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Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez eliminated at Serbia Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez eliminated at Serbia Open

BELGRADE, Serbia — Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez is out of the Serbia Open after a second-round loss today. Fernandez, from Laval, Que., fell 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria at the WTA Tour 250 clay-court event.
Tokyo organizers say Olympics are 'safe' -- public disagrees

Tokyo organizers say Olympics are 'safe' -- public disagrees

TOKYO (AP) — The IOC wraps up its final planning sessions on Friday with Tokyo Olympic organizers, just two months before the games are to open.
'Like hell:' As Olympics loom, Japan health care in turmoil

'Like hell:' As Olympics loom, Japan health care in turmoil

TOKYO (AP) — As she struggled to breathe, Shizue Akita had to wait more than six hours while paramedics searched for a hospital in Osaka that would treat her worsening COVID-19.
Japan expands state of emergency, approves 2 more vaccines

Japan expands state of emergency, approves 2 more vaccines

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Friday expanded a coronavirus state of emergency hours after it approved the use of two more vaccines in an effort to contain a worrying surge in infections nine weeks ahead of the opening of the Tokyo Olympics.

Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Here are five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend: BACK TO BACK The North Division's late end to the regular season meant a late start to its two post-season series.
Canadians in Japan say the Olympics should be cancelled

Canadians in Japan say the Olympics should be cancelled

Canadian Jordan Dallaire-Gagné just wanted to be part of the largest sporting event in the world. Working or volunteering at the Tokyo Olympics was top of mind when the Montrealer moved to Japan a little over a year ago.

Foreurs advance to QMJHL final after sweeping Chicoutimi

QUEBEC — The Val d'Or Foreurs are heading to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's championship series after sweeping the Chicoutimi Sagueneens. The Foreurs finished a 3-0 sweep with a 6-3 win over the Sagueneens on Thursday night.
Martinez's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Red Sox over Jays 8-7

Martinez's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Red Sox over Jays 8-7

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in a three-run ninth inning, and Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 on Thursday night.
Maple Leafs captain John Tavares leaves Game 1 vs. Canadiens on stretcher

Maple Leafs captain John Tavares leaves Game 1 vs. Canadiens on stretcher

TORONTO — Maple Leafs captain John Tavares was taken off the ice on a stretcher after a collision early in Toronto's first-round playoff matchup with the Montreal Canadiens Thursday.
Price stellar, Byron bags winner as Habs take Game 1; Leafs' Tavares stretchered off

Price stellar, Byron bags winner as Habs take Game 1; Leafs' Tavares stretchered off

TORONTO — Carey Price had played two periods of hockey — in the minors — over the past month coming into Thursday.