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Gilgeous-Alexander scores 23 points, Canada beats France in Olympic hoops tune-up

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Basketball | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 18:04:10 EDT

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 23 points as Canada defeated host France 85-73 Friday in an Olympic men's basketball exhibition game. read more

With his right hand clenched, Shane Lowry of Ireland raises his right arm in celebration on the 18th green during Round 2 of the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 19, 2024 in Scotland.

Shane Lowry keeps calm and carries British Open lead into weekend

Sports/Golf | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 17:46:51 EDT

Shane Lowry steadied himself with two birdies on the last three holes Friday for a 2-under 69, leaving him in a familiar position as he chases a British Open title he first won at Royal Portrush five years ago. Justin Rose and Daniel Brown are two shots behind. read more

Christopher Morales-Williams points his right index finger to the sky while raising his arm as he crosses the finish line in the men's 400 metres at the Canadian Olympic trials in Montreal on June 29, 2024.

Canadian sprinter Morales Williams relieved to be 'on right path' for Olympic success

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Athletics | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 12:24:55 EDT

Canadian sprinter Christopher Morales Williams is headed to his first Olympics to compete in the men's 400 metres. "It's nice knowing that indoor went well, outdoor went well and it just makes me excited for Olympics and next year and all the years to come," the 19-year-old says. read more

A men's runner hold his shoes and a Canadian flag.

Who should be Canada's flag-bearers for the Paris Olympics?

Sports | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:52:19 EDT

CBC Sports' daily newsletter presents some top candidates to carry the maple leaf at the opening ceremony on July 26 read more

Former Canadian diving partners Caeli McKay and Meghan Benfeito comfort each other as they see their fourth place marks in the women's 10-metre synchronized competition during the Tokyo Olympics on July 27, 2020.

Feeling stronger and healthier, Caeli McKay aims for diving podium in Paris

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics/Diving | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 16:09:28 EDT

Severely injuring her ankle before the 2021 Canadian Olympic trials deprived diver Caeli McKay of landing an Olympic spot in the individual 10-metre platform event. Three years later, she returns to the Olympic stage in Paris fortified with a healthier body and stronger mentality. read more

Four men's sprinters pose with silver medals.

Canadian men's 4x100 relay team in line for high-velocity dress rehearsal at Diamond League London

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Athletics | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 12:00:00 EDT

If Canada fields its A team - and every member is two months sharper than they were the last time they performed as a unit - the men's 4x100 relay at this Saturday's Diamond League track meet in London could turn into a clinic. read more

Composite photo of five CBC Sports personalities preparing to be digital hosts for the Paris Olympics.

CBC to offer Canadian audience Olympic-themed content on multiple platforms

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 10:04:08 EDT

There will be no shortage of avenues for CBC viewers and readers to follow the around-the-clock Olympic happenings in Paris later this month. New content will be released daily across television, digital, mobile apps and social media for the July 26 to Aug. 11 event. read more

Canadian Olympic sprinter with his name in text 'Christopher Morales Williams'

For the Family: Christopher Morales Williams' journey to the Olympics

| Fri, 19 Jul 2024 08:00:00 EDT

After the death of his mom when he was just 15-months-old, Christopher Morales Williams' family rallied around him, now the 19-year-old Canadian sprinter is heading to Paris looking to give back to the people who raised him. read more

Canadian men's tennis player Felix Auger-Aliassime, wearing a dark Adidas shirt and light shorts, clenches his right hand in a celebratory moment during his quarterfinal match against Matteo Berrettini of Italy at the Swiss Open on July 19. 2024.

Berrettini takes Swiss Open quarterfinal, improves to 5-2 against Auger-Aliassime

Sports/Tennis | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 14:28:36 EDT

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime was eliminated from the Swiss Open clay-court tennis tournament with a 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) quarterfinal loss to Italy's Matteo Berrettini on Friday in Gstaad. read more

America shot putter Ryan Crouser holds the ball in his right hand against the right side of his chin as he prepares to throw during the men's competition at the Tokyo Olympic on Aug. 5, 2021.

Crouser implies shot put world mark could fall in London with elbow injury behind him

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Athletics | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 11:25:56 EDT

American Ryan Crouser hinted a world shot put record could be on the cards at the London Diamond League meeting on Saturday in what would be an ideal final tune-up before he aims for his third Olympic gold medal in Paris. read more

An athlete lights an Olympic flame while people clap.

Paris's Olympic legacy — cool climate solutions or dangerously hot competition?

News/Science | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 15:00:00 EDT

Paris is striving for an Olympic legacy of sustainability, but organizers have faced criticism for some of their strategies before the Games even begin. read more

A person in a wresling singlet and a medal stands in a park.

Be nice to your mailman. He might be a judo master who competed for Canada at the 1976 Olympics

News/Canada/Hamilton | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 04:00:00 EDT

In 1976, when Hamilton’s Mitchell Akira Kawasaki won his first fight in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Montreal Olympics, he saw this newspaper headline: "Kawasaki lets the good times roll.” Now 74, things are still rolling for the seasoned judo master, who still delivers mail part time for Canada Post. read more

A men's golfer watches his iron shot.

Daniel Brown claims 1-shot lead after opening round of British Open in his major debut

Sports/Golf | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 17:43:05 EDT

Daniel Brown had a major championship debut he won't soon forget. He birdied two of the last three holes Thursday in the British Open, giving him a 6-under 65 with just enough spectators still left in the twilight of Royal Troon to celebrate with him. read more

A women's skater waves.

18 years after her Olympic breakthrough, Klassen is moved by swimmer McIntosh's pursuit of glory

Sports/Olympics | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:38:02 EDT

Olympic champion speedskater Cindy Klassen was dubbed "the woman of the Games" in 2006 by former IOC president Jacques Rogge. Eighteen years later, Canada has another multi-medal talent on its hands in Summer McIntosh, and Klassen is moved by her inspiring ascension in the pool. read more

A woman in a hijab stands in front of the Olympic rings.

French hijab ban in sports called a 'shameful moment' as it prepares to host Olympics

Sports/Olympics | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 04:00:00 EDT

The reality of the Paris Olympics is that gender parity doesn't necessarily mean open to all women. Athletes who wear hijabs have been dreadfully left behind in all the excitement about women athletes and by the hosts who claim to be celebrating their existence. read more

Men's soccer players celebrate a goal.

Canada rises to 40th in FIFA rankings after 4th-place finish at Copa America

Sports/Soccer | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 15:40:47 EDT

Canada moved up eight spots in the latest FIFA men's rankings after finishing fourth at the Copa America. The Canadians, who narrowly lost to Uruguay in Saturday's third-place game at the tournament, sat 40th in the rankings released Thursday by soccer's world governing body. read more

Canadian men's decathlete Pierce LePage smiles after winning the gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Aug. 26, 2023.

Decathlon world champion Pierce LePage won't compete at Paris Olympics due to injury

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Athletics | Wed, 17 Jul 2024 17:35:44 EDT

A herniated disc suffered in April will prevent Canadian decathlete Pierce LePage from pursuing his first Olympic title next month in Paris. read more

A men's golfer looks on.

After the British Open, some of men's golf's biggest stars go for Olympic gold

Sports | Wed, 17 Jul 2024 17:07:25 EDT

CBC Sports' daily newsletter previews the final men's golf major of the year and the not-quite-a-major Olympic tournament. read more

A female boxer yells in celebration with her gloves off after being declared the winner.

Canadian boxer Tammara Thibeault has one objective in Paris - winning Olympic gold

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Boxing | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 08:57:03 EDT

Canadian boxer Tammara Thibeault won't hide it. At the Paris Olympics, she has only one goal — capturing gold in the 75-kilogram weight class. read more

A women's basketball player holds the ball during a game.

Caitlin Clark breaks WNBA's single-game assist record with 19 in Fever's loss to Wings

Sports/Basketball | Wed, 17 Jul 2024 23:26:06 EDT

Indiana rookie Caitlin Clark broke the WNBA record for assists in a game Wednesday night, finishing with 19 in the Fever's 101-93 loss to the Dallas Wings. read more

Jays reinstate Garcia from 15-day injured list

Jays reinstate Garcia from 15-day injured list

Sports/Baseball/Blue Jays | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 20:27:15 +0000

The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated right-handed reliever Yimi Garcia from the 15-day injured list. read more

Ball hockey referee left with fractured skull, jaw after removing player from game

Ball hockey referee left with fractured skull, jaw after removing player from game

Canada/Crime/Sports | Fri, 19 Jul 2024 15:48:40 +0000

The North American Ball Hockey Players Association reported the official was hit Tuesday night after expelling the player from a game in Quebec. read more

Raptors, Wizards to meet in Montreal

Raptors, Wizards to meet in Montreal

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 15:38:33 +0000

The Toronto Raptors will host a pre-season game against the Washington Wizards in Montreal as part of this year's NBA Canada Series. read more

NFL’s Terrell Davis ‘humiliated’ after being handcuffed, detained on United flight

NFL’s Terrell Davis ‘humiliated’ after being handcuffed, detained on United flight

Sports/Trending/Terrell Davis | Thu, 18 Jul 2024 15:29:31 +0000

A lawyer for Terrell Davis said they will investigate whether race was a motivator in the NFL star's wrongful handcuffing and removal from a United Airlines flight. read more

From ‘The W’ to the world, basketball star Aaliyah Edwards is living the dream

From ‘The W’ to the world, basketball star Aaliyah Edwards is living the dream

Canada/Sports/Aaliyah Edwards | Wed, 17 Jul 2024 15:13:16 +0000

Aaliyah Edwards is living her dream. From Kingston Impact to UConn Huskies, and now the WNBA, she's about to make her mark on Team Canada as they prepare for the Paris Olympics. read more

Paris mayor finally swims in Seine to showcase cleanliness for Olympics

Paris mayor finally swims in Seine to showcase cleanliness for Olympics

Sports/World/paris 2024 | Wed, 17 Jul 2024 11:51:42 +0000

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo swam in the River Seine, fulfilling a promise to try to convince doubters that its waters will be clean enough to hold Olympic swimming events. read more

Raptors sign Ohio State forward Battle

Raptors sign Ohio State forward Battle

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Wed, 17 Jul 2024 00:00:34 +0000

The Toronto Raptors have signed Ohio State forward Jamison Battle, who is coming off a superb season in the Big Ten. read more

B.C.-made material to be used by Max Space, NASA for habitats on moon

B.C.-made material to be used by Max Space, NASA for habitats on moon

Canada/Environment/Features | Tue, 16 Jul 2024 19:10:41 +0000

A small West Coast company is helping astronauts return to the moon in 2026. ALUULA Composites has signed on to provide its durable, lightweight fabric to build space habitats. read more

Jacoby Jones, Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl star, has died at age 40

Jacoby Jones, Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl star, has died at age 40

Sports/Trending/Baltimore Ravens | Mon, 15 Jul 2024 14:59:35 +0000

Jacoby Jones' 108-yard kickoff return for the Baltimore Ravens in 2013 remains the longest touchdown in Super Bowl history. read more

Jays take pitchers Yesavage, Stephen in MLB draft

Jays take pitchers Yesavage, Stephen in MLB draft

Sports/Baseball/Blue Jays | Mon, 15 Jul 2024 01:06:39 +0000

Right-handed pitcher Trey Yesavage was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday night with their first pick in Major League Baseball's amateur draft. read more

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