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Mac Neil wins Canada's first gold in Tokyo Olympics, first in women's 100 butterfly

Mac Neil wins Canada's first gold in Tokyo Olympics, first in women's 100 butterfly

TOKYO — Swimmer Margaret Mac Neil has won Canada's first gold medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Mac Neil was seventh at the halfway point of the women's 100-metre butterfly, but swam a strong second length to win in a time of 55.59 seconds.
Gustavo Bou scores twice, Revolution beat Montreal 2-1

Gustavo Bou scores twice, Revolution beat Montreal 2-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored twice for his second multi-goal game and the New England Revolution beat Montreal 2-1 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.

Yamamoto among four players to receive qualifying offers from the Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers extended qualifying offers to forwards Tyler Benson, Cooper Marody and Kailer Yamamoto as well as goalie Stuart Skinner on Sunday. Benson, 23, has one assist in seven career NHL games.

Veteran Canadian RB McCarty comes out of retirement to sign with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Veteran Canadian running back Calvin McCarty came out of retirement Sunday to sign with the Calgary Stampeders. McCarty, 36, retired in March following 13 seasons with Edmonton.
On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Old” easily won a slower weekend at the North American box office, while the G.I. Joe pic “Snake Eyes” lived up to its name.
Hockey player coming out as gay must lead to meaningful change in game: advocates

Hockey player coming out as gay must lead to meaningful change in game: advocates

EDMONTON — Advocates say a young hockey player's decision to come out as gay this past week, just as he is on the cusp of a possible National Hockey League career, needs to be a catalyst for meaningful cultural change in the game beyond Pride nights
Women relay swimmers get Canada's first medal, divers add another silver

Women relay swimmers get Canada's first medal, divers add another silver

TOKYO — Just as in 2016, the women's 4x100 freestyle relay team gave Canada its first medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This time, however, the medal was a more precious colour.
Canadian divers Abel, Citrini-Beaulieu win silver in women's 3m synchro

Canadian divers Abel, Citrini-Beaulieu win silver in women's 3m synchro

TOKYO — Canadian divers Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu won silver in the women's three-metre synchronized springboard, giving Canada its second medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Abel, from Laval, Que.
Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire 2-1

Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire 2-1

CHICAGO — Toronto FC leaves Chicago with three points and a huge sigh of relief.
Hernández hits 2 of Toronto's 5 homers in 10-3 win over Mets

Hernández hits 2 of Toronto's 5 homers in 10-3 win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays beat New York Mets 10-3 Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.