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World Cup: Best and worst of the quarters, semis

After an excellent Round of 16, the quarter-finals saw even more drama, with the demise of the final two non-European teams. Sweden and host Russia joined Brazil and Uruguay as losers in the top-eight.

World Cup: The best and worst of the last 16

Soccer fans across the world have been treated to a remarkable World Cup thus far, dominated by unpredictability and upsets. The Round of 16 was no different. From dramatic last-minute goals and goaltending mastery to the all-too-infamous diving antics, here are the highs and lows of the Round of 16.
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Patrick Anderson embracing the comeback in men's wheelchair basketball

For over a decade, the Canadian men’s senior wheelchair basketball team was virtually unbeatable. Back in those days, Patrick Anderson anchored the squad to three Paralympic gold medals in four Games. After a break from the game, the veteran has returned to lead a new squad that is looking for a new identity as it strives toward qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

Ronaldo pleads with Iranian supporters to let him sleep on eve of crucial match

On the eve of a crucial match between Portugal and Iran, Iranian fans caused a ruckus outside the hotel where Portugal players were trying to sleep, including superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

The weirdest moments from Week 1 at the World Cup

A week is in the books at the 2018 World Cup, and soccer fans worldwide have already been treated to some great moments. Among the great, there have also been some…unusual moments thus far in Russia. Here are the highlights.

Canadian women's rugby team advances to Paris 7s quarter-finals

Canada's women's team advanced to the quarter-finals at the World Rugby Women's Seven Series in Paris after a solid showing in the round robin Friday in Paris.

Aaron Brown sets personal-best 200m time at Diamond League event

Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown made a goal this week to run the 200 metres in under 20 seconds before the end of the season. He achieved it less than two days later, running a 19.98 en route to a second-place finish at the Diamond League's Bislett Games in Oslo on Thursday.

Canadian Ben Flanagan uses monster final lap to win 10,000m at NCAA championships

Canadian Ben Flanagan pushed through a strong finish to win the 10,000 metres at the NCAA track and field championships on Wednesday in his final race for the University of Michigan.

Andre De Grasse preparing to embrace fatherhood

Andre De Grasse was back in his hometown of Toronto last week to launch his foundation at York University — but it wasn’t the only reason. The 23-year-old Olympic medallist also attended his own baby shower over the weekend.

Red-hot Toronto Marlies are the team to beat for AHL's Calder Cup

After a fantastic 11-2 run through the first three rounds of the American Hockey League playoffs, including back-to-back four-game sweeps, only one team stands in the way of the Toronto Maple Leafs' top farm team bringing a Calder Cup to the city for the first time in franchise history.
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Host Pats meet Bulldogs with Memorial Cup final berth on the line

After a tightly contested round-robin that featured five one-goal games, as well as the elimination of Western Hockey League champion Swift Current Broncos, the semifinal of the 100th Memorial Cup gets underway on Friday night (10 p.m. ET) between the Hamilton Bulldogs and host Regina Pats.
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Memorial Cup promises wide-open field

The Memorial Cup will celebrate its 100th year when the tournament kicks off on Friday, and a familiar city is returning to the festivities. The Regina Pats host the tournament for the first time since 2001, and will be looking for revenge after an early playoff exit in the WHL this season.