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Canada's Ellie Black finishes fourth in women's beam, Biles takes bronze

TOKYO — Ellie Black finished fourth in the beam final at the Tokyo Olympics, just missing a first Olympic medal in women's artistic gymnastics for Canada. Black finished with a score of 13.866 points.

De Grasse qualifies for 200m semifinal as volleyball, water polo teams defeated

Canadian Andre De Grasse took a step toward his goal of winning a second Olympic medal in Tokyo on Tuesday as the country's men's volleyball and women's water polo teams suffered defeats.

Scoreboard for Monday, Aug. 2, 2021

Monday's Games MLB American League Cleveland 5 Toronto 2 (10 innings) Baltimore 7 N.Y. Yankees 1 Seattle 8 Tampa Bay 2 Texas 4 L.A. Angels 1 National League Miami 6 N.Y.
Canadian Olympian, sprinter Angela Bailey dies

Canadian Olympian, sprinter Angela Bailey dies

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Angela Bailey, the Canadian women's record holder in the 100-metre sprint and an Olympic 4x100 relay silver medal winner, has died after battling cancer under complicated conditions. She was 59 years old.
Kyle Lowry leaving Toronto for the Miami Heat

Kyle Lowry leaving Toronto for the Miami Heat

TORONTO — Raptors star guard Kyle Lowry is headed to the Miami Heat. Lowry put out a social media post to his more than 907,000 Twitter followers saying "Miami Heat X Kyle Lowry" and "Let's Goo!!" followed by five fire emojis.
Blue Jays fall 5-2 to Cleveland in extra-inning loss

Blue Jays fall 5-2 to Cleveland in extra-inning loss

Toronto lefty Robby Ray laboured in his first outing in a Blue Jays uniform at the Rogers Centre on Monday in a 5-2, 10th-inning defeat against Cleveland.
A look at five memorable moments from Kyle Lowry's time in Toronto

A look at five memorable moments from Kyle Lowry's time in Toronto

TORONTO — Star point guard Kyle Lowry is leaving the Raptors to sign with the Miami Heat, ending a successful nine-season run in Toronto that included seven straight playoff appearances and the franchise's lone NBA championship in 2019.
Blue Jays trade Axford to Brewers for cash considerations

Blue Jays trade Axford to Brewers for cash considerations

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays say they have traded John Axford to the Milwaukee Brewers for cash considerations. The 38-year-old right-handed pitcher has a 0.84 ERA over 10 2/3 innings in Triple-A, striking out 14.
Raptors announce trio of new coaches, including ex-Suns head coach

Raptors announce trio of new coaches, including ex-Suns head coach

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors say a trio of new coaches has joined the team ahead of the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Canadian winger Theo Corbeanu joins Sheffield Wednesday on loan from Wolves

Canadian winger Theo Corbeanu joins Sheffield Wednesday on loan from Wolves

SHEFFIELD, United Kingdom — Canadian international Theo Corbeanu has joined League One's Sheffield Wednesday on a season-long loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers of the Premier League. The 19-year-old winger from Hamilton, Ont.