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Ruud Awakening: Canada's Auger-Aliassime falls to Norwegian at National Bank Open

Ruud Awakening: Canada's Auger-Aliassime falls to Norwegian at National Bank Open

MONTREAL — Felix Auger-Aliassime stood at the back of the IGA Stadium hardcourt with one hand on his hip and a look of astonishment on his face.
Canadians Quantrill, Naylor lead Guardians to 8-0 road win over Blue Jays

Canadians Quantrill, Naylor lead Guardians to 8-0 road win over Blue Jays

TORONTO — Cleveland Guardians teammates Cal Quantrill and Josh Naylor demonstrated you can go home again and thrive. The fellow Canadians were at their best in an 8-0 thrashing of the Toronto Blue Jays before 41,677 at Rogers Centre on Friday.
Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery scores big upset win at Bellator 284

Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery scores big upset win at Bellator 284

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Canadian middleweight Aaron Jeffery, fighting on just eight days notice, upset (The Gentleman) Austin Vanderford in short order Friday on the undercard of Bellator 284.
Quebec's Olivier Rioux, world's tallest teen, chasing hoops dream at Canada Games

Quebec's Olivier Rioux, world's tallest teen, chasing hoops dream at Canada Games

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.
Spaun leads playoff opener; Scheffler, McIlroy miss cut

Spaun leads playoff opener; Scheffler, McIlroy miss cut

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — J.J. Spaun hopes he's only getting started on the road to the FedEx Cup finale. Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will have to wait another week. As for Jason Day, his season is over.
Restrictions may be gone, but 2022 world juniors feels like 'bubble' tournament

Restrictions may be gone, but 2022 world juniors feels like 'bubble' tournament

EDMONTON — Fans are welcome. Players are free to leave their hotels and the arena to walk the streets. But to United States coach Nate Leaman, this year's world junior hockey championships feels like it's being held at the peak of COVID-19.

Shooting Stars, Honey Badgers to meet in CEBL final after semifinal victories

OTTAWA — The expansion Scarborough Shooting Stars will be going head-to-head with the Hamilton Honey Badgers in the Canadian Elite Basketball League final on Sunday.
Divisional clash of Lions, Stampeders features quarterback intrigue

Divisional clash of Lions, Stampeders features quarterback intrigue

CALGARY — Which quarterback will grab the spotlight is a prominent subplot of Saturday's divisional clash between the B.C. Lions and host Calgary Stampeders. The season's first meeting of B.C.
Canadian bobsled, skeleton athletes repeat calls to St-Onge to improve toxic culture

Canadian bobsled, skeleton athletes repeat calls to St-Onge to improve toxic culture

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.

BC moves on to Little League World Series with win over Prairies in regional final

CALGARY — The Little Mountain Baseball All-Stars will represent Canada at the Little League World Series after defeating Moose Jaw 9-4 in the Canadian regional final on Friday. Little Mountain, competing as Team B.C.