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Amid corruption crisis, Sepp Blatter secures another term as head of soccer's world body SOCCER

ZURICH - In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter. Not a far-reaching corruption scandal. Not a tarnished international image. Not a young prince who gave him a stronger-than-expected challenge. Despite the biggest crisis in FIFA's 111-year...

Leiweke to stay with MLSE in interim ; search continues for new president, CEO SPORTS

TORONTO - Tim Leiweke will continue as president and chief executive officer of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment as the organization continues its search for his replacement. MLSE announced on Aug. 21, 2014, that Leiweke would leave the company...

Liberals say talk of provincial stake in Montreal stadium project is premature SPORTS

MONTREAL - The Quebec government says it's premature to be talking about what type of role the province might play in the construction of any new baseball stadium in Montreal. Economy Minister Jacques Daoust trod cautiously Friday, one day...

Federer, Sharapova and other favourites rolling into 4th round at French Open TENNIS

PARIS - Stepping onto centre court to take on 88th-ranked Damir Dzumhur, Roger Federer was on his guard. The 17-time Grand Slam champion had been caught cold at a previous...

Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case NFL

NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four...

Police to take on Superior Collegiate in charity basketball contest POLICE

The Superior Collegiate Gryphons senior boys basketball team will get a chance on Friday afternoon to show local law enforcement how the game is played. The team will take on a team of officers from the Thunder Bay Police Service, the OPP and...

Vikings, Saints win high school soccer crowns SOCCER

The Hammarskjold Vikings are the high school boys soccer champions. David Hoier and Eric Watson scored for the Vikings, who took down the St. Ignatius Falcons 2-0 to win the title. In the girls championship game, Morgan Perozak tallied the...

After coaching Crosby-led Penguins, Bylsma faces big rebuilding challenge in Buffalo NHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The circumstances have changed for Dan Bylsma in taking over as coach of the young and rebuilding Buffalo Sabres. The expectations have not for someone previously...

CFL extends its broadcast agreement with TSN and RDS by three more years CFL

TORONTO - TSN and RDS have extended their broadcast agreement with the CFL by three years through the 2021 season. Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge made the announcement Thursday at the league's Inside The CFL event. "The CFL’s partnership...

Verrier scores 2 as Remparts top Oceanic 5-2, advance to Memorial Cup semifinal

QUEBEC CITY, Que. - The Quebec Remparts got their revenge on the Rimouski Oceanic, but a tougher challenge awaits at the Mastercard Memorial Cup. Jerome Verrier scored twice and the host Remparts turned the tables on the Rimouski with a 5-2 victory...

Ahead of presidential election, Blatter says vote for Russia and Qatar the root of FIFA crisis SOCCER

ZURICH - The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body's decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday. Blatter spoke at the FIFA congress hours...

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