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Oleksiak shines on bright Sunday for Canada

Sunday, August 7th, 2016
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Canada's Sarah Pavan and Heather Bansley defeated the Netherlands in straight sets Sunday in preliminary Olympic beach volleyball action and 16-year-old swimmer Penny Oleksiak won Canada's second medal at the Rio Olympics on Day 2 of competition.

Ugly injuries and Canada’s 1st medal on Day 1 in Rio

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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French gymnast Samir Ait Said and Brazilian judoka Sarah Menezes had their Olympics cut short due to dramatic injuries on Day 1 in Rio while the Canadian women's 4x100m relay swim team won the country's first medal of the Games.

Opening ceremony kicks off Rio Olympics

Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Some competitions are already underway, but the Games officially begin with the opening ceremony, held at Maracana Stadium on Friday night, where all eyes were on the thousands of athletes in the parade of nations.

Take a look inside Canada Olympic House

Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Canada Olympic House is to be the private ‘home away from home’ for the 315 athletes representing Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Before the Games begin, take a look inside this 'oasis of Canadiana.'

Canada’s Olympic flag-bearers from MacLennan to Holloway

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Rosannagh Maclennan named Team Canada Olympic flag bearer for Rio

Adam van Koeverden, Simon Whitfield and now gold medal-winning trampolinist Rosie MacLennan. The 27-year-old three-time Olympian will be the first gymnast to lead Team Canada when the Games begin in Rio next month.

Canada’s Nestor and partner Roger-Vasselin fall to Bryan brothers in Rogers Cup double’s final

Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Bob and Mike Bryan won the doubles final at the US$4.1 million men's Rogers Cup with a 7-6 (5), 3-6, 10-6 victory over Toronto's Daniel Nestor and Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France on Sunday.

CFL 2015: Storylines to watch

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Quarterback health, the challenge of repeating, a second-year team trying to gain respectability, some scheduling quirks and the uncertain status of a high-profile player are just some of the intriguing angles as the CFL kicks off its 2015 season on Thursday night.

10 NHL players who could be traded

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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The NHL's free-agent signing period opens on Canada Day, but the wheeling and dealing could begin earlier for teams willing to go the trade route to upgrade their rosters. Here are 10 players considered to be on the block.

NHL Awards: The nominees

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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The annual NHL Awards show takes place on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. Here's the complete list of nominees, plus the winners of the prizes that have already been decided.

Pan Am Games: Toronto 2015 competition schedule

Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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Here's a chart that shows the competition for the Pan Am Games, with events that run July 7 to July 26 in Toronto.