SKY Italia joins global RWC 2015 rights-holding broadcaster line-up

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  (ISN) - Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced the appointment of SKY Italia as a rights-holding broadcaster for Rugby World Cup 2015, extending the successful partnership between rugby's showcase event and Italy's leading sports broadcaster. Under the terms...

Scarff seventh and three through to finals

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  MILAN, ITALY – Erica Scarff of Toronto, ON finished seventh in the final today in the Women’s KL3 200m at the 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships today. Scarff, competing at her first World Championships, was just one spot away...

Sabourin-Germain cracks top-five at diving Grand Prix

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Aug 2,2014(ISN) - BOLZANO, Italy – Marc Sabourin-Germain of Mascouche, Que., took fifth spot on men'sthree-metre on Saturday for Canada's best result so far at a FINA Grand Prix divingcompetition. Matthieu Rosset of France won the gold medal with...

New Zealand narrowly escape shock defeat at U20 Championship

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  New Zealand remain unbeaten at the World Rugby U20 Championship, but only after escaping with a slender victory over Argentina on Saturday in northern Italy. The 32-29 win over a hugely passionate and committed Los Pumitas means the Kiwis face a...

Italian smashes world record as action comes to a close at IPC Athletics Grand Prix

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 June 1,2014(ISN) - Italy's Martina Caironi has knocked half a second off her own 200 metres T42 world record on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Grosseto, Italy. The 100m T42 world and...

Canada’s National Sledge Team defeats Norway 8-0

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Canada’s National Sledge Team defeats Norway 8-0 at the International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament to advance to the semifinals after going undefeated in preliminary round action. Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) led the Canadian squad with five points (two goals,...

Alex Harvey 14th in Final Stage of Grueling Tour de Ski

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—Harvey finishes Tour 12th overall, Ivan Babikov 30th and Devon Kershaw 34th—   VAL DI FIEMME, Ita.—Alex Harvey reached the top of Mount Cermis in Val di Fiemme, Italy in 12th spot overall after finishing 14th in the final and must punishing stage...

International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament

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Canada’s National Sledge Team defeats Italy 5-1 in its second preliminary game at the International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament. Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) picked up four points (two goals, two assists) for the Canadian squad, while Billy Bridges (Summerside, P.E.I.), Bryan Sholomicki (Winnipeg,...

Ethan Pitman of Edmonton took sixth spot in the men’s 10-metre

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Aug 3,2014(ISN) - BOLZANO – Ethan Pitman of Edmonton took sixth spot in the men's 10-metre tower onSunday to conclude a stop on the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit.. Yu Okamoto of Japan took the gold with 458.70 points,...

New Zealand and England to meet in U20 Championship final

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  Reigning champions England and four-time winners New Zealand will contest the final of the U20 Championship in Cremona, Italy next Saturday, 20 June. New Zealand secured their place by demolishing France 45-7 in Calvisano on Monday, before England out-muscled South Africa,...

NESTOR WINS CAREER TITLE NO. 85 IN ROME

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Montreal, May 18, 2014 – Daniel Nestor (Toronto, ON) and Serbian Nenad Zimonjic werecrowned champions on Sunday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, Italy. The sixth-seeded pair defeated Spaniard Feliciano Lopez and Robin Haase of theNetherlands 6-4, 7-6(2) in...

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