Canada & World

Toronto FC forward Jesus Jimenez (9) takes to the air to play the ball against D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum (15) during first half MLS in Toronto on Saturday March 19, 2022. Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez worked his way up through the lower levels of Spanish soccer before earning his chance with a storied club in Poland. Now Jimenez is turning heads in Major League Soccer, tied for the scoring lead with seven goals in 11 games for Toronto FC. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez finding Toronto FC, MLS to his liking

Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez finding Toronto FC, MLS to his liking

Toronto FC forward Jesus Jimenez (9) takes to the air to play the ball against D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum (15) during first half MLS in Toronto on Saturday March 19, 2022. Spanish striker Jesus Jimenez worked his way up through the lower levels of Spanish soccer before earning his chance with a storied club in Poland. Now Jimenez is turning heads in Major League Soccer, tied for the scoring lead with seven goals in 11 games for Toronto FC. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
This image provided by Hockey Canada Images, Canada's assistant coach Kori Cheverie. Cheverie’s ascension coupled with the growing number of women entering pro hockey management and developmental roles has rapidly sped the timetable on when — not if — there will be a woman working behind an NHL bench. (Dave Holland/Hockey Canada Images via AP)

NHL closing in on seeing its first female coach

NHL closing in on seeing its first female coach

This image provided by Hockey Canada Images, Canada's assistant coach Kori Cheverie. Cheverie’s ascension coupled with the growing number of women entering pro hockey management and developmental roles has rapidly sped the timetable on when — not if — there will be a woman working behind an NHL bench. (Dave Holland/Hockey Canada Images via AP)
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame named Olympic champion kayaker Adam van Koeverden as one of their 2022 inductees at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 12, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

DeRosario proud of soccer’s evolution into a diverse sport in Canada

DeRosario proud of soccer’s evolution into a diverse sport in Canada

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame named Olympic champion kayaker Adam van Koeverden as one of their 2022 inductees at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 12, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Canada head coach John Herdman celebrates the team’s win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica, in Toronto on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Canada will host Iran in a men’s soccer friendly on June 5 in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Canadian men to host Iran in June soccer friendly at B.C. Place Stadium

Canada, ranked 38th in the world, and No. 21 Iran are both preparing for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Canada head coach John Herdman celebrates the team’s win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica, in Toronto on Sunday, March 27, 2022. Canada will host Iran in a men’s soccer friendly on June 5 in Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Team Canada rugby fans take in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series action at Starlight Stadium just outside Victoria Saturday, April 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Vancouver rugby fans on alert as United States to host World Cup for first time

U.S. bid group included Vancouver in an original list of cities under consideration

Team Canada rugby fans take in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series action at Starlight Stadium just outside Victoria Saturday, April 30, 2022. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Calgary Flames down Dallas Stars 3-1 to take series lead

Calgary Flames down Dallas Stars 3-1 to take series lead

Florida Panthers center Carter Verhaeghe (23) scores a goal against Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov (30) during the third period of Game 5 of the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Comeback Cats do it again, rally to top Caps 5-3 in Game 5

Comeback Cats do it again, rally to top Caps 5-3 in Game 5

Florida Panthers center Carter Verhaeghe (23) scores a goal against Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov (30) during the third period of Game 5 of the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Panthers claw back from 3-goal deficit, top Capitals 5-3

Panthers claw back from 3-goal deficit, top Capitals 5-3

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) reacts after getting knocked down during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Crosby leaves in 2nd period of Penguins’ 5-3 loss in Game 5

Crosby leaves in 2nd period of Penguins’ 5-3 loss in Game 5

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) reacts after getting knocked down during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Gymnastics Canada and provincial bodies face class-action lawsuit over alleged abuse

Gymnastics Canada and provincial bodies face class-action lawsuit over alleged abuse

Team Brad Gushue adds E.J. Harnden at second to replace Brett Gallant

Team Brad Gushue adds E.J. Harnden at second to replace Brett Gallant

Salimah Mussani makes collaboration the heart of her coaching plan for Golf Canada

Salimah Mussani makes collaboration the heart of her coaching plan for Golf Canada

On the brink of elimination, Oilers look for quicker start, more consistency

On the brink of elimination, Oilers look for quicker start, more consistency

Gleyber day: Torres’ 5 RBIs lead surging Yanks over Jays 5-3

Gleyber day: Torres’ 5 RBIs lead surging Yanks over Jays 5-3

Canada’s Andreescu advances to third round in Rome, Fernandez falls in second round

Canada’s Andreescu advances to third round in Rome, Fernandez falls in second round

PGA Tour denies releases for players in Saudi-funded event

PGA Tour denies releases for players in Saudi-funded event

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) snares the shot of Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand (63) during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Jarvis, Raanta help Carolina top Bruins for 3-2 series lead

Jarvis, Raanta help Carolina top Bruins for 3-2 series lead

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) snares the shot of Boston Bruins’ Brad Marchand (63) during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

No Stone Unturned: New lineups galore for next curling season in fresh quadrennial

No Stone Unturned: New lineups galore for next curling season in fresh quadrennial

Players exit the field following Winnipeg Blue Bombers walkthrough at Tim Hortons Field during the CFL's Grey Cup week in Hamilton, Ont., Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. The CFL Players' Association will have a new offer from the CFL to consider when the two sides resume collective bargaining talks Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn

Sources: CFL to table new contract offer to CFL Players’ Association on Wednesday

Sources: CFL to table new contract offer to CFL Players’ Association on Wednesday

Players exit the field following Winnipeg Blue Bombers walkthrough at Tim Hortons Field during the CFL's Grey Cup week in Hamilton, Ont., Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. The CFL Players' Association will have a new offer from the CFL to consider when the two sides resume collective bargaining talks Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nick Iwanyshyn

Matthews scores winner, Tavares shines as Leafs down Bolts to take 3-2 series lead

Matthews scores winner, Tavares shines as Leafs down Bolts to take 3-2 series lead