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Brazil defeats Canada for Pan Am Basketball Gold

Canada could not overcome a slow start as the Brazilians shot 12/16 in the first quarter and went on a 13-0 run early in the first half that Canada could not overcome. The Brazilians and took a 19 point lead at halftime before going on to win their 6th ever Pan Am Men’s Basketball Gold Medal with an 86-71 win…


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Breaking: Toronto Olympics Bid for 2024 Coming

Having already bid five times — all of which were met with varying degrees of support, yet all were unsuccessful — it appears that a new Toronto Olympics bid is being readied for a sixth time. Countries wishing to host the Olympics in 2024 must make their intent known to the IOC by September 15. Most recently, Toronto failed to land the…


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Canada defeats United States in Men’s Basketball Semi-Final

Andrew Nicholson had a dominant performance for Canada putting up 31 points and adding 9 rebounds and Jamal Murray and Anthony Bennett came on late, as Team Canada got the victory over the United States by a score of 111-108 in the Men’s Basketball Semi-Final on Friday in the former Maple Leaf Gardens. Canada defeats United States in Men’s Basketball Semi-Final…


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Andre De Grasse Wins Second Gold of Pan Am Games in Mens 200m

Canadian Sprinter Andre De Grasse has won his second gold medal of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games.  Running in the 200 metres at York University, De Grasse ran a 19.88 seconds, a personal best and a Canadian Record for the distance to take home the gold.  He adds this medal to the 100 metres gold he took at the…


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Damian Warner sets Canadian/Pan Am Records, Wins Gold in Decathalon

It was a brilliant week for Damian Warner in the Men’s Decathalon at the Pan Am Games at York University.  The 25-year-old had personal bests in the 100 metres, the long jump, the discus and the 1,500 metre races, on route to putting up 8,659 points. The total was enough to set a new Pan Am Games Decathalon record, a…



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Despite Bitter Loss, Pischke and Humana-Paredes have Promising Future

In the highest profile match of their young careers, the Canadian Women’s Beach Volleyball duo of Taylor Pischke and Melissa Humana-Paredes came up well short, falling in the bronze medal match of the Pan-Am Games in straight sets to the Brazilian duo of Carolina Horta and Liliane Maestrini.  The loss hit Pischke particularly hard, who was seen crying on the…


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