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Golfer Doug Barron back in Calgary to defend Shaw Charity Classic title

Golfer Doug Barron back in Calgary to defend Shaw Charity Classic title

CALGARY — Back to defend his 2021 Shaw Charity Classic victory, Doug Barron is hoping a few tips from a Canadian golfing icon will help him in that quest.
Canada wins rhythmic gymnastics gold in team event at Commonwealth Games

Canada wins rhythmic gymnastics gold in team event at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Canada opened rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday with a gold medal in the team event. Tatiana Cocsanova, Carmel Kallemaa and Suzanna Shahbazian combined for a score of 272.
Redblacks look to build on first win as Stampeders come to nation's capital

Redblacks look to build on first win as Stampeders come to nation's capital

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks could be catching the Calgary Stampeders at an opportune time. Ottawa (1-6-0) is coming off its first win of the season heading into Friday's game against the Stampeders at TD Place Stadium.
Canadian lightweight Oivier Aubin-Mercier calm before PFL semifinal in New York

Canadian lightweight Oivier Aubin-Mercier calm before PFL semifinal in New York

For a man two wins away from a title and US$1-million payday, Olivier (The Canadian Gangster) Aubin-Mercier is remarkably calm. "I'm almost getting stressed because I'm not stressed," he said. "It's a weird feeling. I think I found my groove.

Canada's Vincent races into C1 200 final at sprint canoe championships

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — Defending world champion Katie Vincent posted the fastest qualifying time in the women’s C1 200 heats Thursday at the ICF canoe sprint and paracanoe world championships. Vincent, who was born in Mississauga, Ont.

Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery steps up on short notice for Bellator fight

Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery is stepping up on short notice to face American Austin (The Gentleman) Vanderford on an Aug. 12 Bellator card. Jeffery replaces Anthony Adams on the mixed martial arts show at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Canada loses to U.S. but moves on at CONCACAF U-15 Championship in Florida

TAMPA — Kennedy Fuller's 17th-minute goal gave the defending champion U.S. a 1-0 win over Canada and top spot in Group B at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship on Thursday.
In borrowed clothes, Korda makes strong start at Muirfield

In borrowed clothes, Korda makes strong start at Muirfield

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — Playing in borrowed clothes doesn't seem to bother Jessica Korda at the Women's British Open.
Women row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

Women row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Four crews of women rowers made history Thursday morning in St. John's, as they took off toward the end of a downtown lake and raced along a course traditionally reserved for men.
Former Supreme Court judge Thomas Cromwell heads Hockey Canada review

Former Supreme Court judge Thomas Cromwell heads Hockey Canada review

Former Supreme Court of Canada judge Thomas Cromwell will lead an independent review of Hockey Canada's governance amid calls for a change of leadership of the governing body for its handling of recent allegations of sexual assault against players.