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Canadian women's volleyball team loses to Italy in Nations League action

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian national women's volleyball team lost 3-0 to Italy in Nations League action on Friday. Set scores were 25-18, 25-20, 25-20. Andrea Mitrovic led Canada with 12 points, while Kiera Van Ryk had 11.
Canada's Olympic swim trials get underway after pandemic postponements

Canada's Olympic swim trials get underway after pandemic postponements

The long wait is over for Canada's top swimmers. The Olympic swim trials start Saturday in Toronto's Pan Am Sports Centre after cancellation in 2020 and a pair of postponements in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toronto Arrows face more challenges as Major League Rugby season winds down

Toronto Arrows face more challenges as Major League Rugby season winds down

A loss Saturday to NOLA Gold would result in the Toronto Arrows being mathematically eliminated from Major League Rugby playoff contention. And the Arrows (4-8-0) have more problems to come as the regular season winds down.

Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Here are five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend: HOME SWEET HOME The Canadiens return to Montreal with momentum after beating the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 in Game 2 of their NHL semifinal on Wednesday night.
Canadian welterweight Rory (The Red King) MacDonald loses split decision at PFL 5

Canadian welterweight Rory (The Red King) MacDonald loses split decision at PFL 5

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Canadian welterweight Rory (Red King) MacDonald cried foul Thursday after losing a controversial split decision to Brazilian veteran Gleison Tibau at PFL 5.
Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — After keeping up his scoring touch to help Tampa Bay get a big road victory its Stanley Cup semifinal series, Brayden Point was especially proud of the Lightning's defensive effort.
Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays

Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead homer in a four-run seventh inning and the New York Yankees pulled off a wacky triple play Thursday night in an 8-4 win over the reeling Toronto Blue Jays.
Henley leads fog-delayed Open as Koepka makes presence felt

Henley leads fog-delayed Open as Koepka makes presence felt

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Once the fog finally lifted over Torrey Pines, a familiar figure in the U.S. Open was plain to see.
Bucks bounce back to defeat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

Bucks bounce back to defeat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

MILWAUKEE — Khris Middleton scored 38 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed in a 104-89 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night to force a decisive seventh game in their second-round playoff series.

Canadian women's basketball team advances to semifinals at AmeriCup

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Aislinn Konig had a game-high 23 points as Canada crushed the Dominican Republic 90-53 in quarterfinal action at the FIBA AmeriCup women's basketball tournament on Thursday. Canada is now 5-0 at the event.