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Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard confirms she will represent Canada in Rio TENNIS

MONTREAL — Eugenie Bouchard has confirmed that she will represent Canada at the Rio Olympics, putting to rest any doubts about the participation of the country's top-ranked women's tennis player. The Westmount, Que., native announced...

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame BASEBALL

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For Ken Griffey...

Amateur Jared Du Toit comes up short at Canadian Open, but wins hundreds of fans GOLF

OAKVILLE, Ont. — It was only fitting that Jared du Toit took the final shot of the RBC Canadian Open. Although the amateur from Kimberley, B.C., fell out of contention in the final round of the PGA Tour event, he still got the biggest ovation...

Blue Jays designate struggling reliever Drew Storen for assignment TORONTO BLUE JAYS

TORONTO — Blue Jays manager John Gibbons acknowledged that Drew Storen might have been able to minimize his struggles this season had he been used more frequently. Instead, the Blue Jays designated the scuffling right-handed reliever for...

IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio Olympics OLYMPICS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete....

Big night for Jeremiah Masoli as Ticats come back to beat Eskimos 37-31 CFL

EDMONTON — Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach Kent Austin was at a loss for words after his club's second-half performance. Andy Fantuz reeled in a pair of touchdown...

Canada's De Grasse edges Powell in 100 metres, in final tuneup for Rio Olympics RUNNING

HOUSTON — Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse ran to victory in his final race before the Rio Olympics. The 21-year-old from Markham, Ont., beat former world record-holder Asafa Powell to win the 100 metres in the American Track League meet...

Whitecaps and Dynamo play to scoreless draw SOCCER

HOUSTON — Vancouver's David Ousted and Houston's Joe Willis had four saves each in preserving a scoreless draw between the Whitecaps and Dynamo on Saturday night....

Caddy Sean Burke keeps amateur Jared du Toit grounded at RBC Canadian Open GOLF

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Canadian amateur golfer Jared du Toit will be counting on a new friend as he takes a run at history on Sunday afternoon. Du Toit has relied heavily on the guidance of caddy Sean Burke as he has been near the top of the leaderboard...

Bolt return from injury upstaged by 28-year WR being broken RUNNING

LONDON — Usain Bolt looked in fine shape for the Olympics by winning his last race before Rio de Janeiro on his return from injury. Keni Harrison also looked more...

Canadian Paxton stellar through seven innings as Mariners top Blue Jays MLB

TORONTO — Marco Estrada battled through inconsistencies to keep his team in a tight ball game on Friday night. The Blue Jays offence couldn't figure out Seattle's...

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