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Despite COVID-19 and un-Canadian temperatures, Habs fans are legion in Las Vegas

Despite COVID-19 and un-Canadian temperatures, Habs fans are legion in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Joe Fruchter is smiling — and sweating.
CFL return to play finally gives Blue Bombers an opportunity to defend Grey Cup title

CFL return to play finally gives Blue Bombers an opportunity to defend Grey Cup title

It's been a long time coming, but Willie Jefferson and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are finally getting the chance to defend their Grey Cup title. Winnipeg defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33-12 in 2019 for its first CFL title since 1990.
Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez advances to second round at WTA Tour event

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez advances to second round at WTA Tour event

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez is heading to the second round of the Viking Classic Birmingham. Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat China's Wang Yafan in the first round of the WTA Tour 250 grass-court event on Tuesday.
Ronaldo scores 2, Portugal beats Hungary 3-0 at Euro 2020

Ronaldo scores 2, Portugal beats Hungary 3-0 at Euro 2020

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Cristiano Ronaldo set the record for most goals at the European Championship with two of them Tuesday in Portugal’s 3-0 victory over Hungary at a packed Puskas Arena.
MLB threatens pitchers with 10-game bans for altering balls

MLB threatens pitchers with 10-game bans for altering balls

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by Major League Baseball that will start June 21.
John Herdman says Canadian men's vision is clear on World Cup qualifying journey

John Herdman says Canadian men's vision is clear on World Cup qualifying journey

John Herdman says his players have been focused on their task since he took over the Canadian men's program in January 2018. Their vision was clear in his first interviews with them. Leave a legacy. Become heroes. Get to the World Cup.
CFL to kick off 2021 regular-season schedule with Winnipeg-Hamilton Grey Cup rematch

CFL to kick off 2021 regular-season schedule with Winnipeg-Hamilton Grey Cup rematch

TORONTO — The CFL has scheduled a Grey Cup rematch for its return. The CFL unveiled its 14-game regular season Tuesday, a day after the board of governors voted to resume play Aug., 5. The league didn't play in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montreal Marathon organizers cancel 2021 edition over COVID-19 restrictions

Montreal Marathon organizers cancel 2021 edition over COVID-19 restrictions

MONTREAL — Organizers of Montreal's marathon say they're cancelling the 2021 edition of the event due to ongoing COVID-19 health restrictions. The Marathon Beneva de Montreal event was scheduled to be held the weekend of Sept. 24 -26.

Bell MTS Place, home of Winnipeg Jets, to be renamed Canada Life Centre

A deal between Canada Life Assurance Co. and the owner of the Winnipeg Jets will see the hockey team's home arena renamed to the Canada Life Centre.
Bell MTS Centre, home of Winnipeg Jets, to be renamed Canada Life Centre

Bell MTS Centre, home of Winnipeg Jets, to be renamed Canada Life Centre

A deal between Canada Life Assurance Co. and the owner of the Winnipeg Jets will see the hockey team's home arena renamed to the Canada Life Centre.