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Canada captain Ghislaine Landry up for World Rugby sevens player of the year

Canada captain Ghislaine Landry up for World Rugby sevens player of the year

Canada captain Ghislaine Landry is one of three nominees for World Rugby women's sevens player of the year. The 29-year-old from Toronto is up against New Zealand's Michaela Blyde and Ruby Tui.
Saudi women to be allowed into sports stadiums next year

Saudi women to be allowed into sports stadiums next year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums as of next year, the kingdom's latest step toward easing rules on gender segregation — but they will be seated in the so-called family section, an area separate from the
Toronto FC president Bill Manning knows all about starting at the bottom

Toronto FC president Bill Manning knows all about starting at the bottom

When Toronto FC fans displayed a huge banner saying "Started from the bottom, now we're here" at the home regular-season finale, team president Bill Manning had every reason to smile. It could have been written about him.

Spanish shooting athletes detained at Abu Dhabi airport

MADRID — Four members of Spain's shooting team have been detained at an airport in the United Arab Emirates because of problems with their weapons' documentation.
Astros blast by Dodgers 13-12 in 10th, lead World Series 3-2

Astros blast by Dodgers 13-12 in 10th, lead World Series 3-2

HOUSTON — When the winning run finally came sliding across home plate on Alex Bregman's single, more than five unforgettable hours after the first pitch, a frantic Carlos Correa sprinted toward his Houston Astros teammates in the middle of the diamon
Steelers lean on D, Smith-Schuster in 20-15 win over Lions

Steelers lean on D, Smith-Schuster in 20-15 win over Lions

DETROIT — JuJu Smith-Schuster made an inside move like a veteran and used his young legs to do the rest.

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Sean Monahan scores in third, Flames edge Capitals 2-1

Sean Monahan scores in third, Flames edge Capitals 2-1

CALGARY — Sean Monahan knows where to go when Johnny Gaudreau has the puck.
Whitecaps, Sounders play to scoreless draw in first leg of MLS West semifinal

Whitecaps, Sounders play to scoreless draw in first leg of MLS West semifinal

Vancouver Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson suggested in the leadup to Sunday that the first leg of the Western Conference semifinal with the Seattle Sounders might be a chess match. It turns out he was spot on.
Blake Wheeler with hat trick in five-goal first period, Jets beat Penguins 7-1

Blake Wheeler with hat trick in five-goal first period, Jets beat Penguins 7-1

WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler was more impressed with his team picking up a victory over the defending Stanley Cup champions than his individual performance.