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Ledecky stretches 22-medal record at worlds with 800 title

Ledecky stretches 22-medal record at worlds with 800 title

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky extended her record haul of medals from the world swimming championships to 22 with her latest 800-meter freestyle win on Friday. Ledecky clocked 8:08.
Stampeders kicker René Paredes rising to the occasion in big moments to start season

Stampeders kicker René Paredes rising to the occasion in big moments to start season

CALGARY — René Paredes resumed his reliability for the Calgary Stampeders with game-winning field goals in the team's two comeback wins to start the CFL season.
NBA star Gilgeous-Alexander headlines Canada roster for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

NBA star Gilgeous-Alexander headlines Canada roster for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

TORONTO — Oklahoma City Thunder star Shai Gilgeous-Alexander headlines the 16-player roster for next week's Canadian men's national team training camp ahead of the third window of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 qualifiers.
Andreescu in Bad Homburg final after Halep withdraws

Andreescu in Bad Homburg final after Halep withdraws

BAD HOMBURG, Germany — Canada's Bianca Andreescu reached her first final in more than a year after Simona Halep withdrew ahead of their semifinal at the Bad Homburg Open on Friday with a neck injury.
Auger-Aliassime seeded sixth at Wimbledon, Fernandez confirmed out

Auger-Aliassime seeded sixth at Wimbledon, Fernandez confirmed out

LONDON — Montreal's Félix Auger-Aliassime has been given the sixth seed in men's competition as four Canadians are set to compete in the main singles draws at Wimbledon.
Avalanche on the cusp of dethroning Lightning and winning third Stanley Cup

Avalanche on the cusp of dethroning Lightning and winning third Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup will be in the building tonight when the Colorado Avalanche welcome the Tampa Bay Lightning to Denver's Ball Arena for Game 5 of the NHL final.
Toronto Raptors draft centre Christian Koloko 33rd overall

Toronto Raptors draft centre Christian Koloko 33rd overall

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors believe they have filled a need by drafting Christian Koloko. The Raptors took Koloko 33rd overall on Thursday with Toronto's only pick in this year's NBA Draft. The seven-foot-one centre averaged 12.6 points, 7.

Sports scoreboard for Thursday, June 23

Thursday's Scoreboard CFL Montreal 37 Saskatchewan 13 --- MEMORIAL CUP Round-Robin (At Saint John, N.B.) Shawinigan 3 Hamilton 2 --- MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Minnesota 1 Cleveland 0 Seattle 2 Oakland 1 N.Y.
Canadians Bennedict Mathurin and Shaedon Sharpe go sixth and seventh in NBA draft

Canadians Bennedict Mathurin and Shaedon Sharpe go sixth and seventh in NBA draft

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Canadians Bennedict Mathurin and Shaedon Sharpe took very different paths to the NBA, but their pro dreams were realized just minutes apart on Thursday.
Alouettes score early, cruise to 37-13 victory over Roughriders in home opener

Alouettes score early, cruise to 37-13 victory over Roughriders in home opener

MONTREAL — Alouettes kick returner Chandler Worthy made a spectacular first impression on the Montreal crowd Thursday.