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Land acknowledgment by Habs may be a mistake: Quebec Indigenous affairs minister

Land acknowledgment by Habs may be a mistake: Quebec Indigenous affairs minister

QUEBEC — A Montreal Canadiens land acknowledgment that refers to unceded territory of the Mohawk Nation may be a mistake, according to Quebec Indigenous Affairs Minister Ian Lafrenière.
U.S. launches bid to host Rugby World Cup with Vancouver as possible host city

U.S. launches bid to host Rugby World Cup with Vancouver as possible host city

The U.S. has launched a bid to host both the men's and women's Rugby World Cup with Vancouver billed as a potential host city. Wednesday's public launch of the bid comes on the eve of the U.S.

Ticats head coach Steinauer expects receiver Brandon Banks to play against Redblacks

Head coach Orlondo Steinauer is confident the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will have receiver Brandon Banks back when they face the Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday afternoon. Banks, 33, has missed four of Hamilton's past five games with a rib injury.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers agree to terms with 2019 all-star defensive back Winston Rose

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers agreed to terms with American defensive back Winston Rose on Wednesday. Winston was a CFL all-star in 2019 when he led the league in interceptions (nine).
Sophomore Acklin has taken long path to becoming Hamilton Tiger-Cats leading receiver

Sophomore Acklin has taken long path to becoming Hamilton Tiger-Cats leading receiver

The path to becoming the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' leading receiver has certainly been a long one for Jaelon Acklin. In 2018, the 26-year-old American was released by the Baltimore Ravens during training camp after signing as an undrafted free agent.
Canadian athletes must be vaccinated to compete in Beijing Olympics and Paralympics

Canadian athletes must be vaccinated to compete in Beijing Olympics and Paralympics

TORONTO — Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes must be vaccinated to compete at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.
Araújo, Driussi top-paid to join MLS during season

Araújo, Driussi top-paid to join MLS during season

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Brazilian winger Luiz Araújo has a US$3.6 million base salary after joining Atlanta from Lille and has total compensation of $3,941,667, the highest among players to join Major League Soccer teams during the 2021 season.
Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — The trial of French soccer player Karim Benzema and four others began Wednesday outside Paris, without the Real Madrid forward in attendance.
Toronto Arrows acquire veteran Canadian forward Kyle Baillie in trade with NOLA Gold

Toronto Arrows acquire veteran Canadian forward Kyle Baillie in trade with NOLA Gold

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows have acquired veteran Canadian international forward Kyle Baillie from the NOLA Gold in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2022 Major League Rugby collegiate draft.
After Olympic gold, Christine Sinclair looking to run the table with Portland

After Olympic gold, Christine Sinclair looking to run the table with Portland

A country cheered when Christine Sinclair led the Canadian women's soccer team to Olympic gold this summer. Now the Canada captain looks to help her club team, the Portland Thorns, to a remarkable fourth trophy this year.