August 22, 2016


Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge completed his collection of Olympic marathon medals by winning gold, while Eric Gillis of Antigonish delivered a rare top-10 result for Canada on the closing day in Rio.

Catherine Pendrel of Harvey Station captured a bronze medal in Rio on Saturday in the women’s cross country mountain biking race. Pendrel, who was competing in her second Olympics, staged a comeback to finish third after crashing early in the race.

In baseball…the Blue Jays lost 3-2 to Cleveland. Detroit beat Boston 10-5, leaving the Boue Jays half a game ahead of the Red Sox in the A-L East. Yankees were shut down 2-0 by the Angels.