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September 19, 2018 4:00 PM North and South Korean planning joint bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee traditionally does not announce host cities until seven years ahead of the games. That would give the Koreas until 2025 to put together a joint bid. Germany, with a multi-city bid, Brisbane, Australia and Jakarta, Indonesia are among those who have indicated they would bid for the 2032 Games. The India Olympic Committee 7

September 4, 2018 12:47 AM Bryson DeChambeau makes it two in a row in his FedEx Cup quest

Cameron Smith, of Australia, tried to make a run at him with a pair of late birdies. But DeChambeau answered with a birdie on No. 15 to keep his lead at two shots. Needing an eagle to catch him on the par-5 18th, Smith came up short and into the hazard that left him with a bogey. Justin Rose birdied three of his last four holes for a 68 and wound up alone 18

September 3, 2018 1:56 AM Marina Alex rallies to win her first LPGA Tour title

Alex matched the course record with a 62 on Thursday, then shot 71-71 to begin the final round six strokes behind Women’s British Open champion Hall. Hall had a 75. The 22-year-old Englishwoman played the front nine in 2 over, with bogeys on the par-4 first and par-5 seventh. Australia’s Minjee Lee, two strokes behind playing partner Hall entering round 14

September 2, 2018 1:07 AM Webb Simpson holds lead at Dell Technologies Championship

He is more interested in doing well enough, often enough, to be consistently among the elite. “I don’t want to just have a couple of good years and have it go away for two years,” Simpson said. “There are a few guys that are always top 10 in the world. I want to do that.” Jordan Spieth showed signs of getting on track, despite opening with two straight 11

August 28, 2018 12:32 AM Venezuela up next for Canada at women’s baseball World Cup

Canada will play Venezuela on Tuesday to open the second round at the women’s baseball World Cup in Viera, Fla. The Canadians will start the super round in third place in the standings at 1-1 following a first-round loss to No. 1 Japan and a win against the Dominican Republic. Teams carry their records against other second-round squads into the crossover 30

August 23, 2018 11:22 PM Despite recent crash, Canadian Mike Woods ready for second crack at Spanish Vuelta

Defending champion Chris Froome and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, both members of Team Sky, are skipping the race to compete in the Tour of Britain. This year, Woods finished second in the prestigious Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day race in April — the first Canadian to reach the podium at the event — and was runner-up on Stage 4 of the Giro D’Italia 14

August 16, 2018 3:53 PM A new era for international tennis as Davis Cup gets extreme makeover

Grand Slam federations were split on the vote: France and the United States voted for it, while Australia and Britain voted against it. Those countries held the most power, with 12 votes each in the ITF’s weighted system. Many countries did not make their final decisions until the days and even hours before Thursday’s vote. The Lawn Tennis Association 11

August 15, 2018 3:38 PM Raptors 905 make history by hiring Canadian Olympian Tamara Tatham

“I think hiring Canadian coaches is what I can do right away,” Mahlalela said last weekend while conducting a coaching clinic in Mississauga. “I was given an opportunity as a young Canadian to work in the professional ranks and I need then to give that back. And that’s what I’m going to do with my staff.” A graduate of the University of Massachusetts 12

August 10, 2018 7:03 PM New Zealand to ban disposable plastic shopping bags by next July

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND—New Zealand plans to ban disposable plastic shopping bags by next July as the nation tries to live up to its clean-and-green image. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday that New Zealanders use hundreds of millions of the bags each year and that some of them end up polluting the precious coastal and marine environment 14

August 10, 2018 2:20 PM Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse captures gold at Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo

“That was amazing, I can’t even describe it. It was so cool to be part of that race,” Ruck said. “I felt really good in that race. The first 50 I went out pretty good and smooth and the last 50 I just tried to hang on and tried to race Cate and Simone.” Ruck and Sanchez combined with Rebecca Smith of Toronto and Mackenzie Padington of Victoria for bronze 18