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IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections

IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Olympics hosted in multiple cities or countries. Bidders pro-actively invited. Candidates recommended with possibly no opponents.

Canada's women's field hockey team beats Italy, moves on in Olympic qualifying

VALENCIA, Spain — Canada's women's field hockey team advanced to the next stage of Olympic qualification with a 7-0 win over Italy on Wednesday in the semifinals of the FIH Hockey Series Finals.
Canada's Brayden Schnur advances to final round of Wimbledon qualifying

Canada's Brayden Schnur advances to final round of Wimbledon qualifying

LONDON — Canada's Brayden Schnur is one win away from reaching the first Grand Slam main draw of his career. The No. 8 qualifying seed from Pickering, Ont.
Defenceman Mike Reilly signs extension with Montreal Canadiens

Defenceman Mike Reilly signs extension with Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed defenceman Mike Reilly to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$1.5 million. Reilly, 25, had three goals and eight assists in 57 games with the Canadiens last season.

Widow: Dangerous conditions at Braves' stadium led to death

SMYRNA, Ga. — The widow of a beer tap inventor who died inside a walk-in cooler at the Atlanta Braves' stadium is blaming a faulty door mechanism and lethal carbon dioxide leaks.

Tuesday's Games

Tuesday's Games Women's World Cup Italy 2 China 0 Netherland 2 Japan 1 --- MLB American League N.Y.
Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball.

Hayley Wickenheiser among six to enter Hockey Hall of Fame in 2019

Hayley Wickenheiser's accolades have a hard time keeping up with her. The Hockey Hall of Fame wasted no time hustling Wickenheiser into its gallery of heroes in her first year of eligibility.

Development camp competitive, physical for Vancouver Canucks prospects

VANCOUVER — With a year's experience, Tyler Madden knew what to expect coming into the Vancouver Canucks development camp this week. But the knowledge didn't make fitness testing any easier.

Maple Leafs extend qualifying offers to Marner, Kapanen and Johnsson

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have extended qualifying offers to four restricted free agents, including star winger Mitch Marner. Forwards Andreas Johnsson, Kasperi Kapanen and Michael Carcone were also extended offers.