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Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu take top spot in 3-metre synchro

By Canadian Press
December 14, 2018 - 8:43pm

VICTORIA — Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu are one step closer to returning to the Olympic Games.

Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu took top spot in women's three-metre synchro with 301.89 points on Friday at the Canadian diving winter senior nationals.

"We're proud of our performance but there is still.....

Toronto FC trades backup 'keeper Clint Irwin, acquires versatile vet Nick DeLeon

By Canadian Press
December 14, 2018 - 4:02pm

Toronto FC picked up versatile veteran Nick DeLeon and shipped out backup goalkeeper Clint Irwin on Friday.

The 28-year-old DeLeon, who played 180 regular-season games for D.C. United over the last seven seasons, was one of three players taken in Stage 1 of the 2018 MLS Re-Entry Draft......

Montreal mayor applauds baseball study but will seek citizen input on stadium funds

By Canadian Press
December 14, 2018 - 3:42pm

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante says she's thrilled with progress made by a group seeking to bring Major League Baseball back to Montreal but remains cautious about committing public money to the project without first consulting the population.

A group of investors seeking baseball's return released a market study Thursday.....

Halifax middleweight Moncef (Buddy) Askri returns to ring after 11-year absence

By Canadian Press
December 14, 2018 - 2:56pm

TORONTO — It's been 11 years since Moncef (Buddy) Askri walked away from boxing, leaving a 10-0-0 record in his trail.

Now 37, the Halifax middleweight is finally returning to the ring.

And whatever happens Saturday night on the undercard of the Samuel Vargas-Adrian Gabriel Pereiro main event.....