Skip to content

National Sports

Facing rival Portland Timbers a chance for Vancouver Whitecaps to bounce back

Facing rival Portland Timbers a chance for Vancouver Whitecaps to bounce back

VANCOUVER — Yohei Takaoka is no stranger to a good derby. The Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper has even committed what some fans consider to be a grave taboo — moving from one team to its rival.
Canada's men's volleyball team stuns Brazil 3-0, advances to VNL quarterfinals

Canada's men's volleyball team stuns Brazil 3-0, advances to VNL quarterfinals

MANILA — The Canadian men's volleyball team is on an impressive roll as the Paris Olympics approach. Eric Loeppky had a match-high 21 points as Canada qualified for the Volleyball Nations League quarterfinals by stunning Brazil 3-0 on Friday.
Senators sign forward Jamieson Rees to one-year contract extension

Senators sign forward Jamieson Rees to one-year contract extension

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Jamieson Rees to a one-year, two-way contract extension, the NHL team announced Friday. The contract carries a value of US$775,000 in the NHL and US$85,000 in the American Hockey League.
Canada rugby 7s men end 29-game losing run with win at last-chance Olympic qualifier

Canada rugby 7s men end 29-game losing run with win at last-chance Olympic qualifier

MONACO — Canada's men ended a 29-game losing streak with a much-needed 31-12 win Friday over Uganda at the World Rugby Sevens Repechage tournament. Twelve men's and 12 women's teams are competing for the last berth in the Olympic field.
Canada's Gee, Houle and Boivin named to Israel-Premier Tech's Tour de France team

Canada's Gee, Houle and Boivin named to Israel-Premier Tech's Tour de France team

Ottawa's Derek Gee is headed to his first Tour de France, alongside fellow Canadians Hugo Houle and Guillaume Boivin on the Israel-Premier Tech team.
Oilers look to avoid elimination against visiting Panthers in Game 6 of Stanley Cup

Oilers look to avoid elimination against visiting Panthers in Game 6 of Stanley Cup

EDMONTON — Another must-win game awaits the Edmonton Oilers Friday night. Edmonton is set to host Game 6 against the Florida Panthers looking to stave off elimination once more in the Stanley Cup final.
Alouettes crush Redblacks 47-21 after unveiling Grey Cup championship banner

Alouettes crush Redblacks 47-21 after unveiling Grey Cup championship banner

MONTREAL — Cody Fajardo was eager to have a strong start after the Montreal Alouettes waited three weeks to raise their Grey Cup banner. The Grey Cup MVP and the Alouettes did that and then some on Thursday night.
Canada 'keeper puts on a show but Canada still falls to Argentina at Copa America

Canada 'keeper puts on a show but Canada still falls to Argentina at Copa America

ATLANTA — Canada was left wondering what might have been after a 2-0 loss to top-ranked Argentina that saw the Canadian men unable to convert quality scoring chances.
Lexi Thompson shoots 68 to take 1st-round lead at the Women's PGA Championship

Lexi Thompson shoots 68 to take 1st-round lead at the Women's PGA Championship

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — Lexi Thompson knew some form of the question was coming after shooting a 4-under 68 and taking the first-round lead Thursday in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor Jacob Wassermann to row in Paralympic Games

Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor Jacob Wassermann to row in Paralympic Games

Jacob Wassermann says the transition from tending goal in hockey to rowing wasn't as difficult as people might think.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks