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With the credibility of the fight against doping on the line and the image of the Olympic movement at stake, the IOC will hold a crucial meeting Sunday to consider whether to ban Russia entirely from the Rio Games because of systematic, state-sponsored cheating. more »
The Canadian women's soccer team captured the hearts of a nation when they earned an Olympic bronze medal four years ago, but duplicating that feat in Rio next month may prove to more difficult than people realize. more »
B.C. amateur Jared du Toit continued his breakout tournament Friday in the second round of the RBC Canadian Open, finishing the day tied for third with a 1-under 71, one stroke behind Dustin Johnson and Luke List. more »