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Colin Kaepernick sat during national anthem
The 49ers quarterback refused to stand for the national anthem Friday, saying, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."
Russia stripped of Beijing sprint relay gold
The IOC has stripped Russia of its gold medal in the women's 4x100-metre relay from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after one of the runners tested positive in a reanalysis of her doping samples.
Blue Jays to revamp ticket prices
With the Jays’ bats booming fans will soon be counting ticket prices as well as home runs. That's because after two years of soaring at the top of the AL East, the club will up its ticket prices in 2017.
Russia's lone track and field athlete banned from Rio Olympics
The IAAF says it has banned the only Russian in Olympic track and field from competition and that she is appealing the ruling. The governing body revoked eligibility for long jumper Darya Klishina based on new information it received last week from Richar
Penny Oleksiak wins gold, captures historic 4th Olympic medal
Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak, an incredible surprise at these Olympic Games, added to her record medal haul on Thursday, tying American Simone Manuel for gold in the 100-metre freestyle. The 16-year-old sensation became the first Canadian summer athlet
Team Canada sending 313 athletes to Rio Olympics
The Canadian Olympic Committee has announced Canada's full 313-athlete team for the Rio Olympics. The large Canadian contingent is made up of 187 women and 126 men, ranging in age from 16 to 56.
Henrik Stenson wins British Open, beating Phil Mickelson
Henrik Stenson wins the British Open. Stenson finished at 20-under 264, the lowest 72-hole score ever in a major. Stenson won by three shots over Phil Mickelson, a runner-up for the 11th time in a major, but never like this.
Australia's Will Power captures Toronto's Honda Indy
Australian Will Power has won his third Honda Indy Toronto. Brazil's Helio Castroneves was second, ahead of Ontario's James Hinchcliffe. Toronto native James Hinchcliffe finished third for his first career podium at his home race.
Jays' Michael Saunders voted into MLB All-Star Game
Canadian left-fielder Michael Saunders will be joining three of his Toronto Blue Jays teammates at next week's MLB All-Star Game in San Diego. The Victoria native won the last roster spot on the American League team with 17.7 million fan votes Friday.
Canadian man gored in Pamplona's running of the bulls
A Canadian man is listed in serious condition after he was gored in the famous running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. U.S. reports have said a Canadian man was gored in the scrotum, and the wound also injured the rectum.
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