Canadian women advance to cup quarter-final

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May 16, 2014, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (ISN) - After opening with two wins over Brazil and Netherlands, Canada’s Women’s Sevens Team fell to 2–1 on Day One at the Amsterdam Sevens with a 10–5 loss to England. With the loss, Canada finishes second...

World Rugby Council and Executive Committee Meetings Conclude

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(ISN) - The World Rugby Council and Executive Committee meetings on Wednesday brought to a close a busy programme of events around the 2014 World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in London. -World Rugby identity begins in earnest after record ConfEx...

Confetti good luck messages rain down on athletes

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July 24,2014(ISN) - It was a special, unique, efficient and refreshing Opening Ceremony, with a most original souvenir: Thousands of slips of white tissue paper rained down on athletes, each paper bearing an original handwritten good luck message from a Glasgow child. ...

Canada suffers first setback at world men’s championship

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BASEL, Switzerland — It was a mildly frustrated Team Canada foursome that exited the ice surface late Wednesday afternoon at St. Jakobshalle. But that frustration following a tense 4-3 extra-end loss to Sweden's Niklas Edin (5-3) was tempered by the...

England 2015 set to raise the bar with 500 days to go

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May 6, 2014 (ISN) - With 500 days to go until Rugby World Cup 2015 in England kicks off, Rugby World Cup Limited Chairman Bernard Lapasset is confident that preparations are on track to deliver "an unforgettable and special" record-breaking event that will further the...

Canada Women Secure Breaststroke Final Position

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  McCabe is through to the 200m Breaststroke frinal - pic courtesy of Glasgow2014.com 26 July, 2014 (ISN) Martha McCabe & Kierra Smith have booked their places in the 200m women’s breaststroke later this evening with wins this morning.  Tera Van Beilen also...

Match schedule for final women’s Olympic qualifier in Dublin

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Russia confirmed as top seed in 16-team event With just one place remaining for teams hoping to qualify for the women's sevens event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the pools and match schedule for the eagerly...

Jennifer Abel wins gold at Commonwealth Games

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Aug 1,2014(ISN) - EDINBURGH, Scotland – Jennifer Abel of Laval, Que., success fully defended herCommonwealth Games title on one-metre springboard in diving action Friday at theCommonwealth Games. Abel took the title with 287.25 points with Maddison Keeney of Australia...

Sweetland Shines in Fourth at World Triathlon Series

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Aug 23,2014(ISN) - STOCKHOLM, SWE—Kirsten Sweetland is on a roll as she leads the top triathletes onthe planet into Edmonton for the 2014 TransCanada Corp Triathlon World Championshipsnext week. The Victoria resident finished just off the podium in fourth...

Canada’s National Women’s Team will meet the United States for the gold

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  (ISN) - MALMÖ, Sweden – Canada's National Women's Team will meet the United States for the gold medal at the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship after a 3-0 semifinal win over Finland on Friday. The gold medal...

Nathan Smith Battles into 15th at Snowy Biathlon World Cup

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  RUHPOLDING, Ger.—Nathan Smith wasn’t about to let the heavy snow that was plummeting down on the Ruhpolding biathlon track at the start of the men’s 15-kilometre mass start race to get in the way of a solid result. Lining up...

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