Skip to content

National Sports

Edler suspended 2 games for kneeing Hyman; Leafs forward out at least 2 weeks

Edler suspended 2 games for kneeing Hyman; Leafs forward out at least 2 weeks

NEW YORK — The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler two games for kneeing Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman.

WHL says no playoffs for 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 restrictions

CALGARY — There will be no playoffs in the Western Hockey League following the 2020-21 season. The major junior league announced Monday that the season will conclude following the completion of the 24-game regular season due to COVID-19 concerns.

Federal government's extension of CEWS in budget is some good news for CFL franchises

There was a little good news for CFL teams in the federal government's spring budget Monday. Ottawa extended the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program until Sept. 25. It had been scheduled to expire in June.
Fire on Cape Town's Table Mountain under control, smouldering

Fire on Cape Town's Table Mountain under control, smouldering

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Firefighters in Cape Town finally brought a wildfire under control Monday after it swept across the slopes of the city's famed Table Mountain, burning the university's historic library and forcing the evacuation of some neig
University of Victoria women's rowing coach resigns by mutual agreement

University of Victoria women's rowing coach resigns by mutual agreement

VICTORIA — The University of Victoria says the head coach of its women's rowing program has resigned effective immediately.
Olympic soccer draw will allow Canadians to start planning on and off the pitch

Olympic soccer draw will allow Canadians to start planning on and off the pitch

Wednesday's Olympic soccer draw will answer a lot of questions for Canada coach Bev Priestman, allowing her to finalize plans on and of the pitch.
Patrick Marleau set to break Gordie Howe's record for most NHL games played

Patrick Marleau set to break Gordie Howe's record for most NHL games played

LAS VEGAS — Patrick Marleau said he received many congratulatory messages — from former teammates to the legendary Wayne Gretzky himself — as he approached eclipsing the great Gordie Howe's record for NHL games played.
Mourinho fired by Tottenham 6 days before cup final

Mourinho fired by Tottenham 6 days before cup final

If the ending came earlier than usual for Jose Mourinho, the manner of it was all too familiar.
Raptors sign Japanese forward Yuta Watanabe to standard NBA contract

Raptors sign Japanese forward Yuta Watanabe to standard NBA contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Yuta Watanabe to a standard NBA contract. The six-foot-nine, 205-pound native of Yokohama, Japan is averaging four points, 3.3 rebounds and 13.
Canadian bowler Francois Lavoie wins PBA Super Slam and US$100,000

Canadian bowler Francois Lavoie wins PBA Super Slam and US$100,000

ANNANDALE, Va. — Canadian bowler François Lavoie has won the Guaranteed Rate PBA Super Slam. The 28-year-old from Quebec City, who now makes his home in Wichita, Kan.