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Andreescu earns thrilling first-round win at National Bank Open over Daria Kasatkina

Andreescu earns thrilling first-round win at National Bank Open over Daria Kasatkina

TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu willed her way to an exciting 7-6 (5), 6-4 victory over Daria Kasatkina in her opening round match at the National Bank Open on Tuesday. Andreescu, of Mississauga, Ont., won this event in 2019 before taking the U.S.
Team Canada prepares for unusual world junior hockey championship

Team Canada prepares for unusual world junior hockey championship

EDMONTON — Logan Stankoven knows he and the rest of Team Canada are under the microscope as the world junior hockey championship begins.
Naomi Osaka retires in first-round match against Kanepi at National Bank Open

Naomi Osaka retires in first-round match against Kanepi at National Bank Open

TORONTO — Naomi Osaka's recent struggles continued Tuesday with an early exit at the National Bank Open. The four-time Grand Slam champion retired from her first-round match with a back injury.
Suarez' Nacional knocked out of Copa Sudamericana

Suarez' Nacional knocked out of Copa Sudamericana

SAO PAULO (AP) — Veteran Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and his new club Nacional of Uruguay crashed out of the Copa Sudamericana on Tuesday. Atletico Goianiense of Brazil won 3-0 at home in Goiania to clinch the quarterfinals series 4-0 on aggregate.
Shapovalov loses in first round on tough day for Canadians at National Bank Open

Shapovalov loses in first round on tough day for Canadians at National Bank Open

MONTREAL — An opening double-fault. Two wayward backhands. Another mistake on match ball.

Five teams still in pursuit of Canada Games podium

WELLAND, Ont. — Three days into competition and five teams are still looking for their first medal of any colour at the 2022 Canada Summer Games.

Defending champion Parr leads junior boys' nationals by two shots after three rounds

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Jean-Philippe Parr will take a two-shot lead in Wednesday's final round of the Canadian Junior Boys' Golf Championship, but the names of those hottest on the defending champion's heels have changed.
Former world No. 5 Bouchard gets wild-card berth at Odlum Brown VanOpen

Former world No. 5 Bouchard gets wild-card berth at Odlum Brown VanOpen

VANCOUVER — Former world No. 5 Eugenie Bouchard has been given a wild-card berth at the Odlum Brown VanOpen tennis tournament. Bouchard will play for the first time since sustaining a right shoulder injury at a March 2021 tournament in Mexico.
Insigne pulls out of MLS all-star skills challenge due to family medical situation

Insigne pulls out of MLS all-star skills challenge due to family medical situation

TORONTO — A medical issue involving Italian star Lorenzo Insigne's family prompted Toronto FC to delay its flight out of Nashville on the weekend.
Jack Hanratty elevated to full-time coach of Canadian women's rugby sevens team

Jack Hanratty elevated to full-time coach of Canadian women's rugby sevens team

After almost 10 months in an interim role, Jack Hanratty has been appointed head coach of the Canadian women's rugby sevens team.