National Sports News

Canada loses by six wickets to Malaysia in cricket one-dayer in Uganda

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 3:16pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

ENTEBBE, Uganda — Canada suffered its first loss in ICC World Cricket League Division 3 play Friday, beaten by six wickets by Malaysia.

Canada is one of six teams...

Vancouver-born fighter Angela Lee retains MMA title with Singapore win

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 3:14pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

SINGAPORE — Vancouver-born MMA fighter Angela Lee retained her One Championship atomweight championship Friday, submitting Brazilian kickboxer Istela Nunes in the second round...

Canada's Warner poised for third Gotzis title in his decathlon season debut

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 2:03pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 2:30pm

A Canadian record and a hat trick are on the line when Damian Warner makes his season decathlon debut this weekend.

The 27-year-old from London, Ont., is the favourite...

Canada's young women's basketball team loses 64-42 to No. 2-ranked Spain

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 1:21pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 1:45pm

TORRELAVEGA, Spain — Canada's women's basketball team dropped a 64-42 decision to Spain to open their five-game European exhibition series.

Ruth Hamblin of Houston, B.C...

Deadly Manchester bombing hits close to home for members of the Toronto Wolfpack

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 1:11pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 2:15pm

TORONTO — Monday's deadly bombing in Manchester hit members of the Toronto Wolfpack hard.

The majority of the rugby league team call northern England home and know the...

Virtue, Moir and Chan headline Skate Canada International in Regina

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 12:19pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 12:45pm

OTTAWA — Canada's world ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and three-time world champion Patrick Chan will open the 2017 Grand Prix season at Skate Canada...

That's Saint John not St. John's: Sea Dogs shake off branding blunder at MemCup

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 12:09pm Updated: May 26, 2017 - 12:30pm

WINDSOR, Ont. — The Saint John Sea Dogs shook off an embarrassing branding blunder at the Memorial Cup this week, taking it in stride in true Maritime spirit.

The Sea...

Bolanos the Whitecaps' offensive catalyst with Vancouver set to host D.C. United

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 11:59am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 12:45pm

VANCOUVER — The raking cross dipped in and out of the tricky late-afternoon shadows at B.C. Place Stadium as it steamed towards Christian Bolanos.

Instead of trying to...

Curling Canada expands Olympic pre-trials field to 28 to avoid tiebreaker option

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 11:04am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 12:15pm

ORLEANS, Ont. — Curling Canada has expanded the field of a pre-trials qualifying event for the Olympic Games.

The addition of rinks skipped by Mark Bice of Sarnia, Ont...

Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda engine goes

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 11:03am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 11:30am

INDIANAPOLIS — Three-time champion Helio Castroneves turned the fastest lap on Carb Day during the final practice for the Indy 500, while more engine trouble for Honda left...

Olympian, Pan Am champion Karine Thomas retires from synchro swim team

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 10:51am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 12:30pm

OTTAWA — Two-time Olympian Karine Thomas has retired after a 10-year career with the Canadian synchronized swimming team.

Thomas and Jacqueline Simoneau won duet gold at...

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 10:12am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 10:45am

PARIS — It won't be easy for Canada's Milos Raonic if he makes it through the first few rounds of the French Open.

The fifth seed from Thornhill, Ont., could potentially...

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