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Canada's Sharpe wins gold, d'Artois bronze in World Cup snowboard halfpipe

CARDRONA, New Zealand — Canada's Cassie Sharpe won gold at the first FIS freestyle World Cup event of the season on Friday in the women's snowboard halfpipe. Sharpe, from Calgary, had 91.00 points, edging out Kelly Sildaru of Estonia who had 90.20.

Blue Jays, Mets pitchers suspended for drug violations

NEW YORK — Toronto pitcher Luis Pena and New York Mets pitcher Jose Sierra have been suspended for violating baseball's minor league drug program.
Canadian international striker Janine Beckie doing her bit for hurricane relief

Canadian international striker Janine Beckie doing her bit for hurricane relief

Like many Houston residents, Canadian international striker Janine Beckie is crossing her fingers as she watches the destruction of hurricane Harvey from a distance. Beckie is one of the lucky ones, however.
Canada's Shapovalov advances at U.S. Open after Britain's Edmund retires

Canada's Shapovalov advances at U.S. Open after Britain's Edmund retires

NEW YORK — Denis Shapovalov's impressive run at the U.S. Open continued Friday when British opponent Kyle Edmund retired from their third-round match with an injury. The 18-year-old left-hander from Richmond Hill, Ont.
UEFA puts Paris Saint-Germain finances under investigation

UEFA puts Paris Saint-Germain finances under investigation

GENEVA — Paris Saint-Germain has paid a quick price for its record-breaking investments in star forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Coach Octavio Zambrano says Canada has more in the tank and wants to show it

Coach Octavio Zambrano says Canada has more in the tank and wants to show it

TORONTO — After time in the soccer doldrums, Canada turned heads with its confident, even adventurous play at this summer's Gold Cup.

Canadian Women's Hockey League to pay players starting this season

TORONTO — The Canadian Women's Hockey League will pay its players for regular-season games starting this season.
Canadian women drop to No. 5 in FIFA world rankings but still close gap on rivals

Canadian women drop to No. 5 in FIFA world rankings but still close gap on rivals

TORONTO — While Canada has slipped one spot to No. 5 in the latest FIFA world rankings, coach John Herdman sees only positives. With 2,027 points, Canada trails fourth-place France by just three points. No.
Wolfpack centre Greg Worthington manages to stay close to home but still see world

Wolfpack centre Greg Worthington manages to stay close to home but still see world

TORONTO — A hometown boy, Greg Worthington grew up in Queensbury and still lives in the English village. "I think if I left there I'd probably get a nosebleed," he said. "I've always lived in that village. I enjoy it up there.
Promoters: Pacquiao-Horn rematch won't happen this year

Promoters: Pacquiao-Horn rematch won't happen this year

BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao won't box Jeff Horn in a rematch of their WBO world welterweight title fight this year because the Filipino senator will be busy with government duties. Pacquiao's unavailability for a proposed Nov.