21 October 2019


Tennis: Shapovalov lands maiden ATP title in Stockholm (1)
Sport Tennis: Shapovalov lands maiden ATP title in Stockholm 21 Oct 2019 05:34AM STOCKHOLM: Rising Canadian star Denis Shapovalov lifted his first ATP title on Sunday (Oct 20) after a 6-4, 6-4 win over Filip Krajinovic in the Stockholm Open final. Shapovalov, 20, did not drop a single set throughout the week in Stockholm and blasted 16 aces to see off the 60th-ranked Krajinovic. World number 34 Shapovalov became the first Canadian ATP singles champion
Liberals and Tories slug it out on last day of Canada election (1)
AFP-JIJI OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Conservative rival, Andrew Scheer, slugged it out Sunday on the last day of a rancorous election campaign. With Canadians going to the polls on Monday, the Liberals and Tories went into the home stretch in a dead heat, each with about 31-32 percent support after 40 days of mudslinging. Pollsters are predicting a minority government will result - either Liberal
Hockey skills keep Singapore on road to World T20 (2)
Sports AFP Mon, Oct 21, 2019 Listen Hockey skills keep Singapore on road to World T20 DUBAI: Navin Param smashed a match-winning 72 as Singapore stayed on course for the 2020 World Twenty Cup with a five-wicket win over Bermuda in qualifying on Sunday. Param's runs came off 41 balls as his team chased down their target of 150 for their third win in three matches. "It's fortunate that I actually started off playing hockey first before I played cricket," said Param.
Lost Pacific Crest Trail hiker rescued in snowstorm (1)
By ANDREW SELSKY SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Robert Campbell was thoroughly soaked, shivering, his wet sleeping bag covering him in the only shelter he could find - a pit toilet in a closed campground - after getting lost in a snowstorm in Oregon while hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Campbell was saved on Friday by a search team from the local sheriff's department, who found his footprints in the snow.
Canada's frontrunners slam Quebec sovereignty comment on final day of election campaign (1)
David Ljunggren VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The two frontrunners in Canada's election campaign attacked the leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Yves-Francois Blanchet, on Sunday, the final day before the vote, for again raising the prospect of a sovereign Quebec. The Leader of Canada's Conservatives Andrew Scheer campaigns for the upcoming election in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada October 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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