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Canada's Olympic swim trials get underway after pandemic postponements

Canada's Olympic swim trials get underway after pandemic postponements

The long wait is over for Canada's top swimmers. The Olympic swim trials start Saturday in Toronto's Pan Am Sports Centre after cancellation in 2020 and a pair of postponements in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme isolating after irregularities in COVID-19 testing

Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme isolating after irregularities in COVID-19 testing

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens say interim head coach Dominique Ducharme has been sent home and is isolating following irregularities in COVID-19 testing. The Canadiens cancelled Ducharme's pre-game news conference on Friday.
Toronto Arrows face more challenges as Major League Rugby season winds down

Toronto Arrows face more challenges as Major League Rugby season winds down

A loss Saturday to NOLA Gold would result in the Toronto Arrows being mathematically eliminated from Major League Rugby playoff contention. And the Arrows (4-8-0) have more problems to come as the regular season winds down.
Montreal's Auger-Aliassime advances to the semifinals of the Noventi Open

Montreal's Auger-Aliassime advances to the semifinals of the Noventi Open

HALLE, Germany — Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime is heading to the semifinals of the Noventi Open. Auger-Aliassime, from Montreal, downed American qualifier Marcos Giron 6-3, 6-2 in quarterfinal play at the ATP Tour 500 grass-court event on Friday.

Five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend

Here are five things to watch in Canadian sports this weekend: HOME SWEET HOME The Canadiens return to Montreal with momentum after beating the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 in Game 2 of their NHL semifinal on Wednesday night.

Scoreboard for Thursday, June 17, 2021

Thursday's Games NHL Playoffs Best-of-Seven Semifinals Tampa Bay 2 New York Islanders 1 (Tampa Bay leads series 2-1) --- NBA Playoffs Best-of-Seven Second Round Milwaukee 104 Brooklyn 89 (Series tied 3-3) --- MLB American League N.Y.
Canadian welterweight Rory (The Red King) MacDonald loses split decision at PFL 5

Canadian welterweight Rory (The Red King) MacDonald loses split decision at PFL 5

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Canadian welterweight Rory (Red King) MacDonald cried foul Thursday after losing a controversial split decision to Brazilian veteran Gleison Tibau at PFL 5.
Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — After keeping up his scoring touch to help Tampa Bay get a big road victory its Stanley Cup semifinal series, Brayden Point was especially proud of the Lightning's defensive effort.
Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays

Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead homer in a four-run seventh inning and the New York Yankees pulled off a wacky triple play Thursday night in an 8-4 win over the reeling Toronto Blue Jays.
Henley leads fog-delayed Open as Koepka makes presence felt

Henley leads fog-delayed Open as Koepka makes presence felt

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Once the fog finally lifted over Torrey Pines, a familiar figure in the U.S. Open was plain to see.