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Kempenfelt Bay Athletic Club wrestling head coach Nicholas Cryer, left, is shown with his former wrestlers and recently crowned 2015 Junior Canadian Wrestling champions (from left) Jessica Brouilette, Tyler Rowe and Julie Steffler. The trio competed in last weekend's 2015 ASICS Junior Canadian Wrestling Championships held at Brock University in St. Catharines. After an exceptional day of matches showcasing Canada’s top junior wrestling athletes, Steffler, who now wrestles for Western University, was crowned national junior champion in the 55-kilogram division, while Brock University athletes Brouillette (59kg) and Rowe (74kg) both captured gold in their weight classes. SUBMITTED

Mining gold

Kempenfelt Bay Athletic Club wrestling head coach Nicholas Cryer, left, is shown with his former wrestlers and recently crowned 2015 Junior Canadian Wrestling champions (from left) Jessica Brouilette, Tyler Rowe and Julie Steffler.

Daundre Barnaby (Athletics Canada photo)

Olympian killed in swimming accident

Daundre Barnaby, who was training for the 400-metre race at this summer’s Pan Am Games, was killed after being pulled by “a strong back current” in the Atlantic Ocean while out with his teammates in St. Kitts on Friday, Athletics Canada said.

Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev jumps during the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro last June. During a Euro 2016 qualifier in Montenegro on Friday, Akinfeev was hit the head by a flare in the first minute of play and was removed from the game. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters/Files)

WATCH: Russia goalie hit by flare

Montenegro and Russia's Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned midway through the second half on Friday after two outbreaks of crowd trouble and a scuffle between the players.

Montreal Carabins linebacker Byron Archambault (right), seen in action against Sherbrooke last season, put on an impressive show of strength Saturday at the CFL combine. (JOEL LEMAY/QMI Agency)

Archambault shows off strength

This is one of the CFL’s best draft classes, so it was no surprise to see several records smashed during Saturday’s combine testing at the Park Hyatt hotel.

Calgary Stampeders coach John Hufnagel, seen during a game against the Edmonton Eskimos, wasn’t happy with the answer given by a prospect during the CFL combine four years ago. But the Stamps still drafted the player. (REUTERS/Todd Korol)

CFL prospects on hot seat

Four years ago, the Calgary Stampeders were interviewing running back Matt Walter, a CFL prospect, at the league’s annual combine.

Russia’s goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev lies on a stretcher while being transported during the Euro 2016 qualifying match against Montenegro in Podgorica March 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Stringer)

Flare-throwing fan turns himself in

A 25-year old Montenegro fan suspected of hitting Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on the head with a flare during Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier has turned himself in, Montenegrin police said on Saturday.

Italy coach Antonio Conte (right) reacts next to Antonio Candreva during their Euro 2016 qualifying match against Croatia at the San Siro stadium in Milan November 16, 2014. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo)

Italy coach gets death threats

Italy coach Antonio Conte has received death threats from angry fans who blame his training methods for the injury which was initially believed to have ruled midfielder Claudio Marchisio out for the rest of the season.

Javier Fernandez of Spain competes in the men’s free skating program during the ISU World Figure Skating Championship in Shanghai March 28, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

Fernandez upsets Hanyu to take gold

Javier Fernandez successfully landed two quadruple jumps in his free skate to beat Japan’s defending champion Yuzuru Hanyu and become Spain’s first male champion at the world figure skating championships in Shanghai Saturday.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez (L), sits with his defense attorney Charles Rankin during his murder trial in Fall River, Massachusetts March 26, 2015. Hernandez is charged with killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. REUTERS/Steven Senne/Pool

Fiancée takes stand at Hernandez murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's fiancée took the stand in his murder trial in Massachusetts on Friday as a key witness who was granted immunity after charges she initially lied to a grand jury investigating the case.

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