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Canada thumps Hong Kong 78-26 at World Rugby U20 Trophy in Brazil

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil — Captain Will Percillier scored four tries and Lachlan Kratz added three more as Canada thumped Hong Kong 78-26 Wednesday to record its first win at the second-tier World Rugby U20 Trophy.

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in US Open women's field

NEW YORK — Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam women's champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open.
Montreal Alouettes release veteran American kick-returner Stefan Logan

Montreal Alouettes release veteran American kick-returner Stefan Logan

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes released veteran American kick-returner Stefan Logan on Wednesday. Logan, 38, was in his eighth CFL season and fifth with Montreal. He began his career in Canada with the B.C.
New partnership gives CFL franchises new digital concussion platform

New partnership gives CFL franchises new digital concussion platform

TORONTO — The CFL has entered into a new partnership that will allow its teams to utilize a digital platform to execute and monitor the effectiveness of the league's concussion protocol.
Jennings gets start at quarterback for Redblacks versus unbeaten Bombers

Jennings gets start at quarterback for Redblacks versus unbeaten Bombers

Jonathon Jennings will get his shot at knocking the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from their lofty perch. Jennings will start Friday night when Ottawa (2-2) visits Winnipeg (4-0).

Former Oilers, Canucks centre Ryan Spooner signs with Switzerland's HC Lugano

LUGANO, Switzerland — Following a trying NHL season that saw him traded twice and ended with his contract getting bought out, Ryan Spooner is heading to Europe.
Ryerson's Roque makes history when she joins Sacramento Kings bench

Ryerson's Roque makes history when she joins Sacramento Kings bench

Jessica Roque says as a young coach she's always open to learning.
Former Canadian rugby international Jamie Cudmore named Pacific Pride head coach

Former Canadian rugby international Jamie Cudmore named Pacific Pride head coach

Former Canadian international Jamie Cudmore has been named head coach of the Pacific Pride Academy, a national high-performance program for young Canadian men's rugby talent. The 40-year-old native of Squamish, B.C.
Brazilian Cunha wins women's 5K open water at world titles

Brazilian Cunha wins women's 5K open water at world titles

GWANGJU, Korea, Republic Of — Ana Marcela Cunha improved on her already impressive career in open-water swimming at the world championships with a win in the 5-kilometre race on Wednesday.
WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence

NEW YORK — Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident.