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Beaten by expansion Giltinis, Toronto Arrows lose for the third time in four matches

Beaten by expansion Giltinis, Toronto Arrows lose for the third time in four matches

METAIRIE, La. — Veteran Matt Giteau kicked 11 points and the expansion Los Angeles Giltinis ran in six tries in a 43-16 victory over the Toronto Arrows in Major League Rugby play Saturday.
Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality on Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain's grueling Grand National horse race, breaking down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports.

World men's curling championship playoffs on hold because of COVID-19

CALGARY — Playoffs at the world men's curling championship in Calgary have been suspended because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus. Those who tested positive are asymptomatic and don't involve playoff teams, according to Curling Canada.

Scoreboard for Friday, April 9, 2021

Friday's Games NHL N.Y. Rangers 4 N.Y. Islanders 1 Pittsburgh 6 New Jersey 4 Washington 4 Buffalo 3 St.
Canada's Bottcher eliminated from world curling championship suspended by COVID-19

Canada's Bottcher eliminated from world curling championship suspended by COVID-19

CALGARY — Canada won't play for a medal at this year's men's world curling championship, which was suspended Friday night because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus.
Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1

Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Shohei Ohtani homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Heaney pitched six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Friday night.
Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield named Hobey Baker Award winner

Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield named Hobey Baker Award winner

Cole Caufield has been an elite scorer at every level he's played. It was no different on Friday when he made his pro debut.
Canadian featherweight Jeremy Kennedy loses via decision at Bellator 256

Canadian featherweight Jeremy Kennedy loses via decision at Bellator 256

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Canadian featherweight Jeremy (JBC) Kennedy lost a unanimous decision to Adam (The Kid) Borics at Bellator 256 on Friday night. The judges scored it 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 for Borics.
Canadian rugby star DTH van der Merwe enjoying life in Los Angeles

Canadian rugby star DTH van der Merwe enjoying life in Los Angeles

Winger DTH van der Merwe will see more than a few familiar faces Saturday when the expansion Los Angeles Giltinis take on the Toronto Arrows in Major League Rugby play.

Canadian rugby sevens teams finish runner-up at Emirates Invitational 7s

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Canada's men and women finished runner-up Friday at the Emirates Invitational 7s tournament. The Canadian women lost 17-12 to France in the final while the men were beaten 26-19 by Argentina.