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Cody McPherson wins Sportsman doubleheader at Merrittville

Cody McPherson enjoyed a winning weekend competing on dirt tracks on both sides of the Canada-US border. After setting the pace in the Sportsman main event at Ransomville Speedway on Friday, the driver from St. Catharines raced to victories in two 25-lap features at Merrittville Speedway. McPherson’s checkered flags in the rescheduled Canadian Grand National …

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Women’s tennis has no face as best hit Toronto. Is that good?

Since Bianca Andreescu went where no Canadian tennis player had gone before — the championship circle at a Grand Slam — seven different women have seized a title. Since Serena Williams last hoisted a trophy, at the 2017 Australian Open, 14 different women have laid claim to a major triumph. Is that good for tennis? …

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Nunavut’s beach volleyball team to debut at the Canada Summer Games

There are no beach volleyball courts in Iqaluit on the Arctic shores of Frobisher Bay, and the coach lives in Saskatchewan, but the players aren’t complaining about any of that. The women’s team of Shawna Kyak and Talia Grant and the men’s team of Ian McDonald and Aiden Anawak are the first from Nunavut to …

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