LAS VEGAS - A difficult challenge awaits the Montreal Canadiens tonight as they enter their Stanley Cup semifinal as underdogs against the host Vegas Golden Knights.
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Chris Johnston put an exclamation mark on a record-setting weekend for Canada's three competitors at the US$1-million Bassmaster Classic.
Canadian golfer Maude-Aimee Leblanc posted her third second-place finish of the season at the Symetra Tour's Island Resort Championship on Sunday in Harris, Mich.
LAS VEGAS - From the Manitoba prairie to the Mojave Desert, from largely empty arenas to a capacity crowd: not a lot about Monday's Stanley Cup semifinal opener in Las Vegas will be familiar to the Montreal Canadiens.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A day after trouncing the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada's women's basketball team faced a stiff challenge in Brazil - exactly the type of game head coach Lisa Thomaidis says her team needs just six weeks before the Tokyo Olympics tip off.
COPENHAGEN - Denmark's team doctor said Sunday that Christian Eriksen's heart stopped and that “he was gone” before being resuscitated with a defibrillator at the European Championship.
AMSTERDAM - Denzel Dumfries made up for an earlier mistake by heading in an 85th-minute winning goal Sunday, giving the Netherlands a 3-2 victory over Ukraine at the European Championship.
BUCHAREST - The Austrians finally earned a victory at the European Championship, getting the goals they needed from the bench.
LONDON - Raheem Sterling grew up in the shadow of Wembley Stadium as it was being rebuilt, even getting a tattoo of its famous arch on his left forearm.
BOSTON - Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday.
PARIS - Novak Djokovic left the court to go the locker room for a little chat with himself after dropping the first two sets of the French Open final Sunday.
HUATULCO, Mexico - Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk raced to victory at the World Triathlon Cup on Sunday, the final men's race of the Olympic qualifying period.
After taking a "little bit of a step backwards" in a scoreless draw against the Czech Republic, Canada coach Bev Priestman wants to see improvements against Brazil on Monday in her team's final outing before the Olympic roster is finalized.
ANDERMATT, Switzerland - Canadian cyclist Michael Woods was runner-up in the final stage of the Tour de Suisse on Sunday, finishing first in the race's mountain classification and fifth in the overall standings.
STUTTGART, Germany - Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime lost 7-6 (2), 6-3 to Croatia's Marin Cilic in the final of the Stuttgart Open on Sunday.
DETROIT (AP) — Chip Ganassi tells anyone who will listen that "I like winners” whenever one of his drivers takes the checkered flag. So when Marcus Ericsson was hired, he worried the team owner would see his long losing streak and question the pick.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Unbeaten Russian Movsar Evloev used a string of takedowns to defeat Calgary featherweight (Mean) Hakeem Dawodu on the undercard of UFC 263 Saturday night.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A challenging trip to Haiti ended Saturday with a win and a valuable away goal for Canada in its quest to advance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Canadians Jeff Gustafson and brothers Chris and Cory Johnston have made history at the US$1-million Bassmaster Classic for a second straight year.
(AP) -- If the teams left in the NHL playoffs are sick and tired of facing the same opponents over and over, they are in luck in the semifinals.
BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of three longballs by Toronto in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games, and the Blue Jays rebounded from a tough loss to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday.
RIMINI, Italy - The Canadian women's volleyball team is back in the win column after beating Serbia 3-1 in the Nations League tournament Saturday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Canada's women's basketball team returned to action with a dominant win Saturday, trouncing the U.S. Virgin Islands 101-41 at the AmeriCup tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens could be on the cusp of getting some key pieces back in the lineup as they prepare for their toughest challenge yet — the Vegas Golden Knights.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was taken to a hospital Saturday after collapsing on the field during a match at the European Championship.
BOSTON (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a line drive off the Green Monster to drive in the game-winning run in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Friday night.
MONTREAL - Quebec's Health Department says the Montreal Canadiens have made a request to increase capacity during home games at the Bell Centre.
CALGARY - Canada's top speedskaters have started getting back to normal after a double-whammy winter of a pandemic and no ice in Calgary's Olympic Oval.
WINNIPEG - The season ended with his team being swept in the second round of the NHL playoffs, but Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice says he's proud of the job the Jets coaching staff did this season while playing in a global pandemic.
CARTAGENA, Spain - A disappointed Bev Priestman saw Canada's offence stall Friday in a 0-0 draw with the Czech Republic in a women's soccer friendly.
TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam will miss approximately five months after he underwent surgery last week to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
STUTTGART, Germany - Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime is through to the semifinals of the Stuttgart Open after posting a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) win over France's Ugo Humbert on Friday.
MONTREAL - CF Montreal says the loan agreement with Italian club Bologna FC 1909 for English defender Luis Binks is being terminated early.
TORONTO - After running his UFC win streak to five with a split decision win over Zubaira (Warrior) Tukhugov at UFC 253 last September in Abu Dhabi, Calgary featherweight (Mean) Hakeem Dawodu was asked who he wanted to face next.
Call Toronto Arrows co-captain Lucas Rumball on WhatsApp and the photo that appears is an upside-down close-up of his peaceful face, with a gaping gash in the forehead.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo scored his first goal of the postseason to break a tie late in the second period, and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 in Game 6 of their second-round series on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup semifinals.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched six effective innings, Yasmani Grandal homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Thursday night.
EUGENE, Ore. - Canada's Camryn Rogers shattered the U.S. collegiate record in winning her second NCAA hammer throw title on Thursday.