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Tavatanakit leads Thitikul by 3 strokes at LPGA Thailand

Tavatanakit leads Thitikul by 3 strokes at LPGA Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand — Patty Tavatanakit finished with an eagle to take a three-stroke lead over Atthaya Thitikul at the halfway stage of the LPGA Thailand on Friday.

Five things to watch for in Canadian sports this weekend

Here are five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend: CANADIAN CLASH An all-Canadian showdown highlights Saturday's Major League Soccer schedule. The Vancouver Whitecaps host CF Montreal in Sandy, Utah.
Tokyo Olympic head says Bach visit to Japan could be 'tough'

Tokyo Olympic head says Bach visit to Japan could be 'tough'

TOKYO — The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Friday that a visit to Japan this month by IOC President Thomas Bach seemed unlikely with a state of emergency order being extended by the government to Tokyo and other areas until
Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

TOKYO — Trains packed with commuters returning to work after a weeklong national holiday. Frustrated young people drinking in the streets because bars are closed. Protests planned over a possible visit by the Olympics chief.
China opens Everest's north side to 38 virus-tested climbers

China opens Everest's north side to 38 virus-tested climbers

BEIJING — China has opened Mount Everest's northern slope to a few dozen mountaineers who will be tested for the coronavirus and must keep their distance while ascending the world's highest peak.

Scoreboard for Thursday, May 6, 2021

Thursday's Games NHL New Jersey 2 N.Y. Islanders 1 Pittsburgh 8 Buffalo 4 Toronto 5 Montreal 2 Boston 4 N.Y.

Wright, Bedard lead Canadian under-18 squad to gold, beat Russia 5-3

FRISCO, Texas — Canada is golden at the under-18 men's hockey championship after another strong performance from two of the youngest players at the tournament.
Canucks snap six-game losing skid with dominant 6-3 win over Oilers

Canucks snap six-game losing skid with dominant 6-3 win over Oilers

EDMONTON — Travis Hamonic says Thursday night was exactly the kind of result the beleaguered Vancouver Canucks needed. After losing six in a row, the Canucks stormed the ice in Edmonton on Thursday, dominating the Oilers in a 6-3 victory.
Einarson's five-game win streak ends with loss to Japan at world curling playdowns

Einarson's five-game win streak ends with loss to Japan at world curling playdowns

CALGARY — Mixed results Thursday have left Kerri Einarson's team in a precarious position entering the final day of round-robin competition at the world women's curling championship.
Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Toronto playoff bid nearly over

Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Toronto playoff bid nearly over

TAMPA, Fla.