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Veteran CFL receiver Naaman Roosevelt among 15 players released by Montreal Alouettes

Veteran CFL receiver Naaman Roosevelt among 15 players released by Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL — Veteran American receiver Naaman Roosevelt was among 15 players released Monday by the Montreal Alouettes. Roosevelt, 33, had 77 catches for 946 yards and a TD in 2019 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
National Bank Open given final approval to go ahead: Tennis Canada

National Bank Open given final approval to go ahead: Tennis Canada

Tennis Canada says it has received approval from the country's top health agency to host the National Bank Open in Toronto, Ont. and Montreal, Que.
Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has released the schedule for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Women's World Championship, featuring Canada versus Finland in the opening game.
Singer Pink backs beach handball team on 'sexist' clothing

Singer Pink backs beach handball team on 'sexist' clothing

HELSINKI (AP) — U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms.

Canada's Jessica Klimkait wins bronze in under-57 kg judo event

TOKYO — Canada's Jessica Klimkait has won bronze in the women's under-57 kilogram category at the Tokyo Olympics. The reigning world champion from Whitby, Ont., defeated Kaja Kajzer of Slovenia by waza-ari in a bronze-medal match.
Canada impresses as it dispatches Costa Rica to advance to Gold Cup semifinal

Canada impresses as it dispatches Costa Rica to advance to Gold Cup semifinal

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Canada's run at the Gold Cup continues. And that can only bode well for the final round of World Cup qualifying starting this fall.
Mac Neil wins Canada's first gold in Tokyo Olympics, first in women's 100 butterfly

Mac Neil wins Canada's first gold in Tokyo Olympics, first in women's 100 butterfly

TOKYO — Swimmer Margaret Mac Neil has won Canada's first gold medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Mac Neil was seventh at the halfway point of the women's 100-metre butterfly, but swam a strong second length to win in a time of 55.59 seconds.
Gustavo Bou scores twice, Revolution beat Montreal 2-1

Gustavo Bou scores twice, Revolution beat Montreal 2-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored twice for his second multi-goal game and the New England Revolution beat Montreal 2-1 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.

Yamamoto among four players to receive qualifying offers from the Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers extended qualifying offers to forwards Tyler Benson, Cooper Marody and Kailer Yamamoto as well as goalie Stuart Skinner on Sunday. Benson, 23, has one assist in seven career NHL games.

Veteran Canadian RB McCarty comes out of retirement to sign with Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY — Veteran Canadian running back Calvin McCarty came out of retirement Sunday to sign with the Calgary Stampeders. McCarty, 36, retired in March following 13 seasons with Edmonton.