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Canadian marathon runner Reid Coolsaet has pronounced himself ready for Saturday’s Ottawa 10K despite not being fully recovered from an impinged nerve in his lower right back that also causes hamstring discomfort. more »
Canada's men's rugby sevens team has one last chance to qualify for the Rio Games. In order to do that, they'll need to outlast 15 other teams at a tournament in Monaco who are vying for a single berth at the sport's reintroduction to the Olympics. more »