September 28th, 2021

National Sports

Team Casey Scheidegger books Trials spot with 6-4 victory over Team Corryn Brown

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

OTTAWA – Team Casey Scheidegger defeated Team Corryn Brown 6-4 on Saturday afternoon to earn a berth at the Tim Hortons Curling Trials later this fall in Saskatoon. Scheidegger improved to 3-1 at the 2021 Trials Direct Entry women’s curling competition while Brown fell to 1-2. Scheidegger is the first of three women’s teams from ... Read More »

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Dominican boxer hospitalized, ‘responsive’ after brutal KO

By Steve Douglas, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

LONDON (AP) – Dominican boxer Lenin Castillo was taken to the hospital after being carried out of the ring on a stretcher following a devastating knockout by British opponent Callum Smith on Saturday. Event promoter Eddie Hearn said the 33-year-old Castillo was “responsive” after needing treatment by medical staff in the ring at Tottenham Hotspur ... Read More »

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Edmonton Elks add veteran quarterback Trevor Harris to active roster

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks added quarterback Trevor Harris to their active roster Saturday, just over a week after he went on the six-game injured list with a neck injury. Harris will be eligible to return to the lineup when the Elks visit the Ottawa Redblacks on Tuesday. He initially sustained the neck injury in ... Read More »

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15-year-old rider dies after crashing in Spain race

By The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

MADRID (AP) – A 15-year-old Spanish rider died after crashing in a motorcycle race in Spain on Saturday. Race organizers said Dean Berta Viñales, a cousin of MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales, did not recover from his injuries after the crash in a Supersport 300 race at the Jeréz de la Frontera circuit. His death came ... Read More »

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Americans building toward a blowout at the Ryder Cup

By Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – Even with their best start in 46 years, the Americans wanted to wipe the slate clean and play Saturday as if the Ryder Cup was just starting. When they finished another dominant session of foursomes, it started to feel as if this Ryder Cup against Europe was close to over. The ... Read More »

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Sens acquire forward Zach Sanford from Blues for forward Brown and conditional pick

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators acquired forward Zach Sanford from the St. Louis Blues on Saturday in exchange for forward Logan Brown and a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2022. Sanford had 16 points (10 goals, six assists) in 52 games for the Blues last season. “We expect Zach’s addition to prove beneficial for us ... Read More »

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French hockey official Luc Tardif elected IIHF president

By The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) – French official Luc Tardif was elected president of the International Ice Hockey Federation on Saturday ahead of the return of NHL players to the Olympics in February. Tardif, who was born and raised in Canada, beat German candidate Franz Reindl by 67 votes to 39 in the fourth round of ... Read More »

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Koepka gets no relief at Ryder Cup; saves par anyway

By The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – Brooks Koepka lost a long argument with rules officials who would not grant him relief from an awkward lie near a drain on the 15th hole at the Ryder Cup on Saturday. Koepka and his partner, Daniel Berger, argued with a pair of rules officials that a drain placed near a ... Read More »

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Norris snatches pole position in wet Russian GP qualifying

By The Associated Press on September 25th, 2021

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – Lando Norris took pole position for the first time in a rain-hit qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday after timing his final fast lap to perfection on a drying track. The McLaren driver set the pace with a time of 1 minute, 41.993 seconds in the dying seconds ... Read More »

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Loosened capacity limits at some Ontario venues take effect today

By The Canadian Press on September 25th, 2021

Loosened capacity limits are now in effect at certain Ontario venues where proof of vaccination is required including arenas, stadiums, concert halls and theatres. Dr. Kieran Moore, chief medical officer of health, says the change is due to key public health measures stabilizing in recent days. The province says capacity limits at outdoor events where ... Read More »

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