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Oscar Pistorius taken from jail to hospital with chest pains

Oscar Pistorius taken from jail to hospital with chest pains

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken from prison to a public hospital on Thursday with chest pains and will stay overnight for observation. "He's fine now," Pistorius spokesman Johan van Wyk told The Associated Press.
Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG in world-record transfer

Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG in world-record transfer

PARIS — Six years after taking over perennial underachiever Paris Saint-Germain, the French club's wealthy owners finally got what they wanted by hiring Neymar — a player they believe will bring them Champions League glory.

Boston Bruins fan Kirsten Kasper feels at home in Montreal triathlon

MONTREAL — Kirsten Kasper competes for the United States, but probably knows the city better than even some of the Canadians entered in this week's Montreal International Triathlon.
Rugby Canada fires head coach Mark Anscombe after World Cup qualifying loss

Rugby Canada fires head coach Mark Anscombe after World Cup qualifying loss

TORONTO — Mark Anscombe's tenure as Canadian men's rugby coach ended abruptly Thursday when the New Zealander was fired after just 16 months on the job.
Predators captain Fisher retires after 17 seasons in NHL

Predators captain Fisher retires after 17 seasons in NHL

Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher has retired in what he calls the hardest decision he's had to make, leaving the defending Stanley Cup finalists in need of a new captain.
Impact signs Canadian international midfielder Piette to 2.5-year deal

Impact signs Canadian international midfielder Piette to 2.5-year deal

MONTREAL — The signing of Canadian national team midfielder Samuel Piette adds to the growing local flavour on the Montreal Impact. The native of Repentigny, Que.
Rested Redblacks look to avoid bye-week sluggishness against visiting Bombers

Rested Redblacks look to avoid bye-week sluggishness against visiting Bombers

OTTAWA — With a 1-4-1 record the Redblacks hardly look like a team in position to contend for the East Division, but just three points separate Ottawa from the first place Toronto Argonauts.

Edmonton Eskimos at 5-0 face injury tsunami as they prepare for winless Ticats

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos' bid to stay perfect in 2017 will be put to the test Friday against the desperate, winless Hamilton Tiger-Cats, given Edmonton must do it while dealing with a tsunami of injuries that has sidelined 15 starters.

Israeli soccer team targeted in 'anti-Semitic' Polish attack

WARSAW, Poland — Masked soccer hooligans attacked staff members travelling with an Israeli soccer team following a friendly match in Poland, in what the Israeli Embassy said Thursday was an "anti-Semitic incident.
Major League Soccer rolls out video review this weekend -- on certain plays

Major League Soccer rolls out video review this weekend -- on certain plays

TORONTO — First in the standings, Toronto FC will also be one of the first MLS teams to experience video review this weekend. Toronto's game at D.C. United and FC Dallas' match in Philadelphia, both 7 p.m.