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Suspended Russian track federation gets new president

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5821963.1606753725!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/ivanov-pyotr-161203-1180.jpg The Russian track and field federation elected a state rail executive as its new president Monday as it attempts to have its doping suspension lifted ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. The federation, known as RusAF, will now be headed by Pyotr Ivanov. He is the chief executive of a Russian state company specializing in high-speed rail and has also been president of the Russian Triathlon Federation since 2016. RusAF said he won 56 of the 73 votes cast.Ivanov's most

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Ice dance star Tessa Virtue expanding her mind in Queen’s EMBA program

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5821903.1606752125!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/virtue-tessa-190923-1180.jpg Tessa Virtue doesn't feel the same sense of exhilaration or rush of adrenaline as she did standing at centre ice after a gold-medal performance. At least not on that scale or of that magnitude. And that's okay."There are so many things that are making me really content and joyful that were just impossible to experience as an athlete in training," Virtue said. "So, there's sort of something offsetting that where I might not be getting that adrenaline rush, there's

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Vancouver Mayor wants Indigenous leaders to head possible 2030 Olympic bid

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5820483.1606707557!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/vancouver-2010-112720.jpg It was during one of the early planning sessions for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics that Chief Gibby Jacob heard a provincial government official talking about the Callahan Valley, which would eventually host cross-country skiing and ski jumping during the Games. Jacob, who participated in the bidding process for the Olympics and was a member of the Games organizing committee board, finally put up his hand."I asked who the hell is this Callahan and how the hell did he

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Hornets acquire Gordon Hayward, 2 draft picks from Celtics

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5821484.1606691440!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/1273561440.jpg The Charlotte Hornets have acquired forward Gordon Hayward and unprotected 2023 and 2024 second-round draft picks from the Boston Celtics in exchange for a heavily protected 2022 second-round draft pick as part of a sign-and-trade transaction. The Celtics will only get Charlotte's draft pick if the Hornets finish in the top five in the league next season, so it's unlikely they will get anything in the deal other than unloading Hayward's contract. Hayward previously agreed to a four-year,

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Tom Scudamore left with black eye after being hit by stray golf ball at Newbury

Tom Scudamore has lucky escape after he is hit with by stray golf ball at Newbury races, leaving him with black eye... but jockey manages to laugh it off by saying it has only affected his 'really good looks' rather than his visionTom Scudamore had a lucky escape at Newbury races on Saturday afternoonHe was struck in the face by a golf ball during the John Francome Novices’

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Ottawa extends international travel restrictions citing COVID-19 risk

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5507777.1593529912!/cpImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/covid-airports-screening-20200324.jpg The federal government has extended existing international travel restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, barring entry to most travellers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people entering from the U.S. for "essential" reasons. In a news release issued Sunday, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair and Health Minister Patty Hajdu announced that travel restrictions on U.S. citizens and foreign nationals seeking to enter Canada from the U.S. will be extended until Dec. 21.Similarly, restrictions on travellers arriving from other countries will

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Bills hold off late Chargers rally, remain atop AFC East

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5821440.1606687242!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/1288462183.jpg The Buffalo Bills scored a touchdown on the opening possession of each half and remained alone in first place atop the AFC East by holding off the Los Angeles Chargers in a 27-17 victory Sunday at Orchard Park, N.Y. Bills quarterback Josh Allen threw for 157 yards and one touchdown and ran for another score as the Bills improved to 8-3 in the chase for their first division title since 1995.Devin Singletary rushed for 82 yards for the Bills

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Epatante sees Champion Hurdle odds cut after dominating Newcastle’s Fighting Fifth Hurdle

Epatante sees Champion Hurdle odds cut after dominating Fighting Fifth Hurdle as she issues a statement of intentEpatante's rival Not So Sleepy unseated jockey Paddy Brennan early in the raceNicky Henderson said that Epatante was set to race at the Christmas HurdleCloth Cap's odds for the Champion Hurdle have also been cut after winning at Newbury By Marcus Townend For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:46 GMT, 28

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Sarah Fuller sticking with Vanderbilt men’s football team after historic kick

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5821378.1606681636!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/fuller-sarah-201128-1180.jpg Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller, the most famous walk-on in U.S. college football this season, isn't ready to walk away from the sport. After the soccer player-turned kicker became the first woman to play in a Power Five conference football game, Fuller said she wants to remain a member of the team."I'll stay around as long as they want me, till they like, kick me off," Fuller said Sunday. "So, I'm here for the long run." Fuller stayed in the

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