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'I feel really blessed': B.C. Little Leaguer heading to World Series

Dio Gama’s baseball dream is becoming a reality after all — just when it looked like the 13-year-old baseball star wouldn’t be donning the Maple Leaf at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Earlier this week, CBC Sports reported the young baseball player wouldn’t be able to join Whalley’s Little League team due to immigration issues. Gama was born in Las ...

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WORLD RX – Electric Rallycross set for introduction in 2021

Revised start date provides manufacturers with additional development time to prepare for the switch The FIA World Rallycross Championship is to introduce electric cars from 2021, providing optimal time for the manufacturers to develop their plans with championship promoter, IMG. With the new timeline, manufacturers have until 29th March 2019 to confirm their commitment to the electric format. The FIA ...

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The kids are out of this world: Acuna, Soto making history together

Throughout his half-decade in the big leagues, Atlanta Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte has played against and alongside some of his generation’s most superlative-inducing talents. He regularly watches Bryce Harper torment his club’s pitching staff. Paul Goldschmidt was his teammate for two years. And thanks to interleague play, he’s been able to witness the greatness of Mike Trout firsthand, too. However, ...

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in numbers

31 days ago, after flying 10,308 kilometres within 36 days and scoring 14 goals throughout the tournament, France lifted the 1 and only FIFA World Cup™ for the 2nd time. At that moment, Hugo Lloris fulfilled a dream shared by the 735 other players who had made it to Russia, together carrying 161 tons of luggage along with immeasurable hope ...

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U.S. Central sweeps boys, girls titles at Jr. NBA World Championship

ORLANDO – The U.S. Central girls team and U.S. Central boys team won the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship today at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla. The world championship games, televised on FOX, featured the Central girls defeating the Europe girls team 68-38, while the Central boys defeated the Africa & Middle ...

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World Cup winner Silva hangs up his Roja boots

David Silva announces his retirement from Spain national team 32-year-old won 2010 World Cup and two UEFA EURO titles (2008 and 2012) His last match for Spain was in Russia 2018 Round of 16 Spain midfielder David Silva has announced his retirement from international football after spending nearly 12 years with La Roja. The 32-year-old shared an open letter on ...

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Ticket sales for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 are now open!

FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 are pleased to announce the opening of the first ticket sales window for the competition, which will take place in Montevideo, Colonia and Maldonado from 13 November to 1 December 2018. The first ticketing sales window has opened today 13 August 2018 with the ...

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Blue Jays bring back the good times by honouring World Series teams

Entering the 1993 season John Olerud decided to change his approach at the plate. In the process he not only helped the Blue Jays win a second straight World Series, but also won the American League batting title. As part of the Blue Jays celebrations commemorating the 25th anniversary of back-to-back World Series wins, Olerud along with teammates Paul Molitor ...

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