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Canada's Pavan, Humana-Paredes remain perfect at Tokyo Olympics with 3rd straight-sets win

Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes remained undefeated at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets (21-13, 24-22) victory over Switzerland's Joana Heidrich and Anouk Vergé-Dépré on Thursday in Tokyo.

Maude Charron shares weightlifting gold with Canadian denied triumph in 2012

Maude Charron powered her way to Canada's first Olympic gold medal in weightlifting since Christine Girard 2012, and this time the winner got to bask in a moment. Charron gifted Canada the Olympic weightlifting moment it had been owed for nearly a decade.
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Canadian weightlifter Maude Charron a gold-medal threat at Tokyo 2020

Entering her first Olympics as reigning champion of both the Commonwealth Games and Pan American championships, Canadian weightlifter Maude Charron is ready to shine in Tokyo.
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Jessica Klimkait leads Canada's quest for 1st Olympic judo gold

Reigning world champion Jessica Klimkait will be joined by three returning Rio Olympians and two fellow Olympic newcomers in the quest for Canada's first judo Olympic gold medal at Tokyo 2020.

Zambian soccer player Barbra Banda makes Olympic history with consecutive hat tricks

While the Tokyo Olympics only officially began on Friday, it's safe to say one of the breakout stars has already emerged. Zambia's Barbra Banda made history by becoming the first female soccer player to score multiple hat tricks at a single Olympics.

On verge of upset, Canada's men's volleyball team drops 5-set thriller to Italy

Canada's men's volleyball team suffered a gut-wrenching defeat to Italy in its opening game of Tokyo 2020 on Saturday, losing 3-2 (28-26, 25-18, 25-21, 25-18, 15-11) as the tournament kicked off where the sport made its Olympic debut in 1964.

Canada's softball team comes up just short against U.S. in 2nd game at Tokyo Olympics

Canada's softball team fell 1-0 to the top-ranked U.S. in their second game of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on Wednesday in a tight contest at Fukushima Stadium.
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Conor McGregor reaches new low in recent loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264

On the latest episode of the CBC Sports video series Bring It In, Morgan Campbell is joined by Meghan McPeak and Dave Zirin to discuss Conor McGregor's recent loss at UFC 264, and the idea that his trash talking and fighting abilities have reached a new low.

Heil, top Canadian athletes call on federal government to address gaps in safe sport system

Canadian two-time Olympic medallist Jennifer Heil, with support from 11 Canadian Olympians and Paralympians, penned an open letter calling for Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault to improve protections for abuse victims in Canadian sport.

StFX coach Gary Waterman sees obstacles between BIPOC coaches, U Sports football

Gary Waterman understands the challenges Black, Indigenous or persons of colour (BIPOC) face in Canada's sports landscape. Waterman has served as head coach of St. Francis Xavier University's football team since 2009, and he is one of only three Black head coaches of football at the U Sports level.

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