Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

49ers fear star QB Jimmy Garoppolo tore ACL

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said the team fears quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on Sunday.

Lysanne Richard wins silver in season-ending Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Lysanne Richard wins silver in season-ending Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Australia's Rhiannan Iffland won in Poligano, Italy and also defended her title as World Champion, while Canada's Lysanne Richard took silver and finished the season third-overall.

Soccer game paused as fans launch protest against esports

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Soccer fans in Switzerland held up play by throwing tennis balls and games consoles on the field in an unusual protest against esports on Sunday.

Anthony Joshua KO’s Povetkin to retain heavyweight crowns

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
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Anthony Joshua has retained his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.

Game Wrap: Gurriel brothers make history as Jays lose, Astros clinch playoff spot

Friday, September 21st, 2018
Game Wrap: Gurriel brothers make history as Jays lose, Astros clinch playoff spot

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Yuli Gurriel made history by becoming the first brothers to each hit multiple homers on the same day. Lourdes hit two homers for the Blue Jays in a losing cause, while Yuli hit two homers as the Houston Astros clinched a playoff spot

CBC Sports Plays of the Week

Friday, September 21st, 2018
CBC Sports Plays of the Week

A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports.

2018 Canadian Sport Awards Recap

Friday, September 21st, 2018
2018 Canadian Sport Awards Recap

Scott Russell recaps some of the big winners from Thursday night's Canadian Sports Awards in Ottawa.

World Anti-Doping Agency reinstates Russian Anti-Doping Agency

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
World Anti-Doping Agency reinstates Russian Anti-Doping Agency

CBC News' Jamie Strashin reports on the global reaction to WADA's decision to reinstate RUSADA after a three-year ban.

Brooke Henderson among athletes honoured at Canadian Sport Awards

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Fresh off her historic performance at the CP Women's Open last month, Brooke Henderson was awarded the summer sport female athlete of the year at Thursday's Canadian Sport Awards.

Ben Johnson wins Olympic 100m gold medal

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Ben Johnson wins Olympic 100m gold medal

Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won Olympic gold in the men's 100-metre race, in a world record time of 9.79 seconds, at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea. He would stripped of his medal three days later after testing positive for stanozol.