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Gabriela Stafford wins third 1,500 metre title after a "little prayer" for mom

Gabriela Stafford wins third 1,500 metre title after a "little prayer" for mom

OTTAWA — In the last decade, Gabriela Stafford has found solace out on long runs. And when pre-race nerves threaten to derail her, she finds strength in thinking of her mom.
Canada's track team has a new middle-distance star in teenager Marco Arop

Canada's track team has a new middle-distance star in teenager Marco Arop

OTTAWA — Marco Arop was a star-struck 17-year-old watching the men's 800-metre final at the Canadian track and field championships in 2016.
Sagan wins Stage 2 in Tour de France, Froome has calmer ride

Sagan wins Stage 2 in Tour de France, Froome has calmer ride

LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, France — A year after leaving the Tour de France in disgrace, Peter Sagan earned the race's yellow jersey on Sunday after doing what he does best: Powering past the competition to reach the finish line.

Dana White confirms Brock Lesnar will make UFC comeback soon

LAS VEGAS — Brock Lesnar is coming back to the UFC next year, and new heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier wants to fight him.
Alphonso Davies dominates as Vancouver Whitecaps edge Chicago Fire 3-2

Alphonso Davies dominates as Vancouver Whitecaps edge Chicago Fire 3-2

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps made earning a win tougher than it needed to be Saturday night, said the team's head coach. Carl Robinson said his players should have shut down the Chicago Fire as Vancouver held on for a 3-2 win at B.C. Place.
Reynolds drives in career-best 10, Nationals win again

Reynolds drives in career-best 10, Nationals win again

WASHINGTON — Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday night.

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Saturday's Games (All Times Eastern) World Cup At Samara, Russia England 2 Sweden 0 At Sochi, Russia Croatia 2 Russia 2 (Croatia advanced 4-3 on penalty kicks) --- CFL Toronto 20, Edmonton 17 Winnipeg 41, B.C.

Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games (All Times Eastern) World Cup At Samara, Russia England 2 Sweden 0 At Sochi, Russia Croatia 2 Russia 2 (Croatia advanced 4-3 on penalty kicks) --- CFL Toronto 20, Edmonton 17 Winnipeg 41, B.C.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers crush B.C. Lions in QB Matt Nichols' season debut

Winnipeg Blue Bombers crush B.C. Lions in QB Matt Nichols' season debut

WINNIPEG — Matt Nichols' wallet is going to be a lot lighter this week. After the quarterback guided the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2-2) to a convincing 41-19 victory over the B.C.
Toronto FC snaps 3-game skid in 2-2 draw at Sporting KC

Toronto FC snaps 3-game skid in 2-2 draw at Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jordan Hamilton tied it in the 69th minute and Toronto FC held on for a 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. The native of Scarborough, Ont.