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Daytona 500 starts following Trump's parade lap, rain delay

Daytona 500 starts following Trump's parade lap, rain delay

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Daytona 500 has begun after a 50-minute rain delay that started moments after President Donald Trump and his motorcade finished a ceremonial parade lap.
Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500.
Canada's Justin Kripps pilots two-man bobsled to bronze in World Cup finale

Canada's Justin Kripps pilots two-man bobsled to bronze in World Cup finale

SIGULDA, Latvia — Justin Kripps piloted Canada's lone two-man bobsled to a third-place finish Sunday in the World Cup season finale. Kripps, from Summerland, B.C., and Sam Giguere of Sherbrooke, Que., had a two-run time of one minute 39.59 seconds.

Canada bounces back after mixed opening day at world junior curling championship

KRASNOYARSK, Russia — Canada's Mackenzie Zacharias posted two victories Sunday at the world junior curling championship while the men's team skipped by Jacques Gauthier earned a 7-5 win over Switzerland's Yves Wagenseil. Zacharias, from Altona, Man.
Hornqvist has 2 goals, assist and Pens top Red Wings 5-1

Hornqvist has 2 goals, assist and Pens top Red Wings 5-1

PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday. Hornqvist has 14 goals this season.

Canadian divers Gosselin-Paradis and Pitman win men's 10-metre synchro gold

MADRID — Canadian divers Laurent Gosselin-Paradis and Ethan Pitman opened the FINA Grand Prix circuit with a victory in the men's 10-metre synchro on Sunday. Gosselin-Paradis, from Montreal, and Pitman, from Edmonton, finished first with 382.
Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

TORONTO — Tony Fernández, a stylish shortstop who made five All-Star teams during his 17 seasons in the major leagues and helped the Toronto Blue Jays win the 1993 World Series, died Sunday after complications from a kidney disease. He was 57.

Canadian men's relay team wins World Cup gold in short-track speedskating

DORDRECHT, Netherlands — The Canadian men's relay team won speedskating gold at the Dordrecht ISU World Cup Short Track competition on Sunday. Steven Dubois of Lachenaie, Que., Charles Hamelin of Saint-Julie, Que.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime falls to Gael Monfils in Rotterdam final

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision to Gael Monfils of France in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Sunday. Monfils, the world No.
Nigerian rookie making a name with Toronto FC, just not his first name

Nigerian rookie making a name with Toronto FC, just not his first name

With three goals in three straight games, rookie forward Ifunanyachi Achara is making a name for himself at Toronto FC training camp. It's just not his first name, which is a handful. Friends don't even bother with it.