Canada & World

No clear favourite, rain make for unpredictable Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two trainers saddling three horses each. A horse trying…

Kipchoge falls 26 seconds short of first sub 2-hour marathon

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was 26 seconds short of running the first…

Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators Blues 2 Predators 1 ST.…

Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

Crosby returns for Penguins after concussion

Sidney Crosby returned to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ lineup for Game 5 against…

Hurley, Power share lead in rain-delayed Wells Fargo

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Once the rain finally stopped, the wind took over…

Canada’s De Grasse finishes fifth in Doha

Canada’s De Grasse finishes fifth in Doha

DOHA, Qatar — Olympic champion Thomas Rohler threw the javelin farther than…

Canada’s De Grasse finishes fifth in Doha

CSA to choose new president in Whistler

CSA to choose new president in Whistler An election Saturday will decide…

Lowry stays on bench for Game 3 against Cavs

Lowry stays on bench for Game 3 against Cavs

Cavaliers 115 Raptors 94 TORONTO — Hampered by an ankle injury, Toronto…

Lowry stays on bench for Game 3 against Cavs

Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman expected to make next start

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons says Marcus…

Jason Bohn chips on the 9th hole during round one of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Johnson opens with a 70, 4 shots out of lead at Wells Fargo

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Six weeks away from competition didn’t keep Dustin Johnson…

Jason Bohn chips on the 9th hole during round one of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
University of Calgary Dinos’ Rashaun Simonise celebrates a touchdown during first half CIS Mitchell Bowl football action. Five prospects for the 2017 CFL draft, including Simonise, have been deemed ineligible for anti-doping violations, the league announced Friday. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Bladek’s long wait finally coming to end

TORONTO — The 2017 CFL draft can’t come fast enough for Dariusz…

University of Calgary Dinos’ Rashaun Simonise celebrates a touchdown during first half CIS Mitchell Bowl football action. Five prospects for the 2017 CFL draft, including Simonise, have been deemed ineligible for anti-doping violations, the league announced Friday. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Anaheim Ducks players celebrate their victory as Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot, right, skates past during overtime NHL hockey round two playoff action in Edmonton, Wednesday. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Oilers look for more road magic in Anaheim

EDMONTON — Containing Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, winning more faceoffs and bouncing…

Anaheim Ducks players celebrate their victory as Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot, right, skates past during overtime NHL hockey round two playoff action in Edmonton, Wednesday. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Jon Cooper, head coach of Canada national ice hockey team, looks his players, during a friendly international ice hockey game between Switzerland and Canada, at the ice stadium Les Vernets, in Geneva, Switzerland. Five Philadelphia Flyers and four Colorado Avalanche are on coach Jon Cooper’s squad for the IIHF world championship that opens Friday in Paris and Cologne, Germany. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Flyers, Avs dominate Canada’s worlds squad

The Philadelphia Flyers and Colorado Avalanche didn’t make the NHL playoffs. Instead,…

Jon Cooper, head coach of Canada national ice hockey team, looks his players, during a friendly international ice hockey game between Switzerland and Canada, at the ice stadium Les Vernets, in Geneva, Switzerland. Five Philadelphia Flyers and four Colorado Avalanche are on coach Jon Cooper’s squad for the IIHF world championship that opens Friday in Paris and Cologne, Germany. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Former Red Deer Rebel Jeff de Witt now playing with the Regina Pats will play in the Western Hockey League final against the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Pats, Thunderbirds set to meet in WHL final

John Paddock is finding it a little more difficult to get around…

Former Red Deer Rebel Jeff de Witt now playing with the Regina Pats will play in the Western Hockey League final against the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
International basketball celebrates vote to allow headgear

International basketball celebrates vote to allow headgear

Even as basketball’s popularity soared around the world, not everyone believed they…

International basketball celebrates vote to allow headgear

LA 2024 bid won’t shun Olympic powerbroker accused of bribes

LONDON (AP) — When there’s an Olympic bid to be won, Casey…

New York Rangers’ Derek Stepan (21), Mika Zibanejad (93) and Mats Zuccarello (36) celebrate with Chris Kreider after Kreider scored a goal as Ottawa Senators goalie Mike Condon (1) reacts during the third period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Thursday, May 4, 2017, in New York. The Rangers won 4-1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Lundqvist lifts Rangers over Senators 4-1

NEW YORK — Derek Brassard stood in front of a semi-circle throng…

New York Rangers’ Derek Stepan (21), Mika Zibanejad (93) and Mats Zuccarello (36) celebrate with Chris Kreider after Kreider scored a goal as Ottawa Senators goalie Mike Condon (1) reacts during the third period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Thursday, May 4, 2017, in New York. The Rangers won 4-1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Anaheim Ducks’ Ryan Kesler, left, breaks away from Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey round two playoff action in Edmonton, Wednesday, May 3, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Silfverberg scores OT winner in 4-3 Ducks win

Getzlaf fed Silfverberg for a one-timer 45 seconds into overtime

Anaheim Ducks’ Ryan Kesler, left, breaks away from Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during third period NHL hockey round two playoff action in Edmonton, Wednesday, May 3, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Regina Pats forward Sam Steel named WHL player of the year

CALGARY — Sam Steel didn’t go into the 2016-17 season expecting to…

LeBron scores 39, Cavaliers rout Raptors 125-103 in Game 2

LeBron scores 39, Cavaliers rout Raptors 125-103 in Game 2

Cavaliers 125 Raptors 103 CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 39 points,…

LeBron scores 39, Cavaliers rout Raptors 125-103 in Game 2
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