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Soccer violence in Algeria reflects social unrest

Soccer violence in Algeria reflects social unrest

Algeria is one of the main suppliers of natural gas to Europe, but critics claim its energy wealth has not reached the young people, who have turned toward soccer violence.

 
 

Lethargic Bouchard holds off Zahlavova Strycova at U.S. Open

Lethargic Bouchard holds off Zahlavova Strycova at U.S. Open

Canadian and Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard pulled out a suddenly tight match Saturday night, edging 30th-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open’s fourth round for the first time.

 
 

Michael Sam: Twitter mixed after Rams cut pass rusher

Michael Sam: Twitter mixed after Rams cut pass rusher

Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL football player, was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. Twitter reaction was swift and mixed. Here’s a sample.

 
 

Edmonton’s Findlay returns to triathlon after 2-year absence, finishes 15th

Edmonton’s Findlay returns to triathlon after 2-year absence, finishes 15th

Canada’s Paula Findlay ended a two-year absence from international triathlon with plenty of hometown support. The Edmonton native finished 15th at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Saturday but was overwhelmed by the crowd’s response to her return.

 
 

Jose Bautista homers again as Blue Jays blank Yankees

Jose Bautista homers again as Blue Jays blank Yankees

Jose Bautista homered in support of a combined one-hitter by Drew Hutchison and Aaron Sanchez as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees, 2-0 on Saturday.

 
 

Petra Kvitova upset by qualifier Krunic at U.S. Open

Petra Kvitova upset by qualifier Krunic at U.S. Open

Third-seeded Petra Kvitova, the reigning Wimbledon champion, committed 34 unforced errors in a 6-4, 6-4, loss to qualifer Aleksandra Krunic at the U.S. Open on Saturday.

 
 

Milos Raonic rolls into 4th round at U.S. Open

Milos Raonic rolls into 4th round at U.S. Open

Fifth-seeded Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., defeated Victor Estrella Burgos, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6 in the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, N.Y. on Saturday.

 
 

Micro-suites part of plan for Old Strathcona redevelopment

Micro-suites part of plan for Old Strathcona redevelopment

Local company Beljan Developments has applied to have the Crawford Block on Gateway Boulevard, north of Whyte Avenue, designated as a municipal historic resource.

 
 

Tim Bezbatchenko tells Toronto FC ‘to take it up a notch’

Tim Bezbatchenko tells Toronto FC ‘to take it up a notch’

Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko sent his sluggish team a blunt message ahead of Saturday’s game against the New England Revolution: “Take it up a notch.”

 
 

Youth Olympic Games at 4 pm ET

Youth Olympic Games at 4 pm ET

Watch our online stream featuring highlights from the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET exclusively on CBCSports.ca.

 
 
 
 

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