Sporting organizations must report allegations of abuse or lose federal funding

Sporting organizations must report allegations of abuse or lose federal funding

Sports Minister Kirsty Duncan says national sporting organizations will lose their federal funding if they don’t immediately disclose to her office any allegations of abuse or harassment that occur within their ranks. Effective immediately, funding agreements also require sporting associations...
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NHL says Stanley Cup coming to Humboldt, Sask. on Aug. 24

NHL says Stanley Cup coming to Humboldt, Sask. on Aug. 24

The Stanley Cup will be brought to Humboldt, Sask., on Aug. 24 as part of an event being held in the city, the NHL announced on Tuesday. Ten surviving members of the Humboldt Broncos junior ‘A’ hockey team were in...
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Mexico investigated after gay slur chanted during 2018 World Cup match against Germany

Mexico investigated after gay slur chanted during 2018 World Cup match against Germany

FIFA is looking into whether a soccer chant from Mexican fans is homophobic, after complaints following Mexico’s 1-0 win over Germany on Saturday. Mexican supporters in Russia chanted a slur while German goalie Manuel Neuer took a goal kick. READ...
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Mexicans celebrating World Cup win over Germany trigger earthquake sensors

Mexicans celebrating World Cup win over Germany trigger earthquake sensors

Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over World Cup defending champion Germany. Story continues below Elated fans...
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World Cup: South Korean players swap training jerseys to confuse Swedish soccer spy

World Cup: South Korean players swap training jerseys to confuse Swedish soccer spy

The annals of elite sport are filled with stories of teams spying on their opponents to gather every bit of intelligence they can about their tactics, so there’s no reason why the FIFA World Cup would be any different. So...
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Defending champion Germany falls to Mexico in World Cup opener

Defending champion Germany falls to Mexico in World Cup opener

Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0 Sunday. Hirving Lozano scored the lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez’s pass...
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World Cup roundup: Messi misses penalty kick as Argentina held by Iceland

World Cup roundup: Messi misses penalty kick as Argentina held by Iceland

Argentina 1-1 Iceland Tiny Iceland made a stunning impact in their first-ever World Cup on Saturday when they held 2014 runners-up Argentina to a pulsating 1-1 draw but Lionel Messi‘s tournament began wretchedly as he saw his penalty saved by Hannes...
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Taxi drives onto Moscow sidewalk as soccer fans crowd streets, 8 injured

Taxi drives onto Moscow sidewalk as soccer fans crowd streets, 8 injured

A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow‘s Red Square on Saturday, injuring eight people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses said. The incident took place...
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From psychic pigs to clairvoyant cats: Meet the animals ‘predicting’ World Cup results

From psychic pigs to clairvoyant cats: Meet the animals ‘predicting’ World Cup results

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is underway, and in addition to goals and excitement on the field, that also means a host of animals looking to carve out a reputation for themselves as accurate predictors of match results. These creatures...
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N.S. researcher uncovers method that could help golfers improve their game

N.S. researcher uncovers method that could help golfers improve their game

Sasho Mackenzie has nothing against tradition. But as a scratch golfer, and sports professor at Nova Scotia’s St. Francis Xavier University, MacKenzie doesn’t like old ways standing in the way of progress. “There are a lot of uncovered ideas that...
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