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Milos Raonic shows his emotion during his loss to Thanasi Kokkinakis at the 2017 Aegon Championships at Queens Club on June 20, 2017 in London. (Patrik Lundin/Getty Images for LTA)

Raonic loses to 698th-ranked player

Milos Raonic’s preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) Tuesday in the first round of the Queen’s grass-court tournament.

In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Mayweather-McGregor is a circus

There is really only one reason why the ridiculous spectacle that is Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor has finally been arranged: There was too much money for everyone not to make this apparent fight happen.

In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo, Odessa College bull rider Bradie Gray gets stomped in the chest after being thrown during the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. (Alan Rogers/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP)

Aussie bull rider in coma

A bull rider from Australia suffered life-threatening injuries when a bull threw him and stepped on his chest at the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming, his coach said Friday.

Cobden Public School is the Grade 7 county champions in three-pitch softball after winning the Renfrew County Elementary Interscholastic Athletic Association West tournament, which was hosted at the Petawawa Civic Centre. Standing in the back row are, going left to right, Yzer Tubman, Ambrose Wattie, Cooper Rooney-Denty, Ty Moore, Jacob Scheuneman, Tristen Blaedow, Thomas Ciphery and Angie Burgess, coach. In front are, going left to right, Paityn Leach, Bailey Tinney, Marika Banks, Allie Scott, Khloe Bertrand and Abby Rooney.

Cobden PS county softball champs

PETAWAWA – Cobden Public School has topped the field to become the champion of Thursday's 2017 Renfrew County Elementary Interscholastic Athletic Association West three-pitch tournament.

Juan Martin del Potro stops at the net after losing the first set against Andy Murray during the French Open at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Del Potro blows chance in France

PARIS — Juan Martin del Potro frittered away four chances to claim a gripping opening set against No. 1 Andy Murray at the French Open, including one with a “How did that happen?!” double-fault in a tiebreaker.

A kayaker takes part in Hell or High Water 8 last year on the Petawawa River.

Changes to Hell or High Water 9

PETAWAWA - While Hell or High Water 9 is still a go this Saturday, race organizers have opted to make changes to the event because of near record breaking flows on the Petawawa River.