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Sta Maria leads Canada to 70-36 rout of New Zealand at FIBA U17 women's World Cup

DEBRECEN, Hungary — Taija Sta Maria poured in five three-pointers in a 17-point performance to lead Canada to a 70-36 victory over New Zealand on Wednesday, and into the quarterfinals of the U17 FIBA women's World Cup.
Edmonton Oilers add goaltender Jack Campbell, bring back forward Evander Kane

Edmonton Oilers add goaltender Jack Campbell, bring back forward Evander Kane

EDMONTON — Evander Kane knows he left money on the table when he re-signed with the Edmonton Oilers. He's willing to take the hit if it means chasing hockey's ultimate prize.
De Grasse, who's recovering from COVID-19, upstart women's throwers among 10 to watch

De Grasse, who's recovering from COVID-19, upstart women's throwers among 10 to watch

Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse has climbed the medal podium in every one of his individual Olympic and world championship races, but the 27-year-old from Markham, Ont., faces one of his stiffest challenges in Eugene, Ore.
Canada Soccer stays in-house in choosing Earl Cochrane as its new general secretary

Canada Soccer stays in-house in choosing Earl Cochrane as its new general secretary

TORONTO — After an "extensive global recruitment process," Canada Soccer stayed in-house to find a successor to general secretary Peter Montopoli.
Advocates: Farah's story can help other trafficking victims

Advocates: Farah's story can help other trafficking victims

LONDON (AP) — Until this week, Mo Farah was a four-time Olympic champion winding down his hugely successful career as a long-distance runner.
Habs sign top pick Slafkovsky to entry-level deal, add depth in free agency

Habs sign top pick Slafkovsky to entry-level deal, add depth in free agency

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens locked up first-overall pick Juraj Slafkovsky and beefed up their depth with one-year contracts as NHL free agency opened Wednesday.
Canada expects more attacking challenge from Jamaica at CONCACAF W Championship

Canada expects more attacking challenge from Jamaica at CONCACAF W Championship

After facing packed defences against Trinidad and Tobago, Panama and Costa Rica in the group stage, Canada expects a more attacking challenge from Jamaica on Thursday in the semifinal of the CONCACAF W Championship in Mexico.
'We want to bring the juice:' Maciocia wants more pep from Alouettes

'We want to bring the juice:' Maciocia wants more pep from Alouettes

MONTREAL — Danny Maciocia wants to see the Alouettes play with a lot more pace. The Montreal general manager says he met with the team Friday to share his vision after taking over head coaching duties on an interim basis from the fired Khari Jones.
Canadian men to face Qatar, Uruguay in September ahead of World Cup

Canadian men to face Qatar, Uruguay in September ahead of World Cup

TORONTO — Canada will get a taste of World Cup opposition in September with games in Europe against Qatar and Uruguay ahead of the men's soccer showcase in Qatar in November. Both matches will take place in Vienna, against Qatar on Sept.
Evander Kane stays put in Edmonton; Malkin re-ups with Pens

Evander Kane stays put in Edmonton; Malkin re-ups with Pens

Evgeni Malkin decided to return to the Pittsburgh Penguins after all, Evander Kane chose to stay in Edmonton, and the goalie carousel kept spinning a day before the the NHL's free agency period opened. Malkin late Tuesday night signed a $24.