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Canada coach picks veteran squad for Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland

Canada coach picks veteran squad for Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland

Canada coach Francois Ratier has selected a veteran roster for the Women's Rugby World Cup next month in Ireland, with 18 players returning from the team that finished runner-up at the 2014 tournament.
No surprises as Hamelin, St. Gelais lead Canada's short-track squads

No surprises as Hamelin, St. Gelais lead Canada's short-track squads

MONTREAL — There were no surprises as Canada named its short-track speed skating team for the 2017-18 season, which begins in August with trials for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Aru beats Froome in first mountain stage of Tour

Aru beats Froome in first mountain stage of Tour

CHAMPAGNEY, France — After losing two of its biggest stars in one horror crash, the Tour de France needed a pick-me-up. Italy's Fabio Aru answered the call.
Messi to extend contract with Barcelona until 2021

Messi to extend contract with Barcelona until 2021

BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi will play out the best remaining years of his trophy-rich career at Barcelona.
Senators sign goaltender Chris Driedger to one-year, two-way contract

Senators sign goaltender Chris Driedger to one-year, two-way contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Chris Driedger to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is worth US$735,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 in the American Hockey League.

Canada advances to U19 basketball quarter-finals with win over Angola

CAIRO — Danilo Djuricic scored 22 points and Canada advanced to the quarter-finals of the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup with an 87-65 win over Angola on Wednesday.
Canadiens name former defenceman Bouillon player development coach

Canadiens name former defenceman Bouillon player development coach

MONTREAL — Former defenceman Francis Bouillon was named player development coach in a reorganization of the Montreal Canadiens' development department announced Wednesday.
Joey Chestnut wins 10th title, gobbles a record 72 hot dogs

Joey Chestnut wins 10th title, gobbles a record 72 hot dogs

NEW YORK — Joey "Jaws" Chestnut gulped, chomped and powered his way to a 10th title on Tuesday, continuing his record-setting reign as the chowing champion at the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.
Source: CFL to unveil new commissioner Ambrosie during Tuesday news conference

Source: CFL to unveil new commissioner Ambrosie during Tuesday news conference

TORONTO — Randy Ambrosie has been officially hired as the next commissioner of the CFL, a league source has confirmed to The Canadian Press.
Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of his loss to Horn

Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of his loss to Horn

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao asked the WBO to act on a request by Philippine sports officials for a review of his welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn, saying he didn't want to see the boxing industry "dying because of unfair decision a