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Olympic wrestling medallist tests positive for meldonium

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Olympic wrestling silver medallist Davit Modzmanashvili of Georgia has admitted to using meldonium, the same substance Maria Sharapova tested positive for at the Australian Open.

International Women’s Day: Canadians fill high-profile sports roles

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
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Tuesday marked International Women's Day, and Canadian women in sport can celebrate a time unlike any other, as women are hired for high-profile roles, but young Canadian women still leave sports at a high rate during adolescence.

Beckie kicks Canada into final of Algarve Cup

Monday, March 7th, 2016
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?Janine Beckie's first-half goal lifted Canada to a 1-0 win over Iceland in the Algarve Cup on Monday in Lagos, Portugal, sending the Canadians into the championship game.

Australia, China qualify for Olympic women’s soccer, Japan out

Monday, March 7th, 2016
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Australia and China both qualified for the women's Olympic soccer tournament on Monday, while 2012 silver medallist Japan was eliminated.

Canada’s Jasmin Glaesser captures silver at track cycling worlds

Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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Canada captured another medal at the track cycling world championships in London on Saturday, bringing the country's total to four at the event.

Canadian wrestler Korey Jarvis qualifies for Rio Olympics

Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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It was a mixed result for the Canadian men's freestyle wrestling team at an Olympic qualifying tournament in Texas on Saturday. Korey Jarvis booked a spot in the 125kg weight class at the Rio Olympics, but the team missed out qualifying in the five other weight classes.

Canada adds silver to medal haul at cycling worlds

Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Canada raced to a silver medal in the women's team pursuit at the track cycling world championships on Friday, narrowly losing to the United States.

Canadian wrestler Dori Yeats qualifies for Rio Olympics

Friday, March 4th, 2016
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The 22-year-old wrestler from Montreal is one of six members of Canada's women's wrestling team who have qualified for the 2016 Summer Games.

Canada’s D’Angelo blanks Belgium in Algarve Cup win

Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Summer Clarke scored on her international debut and fellow newcomer Sabrina D'Angelo posted a shutout as Canada defeated Belgium 1-0 Friday at the Algarve Cup women's soccer tournament.

Canadian wrestlers look to lock up more Olympic spots

Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Canadian wrestlers will get another chance to book their tickets to the Rio Olympics as they compete at the Pan Am qualifier in Frisco, Texas beginning Friday.