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Rugby Canada says some members of women's sevens team have tested positive for COVID

The Canadian women's rugby sevens team, already embroiled in an ugly split with its coach arising from a formal complaint under Rugby Canada's harassment and bullying policy, is now dealing with an outbreak of COVID-19.

Surging Manitoba Moose knock off Toronto Marlies in American Hockey League matinee

TORONTO — The Manitoba Moose extended their point streak to nine games with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Marlies in American Hockey League action on Thursday.
Canadian athletes, coaches applaud news of vaccine doses ahead of Tokyo

Canadian athletes, coaches applaud news of vaccine doses ahead of Tokyo

Canadian athletes and officials applauded Thursday's news that Pfizer and BioNTech are donating COVID-19 doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Games. The Olympics and Paralympics are happening, they said.
Three Canadian teams to play in women's hockey Dream Gap Tour in Calgary

Three Canadian teams to play in women's hockey Dream Gap Tour in Calgary

CALGARY — Canada's top players in women's hockey will finally get to play real games later this month in Calgary.
Venezuelan winger Yeferson Soteldo unfazed by high expectations at Toronto FC

Venezuelan winger Yeferson Soteldo unfazed by high expectations at Toronto FC

While Yeferson Soteldo has just one training session with Toronto FC under his belt, the expectations for the 23-year-old Venezuelan international winger are already sky-high.
Former Ranger, Capital Nick Kypreos not surprised by brawl between teams

Former Ranger, Capital Nick Kypreos not surprised by brawl between teams

Former NHL player and longtime broadcaster Nick Kypreos doesn't believe stiffer discipline against Washington's Tom Wilson would've prevented what ensued in the Capitals-New York Rangers game Wednesday night.
NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

NHL fines Rangers $250K for criticizing player safety call

The New York Rangers in less than 72 hours lost their best player to injury, fired their president and general manager, and will likely see another player suspended.
Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot wins Laureus World Sports Award for comeback

Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot wins Laureus World Sports Award for comeback

SEVILLE, Spain — Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot has won the Comeback of the Year honour at the Laureus World Sports Awards.
OF Springer expected to miss more than 10 days, Jays GM says

OF Springer expected to miss more than 10 days, Jays GM says

TORONTO — Blue Jays outfielder George Springer is not expected to be ready to return to Toronto’s lineup when his latest stint on the 10-day injured list ends May 13, general manager Ross Atkins said Thursday.
Einarson extends win streak and improves playoff chances at world curling playdowns

Einarson extends win streak and improves playoff chances at world curling playdowns

CALGARY — A wild 10-8 victory over Denmark on Thursday extended Canada's win streak to five games and improved Kerri Einarson's chances of reaching the playoffs at the world women's curling championship.