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Canadian divers Benfeito, McKay struggle to fifth place at World Series stop

KAZAN, Russia — Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay finished fifth in the women's 10-metre synchro platform at a diving World Series event.
Receiver Chris Matthews agrees to terms with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Receiver Chris Matthews agrees to terms with Winnipeg Blue Bombers

WINNIPEG — Chris Matthews is done with the NFL. The veteran receiver agreed to terms with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday, returning to where he began his CFL tenure in 2012.
Impact face Cincinnati side led by former Montreal youth coach Damet

Impact face Cincinnati side led by former Montreal youth coach Damet

MONTREAL — The surging Impact look to build on their stellar away record when they face struggling FC Cincinnati on Saturday, but Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush says his side needs to be wary of a motivated side looking to impress its new interim head
Rugby Nova Scotia says safety key focus as it manages high school season

Rugby Nova Scotia says safety key focus as it manages high school season

HALIFAX — A renewed emphasis on safety is the key to preserving high school rugby in Nova Scotia following a short-lived ban, a prominent coach in the province says.
Toronto FC looks to ground high-flying Philadelphia Union on Saturday

Toronto FC looks to ground high-flying Philadelphia Union on Saturday

TORONTO — Squeezed between do-or-die NBA playoff games between the Raptors and 76ers, Toronto FC hosts a high-flying Philadelphia team of its own Saturday when the Union visit BMO Field.
Raptors hope for one more momentum swing in unpredictable series with Sixers

Raptors hope for one more momentum swing in unpredictable series with Sixers

TORONTO — In the wild, unpredictable NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers, the team that seems to take control of the series in one game ends up getting humbled in the next.
Looking back at previous Raptors advance-or-go-home playoff games

Looking back at previous Raptors advance-or-go-home playoff games

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will play an advance-or-be-eliminated contest for the seventh time in franchise history on Sunday when they face the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal at Scotiabank Arena.
After long injury absence, Karen Paquin happy to be back with Canada sevens team

After long injury absence, Karen Paquin happy to be back with Canada sevens team

Karen Paquin helped Canada hoist a trophy in Japan last month in her return from a long-term knee injury. Now the 31-year-old from Quebec City looks to do the same on home soil. Langford, B.C.
Swedish defenceman Olle Alsing signs with Ottawa Senators

Swedish defenceman Olle Alsing signs with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed Swedish defenceman Olle Alsing to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Canadian rinks close in on championship berths at Curling World Cup

BEIJING — Canadian teams won seven of eight games on Friday at the Curling World Cup Grand Final, setting the country up nicely heading into the final two days of the competition.