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A year later, Olympic displaced are left to rebuild lives

A year later, Olympic displaced are left to rebuild lives

RIO DE JANEIRO — More than 70,000 people were displaced to make way for last year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Today some are satisfied in their new houses.
Loss of injured Andre De Grasse is a big blow to Canadian track fans, team

Loss of injured Andre De Grasse is a big blow to Canadian track fans, team

LONDON — World medals. One last shot at Usain Bolt. Perhaps a Canadian record. A world championships that had held so much promise for Andre De Grasse went up in smoke during a light 60-metre run on Monday night.

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Thursday's Games CFL Calgary 41 Toronto 24 --- NFL pre-season Dallas 20 Arizona 18 --- MLB American League Boston 9 Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland 5 N.Y.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games (All times Eastern) CFL Calgary 41 Toronto 24 --- NFL pre-season Dallas 20 Arizona 18 --- MLB American League Boston 9 Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland 5 N.Y.
Mitchell, Finch lead Stampeders to solid 41-24 road victory over Argonauts

Mitchell, Finch lead Stampeders to solid 41-24 road victory over Argonauts

TORONTO — Roy Finch staggered the Toronto Argonauts before Bo Levi Mitchell delivered the knockout blows.

Andreescu advances to quarter-finals at Citi Open with big upset; Raonic also through

WASHINGTON — Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu advanced to the women's quarter-finals at the Citi Open with a huge 6-2, 6-3 upset of second-seed Kristina Mladenovic on Thursday. Andreescu, a 17-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.
Oscar Pistorius taken from jail to hospital with chest pains

Oscar Pistorius taken from jail to hospital with chest pains

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken from prison to a public hospital on Thursday with chest pains and will stay overnight for observation. "He's fine now," Pistorius spokesman Johan van Wyk told The Associated Press.
Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG in world-record transfer

Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG in world-record transfer

PARIS — Six years after taking over perennial underachiever Paris Saint-Germain, the French club's wealthy owners finally got what they wanted by hiring Neymar — a player they believe will bring them Champions League glory.

Boston Bruins fan Kirsten Kasper feels at home in Montreal triathlon

MONTREAL — Kirsten Kasper competes for the United States, but probably knows the city better than even some of the Canadians entered in this week's Montreal International Triathlon.
Rugby Canada fires head coach Mark Anscombe after World Cup qualifying loss

Rugby Canada fires head coach Mark Anscombe after World Cup qualifying loss

TORONTO — Mark Anscombe's tenure as Canadian men's rugby coach ended abruptly Thursday when the New Zealander was fired after just 16 months on the job.