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Holy Helena the early favourite heading into Sunday's Woodbine Oaks

TORONTO — Holy Helena heads the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks on Sunday, the 62nd edition of the race at Woodbine Racetrack.

Study finds link between domestic violence and some sporting events

CALGARY — A study suggests domestic violence calls in Calgary spike around the end of the Calgary Stampede and some high-stakes football games.
De Grasse dominates 200, Merritt 1st DL win since kidney op

De Grasse dominates 200, Merritt 1st DL win since kidney op

ROME — Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse blew past the field to post a dominating win in the 200 metres Thursday at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meet. At 20.
Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Authorities say former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been found dead in a river in northeast Indiana.

Alonso may quit if F1 adds races; Hamilton calls Canadian GP "exceptional"

MONTREAL — Veteran driver Fernando Alonso will quit Formula One racing if the world's top series opts to expand to 25 races per year. The two-time F1 champion from Spain said Thursday he is busy enough with a 20-race schedule.
Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

PARIS — Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry.
F1 rookie Stroll looks to feed off hometown fans at Canadian Grand Prix

F1 rookie Stroll looks to feed off hometown fans at Canadian Grand Prix

MONTREAL — Formula One veteran Sergio Perez says local favourite Lance Stroll can expect a unforgettable weekend at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre says he still wants Bisping for comeback bout

Former UFC champ Georges St-Pierre says he still wants Bisping for comeback bout

TORONTO — It's 1,300 days and counting since Georges St-Pierre last fought. But the former UFC welterweight champion says he feels better than ever on the comeback trail.
LA, Paris Olympic bids await meeting on 2024-2028 hosting

LA, Paris Olympic bids await meeting on 2024-2028 hosting

GENEVA — Los Angeles and Paris should edge closer Friday to both getting Olympic hosting rights. Ahead of a key meeting of the International Olympic Committee executive board, the French capital is now seen as the favourite to host the 2024 Games.
Swedish sleeper Viktor Arvidsson rising for Preds in Stanley Cup final

Swedish sleeper Viktor Arvidsson rising for Preds in Stanley Cup final

PITTSBURGH — Viktor Arvidsson was just hoping to make the Nashville Predators roster at last fall's training camp. He not only earned a spot on the team, he became one of only 26 players in the NHL to score 30 goals in the regular season.