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CFL commissioner not closing door on partnership talks with XFL
Sports/Football/CFL: The focus remains on the 2021 season but CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie hasn't closed the door on partnership talks with the XFL. In March, the CFL and XFL began serious talks about a potential partnership and how they could collaborate to grow football.
Everything you need to know before Canada faces Sweden for Olympic gold in women's soccer
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Soccer: Sweden will enter the gold-medal game as the slight favourite as the No. 5 team in the current FIFA world rankings, three spots ahead of Canada. But the Canadian team, coached by Bev Priestman, has gone from strength to strength throughout the tournament, capped off by its historic win in the semifinals.
Mboma, Masilingi deal with fabricated controversy due to being born outside reactionary rule
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports: As CBC Sports Senior Contributor Morgan Campbell writes, prodigious sprinters Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi have done nothing but exist, excel, and defy expectations. Neither woman is inherently controversial. They're just fast.
Belarusian Olympic runner who feared going home lands in Vienna
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Track and Field/Track: Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who said a feud with team officials made her feel she could not safely return home, arrived in Austria on Wednesday, part of a journey that could see her settle in Europe to avoid reprisals from her authoritarian government.
Canada's Tajon Buchanan named to MLS all-star team by league commissioner
Sports/Soccer/MLS: Canadian international Tajon Buchanan, who plays for the New England Revolution, was one of two picks by commissioner Don Garber for the Aug. 25 all-star game against a Mexican league all-star side at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.
Canadian duo Holzner, Simoneau finish 5th in artistic swimming competition
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics/Artistic Swimming: Canadian artistic swimmers Claudia Holzner and Jacqueline Simoneau once again delivered their best performance ever in their duet free routine Wednesday night at the Tokyo Olympics, good enough for fifth in the competition.
Carmelo Anthony agrees to 1-year deal with Lakers, joining LeBron James
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James have dreamed about teaming up in the NBA since they entered the league together 18 years ago. The 37-year-old Anthony agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers on Tuesday.
Olympic wake-up call: Canada's decathletes make a statement, watch Andre De Grasse's 200m final
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports: Canadian decathletes were sensational in the Olympic Stadium, and Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown are preparing to race the men's 200-metre final. Here's what else you may have missed on Day 12 of the Games.
Gabriela DeBues-Stafford to run for Olympic gold medal in 1,500 metres
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Track and Field: Canadian record holder Gabriela DeBues-Stafford will have a chance to win her first Olympic medal after running a season-best 3:58.28 in Wednesday's 1,500-metre semifinal heats in Tokyo. Lucia Stafford missed joining her older sister in Friday's final by 44-100ths of a second.
12-year-old wins silver, 13-year-old takes bronze in skateboard park
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Skateboarding/Park: Young skaterboarders came out on top in the women's park competition, Sakura Yosozumi and Kokona Hiraki winning gold and silver, and Britain's Sky Brown earning bronze.