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Toronto FC suspends supporter group privileges after incident in Ottawa stands

Toronto FC suspends supporter group privileges after incident in Ottawa stands

Toronto FC indefinitely suspended recognized supporter group privileges and announced plans for a review of the program Thursday after small fires briefly burned in the stands during a Canadian Championship game at Ottawa's TD Place Stadium.

Jets sign forward Adam Lowry to three-year contract worth $8.75 million

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have avoided salary arbitration with forward Adam Lowry, signing him to a three-year, US$8.75 million contract.
Redblacks look to put lopsided loss to Stamps behind them in match with Lions

Redblacks look to put lopsided loss to Stamps behind them in match with Lions

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks are looking for a big game on Friday to put last week's embarrassing loss at TD Place Stadium behind them, and they have one key factor going in their favour. They are not facing the Calgary Stampeders.

Cockerton leads Canada past Iroquois Nationals 15-4 in world field lacrosse semi

NETANYA, Israel — Mark Cockerton scored four times as Canada cruised past the Iroquois Nationals 15-4 on Thursday in a semifinal at the world field lacrosse championship.
Jayna Hefford named as Canadian Women's Hockey League's interim commissioner

Jayna Hefford named as Canadian Women's Hockey League's interim commissioner

Five-time Olympian and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Jayna Hefford has been appointed interim commissioner of the Canadian Women's Hockey League. Hefford will officially assume the role on Aug.
Olympic figure skating medallist  Denis Ten killed

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten killed

MOSCOW — Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder.
Former Argos running back Crawford named Canadian Open tournament director

Former Argos running back Crawford named Canadian Open tournament director

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Bryan Crawford is Golf Canada’s new tournament director for the RBC Canadian Open.
Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honoured with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs.
Canada's Eugenie Bouchard through to quarterfinals at Swiss Open

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard through to quarterfinals at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland — A resilient Eugenie Bouchard converted on her seventh match-point opportunity in a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) win over eighth-seed Viktorija Golubic in second-round action Thursday at the Swiss Open tennis tournament.
Canada's rugby teams preparing for do-or-die Sevens World Cup format

Canada's rugby teams preparing for do-or-die Sevens World Cup format

Canada's rugby teams will be met with a daunting challenge each time they take the field at the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco this weekend. Lose one game and they're done.