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Canada's Olympic athletes return home to cheering fans and relatives OLYMPICS

TORONTO — Two plane loads of Canadian Olympians returned home from Rio to a hero's welcome, as flag-waving fans clamoured for autographs and cheering family members offered up homecoming hugs. Several members of Team Canada, including...

Canadian Brooke Henderson's success and work ethic have not gone unnoticed GOLF

PRIDDIS, Alta. — Canadian golf sensation Brooke Henderson spent well over an hour hammering balls on the driving range at Priddis Greens on Monday as veterans and rookies alike marvelled at her amazing year heading into the Canadian Open. Henderson,...

A's fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight MLB

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to Butler being placed on the seven-day concussion list. "There was an altercation in the...

25/1 longshot Camp Creek earns upset win in $500,000 breeders' Stakes HORSE RACING

TORONTO — Camp Creek and jockey Rafael Hernandez made successful debuts Sunday. Hernandez guided Camp Creek, a 26/1 longshot to a stirring win in the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes, the final leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, at Woodbine Racetrack....

Ramirez's 2-run homer in 8th lifts Indians past Blue Jays TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona was relieved following Sunday's 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Jose Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Brett Cecil in...

Oleksiak leads strong Canadian team into Olympic closing ceremony OLYMPICS

RIO DE JANEIRO — Penny Oleksiak led Canada to the podium four times at the Rio Olympics. It was only fitting then that she led the Canadian delegation into Maracana Stadium for the closing ceremony of the Summer Games on Sunday night. On...

The Latest: Bolt celebrates by throwing the javelin - Really

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 1:45 a.m. How did Usain Bolt celebrate winning a ninth Olympic gold...

Catharine Pendrel wins mountain bike bronze in Rio OLYMPICS

RIO DE JANEIRO — Canada's Catharine Pendrel of Kamloops, B.C., has won an Olympic bronze medal in mountain biking. The 35-year-old edged teammate Emily Batty for...

Naquin hits game-ending inside-the-park HR, Indians top Jays TORONTO BLUE JAYS

CLEVELAND — Tyler Naquin hit a game-ending inside-the-park homer, sprinting around the bases to cap a two-run rally in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians stunned...

Glenn throws five TD passes, Alouettes beat Redblacks 44-19 CFL

OTTAWA — Kevin Glenn and the Montreal Alouettes made a statement Friday night by defeating the Ottawa Redblacks 44-19 at TD Place. The Redblacks (4-3-1), fresh off a Week 8 bye, trailed right from the start and never seemed to find an answer...

Rangers win Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes NHL

The New York Rangers offered the right opportunity and situation to win hockey's late-summer showcase: the Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes. Vesey chose the Rangers from among eight finalists, agreeing to terms on a two-year entry-level contract Friday...

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