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Canada’s Melissa Bishop-Nriagu knocked out early in women’s 800m heats

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With a fourth-place finish on Friday in Tokyo, Canada’s Melissa Bishop-Nriagu won’t get the chance to avenge her Rio heartbreak.

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Guerrero hits 3-run homer out of Fenway as Blue Jays rout Red Sox

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1 on Thursday night.

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Lakers acquiring All-Star Westbrook from Wizards in multi-player trade: sources

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The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and this year’s first-round draft pick.

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Canada’s Penny Oleksiak finishes 4th in 100M freestyle

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Penny Oleksiak just missed the podium in the women’s 100-metre freestyle final, finishing fourth in a personal best time of 52.59 seconds.

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Alberta parents question safety of sending children to school with no COVID-19 pandemic restrictions

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Alberta parents are questioning the safety of sending unvaccinated children back to school without pandemic restrictions in place. On Aug. 16, mask mandates on transit, will be lifted and isolation will no longer be required for the majority of positive COVID-19 cases.

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Canadian women’s rugby 7s fall to France, but Olympic quarter-finals still possible

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Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team’s path to another podium appears murkier following a 31-0 loss to France in pool play at the Olympics on Friday in Tokyo.

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Canada’s women’s eight rowing crew captures Olympic gold for 1st time in 29 years

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Canada’s women’s eight crew captured gold on the final day of Olympic rowing at the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo on Friday, winning the event for the first time in 29 years.

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International Space Station knocked out of position for 47 minutes

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A newly arrived Russian science lab briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position Thursday.

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Pistons select Cade Cunningham with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

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The Detroit Pistons selected Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

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U.S. navy charges sailor 1 year after fire destroyed docked warship

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The U.S. navy said Thursday it has charged a sailor with starting a fire last year that destroyed a warship docked off San Diego, Calif.