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Analytics on offer for World Cup teams with FIFA providing stats tablets

Analytics on offer for World Cup teams with FIFA providing stats tablets

The advance in technology at the World Cup is evident in more than use of VAR (Video Assistant Referee). The 32 teams will have stats tablets to see in-game positional data on players and the ball.
MMA star McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

MMA star McGregor says he regrets Brooklyn melee

NEW YORK — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor expressed regret Thursday for a backstage melee at a Brooklyn arena that saw him caught on camera hurling a hand truck at a bus full of fighters, and he is negotiating a plea deal to resolve criminal
Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup.
Humboldt Broncos player hurt in bus crash joins former team as assistant coach

Humboldt Broncos player hurt in bus crash joins former team as assistant coach

RED DEER, Alta. — A Humboldt Broncos player who was injured in a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan has become an assistant coach for the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs. Graysen Cameron, a 19-year old forward from Olds, Alta.
Raonic cruises past Fucsovics, advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals

Raonic cruises past Fucsovics, advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals

STUTTGART, Germany — Canada's Milos Raonic is through to the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup after posting a 6-2, 6-4 win over Hungary's Marton Fucsovics on Thursday.
British singer Robbie Williams turns heads with gesture during pre-World Cup set

British singer Robbie Williams turns heads with gesture during pre-World Cup set

MOSCOW — British singer Robbie Williams had social media aflutter Thursday when he flipped off a global TV audience in the opening ceremony of the World Cup.
Former CFL first overall pick Ekakitie signs one-year deal with Alouettes

Former CFL first overall pick Ekakitie signs one-year deal with Alouettes

MONTREAL — It didn't take long for former CFL first overall pick Faith Ekakitie to find a new job. Less than a week after the No.
How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

NEW YORK — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content.
Toronto FC roars back to tie D.C. United 4-4 on a crazy night at BMO Field

Toronto FC roars back to tie D.C. United 4-4 on a crazy night at BMO Field

Toronto FC turned one of the team's most horrific first halves into one of its best comebacks. But captain Michael Bradley certainly wasn't celebrating after a crazy night at BMO Field.
With 2026 World Cup coming to Canada, a look at the legacy other big events have left

With 2026 World Cup coming to Canada, a look at the legacy other big events have left

A joint North American bid won the right to host the 2026 World Cup in a vote of FIFA's member delegations on Wednesday, meaning the massive soccer tournament will make its way to Canada for the first time.