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Physical gift or unfair advantage? Caster Semenya takes IAAF to court

Physical gift or unfair advantage? Caster Semenya takes IAAF to court Video In a watershed moment for gender politics in sport, hyperandrogenic runner Caster Semenya is going to court against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to fight their female eligibility rules. CBC Sports' Jacqueline Doorey explains. Social Sharing February 21 In a watershed moment for gender politics in ...

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Carey rolls, Homan and McCarville advance to Scotties championship round

Carey rolls, Homan and McCarville advance to Scotties championship round Unbeaten Alberta skip Chelsea Carey kept rolling at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Wednesday with a 12-3 rout of Quebec's Gabrielle Lavoie at Centre 200. Carey finished Pool A play at 7-0 and will advance to the championship round starting Thursday afternoon. "You'd love to go undefeated but you ...

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Losing your voice in curling is a skip's worst nightmare

Losing your voice in curling is a skip's worst nightmare SYDNEY, N.S. — It's one of the quirky parts of the roaring game that casual observers find most amusing — skips yelling at their sweepers to "hurry hard." But for as many jokes made about all the yelling and screaming in curling, it's a pivotal part of the game and strategy. ...

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Canadian UFC legend Georges St-Pierre to retire: report

Canadian UFC legend Georges St-Pierre to retire: report Georges St-Pierre, a two-division UFC champion who put mixed martial arts on the map in Canada, is retiring. The UFC has scheduled a "special press conference" with St-Pierre for Thursday at Montreal's Bell Centre. A source confirmed to The Canadian Press that the fighter is retiring. The 37-year-old from St-Isidore, Que., last ...

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Blues down Leafs in OT for franchise-best 11th straight win

Blues down Leafs in OT for franchise-best 11th straight win In the beginning of the season, the St. Louis Blues were finding ways to lose games. Now, they're managing to pull out wins. Ryan O'Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime and the St. Louis Blues beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 11th straight victory. ...

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Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd hopeful of agreement, Bale to Chelsea update, Arsenal plan

Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd hopeful of agreement, Bale to Chelsea update, Arsenal plan TRANSFER NEWS LIVE Manchester United are hopeful of agreeing a new contract with David De Gea Real Madrid are trying to offload Gareth Bale to Chelsea Arsenal will likely sign Steven Nzonzi if they appoint Monchi as their technical director Related articles 12:05 UPDATE: Rodriguez on ...

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James Harden: Rockets star shouldn’t apologise for scoring says Jalen – ‘A necessary evil'

James Harden: Rockets star shouldn’t apologise for scoring says Jalen – ‘A necessary evil' This is the view of former basketball player and current sports analyst Jalen Rose. Harden is currently on 31 consecutive games of scoring at least at least 30 points and has recently come under intense scrutiny and criticism over the feat. The 29-year-old guard felt he ...

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Cherry amused by Canes' 'Bunch of Jerks' shirts, still against celebrations

Cherry amused by Canes' 'Bunch of Jerks' shirts, still against celebrations Don Cherry doesn't think the Carolina Hurricanes are very funny. But he admits their shirts are. The TV hockey commentator called the Hurricanes a "bunch of jerks" on Saturday night when sharply criticizing their elaborate post-game celebrations at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. The next day the team started ...

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