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Curlers right the ship, figure skaters struggle as Canada seeks to defend gold medals

Curlers right the ship, figure skaters struggle as Canada seeks to defend gold medals

BEIJING — Canada's defence of its Olympic mixed doubles curling gold medal is looking a lot more promising. The path to repeating as figure skating team champions, however, is on perilously thin ice.
Raptors win in OT against Bulls for fourth straight victory as VanVleet is celebrated

Raptors win in OT against Bulls for fourth straight victory as VanVleet is celebrated

TORONTO — Upon hearing the news, his Toronto Raptors teammates swarmed him pre-game in a mob of unbridled joy. His former teammate DeMar DeRozan, made a point to find him during warm-ups to offer his own congratulations.

Fleury returns for COVID-19 isolation to post win at Scotties

Skip Tracy Fleury came out of COVID-19 isolation to throw a last-rock takeout to give her Wild Card 1 team from Manitoba an 8-6 win over Northern Ontario’s Krista McCarville Thursday to lock up first place in Pool A at the Scotties Tournament of Hear
Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet selected as all-star reserve

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet selected as all-star reserve

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet has been selected as a reserve for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game. He was voted in for the first time in his career by a panel of the NBA’s 30 head coaches.
Calgary Stampeders re-sign American defensive back Branden Dozier

Calgary Stampeders re-sign American defensive back Branden Dozier

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have locked up another defensive back, re-signing American Branden Dozier.
3 Montreal high school basketball coaches charged with sex crimes involving minors

3 Montreal high school basketball coaches charged with sex crimes involving minors

Montreal police said Thursday they were looking for other possible victims after three coaches linked to a St-Laurent borough high school were charged with various sex crimes.
Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser to battle Brazilian on April UFC Fight Night card

Canadian heavyweight Tanner Boser to battle Brazilian on April UFC Fight Night card

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser returns to action April 23 when he takes on Rodrigo Nascimento on a UFC Fight Night card. Boser (20-8-1) is coming off a second-round KO of Ovince St.

Swimming Canada says it won't send a team to compete at World University Games

OTTAWA — Swimming Canada said Thursday it won't send a team to compete at this summer's World University Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games are slated to be held in Chengdu, China, from June 26-July 7.
Canadian men take a breath before looking to seal a World Cup berth in Qatar

Canadian men take a breath before looking to seal a World Cup berth in Qatar

Four years into his tenure as coach of the men's soccer team, John Herdman is now one win away from taking Canada to the World Cup — ending a 36-year absence from the world showcase.
Canadian Premier League's fourth season to run April 7 through Oct. 29

Canadian Premier League's fourth season to run April 7 through Oct. 29

TORONTO — The Canadian Premier League will kick off its fourth season on April 7 with the championship game scheduled for Oct. 29. Each of the eight teams will play 28 matches — 14 home and 14 away — in a balanced schedule and single-table format.
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