Canada & World

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

Bianca Andreescu returns the ball to Emma Raducanu during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Canada's Bianca Andreescu advanced to the second round of the Italian Open on Tuesday in a walkover after opponent Emma Raducanu retired. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Andreescu, Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime move on to Italian Open second round

Andreescu, Shapovalov, Auger-Aliassime move on to Italian Open second round

Bianca Andreescu returns the ball to Emma Raducanu during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Canada's Bianca Andreescu advanced to the second round of the Italian Open on Tuesday in a walkover after opponent Emma Raducanu retired. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Calgary Flames left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) scores on a penalty shot on Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) in the third period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Dallas, Monday, May 9, 2022. The flames even up their playoff series against the Stars at two wins apiece after their 4-1 win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tony Gutierrez

Gaudreau scores on penalty shot, Flames down Stars 4-1 to even up playoff series

Gaudreau scores on penalty shot, Flames down Stars 4-1 to even up playoff series

Calgary Flames left wing Johnny Gaudreau (13) scores on a penalty shot on Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger (29) in the third period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, in Dallas, Monday, May 9, 2022. The flames even up their playoff series against the Stars at two wins apiece after their 4-1 win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Tony Gutierrez
Edmonton Oilers left wing Evander Kane, center, tries to score past Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, right, as defenseman Matt Roy puts pressure on him during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Sunday, May 8, 2022, in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark J. Terrill

Edmonton Oilers need return of potent power play for Game 5 bounce back

Edmonton Oilers need return of potent power play for Game 5 bounce back

Edmonton Oilers left wing Evander Kane, center, tries to score past Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, right, as defenseman Matt Roy puts pressure on him during the third period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Sunday, May 8, 2022, in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark J. Terrill
Pittsburgh Penguins' Mark Friedman (52) returns to the bench after scoring during the second period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pens chase Shesterkin again, topple Rangers 7-2 for 3-1 lead

Pens chase Shesterkin again, topple Rangers 7-2 for 3-1 lead

Pittsburgh Penguins' Mark Friedman (52) returns to the bench after scoring during the second period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)