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New Brunswick balks at skyrocketing cost of hosting 2021 Francophonie Games

New Brunswick balks at skyrocketing cost of hosting 2021 Francophonie Games

FREDERICTON — The 2021 Francophonie Games, expected to attract athletes from around the world, may prove too costly for New Brunswick's new Tory government.
Boxer Samuel Vargas and promoter Lee Baxter look to win world title together

Boxer Samuel Vargas and promoter Lee Baxter look to win world title together

TORONTO — Lee Baxter first met Samuel Vargas when the Colombian-Canadian boxer walked into Baxter's tattoo parlour in 2012.
Bitter gymnast made false sex assault allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

Bitter gymnast made false sex assault allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

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Bowes hopes to encourage kids to try sports through "Lucy Tries Sports" series

Bowes hopes to encourage kids to try sports through "Lucy Tries Sports" series

TORONTO — Lisa Bowes imagined her storybook character "Lucy" as a compilation of many young girls. The freckled redhead who lived in Bowes' imagination was a bit Pippi Longstocking. She was a bit of Bowes' own daughter Rachel.
Fresh start for Warriors extends to roster as Richardson focuses on local talent

Fresh start for Warriors extends to roster as Richardson focuses on local talent

After a new ownership group moved and rebranded Vancouver's National Lacrosse League franchise, new general manager Dan Richardson was given a mandate to remake the entire roster.

Red Sox-Yankees to open with night game in London

NEW YORK — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will open Major League Baseball's first series in Britain with a night game and conclude the next day in the afternoon.

Calgary Stampeders promote linebackers coach Monson to defensive co-ordinator

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders promoted Brent Monson to defensive co-ordinator on Friday. He takes over from DeVone Claybrooks, who was announced as the new head coach of the B.C. Lions on Tuesday.
Canadian MMA fighter Valerie Letourneau goes after Bellator title in Hawaii

Canadian MMA fighter Valerie Letourneau goes after Bellator title in Hawaii

Canadian MMA fighter Valerie (Trouble) Letourneau went halfway around the world last time she fought for a title.

Bobsled body suspends 5 Russians in fallout of Sochi doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics.

N. Carolina teacher, MLB player's daughter dies after drill

HERTFORD, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a fifth-grade teacher who was also the daughter of baseball star Jim "Catfish" Hunter died after falling ill during a school fire drill.