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G'day for Canada Little Leaguers in beating Australia 7-0 at World Series

G'day for Canada Little Leaguers in beating Australia 7-0 at World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It started with a lengthy weather delay, but it turned out to be a g'day at Volunteer Stadium for Canada at the 75th Little League World Series.
Criscito, Bernardeschi lead Toronto FC to 2-2 draw against New England Revolution

Criscito, Bernardeschi lead Toronto FC to 2-2 draw against New England Revolution

TORONTO — Federico Bernardeschi opened the scoring early and Domenico Criscito fired an impressive goal late as Toronto FC extended its unbeaten run to five games with a 2-2 Major League Soccer draw against the New England Revolution on Wednesday.
Stankoven scores twice, Canada doubles up Swiss 6-3 at world juniors

Stankoven scores twice, Canada doubles up Swiss 6-3 at world juniors

EDMONTON — Logan Stankoven had two goals and an assist Wednesday as Canada posted a 6-3 quarterfinal victory over Switzerland at the world junior hockey championship.
Springer's timely hit and Stripling's return to form help lead Jays over Orioles

Springer's timely hit and Stripling's return to form help lead Jays over Orioles

TORONTO — In his return from a two-week absence because of a right hip strain, starter Ross Stripling provided a near-perfect outing to steady the struggling Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon.
Canadian star Joey Votto to have season-ending rotator cuff surgery

Canadian star Joey Votto to have season-ending rotator cuff surgery

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto will have season-ending surgery Friday to repair a torn left rotator cuff. The 38-year-old from Toronto announced the upcoming surgery after the Reds' 1-0 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Filly Moira installed as early 5-2 favourite for $1-million Queen’s Plate

Filly Moira installed as early 5-2 favourite for $1-million Queen’s Plate

TORONTO — She was definitely the class of the Woodbine Oaks but Kevin Attard is expecting a little more of filly Moira on Sunday. Moira was installed as the early 5-2 favourite Wednesday for the 163rd running of the $1-million Queen’s Plate.
Winnipeg's Sierhuis discovers love of rowing after childhood cancer diagnosis

Winnipeg's Sierhuis discovers love of rowing after childhood cancer diagnosis

Katie Sierhuis describes the agonizing homestretch of a rowing race as feeling like her legs are on fire. And she cherishes every lung-busting moment.
Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov advance to third round in Cincinnati

Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov advance to third round in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., moved on to the third round of the Western & Southern Open Masters-level tennis tournament with wins Wednesday.
Toronto Raptors host Cleveland Cavaliers to tip off new NBA season on Oct. 19

Toronto Raptors host Cleveland Cavaliers to tip off new NBA season on Oct. 19

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will play nine games this season that will be nationally televised in the United States.
OPINION: Cold hands, small crowds: reflections from a weird world junior championship

OPINION: Cold hands, small crowds: reflections from a weird world junior championship

EDMONTON — I'm not used to wearing a parka in August. It's a necessity, though, at Rogers Place this month where I'm covering the world junior hockey championship for The Canadian Press.