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Jurassic Park goes global as Canadian athletes around the world cheer on Raptors

Fri, 24 May 2019 19:23:35 EDT

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Seems the hotly contested NBA Eastern Conference final between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks is generating a bit of trash talk around the world heading into Saturday's Game 6.

Rouyn-Noranda defeats Guelph to earn spot in championship final

Fri, 24 May 2019 21:50:11 EDT

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Felix Bibeau scored two third-period goals as Rouyn-Noranda beat the Guelph Storm 6-4 on Friday in the Memorial Cup semifinal.

Drake's antics escalating with each Raptors victory

Fri, 24 May 2019 13:18:46 EDT


By now, Drake's relentless grandstanding on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors is to be expected. And so too, then, is the wrath of Milwaukee Bucks' fans now excoriating the Canadian rapper for a series of escalating taunts.

Watch men's World Rugby Sevens: London

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:06:12 EDT


Watch action from the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in London.

Experience of Leonard, Gasol and other vets paying dividends as stakes increase

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:10:07 EDT


Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard knows a thing or two about big NBA playoff games from his time with the San Antonio Spurs — and the experience he and others bring to the table is proving to be quite valuable in the Eastern Conference final.

Watch the ICF Sprint and Paracanoe World Cup from Poland

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:02:06 EDT


Watch some of best canoe and kayak athletes compete at the Sprint and Paracanoe World Cup in Poland.

Watch FINA High Diving World Cup action from China

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:10:23 EDT


Watch live action from a FINA High Diving World Cup event in Zhaoqing, China.

Watch Summer National Diving Championships

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:03:22 EDT


Watch live action from the Summer National Diving Championships in Windsor, Ont.

Olympic champion Samuel Girard announces sudden retirement

Fri, 24 May 2019 13:01:45 EDT


Watch live as Canadian short track speed skaters Samuel Girard and Kasandra Bradette announce their retirement together in Montreal.

Auger-Aliassime soars into Lyon Open final with comeback win over top seed

Fri, 24 May 2019 12:35:50 EDT


Canadian teen Felix Auger-Aliassime is heading to the final of the Lyon Open. The No. 4 seed from Montreal edged top-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 in semifinal action on Friday at the ATP Tour 250 clay-court event.

CBC Sports Plays of the Week

Fri, 24 May 2019 19:37:00 EDT

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A look at some of the best plays in the world of sports.

Improving Canadian team comes together at last, right moment to reach semifinals

Fri, 24 May 2019 13:09:48 EDT


Damon Severson's blast from the point trickled through with just 0.4 seconds left in the third period, pulling Canada into a 2-2 tie to force overtime. Then, Mark Stone scored to win it in overtime, setting up a semifinal against the Czech Republic on Saturday.

Renfroe hits tiebreaking homer in 8th as Padres top Blue Jays

Fri, 24 May 2019 22:08:15 EDT

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Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning as the San Diego Padres extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

Jays' Cavan Biggio, Canadian Padre Josh Naylor, make MLB debuts in Toronto

Fri, 24 May 2019 17:24:16 EDT

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Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and set to make his major league debut against San Diego.

No sleep? No problem: Raptors' VanVleet continues to amaze since birth of son

Fri, 24 May 2019 11:41:02 EDT


Fred VanVleet's breakout performance in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference final had the city of Toronto buzzing, but for the Raptors point guard it was just another crazy night in a whole string of them

Erik Karlsson thanks Sharks fans in seeming farewell to San Jose

Fri, 24 May 2019 17:24:49 EDT


The Sharks' defenceman tweeted his thanks to the team and Northern Californians on Friday but made no mention of a return. He will become a free agent when the Stanley Cup Final is over.

Canada's emergence as tennis hotbed showcased through trio of young stars

Fri, 24 May 2019 10:58:42 EDT


It's typically Canadian that Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu are each children of immigrants.

Raptors head home with chance to make history

Fri, 24 May 2019 00:54:03 EDT

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For all the heartbreaking losses experienced by Toronto sports fans in the downtown concrete square over the years, Thursday night's Raptors win to inch ever-so-close to their first NBA championship final was just a little sweeter.

Toronto Wolfpack thump Sheffield Eagles for 9th straight win

Fri, 24 May 2019 17:31:46 EDT

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The Toronto Wolfpack ran in eight tries Friday to extend their winning streak to nine games with a 42-16 win over the Sheffield Eagles in Betfred Championship rugby league play.

In the CPL, there's the Cavalry FC — and then everyone else

Fri, 24 May 2019 13:03:22 EDT


The Cavalry charge is in full cry. Heading into the weekend, and another home game against HFX Wanderers, the Cavs have opened up a cavernous five-point lead at the top of the standings. As Nigel Reed writes, it's a dominant statement of intent from a team that is ambitious offensively and solid on defence.