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Canada sets roster for Olympic women's basketball tune-up

Canada sets roster for Olympic women's basketball tune-up

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Sixteen months after clinching a Tokyo Olympic berth, Canada's women's basketball team is finally about to step back on the international floor.
Canadian centre back Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

Canadian centre back Scott Kennedy turns heads in debut with national team

As first impressions go, Canadian defender Scott Kennedy hit it out of the park.

Canadian men's volleyball team falls against Russia at Nations League

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian men's volleyball team fell to 2-6 in Nations League play after a 3-1 loss to Russia on Thursday. Set scores were 25-18, 25-18, 23-25, 25-23.
Oilers' McDavid, Leafs' Matthews, Avs' MacKinnon named Hart Trophy finalists

Oilers' McDavid, Leafs' Matthews, Avs' MacKinnon named Hart Trophy finalists

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid, Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews and Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon have been named the finalists for the 2021 Hart Trophy.
Canadian-based karate athlete Derafshipour named to Refugee Team for Tokyo Games

Canadian-based karate athlete Derafshipour named to Refugee Team for Tokyo Games

Hamoon Derafshipour's Olympic dreams began in Iran, then blossomed in Canada. Now, the karate star will compete as a member of the Olympic Refugee Team at the Tokyo Games.
Trio of Canadians will chase US$300,000 top prize at Bassmaster Classic competition

Trio of Canadians will chase US$300,000 top prize at Bassmaster Classic competition

Jeff Gustafson will take a different mindset and approach into the biggest event on the Bassmasters Elite Series. Gustafson, of Kenora, Ont.

Ottawa Redblacks suspend player after police launch alleged assault investigation

TORONTO — The Ottawa Redblacks have suspended a defensive lineman after Toronto Police launched an investigation into a possible hate crime.
Grichuk homers, Blue Jays beat sloppy White Sox 6-2

Grichuk homers, Blue Jays beat sloppy White Sox 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a long home run and the Toronto Blue Jays took advantage of a season-high four errors by Chicago as well as a bases-loaded walk to beat the AL Central-leading White Sox 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Prince Harry spreads news about Invictus Games in Germany

Prince Harry spreads news about Invictus Games in Germany

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Harry took a break from paternity leave to announce the return of his Invictus Games, which supports the rehab and recovery of wounded veterans.

Edmonton signs forward Devin Shore to two-year contract extension

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Devin Shore to a two-year contract extension with an annual average value of US$850,000. The club made the announcement on Wednesday. The Ajax, Ont.