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Mac Neil wins first gold medal in Tokyo as Canada continues swimming success

Mac Neil wins first gold medal in Tokyo as Canada continues swimming success

TOKYO — Standing atop the Olympic podium, Maggie Mac Neil flashed a double "thumbs up" to the small but vocal crowd of staff and teammates that watched her pick up Canada's first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics.
Pettersson, Hughes, among players extended qualifying offers from Vancouver Canucks

Pettersson, Hughes, among players extended qualifying offers from Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER — Defenceman Quinn Hughes, a 2018 first-round pick, was among seven players extended qualifying offers from the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. Hughes, 21, was selected seventh overall by Vancouver in the 2018 NHL draft.
Argos head coach Dinwiddie continues to be cautious with QB Nick Arbuckle's injury

Argos head coach Dinwiddie continues to be cautious with QB Nick Arbuckle's injury

Toronto Argonauts head coach Ryan Dinwiddie continues to be cautious with quarterback Nick Arbuckle's hamstring injury. Dinwiddie kept Arbuckle out of Toronto's scrimmage Monday as a precaution.
Veteran CFL receiver Naaman Roosevelt among 15 players released by Montreal Alouettes

Veteran CFL receiver Naaman Roosevelt among 15 players released by Montreal Alouettes

MONTREAL — Veteran American receiver Naaman Roosevelt was among 15 players released Monday by the Montreal Alouettes. Roosevelt, 33, had 77 catches for 946 yards and a TD in 2019 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
National Bank Open given final approval to go ahead: Tennis Canada

National Bank Open given final approval to go ahead: Tennis Canada

Tennis Canada says it has received approval from the country's top health agency to host the National Bank Open in Toronto, Ont. and Montreal, Que.
Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

Canada to play Finland in first game of women's world hockey championship

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has released the schedule for the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship Women's World Championship, featuring Canada versus Finland in the opening game.
Singer Pink backs beach handball team on 'sexist' clothing

Singer Pink backs beach handball team on 'sexist' clothing

HELSINKI (AP) — U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms.

Canada's Jessica Klimkait wins bronze in under-57 kg judo event

TOKYO — Canada's Jessica Klimkait has won bronze in the women's under-57 kilogram category at the Tokyo Olympics. The reigning world champion from Whitby, Ont., defeated Kaja Kajzer of Slovenia by waza-ari in a bronze-medal match.
Canada impresses as it dispatches Costa Rica to advance to Gold Cup semifinal

Canada impresses as it dispatches Costa Rica to advance to Gold Cup semifinal

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Canada's run at the Gold Cup continues. And that can only bode well for the final round of World Cup qualifying starting this fall.

Scoreboard for Sunday, July 25, 2021

Sunday's Games MLB American League Boston 5, N.Y. Yankees 4 Cleveland 3, Tampa Bay 2 Kansas City 6, Detroit 1 L.A. Angels 6, Minnesota 2 Houston 3, Texas 1 Seattle 4, Oakland 3 National League Philadelphia 2, Atlanta 1 Miami 9, San Diego 3 St.