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Big day for Dressel, Chinese in pool, Lee in gymnastics

Big day for Dressel, Chinese in pool, Lee in gymnastics

TOKYO — Caeleb Dressel got his first individual gold medal, the Chinese women put together a record-setting relay and American Sunisa Lee won the women's all-around gymnastics gold.

Raptors looking at options ahead of NBA draft

The Toronto Raptors' general manager says the team is keeping all options open ahead of today's NBA draft. The Detroit Pistons have the first pick, followed by the Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers and then the Raptors.
Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs

Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials sounded the alarm Thursday as Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway.
Houck, Red Sox top Blue Jays 4-1, split doubleheader

Houck, Red Sox top Blue Jays 4-1, split doubleheader

BOSTON (AP) — Rookie starter Tanner Houck struck out seven over four innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Wednesday night to a split a doubleheader.
Montreal Canadiens add defenceman David Savard, forward Mike Hoffman in free agency

Montreal Canadiens add defenceman David Savard, forward Mike Hoffman in free agency

MONTREAL — After winning a Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, David Savard is looking to repeat the feat -- this time with the Montreal Canadiens.
Vancouver Canucks add veteran goalie, defencemen as free agent market opens

Vancouver Canucks add veteran goalie, defencemen as free agent market opens

VANCOUVER — After a period of wheeling and dealing, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning feels he's checked some items off his off-season to-do list.
Canada's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens capture bronze in women's pair

Canada's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens capture bronze in women's pair

TOKYO — Canada has its first rowing medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Victoria's Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens of Surrey, B.C., took bronze on Thursday in the women's pair with a time of six minutes 52.10 seconds.
Canadian forward Deanne Rose to join England's Reading FC after Tokyo Olympics

Canadian forward Deanne Rose to join England's Reading FC after Tokyo Olympics

Canadian forward Deanne Rose has signed with England's Reading FC. The 22-year-old from Alliston, Ont., currently at the Olympics in Tokyo, spent the last four years at the University of Florida.

CFL veterans Sinkfield Jr., Quinn among six players released by the Toronto Argonauts

GUELPH, ONTARIO — Veteran receiver Terrell Sinkfield Jr. was among six players released Wednesday by the Toronto Argonauts. Sinkfield Jr, 30, has spent time in the CFL with Toronto (2014), Hamilton (2014-15, 2018) and B.C. (2016).
Canadian men look to give country something to celebrate at Gold Cup

Canadian men look to give country something to celebrate at Gold Cup

John Herdman hopes his team gives Canada something to celebrate Thursday night. The Canadian men take on CONCACAF powerhouse Mexico in the Gold Cup semifinal in Houston, hoping to reach the championship game for the first time since 2000.