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Cardinals Canadian draft pick Brettell honours late sister on mound

Cardinals Canadian draft pick Brettell honours late sister on mound

Michael Brettell took his late sister's memory with him every time he stepped onto the mound for his college team last year. The Canadian right-hander plans to keep doing that as he begins his professional career in the St.
Serge Lajoie named new coach of Western Hockey League's Kamloops Blazers

Serge Lajoie named new coach of Western Hockey League's Kamloops Blazers

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Serge Lajoie has been named head coach of the Western Hockey League's Kamloops Blazers. Lajoie spent the last three seasons behind the bench of the University of Alberta Golden Bears and won a U Sports championship this year.
El Hadary sets record, Saudis beat Egypt 2-1 at World Cup

El Hadary sets record, Saudis beat Egypt 2-1 at World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia — The oldest person to play in a World Cup match made some spectacular saves Monday. He also watched two go past him. Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary, who is 45, took the field for his team's final group match to set the record.
Suarez scores again, Uruguay beats host Russia 3-0

Suarez scores again, Uruguay beats host Russia 3-0

SAMARA, Russia — Luis Suarez finally got rattled at this year's World Cup. Sitting at the podium in the post-match news conference following Uruguay's 3-0 victory over Russia, a reporter asked him why he often wore a sad expression.
Running back Jackson off to impressive start with Calgary Stampeders

Running back Jackson off to impressive start with Calgary Stampeders

It's been quite the CFL debut for Don Jackson. The Calgary Stampeders running back has led the CFL in rushing in each of the first two weeks, accumulating 210 yards.
Coquitlam earns right to host 2022 men's world lacrosse championship

Coquitlam earns right to host 2022 men's world lacrosse championship

Coquitlam, B.C., will play host to the 2022 men's world lacrosse championship. The event, held every four years, hasn't been in Canada since London, Ont., staged it in 2006.
New dad De Grasse: Fatherhood is a "new step into becoming a man"

New dad De Grasse: Fatherhood is a "new step into becoming a man"

VANCOUVER — He's enjoyed the thrill of winning an Olympic medal and dealt with the frustration of battling through injury, but Andre De Grasse says becoming a father is a totally new experience.
Szeryk, Lee, Ko and St-Germain lead Canadian hopes at Ladies' British Amateur

Szeryk, Lee, Ko and St-Germain lead Canadian hopes at Ladies' British Amateur

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship didn't have any Canadian entries at last year's tournament. The entire women's national amateur squad is making the trip this time around. Maddie Szeryk of London, Ont.
Carleton part of youth movement in Canada's women's basketball team

Carleton part of youth movement in Canada's women's basketball team

Bridget Carleton had a set of keys to the gym of her high school in Chatham, Ont., and would spend hours shooting on the court, with just the janitors to keep her company.
Willie O'Ree, NHL's first black player, hopes for Hockey Hall of Fame call

Willie O'Ree, NHL's first black player, hopes for Hockey Hall of Fame call

FREDERICTON — It has been a big year so far for Willie O'Ree — full of accolades as he marked 60 years since becoming the first black player in the National Hockey League — but there's one more honour O'Ree, his friends, and fans are hoping for.