Skip to content

National Sports

DJ Solveig takes rap for twerking question at Ballon d'Or

DJ Solveig takes rap for twerking question at Ballon d'Or

PARIS — After asking the first woman to win the Ballon d'Or if she twerked, French DJ Martin Solveig then said sorry.
Ballon d'Or 1sts: Modric wins, Hegerberg takes women's award

Ballon d'Or 1sts: Modric wins, Hegerberg takes women's award

PARIS — Luka Modric ended the long reign of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo by winning the Ballon d'Or for the first time on Monday, while another first saw Norwegian forward Ada Hegerberg win the inaugural women's trophy.

Raptors 905 waive guard Felder after he is charged in domestic violence incident

TORONTO — Raptors 905, the G League affiliate of the NBA's Toronto Raptors, has waived guard Kay Felder after he was charged in connection with a domestic violence incident.
Knockout that left Montreal boxer in coma prompts questions in medical community

Knockout that left Montreal boxer in coma prompts questions in medical community

MONTREAL — One of the doctors who worked the boxing match Saturday night in Quebec City that left Adonis Stevenson hospitalized in an induced coma said he and his colleagues are at a loss to medically justify the sport.
Off Hockey Canada's radar, Brett Leason earns his way to selection camp

Off Hockey Canada's radar, Brett Leason earns his way to selection camp

TORONTO — Brett Leason has never had much attention from Hockey Canada in his three years of major junior.
Canadian RJ Barrett of Duke named ACC Freshman of the week

Canadian RJ Barrett of Duke named ACC Freshman of the week

Canadian RJ Barrett has earned his first NCAA conference award of the season, taking home the ACC freshman of the week honours on Monday. The first-year Duke forward, from Mississauga, Ont.
Tiger-Cats name Steinauer head coach, Jones takes on associate role

Tiger-Cats name Steinauer head coach, Jones takes on associate role

HAMILTON — Orlando Steinauer says there was a time when he fought the urge to get into coaching after his playing career was done.

Three Canadian officials chosen to work at 2019 Women's World Cup in France

ZURICH — Canadian referees Marie-Soleil Beaudoin and Carol Anne Chenard have been named to the 75-woman list of match officials for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. Canadian assistant referee Chantal Boudreau will also help officiate.
Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard receives gold, bronze medals

Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard receives gold, bronze medals

OTTAWA — Christine Girard called it a victory for clean sport. The 33-year-old received her London 2012 Olympic gold and Beijing 2008 Olympic bronze medals on Monday in a much-anticipated ceremony for the now-retired weightlifter.
Canadian midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye re-signs with Los Angeles FC

Canadian midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye re-signs with Los Angeles FC

LOS ANGELES — Canadian international midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye has agreed to a three-year contract extension with Los Angeles FC, with a club option in 2022.