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Michel Guillmette/Submitted photo Ali van Yzendoorn, 18, is shown during a recent track cycling race at the Milton velodrome. The Grade 12 Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School student has been selected to represent Canada at the 2017 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Montichiari, Italy Aug. 23-27.

Cyclist makes Team Canada

Orillia's Ali Van Yzendoorn will test her mettle against the world's top cyclists later this summer and her goal is to bring home a medal.

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Kings slide into playoffs

On paper, it looks like a David vs. Goliath matchup. The Orillia Experience Nissan Kings, who stumbled and sputtered down the stretch en route to compiling a 9-10-1 regular season record, will clash with the powerhouse Akwesasne Indians, who rolled to a 15-5 record, in the first round of the Ontario Lacrosse Association Jr. B playoffs.

Blue Jays’ Kendrys Morales beats the tag by Royals catcher Salvador Perez to score during their game in Kansas City last night. Morales got a warm reception from his former team. (AP)

Jays blow it in the ninth

This one left a mark that won't go away for a while. Nor will the stench of a Blue Jays loss so disgustingly improbable it almost defies description.

Artemi Panarin of the Chicago Blackhawks controls the puck against the Minnesota Wild at the United Center on March 12, 2017 in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks deal away Panarin

Even before the first name was called, before the first jersey was handed out, before the first draft pick got to shake the hand of commissioner Gary Bettman, blockbuster trades dominated the 2017 draft weekend in Chicago.

Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris (7) throws the ball against the Stampeders during first quarter CFL action in Ottawa on Friday, June 23, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Redblacks, Stamps tie one on

In a Grey Cup rematch Friday night at TD Place, the biggest noise of the night - boos, along with chants of “Ref, you suck” and ‘bulls---” - was directed at the officials.

Gabriel Vilardi checks out the field during the NHL Draft prospects media tour at Wrigley Field on June 21, 2017 in Chicago. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Chaos reigns in NHL draft

CHICAGO — As young Gabriel Vilardi slowly buttons up the pinstriped Chicago Cubs jersey he has just been handed, it’s not the shirt on his back that has a leather-lunged fan in the stands voicing his playful displeasure.

Models unveil the expansion Vegas Golden Knights' new jersey in Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher)

NHL unveils new jerseys

The unofficial fashion police have spoken. And their verdict: The Vegas Golden Knights are winners even before they’ve filled out their roster.

Milos Raonic shows his emotion during his loss to Thanasi Kokkinakis at the 2017 Aegon Championships at Queens Club on June 20, 2017 in London. (Patrik Lundin/Getty Images for LTA)

Raonic loses to 698th-ranked player

Milos Raonic’s preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) Tuesday in the first round of the Queen’s grass-court tournament.

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