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Montreal police defend tear-gassing Canadiens fans without warning after Game 4

Montreal police defend tear-gassing Canadiens fans without warning after Game 4

Montreal police are defending their decision to launch tear gas on thousands of hockey fans outside the Bell Centre minutes after the Habs' 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday.

'We have to be better': Whitecaps continue quest to snap winless streak

The Vancouver Whitecaps are once again searching for answers after yet another frustrating result. For the third time this season, the 'Caps (2-6-3) dropped points in injury time on Sunday, conceding a goal to FC Dallas and settling for a 2-2 draw.

Jim Lawson heads 2021 class named for induction into Burlington Sports Hall of Fame

BURLINGTON, ONT. — Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson was named for induction into the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday. The 62-year-old Hamilton native will formally be inducted as part of the 2021 class Oct. 26.
American receiver Quan Bray among seven players suspended by the Montreal Alouettes

American receiver Quan Bray among seven players suspended by the Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL — American receiver Quan Bray was among seven players suspended Tuesday by the Montreal Alouettes. Bray was arrested in February 2020 in Texas while travelling in an SUV that contained over 70 kilograms of cannabis.
SDRCC chosen by federal government to implement new Canadian safe sport mechanism

SDRCC chosen by federal government to implement new Canadian safe sport mechanism

OTTAWA — The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada has been selected by the federal government to implement a new initiative to prevent abuse in sport.
Blue Jays acquire relievers Richards, Francis from Brewers for Tellez

Blue Jays acquire relievers Richards, Francis from Brewers for Tellez

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired right-handed pitchers Trevor Richards and Bowden Francis from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for infielder Rowdy Tellez.
Toronto FC takes on New England, looking to move ahead after coaching change

Toronto FC takes on New England, looking to move ahead after coaching change

Chris Armas has left the building, not by choice. Still, Toronto FC's former head coach was front and centre in absentia Tuesday. Armas was axed the day after Saturday's humiliating 7-1 loss at D.C.
Canada's Andre De Grasse races to another 200 victory in Hungary

Canada's Andre De Grasse races to another 200 victory in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada's Andre De Grasse ran to another fast time less than a month out from the Tokyo Olympics. The three-time Olympic medallist from Markham, Ont., won the 200 metres at the Gyulai Istvan Memorial on Tuesday, in 19.97 seconds.
Veteran quarterback Matt Nichols is happy to be reunited with Paul LaPolice in Ottawa

Veteran quarterback Matt Nichols is happy to be reunited with Paul LaPolice in Ottawa

The CFL's lengthy layoff wasn't all bad for Matt Nichols. The COVID-19 pandemic did cost the veteran quarterback a full season — and 18 game cheques.
Woods, four-time Olympian Pendrel headline Canada's cycling team for Tokyo Olympics

Woods, four-time Olympian Pendrel headline Canada's cycling team for Tokyo Olympics

TORONTO — Two-time world champion and Olympic bronze medallist Catharine Pendrel headlines Canada's largest-ever Olympic cycling team.