Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

National Sports

Toronto Wolfpack dispatch Leigh, accuse Centurions of trying to injure

Toronto Wolfpack dispatch Leigh, accuse Centurions of trying to injure

TORONTO — The Wolfpack ran their winning streak to 21 games Saturday, downing Leigh Centurions 46-12 in an ill-tempered game that prompted Toronto coach Brian McDermott to accuse the visitors of cheap shots and attempts to injure.
Romanian Canadians proudly chart Andreescu's meteoric rise to stardom

Romanian Canadians proudly chart Andreescu's meteoric rise to stardom

Members of the Romanian-Canadian community proudly charting Bianca Andreescu's meteoric rise to sports stardom say the tennis phenom has earned her place among the greats, regardless of how Saturday's historic match turns out.
Canadian tennis fans flock to New York to see Andreescu in U.S. Open final

Canadian tennis fans flock to New York to see Andreescu in U.S. Open final

NEW YORK — Canadian tennis fans Gord Szaszi and Shannon McHugh had wanted to go to New York City to celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary. Then Canada's Bianca Andreescu made the U.S.
In US Open final, Nadal seeks 19th major, Medvedev eyes 1st

In US Open final, Nadal seeks 19th major, Medvedev eyes 1st

NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal shrugged his shoulders once, twice, three times. If his words weren't going to make his position clear, his body language would.
Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP

Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP

MONZA, Italy — A mess. An absurdity. Dangerous. Idiots. These were just some of the terms were used to describe the farcical end to qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Winnipeg Jets sign goaltender Eric Comrie to two-year contract

Winnipeg Jets sign goaltender Eric Comrie to two-year contract

WINNIPEG — Goalie Eric Comrie and the Winnipeg Jets agreed to a two-year deal on Saturday with an average annual value of $700,000 in the NHL. The contract is a two-way deal in 2019-20 followed by a one-way deal in 2020-21.
Nurse calls on Canada's top players to commit, and not just for one summer

Nurse calls on Canada's top players to commit, and not just for one summer

SHANGHAI — Nick Nurse is calling on Canada's best basketball players to commit to playing for their country. And showing up next summer isn't commitment enough.
Messi has option to leave Barca next summer

Messi has option to leave Barca next summer

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona's club president has confirmed that Lionel Messi would have the right to leave the club at the end of this season, as stipulated in his contract.
Wiltjer has 29 points to lead Canada to 126-71 World Cup rout of Jordan

Wiltjer has 29 points to lead Canada to 126-71 World Cup rout of Jordan

SHANGHAI — A FIBA record for three-point shots. And a thoroughly dominant victory that will help Canada's chances of earning a ticket to Tokyo. In a FIBA World Cup that hasn't gone Canada's way, finally things are falling in their favour.
Nestor: Andreescu's run 'the greatest moment in Canadian tennis history'

Nestor: Andreescu's run 'the greatest moment in Canadian tennis history'

Canadian tennis legend Daniel Nestor says Bianca Andreescu's run at this year's U.S. Open is one for the record books. Not only is the 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.