Canada & World

Central Alberta offensive lineman O’Donnell agrees to terms with Indianapolis Colts

Two Canadians were drafted by NFL clubs, with both being taken Friday night

Pick-Six: Most intriguing players left after Day 2 of draft

The quarterbacks are waiting. After four quarterbacks went off the board in…

Linsanity finally gets another run on MSG Network next week

NEW YORK — Linsanity is finally getting another run on MSG Network.…

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Scotiabank Arena turns into giant kitchen as MLSE looks to make 10,000 meals daily

TORONTO — Scotiabank Arena, home to the Maple Leafs and Raptors, has…

Pats take Bedard first overall in WHL bantam draft, Heidt goes second to Cougars

The Regina Pats finalized their selection of forward Connor Bedard with the…

  • Apr 23, 2020

Claypool, Gallimore top-rated Canadian prospects for 2020 NFL draft

Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters isn’t spending much time evaluating Oklahoma…

Tragedy of mass shooting ‘hits home’ for Nova Scotian athletes

One of the best Nova Scotian athletes in history needs just a…

Oh, Canada: NWHL confirms plans to expand into Toronto

Professional women’s hockey is set to return to Canada, with the National…

  • Apr 22, 2020

COVID-19 world update: Austria plans May opening of shops; Turkey aims for June

Comprehensive world news update, including staggering blow for EU tourism

Heritage Canada commits $500 million to arts and sports sectors impacted by COVID-19

TORONTO — Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault unveiled early plans on Friday to…

Pandemic strikes at a pivotal time in women’s professional hockey

Women’s professional hockey, already in upheaval, is facing the economic impact of…

Japan scientist ‘very pessimistic’ Olympics will happen

TOKYO — A Japanese professor of infectious disease says he is “very…

  • Apr 20, 2020

Canadian Rourke looking forward to getting shot at playing pro football

Nathan Rourke isn’t fretting about his uncertain football future. The Oakville, Ont.,…

NHLers get a kick out of old broadcasts: ‘Hilarious how much the game’s changed’

In the era of binge-watching, NHLers are getting more than a glimpse of that past

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black embraces enforced breather, aims for Tokyo 2021

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 gave Canadian gymnast Ellie…

Horse racing gets more TV time with other sports on hold

Socially distanced crews in New York and California are keeping horse racing…

Spain set to finish soccer season without fans in stadiums

MADRID — Soccer matches and other sports events in Spain will take…

Women’s sports likely to bear brunt of coronavirus fallout

Linked to the rising call for gender equity worldwide, women’s sports were…

  • Apr 17, 2020