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IOC rubber-stamps Olympic medal upgrade for Canada's men's relay team at Tokyo Games

IOC rubber-stamps Olympic medal upgrade for Canada's men's relay team at Tokyo Games

OTTAWA — Canada's men's 4x100-metre relay team from the Tokyo Olympics has officially been upgraded to silver nine months after they raced to bronze.

Soccer fan gets 24-week jail sentence for assaulting player

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — A soccer fan was sentenced on Thursday to 24 weeks in prison for assaulting Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp at the end of the team's Championship playoff game against Nottingham Forest.

Zac Stubblety-Cook sets world record in 200 breaststroke

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Olympic champion Zac Stubblety-Cook set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the Australian swimming championships on Thursday. Stubblety-Cook finished in 2 minutes, 05.
Joey Votto targets return to Reds lineup and Toronto on Friday

Joey Votto targets return to Reds lineup and Toronto on Friday

Toronto native Joey Votto knows exactly what sights he wants to see when he returns to his hometown. "I'd like to see the centre of the baseball.

Five things to know about the National Hockey League playoffs

There were goals galore as the Battle of Alberta's sixth post-season edition got underway and the Avalanche are looking to stay hot.

Oilers vow to be better after dropping Game 1 despite scoring six goals

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers scored six times at even strength on Wednesday night, but coming in a 9-6 loss to the Calgary Flames, they know they have to be much better as a team in Game 2.
Battle of Alberta starts with a bang as Flames down Oilers 9-6 to open playoff series

Battle of Alberta starts with a bang as Flames down Oilers 9-6 to open playoff series

CALGARY — The NHL's first playoff Battle of Alberta in 31 years compensated for its long absence with an abundance of goals in the first game of the series.
Lucas Cavallini scores third of the season as Vancouver beats Dallas 2-1

Lucas Cavallini scores third of the season as Vancouver beats Dallas 2-1

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps are quickly cementing their status as a second-half team.
CFL, CFL Players' Association reach tentative collective agreement

CFL, CFL Players' Association reach tentative collective agreement

TORONTO — The second strike in CFL history is over. The CFL confirmed Wednesday night that it and the CFL Players' Association reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement.
Nashville tops Montreal 2-1, ups home unbeaten streak to 23

Nashville tops Montreal 2-1, ups home unbeaten streak to 23

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored the deciding goal to spark Nashville to a 2-1 victory over CF Montreal on Wednesday, upping Nashville's home unbeaten streak to 23 straight.