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Canada win Singapore Sevens

Danny Barrett of USA fends off a challenge from John Moonlight of Canada during the Cup Final 2017 Singapore Sevens match between USA and Canada at National Stadium on April 16, 2017 in Singapore. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
Danny Barrett of USA fends off a challenge from John Moonlight of Canada during the Cup Final 2017 Singapore Sevens match between USA and Canada at National Stadium on April 16, 2017 in Singapore. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

SINGAPORE—The Singapore Sevens again produced a surprise winner: last year it was Kenya that stunned Fiji in the final, this year Canada won their first...

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