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Canadian women to open Olympic soccer tournament against host Japan

Canadian women to open Olympic soccer tournament against host Japan

A high-profile opener against host Japan, a potential "banana skin" against Olympic debutante Chile and a first-round finale against Britain. Canada got a bit of everything in Wednesday's Olympic women's soccer draw.
B.C. travel restrictions could be a major road block for track and field athletes

B.C. travel restrictions could be a major road block for track and field athletes

BURNABY, B.C. — Some of Canada's top track and field athletes face another potential road block in qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. Because of surging COVID-19 cases in B.C.
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime ready to face Denis Shapovalov after second-round win

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime ready to face Denis Shapovalov after second-round win

BARCELONA, Spain — Felix Auger-Aliassime has set up a Canadian clash with Denis Shapovalov after a win in the second round of the Barcelona Open.
Pearson, Sutter each score twice as Canucks dump Leafs 6-3

Pearson, Sutter each score twice as Canucks dump Leafs 6-3

VANCOUVER — There's a renewed sense of confidence in the Vancouver Canucks locker room these days.

Homan drops opener at Players' Championship a day after winning 11th Grand Slam title

CALGARY — Scotland's Bruce Mouat got the better of Brendan Bottcher for the second time in two days.
Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodriguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

Bogaerts' 3-run HR, Rodriguez lift BoSox over Blue Jays 4-2

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run home run to back Eduardo Rodriguez in his first start at Fenway Park since 2019, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of B.C. varsity women's team

Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of B.C. varsity women's team

Rowing Canada has suspended the former head coach of the University of Victoria women's rowing team for one year after an investigation into allegations of aggressive and demeaning treatment.
Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

LONDON — The Super League collapsed before a ball was kicked in the European breakaway competition after being abandoned by the six English clubs, leaving the Spanish and Italian participants stranded.
Ontario Hockey League cancels 2020-21 season as COVID-19 cases surge in province

Ontario Hockey League cancels 2020-21 season as COVID-19 cases surge in province

TORONTO — The Ontario Hockey League made the only realistic choice left on the table Tuesday — pulling the plug on its 2020-21 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pound says Olympic qualifying issues a concern to IOC

Canadian lawyer and long-standing IOC member Dick Pound says the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee is firmly committed to hosting the Games.