as an opposition team mascot.
Canada's Soucisse, Firus in third after short dance at Four Continents

Canada's Soucisse, Firus in third after short dance at Four Continents

TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan — Canada's Carolane Soucisse and Shane Firus skated a personal best score to put them in third place after Wednesday's short dance at the ISU Four Continents figure skating championships.
Tall, bald and tattooed: New Wolfpack recruit Cory Paterson is hard to miss

Tall, bald and tattooed: New Wolfpack recruit Cory Paterson is hard to miss

Cory Paterson will be hard to miss with the Toronto Wolfpack this season. "I'm bald, I've got a lot of tattoos and I'm pretty tall," the 30-year-old forward said with a chuckle. "That's what you've got to look out for — the bald tattooed Aussie.
Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

LANSING, Mich.
Rush Hulk can attend lacrosse came in Calgary, but can't act like a mascot

Rush Hulk can attend lacrosse came in Calgary, but can't act like a mascot

CALGARY — The Calgary Roughnecks say a Saskatchewan Rush fan who dresses up as the Incredible Hulk can come to this weekend's lacrosse game, but he can't act as a team mascot.

NewsAlert:Nassar gets 40 to 175 years in prison

LANSING, Mich.