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Edmonton Eskimos beat Ottawa Redblacks 16-12 in CFL action Friday

Edmonton Eskimos beat Ottawa Redblacks 16-12 in CFL action Friday

EDMONTON — Quarterback Trevor Harris handed his old team its fifth loss in six games, as his Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 16-12 in CFL action Friday night.
Sean Red-Foley shines on mound as Toronto Blue Jays beat New York Yankees

Sean Red-Foley shines on mound as Toronto Blue Jays beat New York Yankees

TORONTO — Sean Reid-Foley is trying to prove he deserves to stay with the Toronto Blue Jays. The right-hander's performance against the New York Yankees on Friday could help his cause.
Nigeria rebounds to beat Canada in pre-FIBA World Cup friendly

Nigeria rebounds to beat Canada in pre-FIBA World Cup friendly

WINNIPEG — Philip Scrubb knows missing 10 out of 11 shots late in a basketball game isn't a good thing, but he predicts it will become a distant memory for the Canadian national men's team. The guard from Richmond, B.C.
Rafael Nadal survives early scare, defeats Fabio Fognini in Rogers Cup quarters

Rafael Nadal survives early scare, defeats Fabio Fognini in Rogers Cup quarters

MONTREAL — Rafael Nadal strode into the interview room Friday and glanced at a television monitor to his right. The ominous clouds that had been gathering throughout his evening quarterfinal match were finally opening up.
Canada drops 5-1 decision to Argentina in Pan Am women's field hockey final

Canada drops 5-1 decision to Argentina in Pan Am women's field hockey final

LIMA, Peru — There have been several signs that the Canadian women's field hockey team has made significant strides at the international level. The silver medals they won Friday after a 5-1 loss to Argentina at the Pan Am Games were the most obvious.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu overcomes injury to advance to Rogers Cup semifinal

Canada's Bianca Andreescu overcomes injury to advance to Rogers Cup semifinal

TORONTO — Even as her body faltered, Bianca Andreescu's sheer will power carried her to an historic victory. Andreescu overcame a strained groin to become the first Canadian woman to make the semifinal of the Rogers Cup since 1979.
Canadian women's water polo team locks up Tokyo Olympic berth

Canadian women's water polo team locks up Tokyo Olympic berth

LIMA, Peru — The Canadian women's water polo team has secured a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Canada booked its first Summer Games ticket since 2004 after the semifinals of the Pan American Games on Friday.
Williams beats Osaka 6-3, 6-4 in first meeting after controversial US Open final

Williams beats Osaka 6-3, 6-4 in first meeting after controversial US Open final

TORONTO — The rematch between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka didn't last long. Williams handled Osaka 6-3, 6-4, on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup. It was the first time they played each other since last summer's U.S.
Some ticket prices go down for Winnipeg NFL pre-season game

Some ticket prices go down for Winnipeg NFL pre-season game

WINNIPEG — The price has been reduced for up to 6,000 tickets for this month's NFL pre-season game in Winnipeg after the promoter put together a sponsorship deal. The partnership between Canadian-based On Ice Entertainment Ltd.

Cole Perfetti scores five goals as Canada beats Sweden in shootout

BRECLAV, Czech Republic — Cole Perfetti scored two goals in regulation and three more in a shootout as Canada edged Sweden 3-2 in a semifinal at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup on Friday.