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It was a golden day for Team Canada on the second day of World Rowing Cup action in Poznan, Poland. Jill Moffatt (Bethany, ON) executed a perfect race strategy in the Women's Lightweight Single A Final, to take home the gold with a time of 8:16.43....

Canada qualifies for Quarterfinals after 3:1 win at Rio 2016

Canada won 3:1 over Zimbabwe in their second group match at the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament. The 6 August victory gave Canada six perfect points after two matches. Janine Beckie scored twice while captain Christine Sinclair scored from the penalty spot. "Job done for...

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CLA Board Accepts Resignation of Three National Team Program Volunteers

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Rugby Canada Mens’ XV’s Stroll To Win Over BC Allstar Selects

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WHL announces six-game suspension for Royals’ McDonald

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Damian McGrath New Canadian Men’s Sevens Head Coach

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Women’s Golf Podium May Look Younger Than Men’s

The men’s Olympic Golf podium this past Sunday exuded experience and longevity with the likes of PGA TOUR veterans Justin Rose (gold), Henrik Stenson (silver) and Matt Kuchar (bronze). The average age of the trio is 38 years old with Rose the youngest (36)...

WHL Completes First Round of 2020 WHL Bantam Draft

The Western Hockey League completed the first round of the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft this morning online at WHL.ca/draft. After retaining the first-overall pick from the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft Lottery, the Regina Pats used the pick to select forward Connor Bedard (North Vancouver, B.C....

2016 BMW Championship Pre-Tournament Interview Schedule & Notes

Tuesday, September 6 Approximately 3 p.m.              Marc Leishman (No. 70 in FedExCup) Approximately 3:30 p.m.           Billy Hurley III Wednesday, September 7 11 a.m.                                     Jason Day Following 7:30 a.m. pro-am     Rory McIlroy Following 8:20 a.m. pro-am     Patrick Reed Pre-tournament notes Dates: September 8-11, 2016 Where: Crooked Stick GC, Carmel, IN Par/Yards: 36-36—72/7,567 yards Field: 70 2015...

Joubert announces retirement from test refereeing to take up World Rugby role

Rugby World Cup 2011 final referee Craig Joubert has announced his retirement from 15s officiating in order to take up the role of Referee Talent Development Coach at World Rugby. Joubert, who has refereed 69 test matches during an international career that began back in...

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