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Athletes back IOC's decision to permit breastfeeding moms at Tokyo Games

Athletes back IOC's decision to permit breastfeeding moms at Tokyo Games

American track star Nia Ali says she knows what it's like to balance being a breastfeeding mom and an elite athlete.
Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold wins appeal to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold wins appeal to compete at Tokyo Olympics

TORONTO — Canada's Mandy Bujold looks forward to the day that she can tell her daughter that she got into the ring with Olympic sport's highest court — and won.
Andreescu makes early exit from Wimbledon, Shapovalov advances to third round

Andreescu makes early exit from Wimbledon, Shapovalov advances to third round

LONDON — Bianca Andreescu made an early exit from Wimbledon, while Denis Shapovalov is heading to the third round at the grass-court Grand Slam for the first time in his career. Andreescu, the women's fifth seed from Mississauga, Ont.
IOC says yes to babies at Olympics; Gaucher able to bring daughter Sophie with her

IOC says yes to babies at Olympics; Gaucher able to bring daughter Sophie with her

Canadian Olympian Kim Gaucher awoke to happy news Wednesday morning — baby Sophie is going to the Tokyo Olympics after all. The International Olympic Committee says it will now allow breastfeeding moms to bring their children to Tokyo.
TFC striker Akinola switches allegiance from U.S. to Canada ahead of Gold Cup

TFC striker Akinola switches allegiance from U.S. to Canada ahead of Gold Cup

American-born Toronto FC forward Ayo Akinola has chosen to represent Canada internationally and will be available to the national men's team for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup.
McDavid says Hart Trophy award particularly special with unanimous vote, Gretzky link

McDavid says Hart Trophy award particularly special with unanimous vote, Gretzky link

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid says his second NHL MVP award is special, but means a little bit more when it links him to the NHL’s all-time scoring leader.
Charles Oakley memoir 'The Last Enforcer' to publish in 2022

Charles Oakley memoir 'The Last Enforcer' to publish in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Oakley has a memoir coming out next year that includes a brief assist from former Chicago Bulls teammate Michael Jordan.

Regan Yee races to Canadian record, Tokyo standard in women's 3,000 steeplechase

MONTREAL — Regan Yee raced to a Canadian record and hit the Tokyo qualifying standard in the women's 3,000-metre steeplechase on Tuesday, the final day of Olympic qualifying. The 25-year-old from Hazelton, B.C., ran nine minutes 27.
Semien, Bichette power Blue Jays to 9-3 win over Mariners

Semien, Bichette power Blue Jays to 9-3 win over Mariners

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Semien homered and drove in five runs, Bo Bichette hit a three-run homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Wednesday night.
Canada starts last-chance Tokyo Games qualifying tourney with 97-91 win over Greece

Canada starts last-chance Tokyo Games qualifying tourney with 97-91 win over Greece

VICTORIA — Canada started slow but finished strong Tuesday, posting a 97-91 win over Greece in its first test in a must-win Olympic qualifying tournament.
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