- Canada tops Czechia 5-1 in world junior hockey championshipon August 14, 2022 at 2:56 am
Canada improved it record to three wins and no losses Saturday at the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton after scoring a 5-1 win against Czechia.
- Hurkacz beats Ruud in early semifinal at National Bank Open tennis tournamenton August 14, 2022 at 2:26 am
Casper Ruud let the opening game of the decisive set slip away Saturday at the National Bank Open. Hubert Hurkacz took advantage — sealing an important break when his return hit the net cord and trickled over — before rolling to victory.
- Two-time champion Halep to face Haddad Maia in National Bank Open finalon August 13, 2022 at 7:41 pm
Two-time champion Simona Halep has advanced to the National Bank Open’s final. The Romanian beat Jessica Pegula of the United States in the WTA event’s first semifinal on Saturday.
- ‘A dream come true’: B.C. team to represent Canada at Little League World Serieson August 13, 2022 at 2:18 pm
A team from British Columbia will be representing Canada at the Little League World Series this year.
- Two-time champion Simona Halep advances past Coco Gauff at National Bank Openon August 13, 2022 at 1:30 am
Simona Halep is a two-time National Bank Open champion, last winning the Canadian title in 2018. But the 30-year-old says she’s an entirely different person now.
- Ruud Awakening: Canada’s Auger-Aliassime falls to Norwegian at National Bank Openon August 13, 2022 at 12:06 am
Casper Ruud managed to get his racket on an overhead smash late in Friday’s quarterfinal against Felix Auger-Aliassime, eliminating the Canadian from the National Bank Open.
- Kobe Bryant crash scene photos were shared during awards ceremony cocktail hour, witness testifieson August 12, 2022 at 7:47 pm
Photos taken at the scene of the fatal helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others were shared by a Los Angeles County firefighter during the cocktail hour at an awards ceremony a month after the crash, according to witness testimony.
- Whitecaps’ response to misconduct allegations was appropriate, review concludeson August 12, 2022 at 7:06 pm
An independent investigation has concluded that the Vancouver Whitecaps’ response to allegations of misconduct by former women’s coaches Bob Birarda and Hubert Busby Jr., was serious and “appropriate.”
- Quebec’s Olivier Rioux, world’s tallest teen, chasing hoops dream at Canada Gameson August 12, 2022 at 6:29 pm
Olivier Rioux landed with a size-large exclamation point on Michael Meeks’ radar when the Canada Basketball coach opened a photo in his inbox seven years ago.
- ‘Please don’t forget about us,’ says Ukrainian soccer legend Andriy Shevchenko about ongoing war efforton August 12, 2022 at 6:12 pm
As he urges the world not to forget about those still facing imminent danger from Russian forces, Ukrainian soccer icon Andriy Shevchenko says sport has a major role to play in uniting people behind his country.
- More Black NFL retirees win dementia cases in rescored testson August 12, 2022 at 2:39 pm
Two years after a pair of former players sued the NFL over the treatment of Black retirees in the league’s US$1 billion concussion settlement, hundreds of men whose medical tests were rescored to eliminate race bias now qualify for awards.
- Canadian bobsled, skeleton athletes repeat calls to St-Onge to improve toxic cultureon August 12, 2022 at 2:31 pm
More than 90 current and retired Canadian bobsled and skeleton athletes are renewing their call for action from federal Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge to help clean up what they say is a toxic climate in their national sport organization.
- Barcelona sells more assets as it hopes to register playerson August 12, 2022 at 1:47 pm
Barcelona has sold off even more of its club assets in the hopes of meeting the Spanish league’s financial rules so Robert Lewandowski and its other signings can play in the season opener.
- Germany regrets boycott by Munich attack victims’ familieson August 12, 2022 at 1:41 pm
The German government said Friday it regrets plans by families of Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich to boycott a 50-year anniversary ceremony next month and said it was prepared to continue talks on further compensation.
- Bill Russell’s No. 6 being retired across NBA, a 1st for leagueon August 12, 2022 at 12:52 pm
Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey is being retired across the NBA, a first for the league.
- Tyson Fury to ‘walk away’ from boxing after short-lived comebackon August 12, 2022 at 12:33 pm
Tyson Fury has decided to ‘walk away’ from boxing, only three days after saying he was returning to the sport.
- Rights group urges FIFA, Qatar to compensate WCup workerson August 12, 2022 at 12:07 pm
With 100 days to go until the World Cup starts in Qatar, Human Rights Watch on Friday again urged FIFA and the host nation to improve compensation for migrant workers and their families.
- Alouettes end Blue Bombers’ perfect season with 20-17 overtime victoryon August 12, 2022 at 11:33 am
Trevor Harris didn’t look too surprised — or even thrilled — after the Montreal Alouettes pulled off a huge upset with a 20-17 overtime victory over the previously unbeaten Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday.
- Tom Brady taking leave of absence from Tampa Bay Buccaneers to ‘deal with personal things’on August 12, 2022 at 10:40 am
Tom Brady is taking some time away from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to ‘deal with personal things,’ according to the team’s head coach Todd Bowles.
- Oilers mourn six-year-old fan who lost battle with brain canceron August 11, 2022 at 1:47 pm
The Edmonton Oilers are mourning the death of Ben Stelter, a six-year-old fan who died after a battle with cancer.