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  • Canadian Open: Graham DeLaet fires course record
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 1:23 PM

    Canada's Graham DeLaet has a share of the course record at Royal Montreal. DeLaet and two-time Canadian Open champion Jim Furyk tied the mark with rounds of 7-under 63 today at the RBC Canadian Open.

  • Didier Drogba is a 36-year-old Ivory Coast international. Gabriel Bouy AFP Getty ImagesDidier Drogba rejoins Chelsea for season
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 1:06 PM

    Didier Drogba rejoined Chelsea on Friday, reuniting one of football's most theatrical characters with flamboyant manager Jose Mourinho.

  • Patricia Bezzoubenko performs in the ribbon segment of the individual all-around final in Glasgow. Frank Augstein Associated PressPatricia Bezzoubenko wins 2nd gold of Commonwealth Games
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 12:39 PM

    Rhythmic gymnast Patricia Bezzoubenko has captured her second gold medal of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, winning the individual all-around title a day after she led Canada to gold in the team event.

  • Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, left, lands a punch to the face of Nauru's Mathew Martin during their bout at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. Andrej Isakovic AFP Getty ImagesCommonwealth Games boxing: No headgear, plenty of blood
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 12:37 PM

    The International Boxing Association stopped the use of headgear in male bouts last year, but some blood-filled fights at the Commonwealth Games have people wondering if it was a good idea.

  • Following a slow start to the season, the Andrew Harris and the B.C. Lions are looking to extend their win streak to three games. Brent Just Getty ImagesLions' Andrew Harris aims to shine against Bombers
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 9:27 PM

    After stellar performances in the past two weeks, B.C. Lions running back Andrew Harris now has the difficult task of producing an encore. He'll have no shortage of incentives Friday as the Lions (2-2) host the Blue Bombers (3-1) at B.C. Place Stadium.

  • The 50 50 jackpot at the Edmonton Eskimos game reached more than $300,000 by halftime. Some fans spent more than 45 minutes in line waiting to buy tickets. CBC NewsEskimos 50/50 jackpot reached $348,000
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 6:54 PM

    Thousands of people spent much of the first half of the Edmonton Eskimos game at Commonwealth Stadium waiting in line for the chance to win an enormous 50/50 prize.

  • Taylor Townsend refuses to give up in a doubles match that saw her play without a partner against two opponents. Darko Vojinovic Associated PressTaylor Townsend plays solo in doubles tennis
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 11:01 AM

    Taylor Townsend refuses to give up in her doubles match even after her partner is forced to pull out with an injury. Townsend played one-against-two in a strange display of tennis.

  • Luis Suarez was banned for nine international soccer matches for a biting incident during the FIFA World Cup. Daniel Garcia AFP Getty ImagesLuis Suarez bite ban appeal ruling 'likely' before season: CAS
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 11:06 AM

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it could rule on Luis Suarez's appeal of his biting ban before the Spanish league season starts.

  • Canada's Ryan Cochrane displays his medal after winning gold in the men's 400 metre freestyle event in Commonwealth Games action at Tollcross Swimming Centre in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Andrew Vaughan Canadian PressCommonwealth Games: Canada's medallists
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 10:35 AM

    The full list of medals won by Canadians at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • The New York Yankees try to continue their home mastery over the Toronto Blue Jays in the opener of a three-game set on Friday. Nathan Denette Canadian PressBlue Jays aim to snap 16-game road skid vs. Yankees
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 10:04 AM

    The New York Yankees have captured 16 straight home meetings against the Blue Jays and haven't lost to Toronto starter Mark Buehrle in over 10 years heading into Friday night's opener of a three-game series (7 p.m. ET).

  • On Friday, FIFA issued a statement saying it "deplores any form of violence" and would support only peaceful, democratic debate about the World Cup. Alexandre Loureiro Getty ImagesFIFA won't strip 2018 World Cup from Russia
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 9:31 AM

    FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."

  • Rhys Williams won the European 400m hurdles title in 2012. Stu Forster Getty ImagesRhys Williams out of Commonwealth Games for doping
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 8:48 AM

    European 400-metre hurdles champion Rhys Williams was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offence this month.

  • Commonwealth Games: Day 2 from Glasgow
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 3:30 AM

    Watch live action from the Commonwealth Games as swimming, track cycling, weightlifting, gymnastics and much more take place on Day 2.

  • Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell  19  calls a play against the Edmonton Eskimos during first half action on Thursday. Jason Franson The Canadian PressStampeders down Eskimos to stay undefeated
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 12:35 AM

    Bo Levi Mitchell improved to 7-0 as a CFL starter as the Calgary Stampeders became the sole remaining undefeated team in the Canadian Football League with a 26-22 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday.

  • Real Salt Lake's Robbie Findley, left, kicks the ball as Montreal Impact's Heath Pearce  44  defends during the first half on Thursday. Rick Bowmer The Associated PressImpact suffer 4th straight loss against Real Salt Lake
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-25 12:25 AM

    Olmes Garcia scored his first two goals of the season to help Real Salt Lake beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 3-1 on Thursday night.

  • Taylor Pendrith from Richmond Hill, Ont. hits off the 18th tee during first round of play at the Canadian Open golf championship on Thursday. Paul Chiasson The Canadian PressCanadian Open: Michael Putnam, Petrovic share early lead
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 2:15 PM

    Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic mastered the afternoon winds to shoot six-under-par 64s and take a share of the first-round lead at the $5.7 million US RBC Canadian Open on Thursday. But the surprise of the day was big-hitting amateur Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ont., who shot five-under 65 for a share of third place with Kyle Stanley.

  • Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., is ranked No. 7 in the world. Pavel Golovkin The Associated PressEugenie Bouchard withdraws from Citi Open
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 9:02 PM

    Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard of Canada withdrew Thursday from the Citi Open next week. Tournament officials didn't provide a reason for Bouchard's decision to pull out of the Washington event.

  • Keaton Ellerby signs 1-year deal with Jets
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 7:55 PM

    The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Keaton Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000 US.

  • Taylor Pendrith from Richmond Hill, Ont. hits off the 18th tee during first round of play at the Canadian Open golf championship on Thursday. Paul Chiasson The Canadian PressCanadian Open: Amateur Taylor Pendrith surprises
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 2:15 PM

    Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic mastered the afternoon winds to shoot six-under-par 64s and take a share of the first-round lead at the $5.7 million US RBC Canadian Open on Thursday. But the surprise of the day was big-hitting amateur Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ont., who shot five-under 65 for a share of third place with Kyle Stanley.

  • Taylor Pendrith from Richmond Hill, Ont. hits off the 18th tee during first round of play at the Canadian Open golf championship on Thursday. Paul Chiasson The Canadian PressCanadian Open: Canadian Taylor Pendrith tied for 3rd
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 2:15 PM

    Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic mastered the afternoon winds to shoot six-under-par 64s and take a share of the first-round lead at the $5.7 million US RBC Canadian Open on Thursday. But the surprise of the day was big-hitting amateur Taylor Pendrith of Richmond Hill, Ont., who shot five-under 65 for a share of third place with Kyle Stanley.

  • Swimmer Ryan Cochrane won Canada's first gold medal of the Games when he repeated as champion in the men's 400m freestyle. Cameron Spencer Getty ImagesCommonwealth Games: How Canada did on Day 1
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 6:05 PM

    A recap of the top moments for Canadian athletes on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, including a pair of gold medals.

  • Commonwealth Games: Day 1 highlights
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-23 1:57 PM

    Watch highlights of the best action from the opening day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Andrew Wiggins was the second straight first overall pick in the NBA Draft this summer. Jack Arent NBAE via Getty ImagesAndrew Wiggins signed by Cavaliers
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 4:31 PM

    The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

  • Bon Jovi is part of an ownership group that has eyes on purchasing the Buffalo Bills. Larry Busacca Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of FameBon Jovi group exploring Toronto NFL stadium sites: report
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 4:06 PM

    A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, said a person close to the situation says.

  • Former Oakland Athletic Jose Canseco  33  is welcomed by the team, including first base coach Tye Waller  46  during a pre-game ceremony on Saturday honouring the reunion of players from the 1989 world championship team. Ben Margot Associated PressJose Canseco apologizes repeatedly on Twitter to Mark McGwire
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 4:21 PM

    Jose Canseco unleashed a series of tweets on Wednesday night apologizing to Mark McGwire, again, and begging for his forgiveness after naming him as a steroid user.

  • Bon Jovi is part of an ownership group that has eyes on purchasing the Buffalo Bills. Larry Busacca Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of FameBon Jovi group exploring Toronto NFL stadium sites
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 4:06 PM

    A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, said a person close to the situation says.

  • Montreal Canadiens forward Lars Eller will be with the club long-term, after agreeing to a four-year extension Thursday. Francois Laplante Freestyle Photography Getty ImagesLars Eller, Canadiens agree to 4-year deal
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 3:41 PM

    The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with centre Lars Eller, agreeing to terms of a four-year contract with the 25-year-old Dane on Thursday.

  • Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman had a dominant shutout performance against the Boston Red Sox Thursday. Nathan Denette Canadian PressMarcus Stroman, Blue Jays 1-hit Red Sox
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 3:51 PM

    Marcus Stroman was nearly unhittable, and his Blue Jays teammates couldn't stop hitting. Stroman gave up one hit over seven shutout innings as Toronto's bats pounded Boston Red Sox pitching on the way to a 8-0 victory Thursday afternoon at Rogers Centre.

  • Before he was an action movie star, Jason Statham tried to make an international mark as a competitive diver. BBCJason Statham: Actor, hero, Commonwealth Games diver
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 3:09 PM

    You likely only know Jason Statham as the brooding action movie that specializes in vehicular mayhem. But that wasn't his first career choice.

  • Ryan Cochrane repeats as Commonwealth 400m champion
    cbc.ca - 2014-07-24 2:42 PM

    Canadian swimmer Ryan Cochrane has repeated as the Commonwealth Games champion in the men's 400-metre freestyle, winning the gold medal Thursday in Glasgow.

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