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Canadian sprinters win bronze in men's 4x100 relay; De Grasse gets 6th Olympic medal

Canadian sprinters win bronze in men's 4x100 relay; De Grasse gets 6th Olympic medal

TOKYO — Andre De Grasse ran a blistering anchor leg, and Canada's men's 4x100 relay team won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics. It's the third medal of the Games, and sixth Olympic medal overall, for De Grasse. The 26-year-old from Markham, Ont.

Canada beats Sweden in penalties to win gold in women's soccer

YOKOHAMA, Japan — The Canadian women's soccer team is celebrating an Olympic title at the Tokyo Games. Canada defeated Sweden 3-2 on penalty kicks to win the gold medal after the teams finished extra time tied at one.
Springsteen, US team qualify for equestrian jumping final

Springsteen, US team qualify for equestrian jumping final

TOKYO (AP) — Jessica Springsteen and the U.S. equestrian jumping team earned an encore performance in qualifying Friday night.
Ed Sheeran to headline NFL's kickoff concert next month

Ed Sheeran to headline NFL's kickoff concert next month

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Sheeran will perform in a concert to kickoff the NFL season opener in Florida next month. The NFL announced Friday that Sheeran will headline a pregame concert Sept. 9 at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park in Tampa, Florida.
Canada's Moh Ahmed races to silver in 5,000 metres at Tokyo Games

Canada's Moh Ahmed races to silver in 5,000 metres at Tokyo Games

TOKYO — Canada's Moh Ahmed has won a silver medal with a gutsy effort in the men's 5,000 metres at the Tokyo Olympics.
Blue Bombers beat Ticats in CFL season opener with 29,376 fans at IG Field

Blue Bombers beat Ticats in CFL season opener with 29,376 fans at IG Field

WINNIPEG — Kenny Lawler may have caught two touchdown passes, but running back Brady Oliveira felt he really scored big after the Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19-6 Thursday in the 2021 CFL season-opener.

Scoreboard for Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021

Thursday's Games CFL Winnipeg 19 Hamilton 6 --- MLB American League Toronto 3 Cleveland 0 Detroit 8 Boston 1 L.A. Angels 5 Texas 0 N.Y. Yankees 5 Seattle 3 Kansas City 3 Chicago White Sox 2 Minnesota 5 Houston 3 National League Miami 4 N.Y.
Canadian women's team named for upcoming world championship

Canadian women's team named for upcoming world championship

CALGARY — Canada's national women's hockey team is out for redemption at the upcoming world championship being held later this month in Calgary.
Bo Bichette, Ross Stripling lead surging Blue Jays over Cleveland 3-0

Bo Bichette, Ross Stripling lead surging Blue Jays over Cleveland 3-0

TORONTO — Ross Stripling demonstrated for the second straight outing he wants to stay in the Toronto Blue Jays rotation.
Bye, DC: Nadal bounced by 50th-ranked Harris in Washington

Bye, DC: Nadal bounced by 50th-ranked Harris in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The good news for Rafael Nadal was that his painful left foot felt much better Thursday at the Citi Open. The bad news? His debut appearance at the tournament ended after two rough outings.