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Kia Nurse with game-high 17 points, Canada beats Puerto Rico 75-59

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Canada has back-to-back wins to begin the FIBA women's AmeriCup.

Mack Darragh breaks national record in 200m butterfly at Canadian Championships

MONTREAL — Mack Darragh broke the national record in the men's 200-metre butterfly on Monday to conclude the 2017 Canadian swimming championships. The Oakville, Ont., native clocked one minute 56.
Jamaica overcomes the hurdles, finally gets its gold

Jamaica overcomes the hurdles, finally gets its gold

LONDON — The tune blaring across the stadium sound system was unmistakable: "Jamming" by Bob Marley. The flag the winner paraded around the track was familiar, too: The black, green and gold cross of Jamaica.

Canada's Bouchard still feels the hometown pressure at Rogers Cup

TORONTO — Eugenie Bouchard still feels the pressure ahead of her first match at the Rogers Cup, even if the women's event isn't in her hometown of Montreal this year. Bouchard, from Westmount, Que.

Canada falls 4-3 in shootout to Russia to open Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Canada dropped its tournament opener at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup on Monday, falling to Russia 4-3 in a shootout.
More bad luck: Canada's Brown disqualified for lane violation in 200 metres

More bad luck: Canada's Brown disqualified for lane violation in 200 metres

LONDON — For a couple of minutes Monday night, Aaron Brown believed perhaps Canada's luck at the world track and field championships was turning.
Wolves owner wants meeting with Wiggins before max contract

Wolves owner wants meeting with Wiggins before max contract

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Monday that he is ready to commit nearly $150 million to Andrew Wiggins with a max-level extension of his rookie contract.
Running means much more than medals for refugee team at world championships

Running means much more than medals for refugee team at world championships

LONDON — When Rose Nathike Lokonyen crouches at the start line of the 800 metres on Thursday, her race will be a victory before the starting gun even sounds.

Roman Lyubimov scores winner as Russia edges Canada at Sochi Hockey Open

SOCHI, Russia — Roman Lyubimov scored the winner on the power play as Russia held on for a 3-2 victory over Canada on Monday to wrap-up preliminary round play at the Sochi Hockey Open.
Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona

Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain — Eight months after surviving the plane crash that killed most of his Chapecoense teammates, Alan Ruschel played his first minutes of football on Monday when his Brazilian club met Barcelona in a friendly.