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Watch the 2018 Canadian Track & Field Championships

Click on the video player above to watch live action from the Canadian Track & Field Championships. The six-day event is taking place in Ottawa and features many of Canada’s top track and field athletes, including three-time Olympic sprint medallist Andre De Grasse. Thursday’s coverage includes qualifying in the men’s and women’s 200 metres. For more video coverage, go to athleticscanada.tv.

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World Cup QF: France’s speed vs. Uruguay’s defence

​France picked up two trophies in 1998: One, of course, was the country’s only World Cup title, won on home soil. It was also the birth year of Kylian Mbappe, the 19-year-old who’s emerging as one of the biggest stars of the World Cup. “Well, that was a good year for him to be born, even if […]

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Pole vaulter Shawn Barber aims to top his meet record, defend title at nationals

Pole vaulter Shawn Barber is in position to break his meet record at this weekend’s Canadian track and field championships, according to his coach, despite mixed results this season on the Diamond League circuit. Jeff Hartwig says the defending champion has overcome his struggles with consistency from a year ago, noting the 24-year-old Barber has met a […]

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Former Sens captain Daniel Alfredsson hopes Erik Karlsson stays in Ottawa

Daniel Alfredsson admits the uncertainty about Erik Karlsson’s future is making things tough for Ottawa Senators fans. For one day at least, two of the most prominent figures in Senators history were at the same venue in the capital region, as Karlsson watched Alfredsson compete in a local golf tournament on Tuesday. But with trade […]

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Bautista triggers win over Jays as Mets split series in Toronto

Marcus Stroman switched up his warm-up music for his Wednesday start, using Drake’s “Trophies” as a tribute to former teammate Jose Bautista. Bautista, who used “Trophies” as his walk-up music during Toronto’s playoff-bound seasons in 2015 and 2016, may have benefited more from hearing it than Stroman did. The former Blue Jays slugger drove in the eventual winning run and […]

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Milos Raonic rolls into 3rd round at Wimbledon

Milos Raonic’s big serve has powered the Canadian to another victory at Wimbledon. The No. 13 seed advanced to the third round of the grass-court Grand Slam with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) victory over unseeded Australian John Millman on Wednesday. Raonic, who said he was battling a virus, had just four break-point […]

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2018 NHL free agency tracker

  Get up to date on the latest key signings from the NHL’s 2018 off-season by following the tracker below.​ Moves and contract terms listed below have been announced by teams or reported by reputable media. All salaries listed are the total for the length of the deal and are in US currency. July 3 St. Louis Blues: Re-sign F […]

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Colombia footballers receive death threats on social media after England loss

After Colombia were knocked out of the World Cup on Tuesday, two players who missed crucial penalties against England received death threats on social media. Tweets containing menacing insults directed at Mateus Uribe and Carlos Bacca surfaced on the platform just moments after the penalty shootout. “I hate you, Carlos Bacca, I hate all of […]