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CONCACAF announces two new major women's soccer tournaments

CONCACAF announces two new major women's soccer tournaments

Two major women's tournaments for teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean will debut over the next three years, the region's governing body of soccer announced Thursday.
No rest for De Grasse, who will be back on the track in the Prefontaine Classic

No rest for De Grasse, who will be back on the track in the Prefontaine Classic

Neighbours lined the streets leading to Andre De Grasse's house in Jacksonville, Fla., their lawns adorned with signs of congratulations.
Soccer triumph galvanizes Canadian women's hockey team ahead of world championship

Soccer triumph galvanizes Canadian women's hockey team ahead of world championship

CALGARY — Canada's women's hockey team is bent on replicating the success of its soccer counterparts on the world stage.

Arsenal in flux as Chelsea arrives for Premier League derby

Arsenal is the latest Premier League team to have signed up for a behind-the-scenes documentary charting the goings-on at the club over the course of a season. Program-makers are unlikely to be short of material in August.

Stampeders list rookie Maier as the starter for CFL contest versus Montreal Alouettes

CALGARY — Rookie American quarterback Jake Maier will make his first CFL start Friday when the Calgary Stampeders host the Montreal Alouettes.
Ed Sheeran says new 'coming of age' album coming in October

Ed Sheeran says new 'coming of age' album coming in October

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No more break for Ed Sheeran. The British pop star announced Thursday that his upcoming studio album “=,” which is pronounced “Equals,” will release on Oct. 29.
White's sliding finish in 74th sends Whitecaps past Austin

White's sliding finish in 74th sends Whitecaps past Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Brian White had a sliding finish in the 74th minute to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat Austin FC 2-1 on Wednesday night. Vancouver (4-7-8) entered having drawn five straight matches — one shy of tying a MLS record.
Short-handed Montreal plays FC Cincinnati to scoreless draw

Short-handed Montreal plays FC Cincinnati to scoreless draw

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sebastian Breza made three saves for his first MLS shutout and Montreal finished a man down in a 0-0 tie with FC Cincinnati on Wednesday night.
Barco, Atlanta United beat Toronto 1-0 for 3rd straight win

Barco, Atlanta United beat Toronto 1-0 for 3rd straight win

ATLANTA (AP) — Ezequiel Barco scored in the 20th minute to help Atlanta United beat Toronto FC 1-0 on Wednesday night. Atlanta (5-6-9) has won three in a row following a 12-game winless streak and is unbeaten in its last four.
Women's world hockey championship revived in Calgary after pandemic hiatus

Women's world hockey championship revived in Calgary after pandemic hiatus

CALGARY — The puck drops Friday on a women's world hockey championship 859 days after the last one. Who's counting? American forward Kendall Coyne Schofield is, for one.
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