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Canada looks for 'small wins' in rugby test match against powerful England

Canada looks for 'small wins' in rugby test match against powerful England

Facing a formidable foe in No. 3 England, Canada will be looking for small victories Saturday at Twickenham. Coach Kingsley Jones is hoping to see the 23rd-ranked Canadian men make inroads at scrums, lineouts and other parts of the rugby test match.

Houstan has 25 points, Edey adds 24 for Canada in U19 win over Spain

RIGA, Latvia — Caleb Houstan poured in 11 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to lead Canada past Spain 81-77, and into the semifinals of the FIBA U19 men's basketball World Cup on Friday.
Paris police release rapper Lil Baby, hand him drug fine

Paris police release rapper Lil Baby, hand him drug fine

PARIS (AP) — Paris police released rapper Lil Baby from custody on Friday after fining him for having cannabis in his car, according to the city prosecutor's office. He was stopped along with NBA star James Harden, who was frisked but not detained.
Grizzly shot, killed after fatal attack of California woman

Grizzly shot, killed after fatal attack of California woman

HELENA Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials say they’ve shot, killed Montana grizzly bear that pulled California woman from tent, killing her.
Vancouver, Edmonton to host World Series rugby sevens tournaments in September

Vancouver, Edmonton to host World Series rugby sevens tournaments in September

Pending local government approval, Vancouver and Edmonton will both host HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series events in September. The men's tournaments, scheduled for Sept. 18-19 in Vancouver and Sept.
Canadian health officials wanted stricter protocols for NHL return: documents

Canadian health officials wanted stricter protocols for NHL return: documents

Face masks were as prevalent as pucks throughout the NHL this season, but documents show Canadian health officials wanted the league to take additional steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Canada's Shapovalov set to face world No. 1 Djokovic in Wimbledon semifinals

Canada's Shapovalov set to face world No. 1 Djokovic in Wimbledon semifinals

Canada's Denis Shapovalov (DEN'-ihs SHAP'-oh-VAHL'-ahf) will look to defy the odds when he faces the world's Number 1 player in the Wimbledon semifinal.
Paris police detain rapper Lil Baby, frisk NBA star Harden

Paris police detain rapper Lil Baby, frisk NBA star Harden

PARIS (AP) — American rapper Lil Baby was detained in Paris on Thursday for allegedly transporting drugs, according to the city prosecutor’s office. NBA star James Harden also was stopped but not detained, the prosecutor’s office said.
Halfway there: Suns beat Bucks for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

Halfway there: Suns beat Bucks for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have never been closer to an NBA title. Devin Booker scored 31 points, Chris Paul had 23 and the Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 series lead.

Bekker scores twice, leads Forge FC over Cavalry FC 2-0

WINNIPEG — Kyle Edward Bekker scored twice on Thursday to lead Forge FC over Cavalry FC 2-0 in Canadian Premier League play. Bekker opened the scoring in the 13th minute and then added an insurance goal in the 35th for Forge (2-2-0).
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