• Sidney Crosby brings Stanley Cup to hockey school
Sidney Crosby brings Stanley Cup to hockey school

Paul MacFarlane, operations manager for the Tim Hortons in Cole Harbour, said he heard an explosion of applause and watched Crosby walk through with the Cup and the Conn Smythe Trophy. Crosby has been making rounds with the Cup since picking it up at the airport on Friday. "I'm proud to come back here and I hope we can do this again".

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  • Rugby League World Cup 2017 Tournament Draw Announced
Rugby League World Cup 2017 Tournament Draw Announced

World No. 20 Lebanon will play Wayne Bennett's England on November 4 and co-hosts Australia on November 11 at ANZ Stadium next year. RLWC2017 Chief Executive Officer, Michael Brown, said the support of the New Zealand Government and host cities has ensured that league fans from across the country will see the world's best teams battle it out for ...

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  • Tour de France 2016: Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas getting stronger
Tour de France 2016: Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas getting stronger

Keep it PEZ for the all Tour de France up-dates, opinions, best photos, race reports, rider quotes and video action. Let's see how Froome's descending stacked up against some of the most impressive and daring displays of bike handling skills on descents in recent years.

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  • Success of Pokemon GO adds impetus for change at Nintendo
Success of Pokemon GO adds impetus for change at Nintendo

Yes, the game has been an unprecedented success and will go into the history books, but scaling and servers in the age of the cloud are not rocket science in 2016, even at the sort of scale required for Pokemon GO . A DDOS, short for Distributed Denial of Service, is a mode of attack that makes use of crashing servers to make them unaccessible t...

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  • Stenson-Mickelson showdown exceeded Duel in the Sun, says Nicklaus
Stenson-Mickelson showdown exceeded Duel in the Sun, says Nicklaus

Stenson became only the fourth player to win the British Open with all four rounds in the 60s, joining Tiger Woods, Nick Price and Greg Norman. Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson. Johnny Miller did it first in 1973, rallying from six shots down to capture the U.S. Open by a single stroke. Forty "is the new 30", he told Sky, and there was certa...

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  • International Olympic Committee exploring total ban on Russian team for 2016 Olympics in Rio
International Olympic Committee exploring total ban on Russian team for 2016 Olympics in Rio

An investigation by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren for WADA on Monday alleged that the Russian Ministry of Sport carried out state-run doping. "We are strong supporters of Olympic ideas and members of the Olympic family and do not want such situations to damage the Olympic movement". The WADA-backed independent report confirmed allegation...

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  • Timberwolves, Bulls advance to Summer League title game
Timberwolves, Bulls advance to Summer League title game

Scott Suggs (11 points on 4-9 FG, 3-6 3P) and Coty Clarke (10 points on 4-14 FG, 1-5 3P) were the only other two players to reach double-figures, and Toure Murry and Jarrid Famous were the only bench players other than Clarke to see the floor.

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  • Donaldson among three Blue Jays named to MLB all-star game roster
Donaldson among three Blue Jays named to MLB all-star game roster

For the second straight day, all nine Red Sox starters had at least one hit as Boston collected a season-high 21 hits. "I know he was dying to pitch in the all-star game". TORONTO (AP) - Kansas City right-hander Yordano Ventura has a Grade 1 sprain of his right ankle but is expected to make his next start, Friday against Seattle.

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  • Britain backs renewal of Trident nuclear programme
Britain backs renewal of Trident nuclear programme

In a debate before the vote, the Prime Minister stated that she would push the nuclear button if it came down to it - even if that decision would cause mass fatalities. He said: "It will be for the Scottish people to determine whether we are properly protected in Europe and better represented by a government that we actually elect - at this rate, t...

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  • British chipmaker ARM bought by Japan's SoftBank for $32BN
British chipmaker ARM bought by Japan's SoftBank for $32BN

Chancellor Philip Hammond has welcomed the deal saying that despite the vote to leave the EU, Britain "has lost none of its allure to global investors". It's Softbank's biggest purchase yet following its offer in 2012 of U.S. $20 billion to buy 70% in Sprint, a major USA telco. Under the terms of the Acquisition, each ARM shareholder will be ...

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  • Rio Olympics: Russian athletes await ruling after doping report
Rio Olympics: Russian athletes await ruling after doping report

It will explore the legal options with regard to a collective ban of all Russian athletes for the Olympic Games 2016 versus the right to individual justice. "Another notable finding within the (McLaren) report is the role that one of FIFA's executive committee members, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, played within the system", said a WADA sta...

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  • WADA commission set to publish findings on Sochi doping claims
WADA commission set to publish findings on Sochi doping claims

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said in a statement that the report "confirms what we have stated previously: the current anti-doping system is broken and urgently requires the attention of everyone interested in protecting clean athletes".

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  • Hillary Clinton to speak at NAACP convention in Cincinnati Monday
Hillary Clinton to speak at NAACP convention in Cincinnati Monday

Although nine separate investigations failed to find any wrongdoing by Trump's soon-to-be Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, speakers spent more than a half-hour on the podium in Cleveland on Monday calling the former secretary of state a criminal.

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  • Klopp calms Joel Matip injury fears
Klopp calms Joel Matip injury fears

The Championship side are managed by one of Klopp's best friends David Wagner. Jurgen Klopp, speaking after last night's win over Wigan, hinted that numerous reds youngsters must keep their feet on the ground and be allowed to develop their game naturally.

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  • Cummings storms to stage seven win
Cummings storms to stage seven win

Cummings, who won a stage previous year, said: "I'm ecstatic for the team - it was a brilliant day". "It s brilliant, it s fantastic". A large group of 29 riders eventually formed and surprisingly included Avermaet and Giro d'Italia victor Vincenzo Nibali (Astana).

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Kerber holds her nerve to reach first Wimbledon final
Wimbledon 2016: Kerber holds her nerve to reach first Wimbledon final

Williams suffered a stunning loss against Kerber in the Australian Open final in January and the rivals will face off for the first time since then when they slug it out for the Wimbledon title. 1-ranked Serena except she probably gets more of a workout when she practices. After the match, Williams left no doubt that she was anything but ...

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  • Jackson takes no-no into 7th, Padres win 5-3 to sweep Giants
Jackson takes no-no into 7th, Padres win 5-3 to sweep Giants

If Christian Friedrich can beat San Diego native Mike Leake then the Padres will have a 4-game winning streak their longest of the year. And not when the final game featured journeyman Edwin Jackson aiming for a no-hitter in his Padres debut.

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  • Melania Trump to take the stage at Republican National Convention
Melania Trump to take the stage at Republican National Convention

As thousands of people flood the streets here for the Republican National Convention, a wave of spending is expected along with them. Delegates Garrison Coward, 26, and Kyle Kilgore, 22, said they were excited to represent millennials at the convention.

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  • Euro 2016 final preview: France vs Portugal, a party waiting to happen
Euro 2016 final preview: France vs Portugal, a party waiting to happen

Instead a penalty at the last minute of the first half for a hand ball from Schweinsteiger gave Griezmann the opportunity to put his side miraculously on top at the break. "We've already written history". Handball penalties were the thorn in Germany's side in the knock-out stages. "We have to keep our feet on the ground and prepare for this fin...

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  • Mets All Stars Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes Injured, Left Game Early
Mets All Stars Noah Syndergaard, Yoenis Cespedes Injured, Left Game Early

Pinch-hitter Tommy Joseph hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Phillies past the Colorado Rockies, 5-3, on Friday night. Syndergaard (9-4) experienced arm fatigue in the fifth inning and was lifted nearly immediately.

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