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Canadian women qualify for Tokyo Olympics with hard-fought win over Costa Rica

Canadian women qualify for Tokyo Olympics with hard-fought win over Costa Rica

CARSON, Calif. — Canada qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Costa Rica on Friday, thanks to a 72nd-minute goal by teenager Jordyn Huitema in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship.
Raptors pull away from Pacers 115-106 for 13th straight win

Raptors pull away from Pacers 115-106 for 13th straight win

INDIANAPOLIS — Toronto coach Nick Nurse keeps imploring the defending NBA champions to fix their flaws. The bigger challenge, right now, might be identifying those errors.

MLB will not schedule any more promotions of Roger Waters

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball will not schedule any more advertising on its platforms promoting music artist Roger Waters.
Former Maple Leaf and Canada's Sports Hall of Famer Brian Glennie dies at 73

Former Maple Leaf and Canada's Sports Hall of Famer Brian Glennie dies at 73

TORONTO — Brian Glennie, a hard-hitting defenceman who spent most of his 10-year career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, has died. He was 73.
Jason Day climbs within 2 of the lead at Pebble Beach

Jason Day climbs within 2 of the lead at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Nick Taylor of Canada birdied four of his last five holes on Friday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am to take his first 36-hole lead on the PGA Tour. Taylor, of Abbotsford, B.C., shot a 66 and was at 14-under 129.

Russian speedskaters start strong in Calgary, host team held off podium

CALGARY — Russia won the majority of medals while host Canada was shut out Friday in World Cup speedskating. The Russians claimed seven of a dozen medals, including two gold and a podium sweep, at Calgary's Olympic Oval.
Probe: Bryant helicopter was 100 feet from clear skies

Probe: Bryant helicopter was 100 feet from clear skies

LOS ANGELES — A witness to the deadly crash of a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others said it sounded normal just before slamming into a hillside and wreckage examined by experts at the scene showed no sign of engine failure, federal inve

Toronto Argonauts grant veteran receiver S.J. Green's request to be released

TORONTO — S.J. Green is getting a head start on CFL free agency. The Toronto Argonauts granted the veteran American receiver's request to be released Friday. He was scheduled to become a free agent Tuesday.
Toronto FC signs veteran Argentina winger Pablo Piatti as third designated player

Toronto FC signs veteran Argentina winger Pablo Piatti as third designated player

Toronto FC has signed Argentine winger Pablo Piatti as its new designated player. The 30-year-old Piatti leaves Barcelona-based Espanyol for Major League Soccer on a free transfer.