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NBC wonders: where are the Olympic viewers this year?

NBC wonders: where are the Olympic viewers this year?

NEW YORK (AP) — For most nights at the Tokyo Olympics, NBC's prime time coverage is drawing about half the audience that the Games had in Rio de Janeiro five years ago.
Canadian Tajon Buchanan named to the Gold Cup tournament Best XI

Canadian Tajon Buchanan named to the Gold Cup tournament Best XI

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Canadian international Tajon Buchanan earned another honour for his performance at the Gold Cup on Tuesday when he was named to the tournament's best eleven. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Toronto FC heads to Philadelphia hoping to close the gap on playoff-bound teams

Toronto FC heads to Philadelphia hoping to close the gap on playoff-bound teams

Toronto FC continues a busy week against good opposition when it visits the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday. Both teams have work to do on a short turnaround, having each played at home Sunday.
Despite obstacles, Vancouver Whitecaps '100 per cent' the right move for Ryan Gauld

Despite obstacles, Vancouver Whitecaps '100 per cent' the right move for Ryan Gauld

VANCOUVER — It's been a tumultuous few weeks for the Vancouver Whitecaps and their latest acquisition, Scottish star Ryan Gauld. There were complicated negotiations combined with travel woes and COVID-19 restrictions.
LaPolice, Nichols together again, this time with the CFL's Ottawa Redblacks

LaPolice, Nichols together again, this time with the CFL's Ottawa Redblacks

OTTAWA — Paul LaPolice has been down this road before. The 51-year-old American is entering his first season as head coach of an Ottawa Redblacks squad that posted a CFL-worst 3-15 record in 2019.
Head coach Khari Jones, Montreal Alouettes will have to wait to open '21 season

Head coach Khari Jones, Montreal Alouettes will have to wait to open '21 season

MONTREAL — Khari Jones and the Montreal Alouettes will have to wait a little longer to resume play.
Toronto Argonauts facing a tough 2021 regular-season CFL schedule

Toronto Argonauts facing a tough 2021 regular-season CFL schedule

The CFL schedule maker has done Ryan Dinwiddie and the Toronto Argonauts no favours. The league kicks off its abbreviated 14-game '21 schedule Thursday night after cancelling the '20 campaign due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thousands flee homes outside Athens as heat fuels wildfires

Thousands flee homes outside Athens as heat fuels wildfires

TATOI, Greece (AP) — More than 500 firefighters struggled into the night Tuesday to contain a large forest blaze on the outskirts of Athens, which raced into residential areas, forcing thousands to flee.
Here's a look at 10 players to keep an eye on during the 2021 CFL regular season

Here's a look at 10 players to keep an eye on during the 2021 CFL regular season

The CFL is resuming play after cancelling the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league will kick off a 14-game 2021 campaign Thursday night with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers hosting the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
De Grasse, Brown provide hope for more medals

De Grasse, Brown provide hope for more medals

TOKYO — Canada threatened to add to its medal total Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics but, despite a few close calls, the nation was left without any hardware to celebrate for the second straight day.