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Argentina, Brazil score impressive wins on friendlies night

It wasn't so long ago that Lionel Messi was being criticized for failing to translate his Barcelona form on the international stage. Not any more.

Ultimate Canadian title up for grabs

If you want the 'Ultimate' experience, then you'll want to be at Lansdowne Middle School, Topaz Park, St. Michaels University School fields and Royal Athletic Park this weekend.

Man United adds van Persie

Manchester United is set to complete the signing of Robin van Persie from Arsenal today after the Premier League rivals reached an agreement over the sale of the Netherlands striker.

Nanaimo offers plenty of fly fishing options

Kelly: I have a wedding in Nanaimo Aug. 18, and can't resist getting a day of fly fishing in. Suggestions? Answer: Try the beach fishing for pink salmon. There are about a dozen streams from Nanaimo Harbour north to the Campbell/Quinsam.

Steelers' Harrison doubtful for opener after knee surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison underwent left knee surgery Wednesday, clouding his chances of returning in time for the start of the regular season.

Arbitrator upholds Mitchell's two-game ban

B.C. Lions defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell will serve a two game suspension for hyper extending another player's arm in a game last month. An arbitrator has upheld the two-game ban, which was originally handed down July 23.

An early glimpse at Rio 2016

With London 2012 in the rear-view mirror, it's time to look ahead at top Island prospects for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

Newest Eskimo Boyd 'OK' with sudden release by Argos

Cory Boyd has come to terms with his stunning departure from the Toronto Argonauts and is prepared to bring plenty of "peace, love and joy," to his new CFL home.

Royals announce ticket sale dates as pre-season, home opener near

With the Games of summer done, the Victoria Royals figure it's time to look ahead to some games in winter. The Western Hockey League club has announced individual-game tickets for all its home games - including the lone exhibition contest Sept.

Strome the hero as Canada edges Russia

Ryan Strome scored at 3: 20 of overtime on Tuesday to give Canada a win in the Canada-Russia Challenge after the Canadians won 4-2 in regulation time.