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Canadian Damian Warner wins gold in decathlon, sets Olympic record

Canadian Damian Warner wins gold in decathlon, sets Olympic record

TOKYO — Canadian Damian Warner has won gold and set an Olympic record in the decathlon at the Tokyo Olympics.

Canadian golf legend Jocelyne Bourassa dead at 74

What Alena Sharp will remember most about Canadian golf legend Jocelyne Bourassa is how she was always there for younger players.
Start time of Canada-Sweden women's soccer gold-medal game changed to evening

Start time of Canada-Sweden women's soccer gold-medal game changed to evening

CHIBA, Japan — Olympic organizers are changing the start time of the women's soccer gold-medal game between Canada and Sweden. A Canada Soccer spokesperson confirms the match will now be played Friday night (9 p.m. local time, or 8 a.m.
Canada's Lauriane Genest wins bronze medal in women's track cycling keirin event

Canada's Lauriane Genest wins bronze medal in women's track cycling keirin event

IZU, Japan — Canada's Lauriane Genest won a bronze medal in the women's keirin track cycling event. It's the first medal for the 23-year-old from Levis, Que., and Canada's first in the velodrome at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo reported 5,042 new daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, hitting a record since the pandemic began as the infections surge in the Japanese capital hosting the Olympics. The additional cases brought the total for Tokyo to 236,138.

Rugby League World Cup tournament postponed to 2022

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Rugby League World Cup scheduled to begin in October in England was postponed to 2022 on Thursday.

Scoreboard for Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021

Wednesday's Games MLB American League Toronto 8 Cleveland 6 Tampa Bay 4 Seattle 3 N.Y. Yankees 10 Baltimore 3 Boston 4 Detroit 1 L.A.
Star guard Kyle Lowry pens emotional farewell message to teammates, Toronto, Canada

Star guard Kyle Lowry pens emotional farewell message to teammates, Toronto, Canada

TORONTO — Star guard Kyle Lowry penned his farewell message to Toronto on Wednesday, saying his bond with the city is unbreakable.
Nine-man CF Montreal snaps three-game losing skid with 2-2 draw

Nine-man CF Montreal snaps three-game losing skid with 2-2 draw

MONTREAL — Two red cards could not stop CF Montreal from ending their three-game losing streak with a 2-2 draw against Atlanta United on Wednesday.
George Springer hits another leadoff homer, Blue Jays beat Cleveland 8-6

George Springer hits another leadoff homer, Blue Jays beat Cleveland 8-6

TORONTO — After smashing his 42nd career leadoff homer, a single and double in the first three innings, hot-hitting Blue Jays veteran George Springer was not thinking cycle in his fourth at-bat.