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Forge FC coach Bobby Smyrniotis says lockdown beard is sticking around

Forge FC coach Bobby Smyrniotis says lockdown beard is sticking around

HAMILTON — Bobby Smyrniotis' beard is staying.
Former Wales star Rob Howley returns to rugby with Canadian national team

Former Wales star Rob Howley returns to rugby with Canadian national team

Rob Howley, a former star scrum half for Wales and the British and Irish Lions whose coaching career was derailed by a betting scandal, has returned to rugby as senior assistant coach for the Canadian national men's team.
Canadian international Quinn hopes to start conversation, help young trans folk

Canadian international Quinn hopes to start conversation, help young trans folk

There is only one name before Janine Beckie, Kadeisha Buchanan, Gabrielle Carle and the rest of the alphabetized Canadian women's soccer roster on the Canada Soccer website. Quinn. No first name. Just Quinn.

Toronto's Diez closes in on French Open berth with qualifying win over Eubanks

PARIS — Toronto's Steven Diez is one win away from a spot in the French Open men's main draw. Diez advanced to the final round of qualifying with a 6-2, 7-6 (5) win over Chris Eubanks of the United States on Wednesday.
Raptors Uprising GC retains three star players for 2021 NBA 2K League season

Raptors Uprising GC retains three star players for 2021 NBA 2K League season

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC has retained its star trio of point guard Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey, centre Jerry (Sick One) Knapp and lockdown defender Trent (Timelycook) Donald for the 2021 NBA 2K League esports season.
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

CHICAGO — Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers and whose fame extended far beyond the field for decades thanks to a friendship with a dying Chicago Bears teammate

Canada's Auger-Aliassime out at Hamburg Open after loss to Bublik

HAMBURG — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime is out of the Hamburg Open clay-court tennis tournament. Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik downed the 20-year-old from Montreal 6-4, 6-2 in a second-round match on Wednesday.
Sens GM Dorion says longtime goalie Anderson not expected back next season

Sens GM Dorion says longtime goalie Anderson not expected back next season

Ottawa general manager Pierre Dorion says longtime Senators goaltender Craig Anderson will not be offered a new contract by the NHL club.
Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes

Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes

Tokyo Olympics officials are proposing that the government relax immigration regulations to allow athletes to enter the country before next year's postponed games and train during a 14-day quarantine period, Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the organizing co
Paire says he tested positive before playing in Hamburg

Paire says he tested positive before playing in Hamburg

HAMBURG — French tennis player Benoit Paire was allowed to compete at the Hamburg Open despite twice testing positive for the coronavirus, he said Wednesday.