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Swimmer Ryan Cochrane wins Canada's first gold medal at Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW, Scotland - Ryan Cochrane said before the Commonwealth Games it would be difficult to repeat his double-gold performance of four years ago....

posted: July 24,2014

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DeMerit thanks fans, supporters in announcing his retirement from soccer

VANCOUVER - His career was built on making the right choices so it's no surprise Jay DeMerit knew the time had come to walk away from playing professional soccer....

The 'boss' perhaps, but not Armstrong: Nibali wins Stage 18 with Tour victory in sight

ARGELES-GAZOST, France - As his team hoped, Vincenzo Nibali demonstrated he's the "boss" of the Tour de France. Just don't compare him to the last rider to regularly bear that sobriquet at cycling's greatest race, Lance Armstrong....

Argos, Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment partner on new practice facility

TORONTO - The issues of ownership and playing at BMO Field remain unresolved but the Toronto Argonauts and Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment are at least business associates....

Burris looking forward to facing former team when Redblacks visit Ticats

OTTAWA - Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris says he isn't holding any grudges, but you can bet this Saturday's game has been circled on his calendar for a long time....

Canadiens avoid arbitration, sign centre Lars Eller to four-year deal

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with centre Lars Eller, agreeing to terms of a four-year contract with the 25-year-old Thursday that reportedly pays him an average of US$3.5 million a season....

Marcus Stroman allows no hits through six as Blue Jays rout Red Sox

TORONTO - Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons couldn't help but worry just a little. Marcus Stroman had a no-hitter alive through six innings, but the prized 23-year-old prospect was up to 91 pitches in a game the Blue Jays were well on ...

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