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TFC striker Akinola switches allegiance from U.S. to Canada ahead of Gold Cup

TFC striker Akinola switches allegiance from U.S. to Canada ahead of Gold Cup

American-born Toronto FC forward Ayo Akinola has chosen to represent Canada internationally and will be available to the national men's team for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup.
McDavid says Hart Trophy award particularly special with unanimous vote, Gretzky link

McDavid says Hart Trophy award particularly special with unanimous vote, Gretzky link

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid says his second NHL MVP award is special, but means a little bit more when it links him to the NHL’s all-time scoring leader.
Charles Oakley memoir 'The Last Enforcer' to publish in 2022

Charles Oakley memoir 'The Last Enforcer' to publish in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Oakley has a memoir coming out next year that includes a brief assist from former Chicago Bulls teammate Michael Jordan.

Regan Yee races to Canadian record, Tokyo standard in women's 3,000 steeplechase

MONTREAL — Regan Yee raced to a Canadian record and hit the Tokyo qualifying standard in the women's 3,000-metre steeplechase on Tuesday, the final day of Olympic qualifying. The 25-year-old from Hazelton, B.C., ran nine minutes 27.
Semien, Bichette power Blue Jays to 9-3 win over Mariners

Semien, Bichette power Blue Jays to 9-3 win over Mariners

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Semien homered and drove in five runs, Bo Bichette hit a three-run homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Wednesday night.
Canada starts last-chance Tokyo Games qualifying tourney with 97-91 win over Greece

Canada starts last-chance Tokyo Games qualifying tourney with 97-91 win over Greece

VICTORIA — Canada started slow but finished strong Tuesday, posting a 97-91 win over Greece in its first test in a must-win Olympic qualifying tournament.
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid wins second career Hart Trophy

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid wins second career Hart Trophy

Connor McDavid's dominant 2020-21 season left little room for doubt when it came to naming this year's NHL most valuable player.

Gaucher, Achonwa, Ayim, Nurse to lead Canada in quest for Olympic basketball medal

TAMPA, Fla. — Three-time Olympians Natalie Achonwa, Miranda Ayim and Kim Gaucher will lead Canada's women's basketball team in its quest for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Henderson, Conners, Sharp, Hughes to tee off for Canada in Tokyo

Henderson, Conners, Sharp, Hughes to tee off for Canada in Tokyo

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp have been named to Canada's Olympic golf team for a second time. Golf Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee announced Canada's team for the Tokyo Games on Tuesday. Henderson, of Smiths Falls, Ont.
Montreal Canadiens ask Quebec government to increase arena capacity to 50 per cent

Montreal Canadiens ask Quebec government to increase arena capacity to 50 per cent

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens say they've asked the province for permission to allow 10,500 fans to attend upcoming playoff games in Montreal, up from 3,500.