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FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse

ZURICH — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players.
A look at Canadian World Cup forward Jordyn Huitema

A look at Canadian World Cup forward Jordyn Huitema

A look at Canadian forward Jordyn Huitema: AGE: 18. HOMETOWN: Chilliwack, B.C. CANADA EXPERIENCE: 21 caps, six goals. CLUB TEAM: Paris Saint-Germain (France).
Canada's Jordyn Huitema about to live out childhood dream by playing at World Cup

Canada's Jordyn Huitema about to live out childhood dream by playing at World Cup

Jordyn Huitema always planned on making it to the World Cup. "In school you'd have to make short-term and long-term goals as a part of the curriculum," recalled the 18-year-old forward from Chilliwack, B.C. "My long-term was always this tournament.
Lions roar back for 38-36 win over Stampeders in pre-season action

Lions roar back for 38-36 win over Stampeders in pre-season action

VANCOUVER — Less than two weeks after signing his first CFL contract, quarterback Grant Kraemer stepped into the starring role Friday night to help the B.C.

Canada through to FIBA U16 Americas semifinals with 85-78 win over Mexico

BELEM, Brazil — Canada advanced to the semifinals of the FIBA U16 Americas Championship with a 95-78 win over Mexico on Friday. With a guaranteed top-four finish at this tournament, Canada also qualifies for the 2020 FIBA U17 World Cup.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NBA Finals Toronto 105 Golden State 92 (Raptors lead series 3-1) --- Women's World Cup France 4 South Korea 0 --- MLB American League Cleveland 5 N.Y.
Canadian look: VanVleet loses part of tooth in Raptors' victory

Canadian look: VanVleet loses part of tooth in Raptors' victory

OAKLAND, Calif. — Fred VanVleet was asked if he feels more Canadian after doing his best imitation of a hockey player on Friday night. "If that's what being Canadian is," the Toronto Raptors point guard said with a grin, "I'm not sure I want it.
Raptors just one win away from title with 105-92 victory over Warriors

Raptors just one win away from title with 105-92 victory over Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Toronto Raptors took a pair of games off the two-time defending champion Warriors in Golden State's storied building.
In big trouble: Warriors trail Raptors 3-1 in NBA Finals

In big trouble: Warriors trail Raptors 3-1 in NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. — The biggest challenge of this five-year run for the Golden State Warriors has arrived. Win three in a row, two of them on the road — or else. It is quite the predicament, and one that they've never faced in the NBA Finals.
Gimme five: Memorable moments from Game 4 of NBA Finals

Gimme five: Memorable moments from Game 4 of NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors 105-92 on Friday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.