October 22nd, 2021

National Sports

Toronto Arrows acquire veteran Canadian forward Kyle Baillie in trade with NOLA Gold

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2021

TORONTO – The Toronto Arrows have acquired veteran Canadian international forward Kyle Baillie from the NOLA Gold in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2022 Major League Rugby collegiate draft. The 30-year-old lock/back-rower from Summerside, P.E.I., has spent the last three seasons with the New Orleans team. He has won 32 caps for Canada ... Read More »

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A look at Canada captain Christine Sinclair’s trophy case

By The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2021

A look at Canada captain Christine Sinclair’s trophy case: – In 2021, Sinclair has captained the Portland Thorns to the NWSL Shield, NWSL Challenge Cup and the International Champions Cup. The Thorns now look to add the NWSL championship. – Sinclair previously won the NWSL title with the Thorns in 2013 and 2017. She also ... Read More »

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Montreal’s Boucher to return to Raptors lineup in time for season opener

By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2021

TORONTO – Chris Boucher is about to make his return to the Raptors lineup, and his timing couldn’t be better. The 28-year-old from Montreal sat out the entire pre-season after dislocating his left middle finger in practice. Boucher said after morning shootaround that he’d been cleared to return for Wednesday night’s season opener against the ... Read More »

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After Olympic gold, Christine Sinclair looking to run the table with Portland

By Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2021

A country cheered when Christine Sinclair led the Canadian women’s soccer team to Olympic gold this summer. Now the Canada captain looks to help her club team, the Portland Thorns, to a remarkable fourth trophy this year. Portland (13-6-4) clinched the National Women’s Soccer League Shield – akin to Major League Soccer’s Supporters’ Shield – ... Read More »

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Canadian athletes must be vaccinated to compete in Beijing Olympics and Paralympics

By The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2021

TORONTO – Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes must be vaccinated to compete at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Wednesday, saying the decision was made with support of the boards of directors and athlete commissions. Canadian Olympic Committee CEO David Shoemaker pointed out ... Read More »

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Canada’s Kevin Pangos finally arrives in the NBA after circuitous six-year route

By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2021

The first time Canadian Kevin Pangos walked onto the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse floor in his No. 6 Cavaliers jersey, his dad Bill was back at his Cleveland hotel room battling a nasty bout of food poisoning. Pangos had arrived at the NBA – finally – after a circuitous six years, four teams and three different ... Read More »

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Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

By The Associated Press on October 20th, 2021

VERSAILLES, France (AP) – Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema wasn’t present Wednesday for the opening of his three-day trial for involvement in an alleged attempt to blackmail former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. The 33-year-old Benzema’s legal team told the court in Versailles that professional obligations made it “impossible” for him to ... Read More »

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Power-play goal powers Ontario Reign to 4-3 OT win over Abbotsford Canucks

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

ONTARIO, Calif. – Martin Frk scored on a power play in 2:07 into overtime and the Ontario Reign beat the Abbotsford Canucks 4-3 in American Hockey League action Tuesday. The Reign (2-0-1) held a solid 2-0 lead after the first period, but the Canucks (1-1-1) scored three answered goals before Tyler Madden forced extra time ... Read More »

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WHL Roundup: Swift Current extends skid, Seattle tops Spokane 5-3

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

KENT, Wash. – A third-period power-play goal proved to be the difference maker Tuesday as the Seattle Thunderbirds downed the Spokane Chiefs 5-3 in Western Hockey League play. The Thunderbirds (3-2-1) took a 3-0 lead midway through the second period, thanks to goals from Sam Popowich, Alessandro Segafredo, and Mekai Sanders, who scored on a ... Read More »

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Scoreboard for Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2021

Tuesday’s Games (All Times Eastern) MLB Post-season National League Championship Series L.A. Dodgers 6 Atlanta 5 (Atlanta leads best-of-seven series 2-1) American League Championship Series Houston 9 Boston 2 (Best-of-seven series tied at 2-2) — NHL Washington 6 Colorado 3 Dallas 2 Pittsburgh 1 (SO) Florida 4 Tampa Bay 1 San Jose 5 Montreal 0 ... Read More »

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