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Rimouski forward Lafreniere, Prince Albert goaltender Scott earn CHL awards

Rimouski forward Lafreniere, Prince Albert goaltender Scott earn CHL awards

HALIFAX — Rimouski Oceanic star Alexis Lafreniere has been named the Canadian Hockey League's top player while Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Ian Scott of the Prince Albert Raiders earned top goaltender honours.

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski debuts for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and put in the starting lineup to make his major league debut in Saturday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Canada's Warner in first place in decathlon after Day 1 of Hypo-Meeting

GOTZIS, Austria — Canada's Damian Warner ran the world's fastest ever decathlon 100 metres on Saturday, and is in first place after Day 1 of the Gotzis Hypo-Meeting. The 29-year-old from London, Ont., clocked 10.
Newfoundland Growlers give local hockey fans an inaugural season to cheer for

Newfoundland Growlers give local hockey fans an inaugural season to cheer for

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — It's not the Stanley Cup playoffs, but for hockey broadcaster Chris Ballard, the upcoming ECHL's Kelly Cup final could be even more exciting. The 32-year-old St. John's, N.L.
FRENCH OPEN '19: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic still rule tennis

FRENCH OPEN '19: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic still rule tennis

The Big 3 are still very much around. They're still leading the rankings, still collecting the biggest trophies. And they're still the dominant figures in men's tennis, responsible for the main storylines when the French Open starts Sunday.

Canadian rugby men reach Cup quarterfinals at London Sevens event

LONDON — Canada won two of three matches Saturday to advance to the Cup quarterfinals at the HSBC London Sevens.
FRENCH OPEN '19: What to watch, from Osaka to Roger's return

FRENCH OPEN '19: What to watch, from Osaka to Roger's return

PARIS — On the day Naomi Osaka won the Australian Open for her second consecutive major championship, she was asked whether it was too soon to start thinking about grabbing four in a row.

Canada advances to Cup quarterfinals with win over Japan at rugby sevens series

LONDON — Adam Zaruba scored three tries as Canada capped pool play Saturday at the rugby sevens World Series London stop with a 31-12 victory over Japan.
CHL's small-market teams keeping up with big boys at back-to-back Memorial Cups

CHL's small-market teams keeping up with big boys at back-to-back Memorial Cups

HALIFAX — Small-market teams in the Canadian Hockey League are finding ways to succeed against the big boys.

Paire defeats Auger-Aliassime in Lyon Open final to deny teen's first ATP title

LYON, France — Felix Auger-Aliassime lost a swift 6-4, 6-3 decision to France's Benoit Paire in the Lyon Open final Saturday, spoiling the Canadian teenager's chance at his first ATP Tour title and potentially putting his health into question for the