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Canada’s Shapovalov breezes into Winston-Salem Open quarters

Canada’s Shapovalov breezes into Winston-Salem Open quarters Canadian Denis Shapovalov is moving on to the quarter-finals at the Winston-Salem Open. The 20-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., toppled Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic 6-2, 6-3 in third-round play on Wednesday in the first-ever meeting between the two players. Shapovalov was in full control and up 3-0 in the second set when Kecmanovic showed ...

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‘Definitely excited, a little bit nervous’: Vancouver golfer set for record-breaking debut at 12 years of age

‘Definitely excited, a little bit nervous’: Vancouver golfer set for record-breaking debut at 12 years of age When eighth graders across the country return to school from summer break with tales of adventure to share, Vancouver’s Michelle Liu will have a story to top them all. Liu is making her debut at Canada’s national women’s golf tournament in Aurora, Ont., on Thursday, ...

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Allure of another women’s soccer medal has Sinclair looking forward to 2020 Olympics

Allure of another women’s soccer medal has Sinclair looking forward to 2020 Olympics The sting of Canada’s World Cup disappointment has been replaced by the allure of another Olympic women’s soccer medal for Christine Sinclair. Sinclair said Wednesday time has helped ease the pain of Canada’s disheartening 1-0 World Cup quarter-final loss to Sweden on June 24 in Paris. The ...

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Former ‘Miracle on Ice’ hockey player charged in attack

Former ‘Miracle on Ice’ hockey player charged in attack Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. Olympic hockey team who went on to play for the New York Rangers and two other NHL teams, has been charged with assault for allegedly beating a neighbour with a metal pole and breaking several of the man’s bones. The ...

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Bianca Andreescu seeded No. 15 for U.S. Open

Bianca Andreescu seeded No. 15 for U.S. Open Rogers Cup champion Bianca Andreescu will be seeded 15th when the U.S. Open main draw begins play on Monday. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the tournament in 50 years on Aug. 11 after all-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams abruptly pulled out of Sunday’s final due to a back injury ...

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Forward Colin White signs six-year deal with Ottawa Senators

Forward Colin White signs six-year deal with Ottawa Senators The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Colin White to a six-year contract with an average annual value of US$4.75 million. A first-round pick (21st overall) by the Senators in the 2015 NHL draft, White had 14 goals and 27 assists in 71 games last year in his first full season in ...

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