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Hassan breaks women's mile world record; Debues-Stafford sets Canadian record

MONACO — Sifan Hassan broke the long-standing women's mile record in four minutes, 12.33 seconds at the Herculis Diamond League meeting on Friday, while Gabriela Debues-Stafford finished third and set a Canadian record.
Tour de France: Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage 7

Tour de France: Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage 7

CHALON-SUR-SAONE, France — Less than a week ago in Brussels, Dylan Groenewegen sat dejected in the middle of a road, his body language oozing disappointment as he was attended by the Tour de France doctor.
Frenchman Simon Pagenaud races to fastest practice lap at Toronto Indy

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud races to fastest practice lap at Toronto Indy

TORONTO — What's touted as the toughest road track on the IndyCar Series is living up to its billing.
11 years after epic, Federer tops Nadal in Wimbledon semis

11 years after epic, Federer tops Nadal in Wimbledon semis

WIMBLEDON, England — After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return.
Davis, Adeleke and Stephen all not feeling sentimental about facing former teams

Davis, Adeleke and Stephen all not feeling sentimental about facing former teams

HAMILTON — Defensive lineman Ja'Gared Davis and safety Tunde Adeleke will officially mark the end the Calgary chapter of their CFL careers. Both will receive the Grey Cup rings they earned last year with the Stampeders on Saturday.
Maple Leafs ship forward Joshua to Blues for future considerations

Maple Leafs ship forward Joshua to Blues for future considerations

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Dakota Joshua to the St. Louis Blues for future considerations. The Blues announced after the trade that they signed the 23-year-old Joshua to a two-year entry-level contract.
Redblacks need consistent effort from starting QB Davis against visiting Alouettes

Redblacks need consistent effort from starting QB Davis against visiting Alouettes

OTTAWA — After losing several key players in the off-season, there were a number of questions surrounding what the Ottawa Redblacks were realistically capable of heading into the 2019 CFL campaign.
A veteran of the Tottenham-Arsenal rivalry, Montreal's Sagna no stranger to derby games

A veteran of the Tottenham-Arsenal rivalry, Montreal's Sagna no stranger to derby games

MONTREAL — Bacary Sagna knows a thing or two about high-pressure derby games. The former Arsenal defender played more than a dozen matches against North London archrival Tottenham Hotspur during his time in the English Premier League.

Canada rugby team adds Leicester's Boris Stankovich to coaching staff

TORONTO — Canada has added Leicester Tigers scrum coach Boris Stankovich to its coaching staff for the Pacific Nations Cup and Rugby World Cup in Japan. Stankovich will join the Canadian team next week in Langford, B.C.

Canadians Pavan, Humana-Paredes into Gstaad beach volleyball quarterfinals

GSTAAD, Switzerland — World champions Sarah Pavan of Kitchener, Ont., and Melissa Humana-Paredes of Toronto have advanced to quarterfinals of the five-star Beach Volleyball Gstaad tournament in Switzerland.