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Canada names 30-man roster to face U.S. in first stage of Rugby World Cup qualifying

Canada names 30-man roster to face U.S. in first stage of Rugby World Cup qualifying

Kyle Baillie, Matt Heaton, Ben LeSage and Lucas Rumball lead Canada's 30-man roster for the Rugby World Cup qualifying series against the U.S. Eagles starting Saturday in St. John's, N.L.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign veteran American receiver Naaman Roosevelt

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign veteran American receiver Naaman Roosevelt

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed veteran receiver Naaman Roosevelt. The native of Buffalo, N.Y., played with the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 2015-19.
Curling Canada to require COVID-19 vaccinations to attend or play in events

Curling Canada to require COVID-19 vaccinations to attend or play in events

Curling Canada says all athletes, fans, staff and media will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in or attend affiliated events.
Riders, Elks say fans will need proof of vaccination or negative COVID test

Riders, Elks say fans will need proof of vaccination or negative COVID test

The Edmonton Elks and Saskatchewan Roughriders will require fans to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative test to attend home games. The Roughriders announced Monday their enhanced health and safety protocols will start Sept.
Universal Studios sets opening for first theme park in China

Universal Studios sets opening for first theme park in China

BEIJING (AP) — Universal Studios announced Monday that its first theme park in China will open in the country's capital in September. The company set the opening date for Sept.
Canadian star Simu Liu says 'Shang-Chi' is a 'watershed moment' and 'call to action'

Canadian star Simu Liu says 'Shang-Chi' is a 'watershed moment' and 'call to action'

TORONTO — Simu Liu says "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" is a watershed moment for Asian representation in Hollywood.
Author Murakami criticizes Japan PM over pandemic measures

Author Murakami criticizes Japan PM over pandemic measures

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami in his monthly radio show Sunday criticized the country’s prime minister, saying Yoshihide Suga has ignored a growing COVID-19 surge and public concerns about the pandemic.
Emphatic 4-1 win for Whitecaps over RSL in first game under new interim coach

Emphatic 4-1 win for Whitecaps over RSL in first game under new interim coach

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps showed their "new normal" Sunday night in a convincing 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake that gave interim coach Vanni Sartini his first Major League Soccer win.
Last-minute Liegghio field goal gives Blue Bombers thrilling 18-16 win over Stamps

Last-minute Liegghio field goal gives Blue Bombers thrilling 18-16 win over Stamps

WINNIPEG — Marc Liegghio couldn't have asked for a better CFL debut. The rookie Blue Bombers kicker nailed a 45-yard field goal with 37 seconds left in his first pro start and Winnipeg defeated the Calgary Stampeders 18-16 on Sunday.
Russia downs Germany, Japan edges Czech Republic at women's world hockey championship

Russia downs Germany, Japan edges Czech Republic at women's world hockey championship

CALGARY — Japan scored once per period and withstood a late third-period push to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in a placement game Sunday at the women's world hockey championship in Calgary.
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