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Head coach Chris Armas names new Toronto FC coaching staff

TORONTO — New Toronto FC coach Chris Armas named his coaching staff Wednesday, with goalkeeper coach Jon Conway the lone holdover from Greg Vanney's era. Conway is joined by Javier Perez, Ian Russell and Ewan Sharp.

A capsule look at teams competing in the Canadian women's curling championship

CALGARY — A capsule look at the 18 teams competing in the Canadian women's curling championship Feb. 19-28 in Calgary (team members listed skip to lead).
Chris Paul memoir 'Sixty-One' coming out in September

Chris Paul memoir 'Sixty-One' coming out in September

NEW YORK — NBA All-Star Chris Paul has an off-court project in the works: His first book. Paul's “Sixty-One: Life Lessons from Papa, On and Off the Court” will come out in September, St. Martin’s Press announced Wednesday.
Japan starts COVID-19 vaccinations with eye on Olympics

Japan starts COVID-19 vaccinations with eye on Olympics

TOKYO — Japan launched its coronavirus vaccination campaign Wednesday, months after other major economies started giving shots and amid questions about whether the drive would would reach enough people quickly enough to save a Summer Olympics already

Canadian Bianca Andreescu advances to semifinals in WTA Tour 250 event in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Bianca Andreescu is heading to the semifinals of the Phillip Island Trophy. The No. 2 seed, from Mississauga, Ont., beat world No. 74 Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5) in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Raptors beat Bucks 124-113 despite losing Lowry to injury

Raptors beat Bucks 124-113 despite losing Lowry to injury

MILWAUKEE — Fred VanVleet scored 33 points, Pascal Siakam added 23 and the Toronto Raptors withstood the loss of Kyle Lowry to beat the slumping Milwaukee Bucks 124-113 on Tuesday night.

Calle Rosen scores twice, Toronto Marlies down Manitoba Moose 6-2

WINNIPEG — Calle Rosen scored twice, Nick Robertson scored his first American Hockey League goal as part of a four-goal second period, and the Toronto Marlies cruised to a 6-2 win over the Manitoba Moose on Tuesday.

Gustavsson makes 25 saves, AHL Senators beat Rocket 4-1 for first win of season

MONTREAL — Filip Gustavsson stopped 25 shots as the Belleville Senators downed the Laval Rocket 4-1 on Tuesday for their first win of the 2020-21 American Hockey League season.
Winter wonderland awaits start of Toronto FC training camp Wednesday

Winter wonderland awaits start of Toronto FC training camp Wednesday

Toronto FC opens training camp Wednesday in a winter wonderland, with a new coach in Chris Armas and the hope that the search for a third designated player is close to completion. Other questions remain as TFC kicks off the post-Greg Vanney era.
O'Toole calls for relocation of Beijing Olympics due to China's 'genocide' of Uighurs

O'Toole calls for relocation of Beijing Olympics due to China's 'genocide' of Uighurs

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is calling on the government to push for a new host for the Beijing Olympics next year amid China's "genocide" against minority Uighurs.
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