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IOC warns 2018 Olympic organizers of ‘white elephant’ venues

PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—The International Olympic Committee warned organizers in Pyeongchang on Thursday that they risk creating white elephants from 2018 Winter Games venues. Completing a final full inspection visit before…

Flyers to retire Lindros’ No. 88, Rangers to raise Ratelle’s No. 19 next year

New York Rangers Hall of Famer Jean Ratelle will finally get his No. 19 raised to the rafters at Madison Square Garden, the same season Eric Lindros will have his…

Mayweather gets last laugh over McGregor to cement historic 50-0

Mayweather gets last laugh over McGregor to cement historic 50-0

Floyd Mayweather Jr. figured out a 50th opponent, letting Conor McGregor have the early rounds before stalking him late and leaving the mixed martial artist defenseless and exhausted on the…

Canada’s historic Little League World Series run comes to an end

Canada’s historic Little League World Series run comes to an end

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Canada’s historic run at the 2017 Little League World Series has come to an emotional end. The team from White Rock, B.C., lost 6-2 to Mexico, bringing…

Iginla, Doan could provide Canada some star power in Pyeongchang

Could the next Canadian Olympic men’s hockey team have some star power after all? Team general manager Sean Burke said Tuesday that he’s inquired about the plans and potential availability…

Inside the Blue Jays’ 10th-inning meltdown: Griffin

CHICAGO—There’s something about baseball at a venue like Wrigley Field — with the ever-changing wind, the brick walls, the ivy, the uneven dimensions and funny bounces — plus the double-switches…

Wall joins NBA stars in war against hate

WASHINGTON—John Wall joined a growing chorus of NBA players who have expressed dismay stemming from the events last weekend in Charlottesville, Va. While hosting a back-to-school event at the Rosedale…

AL wild-card race a celebration of baseball mediocrity

The Los Angeles Angels arrived in Washington this week gripping the second wild card in the American League. They had a menagerie of pursuers, mediocre in quality and comical in…

‘That country should be banned’: Canadian athletes still angry about Russian doping

‘That country should be banned’: Canadian athletes still angry about Russian doping

When Canadian Olympian Jesse Lumsden watched a newly released documentary that explores the recent Russian doping scandal, he became irate all over again. “I couldn’t sleep. It made me sick…

Medal still within reach for Damian Warner on final day of decathlon

Damian Warner is in fifth place with two events remaining in the decathlon at the track and field world championships in London. Javelin (12:30 p.m. ET) and the 1500-metre race…