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CBC nets record-breaking digital audiences for Tokyo Olympics

CBC nets record-breaking digital audiences for Tokyo Olympics

TORONTO — The CBC is touting record-breaking digital audiences for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The public broadcaster says its digital and streaming platforms netted more than 37 million video views since the beginning of the delayed Tokyo Games.
Edmonton Elks offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers confirms positive COVID-19 test

Edmonton Elks offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers confirms positive COVID-19 test

EDMONTON — Offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers of the Edmonton Elks confirmed Tuesday he's tested positive for COVID-19. "I tested positive days ago for Covid, & the reservation I initially had about the vaccines has changed," Rogers tweeted.
Raptors sign Sam Dekker; free-agent forward last played overseas

Raptors sign Sam Dekker; free-agent forward last played overseas

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have officially signed free-agent forward Sam Dekker. The team made the announcement in a statement, but did not disclose details of the contract.
Redblacks' Kanneh and Williams, Bombers' Oliveira earn CFL top performer honours

Redblacks' Kanneh and Williams, Bombers' Oliveira earn CFL top performer honours

Abdul Kanneh, who had a 102-yard interception return for a touchdown that anchored the Ottawa Redblacks' season-opening 16-12 road win over the Edmonton Elks, was named the CFL's top performer Tuesday.
Canada's Rebecca Marino beats American Madison Keys for upset victory

Canada's Rebecca Marino beats American Madison Keys for upset victory

Canada's Rebecca Marino pulled off her biggest win since returning to tennis, upsetting World No. 26 Madison Keys of the United States in straight sets on Monday at the National Bank Open.
Lions preparing rookie Rourke to start, but veteran Reilly could play versus Stamps

Lions preparing rookie Rourke to start, but veteran Reilly could play versus Stamps

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions are preparing Canadian rookie Nathan Rourke to start Thursday night versus the Calgary Stampeders but haven't rule out veteran Michael Reilly playing. Reilly was listed as "limited" at B.C.
New Raptor Precious Achiuwa says he will do what it takes to help Toronto win

New Raptor Precious Achiuwa says he will do what it takes to help Toronto win

Newly acquired forward Precious Achiuwa says he will do whatever it takes to help the Toronto Raptors win. Asked what he brings to the table, the six-foot-nine 235-pounder replied: "Winning. Just a winning mentality.
Javier Perez to remain in charge of Toronto FC for the rest of the MLS season

Javier Perez to remain in charge of Toronto FC for the rest of the MLS season

Toronto FC says Javier Perez, who took over as interim head coach after Chris Armas was fired July 4, will remain in charge for the rest of the season.
Veteran competitor Clunn feels Elite Series has truly become an international circuit

Veteran competitor Clunn feels Elite Series has truly become an international circuit

He's been crowned a world champion four times over his illustrious career, but Rick Clunn has never seen pro bass fishing as international as it is currently.
Cooper to guide Team Canada in Beijing, so long as NHL players compete

Cooper to guide Team Canada in Beijing, so long as NHL players compete

CALGARY — If NHL players are able to participate at the upcoming Beijing Olympics — and that remains a big "if" — Canada will have a two-time Stanley Cup champion behind its bench.