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Canada does nothing while U.S. acts on sports betting

May 4, 2016

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a three-part series of stories on sports betting in Canada. Here, we examine how other governments in North America are handling the industry in comparison to the hands-off approach in this country. While the Canadian government does little, if anything, to address online sports betting, its neighbour to the south...
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Subaru may go big on a BRZ-based hybrid, mid-engined, all-wheel drive sports car

March 11, 2016

We’ve been waiting a while to hear whether Subaru will in fact make an STi version of the BRZ sports car, but if the latest rumors prove true, we’re in for something far better than just a jazzed-up BRZ. Car and Driver is citing insider sources that say the Japanese automaker is testing a...
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Year in review: Our favourite sports moments of 2015

December 29, 2015

As part of our look back at 2015, we look at our favourite sports moments from the year: Improbable recovery Neisy Dajomes Barrera had just clean-and-jerked 121 kilos to remain in medal contention during the women’s 69-kilo weightlifting competition at the Pan Am Games. Then the 17-year-old Ecuadorean collapsed on stage. Quickly, games volunteers...
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Meeting between Putin and Russian sports leaders canceled

November 11, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — With Russia’s track and field team facing exclusion from next year’s Olympics, the coach of pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva says banning the entire team would unjustly punish clean athletes. U.S. News – News
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Business model of daily fantasy sports under federal probe: WSJ

October 15, 2015
MLB: ALDS-Texas Rangers at Toronto Blue Jays

The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are looking into the business model of daily fantasy sports operators and trying to determine whether they violate federal laws, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Customers of DraftKings Inc have been approached by FBI agents from the Boston...
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