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Curtains down for Rio Olympics 2016 and India!

The 31st Olympics Games held in Rio of Brazil from 5 August to 21 August 2016 ended after 16 days of healthy competition, featuring 11,303 athletes from 206 nations and a refugee team. The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was a major international multi-sport event held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in Latin America on 5-21 Augu ....

Penny Oleksiak: Canada's young Olympic hero

Imagine winning an Olympic medal at just 16 years old? Well, that’s exactly what young Penny Oleksiak did in Rio de Janeiro this summer. However, she didn’t win just one medal; she won four medals. Oleksiak is now the proud owner of one gold medal, one silver medal and two bronze medals and she will go down in history as one of Canada’s most successful athletes. In fact, CTV News ....

Olympics: Canadian Divers Meaghan Benfeito, Roseline Filion Win Bronze Medal

Quebec pair Benfeito and Filion has once again maintained their form all through the 10 –metre synchro event to win bronze medal for Canada. This is a repeat of their performance in 2010 in London where they also won bronze medal in the 10 metre synchronized event.

The pair went through all the five competitive rounds to emerge winners of bronze in the event after accumulating 336. ....

Michigan State Husker Punter Sam Foltz Dies in Car Wreck

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed Saturday in a car wreck while returning from a kicking camp in Wisconsin. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash. He was taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital for treatment. Tigers sports information director Michael Bonnette told ESPN that Delahoussaye needed stitches and ....

India Pursues Hockey Glory at Rio

Hockey is always picking up energy step by step. Sushila Chanu, who is at present Indian ladies' hockey group chief is set to lead her group to triumph in the four country competition. The competition, which is additionally seen as readiness for the Rio Olympics, will likewise include Australia who are currently ranked number three around the world, New Zealand who are positioned number four and i ....

Close friendship between Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy

Britain manager Roy Hodgson has poured despise on the idea that there might be a break between advances Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy.  What's more, Hodgson included that his squad are completely centered around Monday's round-of-16 conflict against an Iceland group who he supposes will be "difficult to beat".  In the pre-match public interview, it was put to skipper Rooney that he and ....

Easy Money: 7 Strategies for Winning at Online Casinos

Casinos are fun, and a good way to win some money while having fun. But how to maximize your winnings? Below is a list of some helpful essential strategies, which can take you one-step closer to winning at online casinos. Choose wisely: Do not simply select an online casino operator because it shows up at the top of your search list, because it does not necessarily ....

Online Casinos: Top 10 Insights on Playing Successfully

Ever caught yourself in thoughts of making a big bank balance with all your casino wagering? Ever thought of making it a reality? Well mates, now it's the time to work on it. Casino games test your strategies, planning, and luck. You can bring all of these in your favour only by knowing a few tips. Are you just a beginner? Or just an average gambler? Don't worry at all. Believe me, friends, ....

Online Casinos: Top 5 Ways to Avoid Addiction

Are you already a victim of online casino gaming mania? Or are just on a verge of it? It sounds really depressing. Such a crash gambling leads to zero bank balances, ruins relationships and damages your self-esteem. You can't let this happen to you and your family, right? believe me friends! You can control all this in just a blink of an eye. you should start working on it as soon as you find ....

Online Casinos: Top 7 Ways to Avoid Addiction

Casino is the place which can make you a winner or can make you a loser. You can either win or lose and thus the casino is the activity which makes you addicted. If you go on winning, then the greed that you want to win more will make you addicted and if you are going on losing then they hope to again play and win will make you addicted. In any way it will make you addicted a ....

We Got Americans Talking CFL, It’s The Best

A new contributor to The Snap, Justin Rowan takes a look at how the ESPN partnership has helped spread the word of the CFL in the U.S. and has started to build a dedicated fan base down South. The CFL has attempted to break into the United States market several times throughout its history. A southern expansion from 1993 to 1995 was unsuccessful and lead to the folding or relocati ....

For Canada, Mexico match all about opportunity

These are extraordinary times for Canadian soccer. This Friday, the country gets to play host to a major CONCACAF party as the region’s true VIPs, Mexico, come to Vancouver to battle over three World Cup qualifying points. It will be just 273 days since Canada’s women played England in a crucial World Cup quarterfinal inside BC Place and the home of the Whitecaps will provide a fitting venu ....

It’s time for Blue Jays to test pitching talent

ust because Roberto Osuna had one good year as the Blue Jays' closer doesn't mean he's the last, best option for the Jays' bullpen. In fact, keeping him in that position doesn't even make him the best value for the Blue Jays.
 
All 2015 proved for Osuna is that he's talented enough to handle himself in high-leverage, late-game innings.
 
If you're the Blue Jays, ....

Did Sanchez's brilliant start seal his spot in the rotation?

TSN Blue Jays reporter Scott MacArthur weighs in on whether Aaron Sanchez's brilliant start against the Mets sealed his spot in the rotation, but explains why there's still an argument to keep him in the bullpen.
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Carey, Canada cruise past Finland at worlds

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - The mental game is everything at the women's curling world championships. Canada's Chelsea Carey took advantage of a series of misplays by Finland's Oona Kauste for a 7-1 win in seven ends on Wednesday in Draw 14 of the international event. Carey's win came hours after she herself missed a game-winning shot in an upset loss to South Korea. "Today we had like an ....

Raps clinch playoff spot despite loss

BOSTON - The Toronto Raptors lost a game but clinched a playoff spot anyway. Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points, Evan Turner added 17 and the Boston Celtics beat the Raptors 91-79 on Wednesday night. Toronto clinched its third consecutive post-season berth moments later thanks to a 115-107 loss by Chicago to the New York Knicks. That was little consolation for Raptors coach Dwane Casey. "They ....

Miesha Tate And The UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship

Dana White has stated that he believes Ronda Rousey will be the first challenger for new UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate. In speaking with ESPN the day after UFC 196 White stated that in all likelihood Rousey will get the first crack at Tate, whom she defeated in March of 2012 in Strikeforce and then again at UFC 168.The pending 3rd bout between Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey brings u ....

Bautista sets contract value, won't budge

DUNEDIN – There are many days throughout the season when Jose Bautista brings it on the baseball field. There are fewer days when he brings it with the media but, as is the case annually, there are occasions when the legendary Blue Jays’ right fielder commands a gathering of microphones and recorders and delivers a message he’s considered, seemingly, well in advance. Monday was ....