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Gallant named Canada's head coach for upcoming world championship in Latvia

Gallant named Canada's head coach for upcoming world championship in Latvia

CALGARY — Veteran NHL coach Gerard Gallant has been named Canada's head coach for the upcoming world hockey championship in Riga, Latvia.
Canada pulls out of international race walking event in Ecuador due to COVID-19

Canada pulls out of international race walking event in Ecuador due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada pulled out out of next week's Pan American Race Walking Cup in Ecuador due to concerns about COVID-19, erasing the final international opportunity Mathieu Bilodeau had to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
NWHLdelays Montreal expansion, doubles salary cap to $300K

NWHLdelays Montreal expansion, doubles salary cap to $300K

The National Women’s Hockey League is putting off adding an expansion franchise in Montreal until the 2022-23 season because of continuing uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in Canada.
Carmelo Anthony memoir coming out in September

Carmelo Anthony memoir coming out in September

NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony's life story includes a great deal besides basketball. The 10-time NBA All-Star has a memoir coming out Sept.
Guerrero hits 3 HRs, slam off Scherzer, Jays beat Nats

Guerrero hits 3 HRs, slam off Scherzer, Jays beat Nats

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. put on a power display that really impressed his Hall of Fame father.

Canada opens under-18 championship with 12-1 win over Sweden

FRESNO, Texas — Captain Shane Wright had a hat trick and Brandt Clarke added two goals and two assists as Canada toppled Sweden 12-1 on Tuesday at the under-18 men's hockey championship.
Mexico's Cruz Azul defeats Toronto FC 3-1 in CONCACAF Champions League play

Mexico's Cruz Azul defeats Toronto FC 3-1 in CONCACAF Champions League play

TAMPA, Fla. — Toronto FC coach Chris Armas knew there was not a lot of room for error against Mexican league leader Cruz Azul, a team in season and on a roll.

Eric Comrie makes 32 saves, Manitoba downs Stockton 3-1

WINNIPEG — Eric Comrie stopped 32 shots as the Manitoba Moose downed the Stockton Heat 3-1 on Tuesday in American Hockey League play. Johnathan Kovacevic, Dominic Toninato and David Gustafsson supplied the offence for the Moose (14-11-3).
Durant, Nets rally past Raptors 116-103, clinch playoff spot

Durant, Nets rally past Raptors 116-103, clinch playoff spot

TAMPA, Fla. — Kevin Durant scored seven of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, Jeff Green had 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night by rallying late to beat the Toronto Raptors 116-103.

Organizers cancel opening practice session at women's world curling championship

The opening practice session at the LGT World Women's Curling Championship was cancelled on Tuesday, one day after the World Curling Federation announced that two positive COVID-19 cases had been identified in pre-competition screening.
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