Canada & World

Daniil Medvedev, tennis player from Russia, reacts during a training session at the ATP 250 Geneva Open tennis tournament in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, May 15, 2022. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)

No. 2 Medvedev back on ATP tour after Wimbledon ban

GENEVA — Watching the recent news from Ukraine is “very upsetting,” No.…

Daniil Medvedev, tennis player from Russia, reacts during a training session at the ATP 250 Geneva Open tennis tournament in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, May 15, 2022. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Los Angeles Kings' Phillip Danault (24) scores a goal on Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith (41) during third period NHL playoff action in Edmonton on Monday, May 2, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘We’re not done’: Edmonton Oilers keen on continuing deep playoff push

EDMONTON — The Oilers aren’t settling for the second round. Edmonton moved…

Los Angeles Kings' Phillip Danault (24) scores a goal on Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith (41) during third period NHL playoff action in Edmonton on Monday, May 2, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nicholas Paul (20) celebrates his second goal of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period, first round, game seven NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Lightning down Leafs in Game 7 as Toronto endures more playoff heartbreak

TORONTO — This playoff heartbreak felt different for the Maple Leafs. A…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nicholas Paul (20) celebrates his second goal of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs during second period, first round, game seven NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews speaks to media in Toronto, on Thursday, September 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Five things to know about the National Hockey League playoffs

It’s a hockey fan’s dream with three Game 7s on deck, including…

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews speaks to media in Toronto, on Thursday, September 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
FILE - Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the fifth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Jan. 26, 2022, in San Diego. Mickelson has said he has asked for a release from the PGA Tour for the option to play in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational in England. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

Mickelson decides not to defend title at PGA Championship

Phil Mickelson withdrew Friday from the PGA Championship, electing to extend his…

FILE - Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the fifth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Jan. 26, 2022, in San Diego. Mickelson has said he has asked for a release from the PGA Tour for the option to play in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf Invitational in England. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
Dallas Stars center Roope Hintz (24) attacks as Calgary Flames defenseman Christopher Tanev (8) and goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) protect their net during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Friday, May 13, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Wild-card Stars force Game 7 against Calgary with 4-2 win

Wild-card Stars force Game 7 against Calgary with 4-2 win

Dallas Stars center Roope Hintz (24) attacks as Calgary Flames defenseman Christopher Tanev (8) and goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) protect their net during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Friday, May 13, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Florida Panthers center Sam Bennett (9) tries to shoot the puck with Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov (30) defending during the second period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series, Friday, May 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Panthers beat Caps in OT, win 1st playoff series since 1996

Panthers beat Caps in OT, win 1st playoff series since 1996

Florida Panthers center Sam Bennett (9) tries to shoot the puck with Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov (30) defending during the second period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series, Friday, May 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Ryan Palmer cracks a smile after chipping to the ninth hole during the second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in McKinney, Texas, on Friday, May 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Emil Lippe)

Palmer shoots 62, joins lead at low-scoring Byron Nelson

Palmer shoots 62, joins lead at low-scoring Byron Nelson

Ryan Palmer cracks a smile after chipping to the ninth hole during the second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in McKinney, Texas, on Friday, May 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Emil Lippe)
In Gee Chun, of South Korea, reacts after her birdie putt on the fourth green during the second round of the LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tournament, Friday, May 13, 2022, in Clifton, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Minjee Lee takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour’s Founders Cup

Minjee Lee takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour’s Founders Cup

In Gee Chun, of South Korea, reacts after her birdie putt on the fourth green during the second round of the LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tournament, Friday, May 13, 2022, in Clifton, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe hits an RBI-triple during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Friday, May 13, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)

Lowe, Margot help Rays hand Blue Jays 5th straight loss

Lowe, Margot help Rays hand Blue Jays 5th straight loss

Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe hits an RBI-triple during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Friday, May 13, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
Iga Swiatek of Poland returns the ball to Bianca Andreescu of Canada during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Impressive runs for Andreescu, Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime end in Rome

Impressive runs for Andreescu, Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime end in Rome

Iga Swiatek of Poland returns the ball to Bianca Andreescu of Canada during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Friday, May 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Canada's Pierre-Luc Dubois, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group A Hockey World Championship match between Germany and Canada in Helsinki, Finland, Friday May 13, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner

Canada gives up two 5-on-3 goals in third, hangs on for 5-3 win over Germany

Canada gives up two 5-on-3 goals in third, hangs on for 5-3 win over Germany

Canada's Pierre-Luc Dubois, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group A Hockey World Championship match between Germany and Canada in Helsinki, Finland, Friday May 13, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
Vancouver Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau smiles as he attends a news conference in Vancouver, on Dec. 6, 2021. Boudreau will return as the Canucks head coach next season after helping to turn the struggling NHL club around as a mid-season replacement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

There it is Vancouver: Boudreau will be back to coach Canucks

Boudreau coached his 1,000th regular-season game in January

Vancouver Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau smiles as he attends a news conference in Vancouver, on Dec. 6, 2021. Boudreau will return as the Canucks head coach next season after helping to turn the struggling NHL club around as a mid-season replacement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Oddsmaker feels Toronto time for an NFL expansion franchise is coming

Oddsmaker feels Toronto time for an NFL expansion franchise is coming

Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) blocks a shot by Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk (19) in the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Monday, May 9, 2022, in Dallas. Darryl Sutter isn't about to reveal his plans for a potential series-clinching game, but the Calgary Flames have won back-to-back playoff games with the coach taking from his forwards and giving to his defencemen. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Calgary Flames head to Dallas with sights on series-clincher

Calgary Flames head to Dallas with sights on series-clincher

Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) blocks a shot by Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk (19) in the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Monday, May 9, 2022, in Dallas. Darryl Sutter isn't about to reveal his plans for a potential series-clinching game, but the Calgary Flames have won back-to-back playoff games with the coach taking from his forwards and giving to his defencemen. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal during sudden-death overtime in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Chris O'Meara

Point scores in OT as Lightning beat Maple Leafs 4-3 to force Game 7

Point scores in OT as Lightning beat Maple Leafs 4-3 to force Game 7

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal during sudden-death overtime in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Chris O'Meara
Boston Bruins' Connor Clifton (75) checks Carolina Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov (37) during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bruins back home, beat Hurricanes 5-2 to force 7th game

Bruins back home, beat Hurricanes 5-2 to force 7th game

Boston Bruins' Connor Clifton (75) checks Carolina Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov (37) during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Team Gushue lineup change puts Canadian curling residency rules back in spotlight

Team Gushue lineup change puts Canadian curling residency rules back in spotlight

Denis Shapovalov of Canada returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Shapovalov moved on to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open tennis tournament with a 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 upset of clay-court legend Nadal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alessandra Tarantino

Shapovalov bounces clay-court star Nadal, moves on to Italian Open quarterfinals

Shapovalov bounces clay-court star Nadal, moves on to Italian Open quarterfinals

Denis Shapovalov of Canada returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Shapovalov moved on to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open tennis tournament with a 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 upset of clay-court legend Nadal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alessandra Tarantino

Veterans Bianca Farella, Phil Berna lead the way for Canada at Toulouse rugby sevens

Veterans Bianca Farella, Phil Berna lead the way for Canada at Toulouse rugby sevens