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Butterworth runs Olympic standard in winning 800 metres at Olympic trials

Butterworth runs Olympic standard in winning 800 metres at Olympic trials

MONTREAL — After years of flirting with the two-minute barrier, Lindsey Butterworth finally smashed it -- in emphatic fashion. The 27-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C.
Montreal Canadiens' magical playoff run helped inspire Lawson in naming of yearling

Montreal Canadiens' magical playoff run helped inspire Lawson in naming of yearling

Next year, Henri Richard and Joe Zuger will be roommates. Not the former hockey and football standouts. Rather, their horse-racing namesakes.
Toronto FC skipper calls on fans to keep the faith despite run of poor results

Toronto FC skipper calls on fans to keep the faith despite run of poor results

Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is calling on fans to' keep the faith despite the MLS team's troubles this season.
Veteran trio to lead Canada's rugby sevens squads at the Tokyo Olympics

Veteran trio to lead Canada's rugby sevens squads at the Tokyo Olympics

Veterans Harry Jones, Nate Hirayama and Ghislaine Landry will lead the Canadian rugby sevens squads at the Tokyo Olympics. The Canadian women won bronze at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Tokyo marks the Canadian men's first Olympic appearance.
Edmonton's Gloire Amanda turns pro, signs with Austria's SK Austria Klagenfurt

Edmonton's Gloire Amanda turns pro, signs with Austria's SK Austria Klagenfurt

Canadian forward Gloire Amanda, named the NCAA men's soccer player of the year in May, has signed with SK Austria Klagenfurt in Austria's top tier. "A new challenge.

Canadian women remain at No. 8 in latest FIFA world rankings

ZURICH — Canada remained at No. 8 in the latest FIFA women's soccer rankings released Friday, There were changes in the top 10, however, with France leapfrogging the Netherlands to move back into the No. 3 spot behind the top-ranked U.S. and No.
Montreal police make 15 arrests, eight police cars vandalized after Canadiens win

Montreal police make 15 arrests, eight police cars vandalized after Canadiens win

MONTREAL — Police say they made 15 arrests during a rowdy celebration after the Montreal Canadiens' series-clinching victory against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, which sent the team to the Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1993.
Olympic high jump champion Derek Drouin withdraws from Tokyo trials

Olympic high jump champion Derek Drouin withdraws from Tokyo trials

Derek Drouin knew he was in a race against the clock, and whatever the outcome, he said he'd be proud he'd made the effort.

Canada's Bianca Andreescu hopes to reverse fortunes against Alize Cornet at Wimbledon

LONDON — Canada's Bianca Andreescu will have a chance to exact revenge on France's Alize Cornet when they square off in the first round at Wimbledon next week.
Police look to contain rowdy Canadiens fans after win over Vegas to advance

Police look to contain rowdy Canadiens fans after win over Vegas to advance

MONTREAL — Rowdy fans outside the Bell Centre were already celebrating — cheering and launching fireworks — before the Montreal Canadiens beat the Vegas Golden Knights to advance to the Stanley Cup final for the first time since 1993 on Thursday.
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