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Shots Fired At Toronto Raptors Championship Parade, Two Arrested

Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests. Toronto police spokeswoman Allison Sparkes confirmed the shootings and arrests. Two firearms were recovered. “We have no incidents currently underway. Crowds are dispersing,” Sparkes said. Asked if it was a targeted shooting or terrorism-related, Sparkes said the investigation was underway. ...Read more

Olympic Marathon Silver Medalist Eunice Kirwa Banned 4 Years For Doping

Eunice Kirwa, the Olympic marathon silver medalist, has been banned four years for using EPO. Kirwa, a 35-year-old from Bahrain (born in Kenya), finished second at the Rio Games behind Kenyan Jemima Sumgong, who is banned until 2027 for using EPO and then lying about it. Sumgong and Kirwa keep their Olympic medals because their doping violations came after the Games. Kirwa was also the 2015 World Championships bronze medalist, and last competed at the 2017 Worlds, where she placed sixth in the marathon.  ...Read more