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July 22, 2018 6:20 PM Canada cruises past Angola at FIBA women’s U17 World Cup

MINSK, BELARUS—Merissah Russell scored 18 points and added seven steals, leading Canada to a dominant 66-36 win over Angola at the FIBA women’s under-17 World Cup on Sunday. Sarah Te-Biasu also chipped in 13 points in Canada’s second straight win in round-robin play. Canada opened with a 65-51 victory over Latvia on Saturday. Cacia Antonio led the way for Angola 6

July 20, 2018 12:08 AM Jayna Hefford named as Canadian Women’s Hockey League’s interim commissioner

Five-time Olympian and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Jayna Hefford has been appointed interim commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. Hefford will officially assume the role on Aug. 1, but began working with former commissioner Brenda Andress on the transition process on Thursday. “I am honoured and excited to step into this role with the support 7

July 17, 2018 11:11 PM John Herdman outlines Canada’s 2026 World Cup game plan

“Those four matches give us an opportunity to really start assessing the players,” said Herdman. “It’s not a given that you’re going to qualify for the Gold Cup. Every game is critical to our success in achieving a World Cup qualification berth.” Herdman sees this as an opportunity to engage fans and help draw in top tier players that hold dual citizenship 7

July 17, 2018 1:03 PM Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton in one of his final interviews, accusing him of ‘gropey’ behaviour

Anthony Bourdain’s suicide last month sent millions of the television host’s fans into tailspins of mourning. Much of the grief centred on how Bourdain’s voice — edgy and compassionate, candid and big-hearted — had been permanently and suddenly silenced. But now one of Bourdain’s final interviews has been released — a brief reappearance of the honest 5

July 13, 2018 10:36 PM Wimbledon’s record match prompts call for change

LONDON—John Isner already had won the longest match in Wimbledon — and tennis — history. And now he’s lost the second-longest one ever played at the All England Club. So there’s not much better an authority to weigh in on whether it’s time for fifth-set tiebreakers at Isner and Kevin Anderson, the man who won their Wimbledon semifinal 26-24 in the final 10

July 9, 2018 3:32 PM Milos Raonic advances to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Raonic lost to Roger Federer in the quarter-finals last year. In 2016, he lost to Andy Murray in the final. Raonic will face the winner of a match between No. 9 seed John Isner of the U.S., and No. 31 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the quarter-finals. It will be Raonic’s first match against a seeded player at the tournament. Meanwhile, Gabriela 10

July 6, 2018 2:58 PM Monfils knocks Querrey out in Wimbledon third round

Later, Roger Federer and Serena Williams will try to avoid further upsets. Federer was set to play Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany and Williams faced Kristina Mladenovic of France as they continue their quests for a ninth and eighth Wimbledon title, respectively. Williams finds herself the favourite again after defending champion Garbine Muguruza lost on Thursday 35

July 5, 2018 11:00 AM TV producer found dating inspiration in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

The first season of the show, in which host Tommy Smythe helps couples find their dream wedding venue, is reairing this month on the specialty channel. Nahmias, a graduate of Western University and Syracuse University, got her start in entertainment news with an internship at Extra in L.A., but she changed her focus after the rise of TMZ, deciding “I don’t 82

July 4, 2018 6:39 PM Joey Chestnut downs 74 hot dogs to set contest record amid judging errors

NEW YORK—Joey “Jaws” Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan’s Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time. Miki Sudo held onto her title as the top women’s competitor at the annual Brooklyn eat-off, chomping 37 franks 43

July 4, 2018 4:39 PM Tunisia’s capital elects first female mayor

TUNIS, TUNISIA—A woman from Tunisia’s moderate Islamic party was elected on Tuesday as mayor of the capital city, Tunis, the first time a woman holds the post. Souad Abderrahim, a 54-year-old pharmacist of the Ennahdha party, won the post in the second round of voting by the municipal council. She defeated her top rival, Kamel Idir, of the party Nida Tounes 12