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  • Canadian PM Stephen Harper bets beer case over hockey with Barack Obama. Unfortunately, the US President is yet to pay up 10-03-2014 02:23 PM

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh...
  • Children who stutter differ in brain development: Study 16-10-2013 03:53 PM

    Vancouver:Children who stutter have less grey matter in key regions of the brain responsible for speech production than children who do not stutter, according to a new Canadian study. The study, published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Cortex, explains how the brain is built for speech production, why people stutter,...
  • Anna Hazare conferred with USD 100,000 prize for anti-graft crusade 26-09-2013 08:06 PM

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare was conferred with the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity by the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Law at a special ceremony Wednesday night in Canada's Vancouver. The USD 100,000 prize is one of the world's largest awards recognising the efforts of activists to...
  • Facebook apologizes, bans advertiser who used photo of dead teenager 19-09-2013 11:15 AM

    Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Wednesday it has banned an advertiser that used photographs of a deceased Canadian bullying victim in an ad for an online dating website. A Facebook user noticed the ad, which featured a photo of Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old Halifax girl who died after a suicide...
  • Two Royal Canadian Navy warships collide in Pacific 01-09-2013 03:30 AM

    Two Royal Canadian Navy warships collided in Pacific Ocean while conducting manoeuvres, an official release said on Saturday, adding there were no casualties. HMCS Algonquin and HMCS Protecteur collided on Friday en route to Hawaii, Xinhua reported citing a press release from Canada's department of national defence. Both warships ships...
  • Brandt Snedeker wins Canadian Open 29-07-2013 09:10 AM

    Oakville: Zoe Olivia Mahan can expect something special from Brandt Snedeker. Snedeker won the Canadian Open on Sunday, a day after Hunter Mahan withdrew with the lead before the third round when his wife went into labor. Kandi Mahan gave birth to daughter Zoe Olivia early Sunday in Texas. "Zoe...
  • Brandt Snedeker takes Canadian Open lead 28-07-2013 09:02 AM

    Oakville: Hunter Mahan gave up the lead in the Canadian Open when his wife went into labor before Brandt Snedeker grabbed the top spot a few hours later Saturday. Mahan was 13 under after two rounds when he got a call before he was scheduled to tee off Saturday saying...
  • Hunter Mahan leads Canadian Open 27-07-2013 08:34 AM

    Oakville: Hunter Mahan birdied the final three holes on Friday for an 8-under 64 and a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Canadian Open. Coming off a ninth-place tie last week in the British Open, the five-time PGA Tour winner had eight birdies in his bogey-free round at...
  • Brendan Steele leads Canadian Open 26-07-2013 08:38 AM

    Oakville: Brendan Steele fired a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead at the Canadian Open, starting his round with birdies on five of his first seven holes at Glen Abbey. The 30-year-old Steele, winless on the PGA Tour, had eight birdies and a bogey overall, dropping a...
  • Canadians out to end 59-year home drought 25-07-2013 10:03 AM

    Oakville, Ontario: Mike Weir and the other Canadians in the Canadian Open field are well aware that it has been 59 years since a Canadian won the national championship. "There is that added feel and pressure, no question," Weir said on Wednesday, a day before the start of play at...
  • Pirelli tires working well for Force India 19-06-2013 11:12 AM

    This year Pirelli tires are in the headlines for more wrong reasons than right, but for Force India, the tires have worked out well so far. The team put up a rather eventful performance at the Canadian Grand Prix with both their drivers, Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil, earning...
  • Montreal discussing 10-year contract extension 17-06-2013 09:25 PM

    Montreal: Canadian Grand Prix organisers say they are discussing a 10-year contract extension as Formula One seeks long-term deals with key races ahead of a possible flotation of the series. Francois Dumontier, promoter of the race in Montreal, told the espn.co.uk website that an extension to 2024 was on the...
  • Montreal set for new 10-year F1 deal 17-06-2013 09:16 AM

    Montreal is geared up for a new 10-year formula one deal for the Canadian Grand Prix. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has been in talks with race organisers about extending the contract that is going to end next year. Montreal promoter Francois Dumontier said, "Ten years allows us to think long...
  • Alonso not giving up despite losing ground to Vettel 10-06-2013 12:25 PM

    Montreal: Fernando Alonso knows better than anyone there is no such thing as a safe lead in Formula One, either in races or the championship. Last year, the Spaniard led the championship by 40 points with nine races to go. He had scored points in 23 consecutive races, a mark...
  • McLaren endure a weekend to forget at Montreal 10-06-2013 12:11 PM

    Montreal: The Canadian Grand Prix has been a happy hunting ground for McLaren but Sunday's race marked a low for the British Formula One team. At the same Montreal street circuit where McLaren had produced four of the last five winners, there was only disappointment. For the first time in...
  • Vettel made up for past mistake in Canada 10-06-2013 11:56 AM

    Montreal: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday and made amends for an uncharacteristic mistake that cost the Formula One world champion victory two years ago. The 25-year-old German cruised to his first triumph in North America with a dominant performance to erase the disappointment of...
  • Force India's 100th GP earns them seven points 10-06-2013 11:19 AM

    Montreal: Sahara Force India celebrated their 100th race in style, scoring seven points with Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil finishing in seventh and 10th position respectively at the Canadian Grand Prix here. Starting 17th on the grid, Di Resta drove a magnificent race and climbed to 7th position which...
  • Hamilton finds a third way in Canada 10-06-2013 11:10 AM

    Montreal: Lewis Hamilton achieved a Formula One career first by steering his Mercedes to third place in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, even if the podium was a bitter-sweet one for the Briton. In his five previous visits to Montreal with McLaren, the 2008 champion had won three times and crashed...
  • Marshal death clouds Vettel's Canada win 10-06-2013 08:34 AM

    Montreal: Red Bull's triple world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday but his victory was overshadowed by the death of a marshal, the first fatality in Formula One in over a decade. The worker was killed after being run over by a mobile crane that was...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix 10-06-2013 12:47 AM

    Montreal: Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading almost the entire way to extend his lead in the Formula One points race. Starting from the pole position, Vettel finished 14.4 seconds ahead of Fernando Alonso's Ferrari. Lewis Hamilton, the 2012 winner, was third after holding the lead...
  • Bottas upstages rivals to qualify third in Canada 09-06-2013 12:05 PM

    Montreal: Valtteri Bottas enhanced his reputation as one of the rising stars of Formula One when he upstaged some of the biggest names in the sport on Saturday to qualify third fastest for the Canadian Grand Prix. The 23-year-old from Finland showed maturity beyond his years when he guided his...
  • Massa disappointed with second consecutive crash 09-06-2013 11:44 AM

    Montreal: Felipe Massa emerged unscathed after crashing his Ferrari for the second race weekend in a row in Saturday's qualifying session for the Canadian Grand Prix. The session was halted while the wrecked car was removed from the track after the Brazilian slammed sideways into an energy-absorbing barrier when he...
  • Hamilton looks at the bright side after missing pole 09-06-2013 11:40 AM

    Montreal: If there is a silver lining in every cloud, Lewis Hamilton found his on Saturday with the consolation of qualifying on the front row of the grid for the Canadian Grand Prix. The Briton was furious with himself after making a tiny mistake on his final flying lap, which...
  • Raikkonen and Ricciardo demoted for pit lane error 09-06-2013 10:56 AM

    Montreal: Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen and Australia's Daniel Ricciardo were handed two place grid penalties for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix after pit lane offences in qualifying. They were penalised by Formula One stewards for jumping the queue to leave the pit lane after the second qualifying session had...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel grabs pole position at Montreal 08-06-2013 11:51 PM

    Montreal: Sebastian Vettel has earned pole position for Formula One's Canadian Grand Prix for the third consecutive year. The championship points leader drove the fastest lap in the final qualifying session with a time of 1 minute, 25.425 seconds. Lewis Hamilton also will be in the front row for Sunday's...
  • Red Bull's Webber fastest in final practice at Montreal 08-06-2013 09:22 PM

    Montreal: Mark Webber of Red Bull posted the quickest lap in an abbreviated and wet final practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber's best lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was 1 minute, 17.895 seconds. Adrian Sutil of Force India was second fastest at 1:18.248, followed by defending...
  • Mercedes boss says he approved 'private' tyre test 08-06-2013 08:44 AM

    Montreal: Mercedes boss Ross Brawn confirmed on Friday that he made the decision for his team to be part of a Pirelli tyre test in Spain that is being investigated as a possible breach of the sport's rules. But Brawn reaffirmed his belief that the team had done nothing wrong...
  • Fernando Alonso fastest in second Canada practice 08-06-2013 08:27 AM

    Montreal: Fernando Alonso, desperate to get his Formula One championship bid back on track, signalled his intentions to start with this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix by setting the fastest lap in practice on Friday. The Spaniard posted the day's fastest overall time when he lapped the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in...
  • Alonso sure Vettel's luck will change for the worse 07-06-2013 09:17 AM

    Montreal: Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel's luck is sure to run out some time this season and Ferrari need to make the most of any misfortune he suffers, Fernando Alonso said on Thursday. The Spaniard will start Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, the seventh round of the 19 race championship,...
  • Sebastien Vettel chasing elusive win in Canada 06-06-2013 11:46 AM

    Ottawa: Sebastien Vettel has been winning Formula One races all over the world for the past three years with ruthless efficiency. In chalking up three successive world drivers' championship victories, the German has added his name to the honour roll of winners at almost every track on the circuit. Only...