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Atletico Ottawa captain Drew Beckie a study in faith and perseverance

Atletico Ottawa captain Drew Beckie a study in faith and perseverance

The Beckie family will be well represented when Canada takes on New Zealand on Saturday in a women's soccer friendly. Janine Beckie will be in a Canadian uniform. Brother Drew and mother Sheila will be in the stands at Ottawa's TD Place.
Ashley Lawrence to miss Canada friendlies against New Zealand due to injury

Ashley Lawrence to miss Canada friendlies against New Zealand due to injury

Canada will be without Ashley Lawrence when it takes on New Zealand in a pair of women's soccer friendlies.
Jones posts 8-3 victory over Koana at Grand Slam of Curling's Masters event

Jones posts 8-3 victory over Koana at Grand Slam of Curling's Masters event

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Canada's Jennifer Jones avoided elimination at the Masters on Friday morning with an 8-3 victory over Japan's Tori Koana at the Sixteen Mile Sports Centre.
Prosecutors seek fine for Benzema in French blackmail trial

Prosecutors seek fine for Benzema in French blackmail trial

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — A French court trying an alleged blackmail case involving Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema and four other defendants will render its verdict on Nov. 24.

Journalist imprisoned over leaked UAE-Iraq pre-game comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates on Friday announced they had imprisoned a television journalist over apparently leaked pre-match comments made before the Emirates' tie with Iraq during a World Cup qualifier

Scoreboard for Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

Thursday's Games (All Times Eastern) MLB Post-season National League Championship Series L.A. Dodgers 11 Atlanta 2 (Atlanta leads series 3-2) --- NHL Columbus 3 N.Y.
McDavid scores 200th goal in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

McDavid scores 200th goal in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Connor McDavid scored twice to eclipse 200 career goals and had an assist, Zach Hyman had two goals and the Edmonton Oilers remained undefeated with a 5-1 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
Connor scores twice, powers undermanned Winnipeg Jets to 5-1 win over Anaheim Ducks

Connor scores twice, powers undermanned Winnipeg Jets to 5-1 win over Anaheim Ducks

WINNIPEG — Kyle Connor experienced a first in his hockey career during the Jets' 5-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Thursday.

CPL Roundup: Cavalry extends undefeated streak with 2-1 win over Pacific

CALGARY — Cavalry FC kept its spot atop the Canadian Premier League standings with a 2-1 win over Pacific FC on Thursday. Daan Klomp opened the scoring for Cavalry (12-5-8) in the 6th minute and David Norman Jr.
Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor hit three homers and drove in six runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers broke loose at the plate to beat Atlanta 11-2 on Thursday night, cutting the Braves’ lead in the NL Championship Series to 3-2.