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Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice defends Mark Scheifele after big hit on Habs' Evans

Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice defends Mark Scheifele after big hit on Habs' Evans

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice feels Jets forward Mark Scheifele's crushing hit on Jake Evans of the Montreal Canadiens was "clean.
Jets forward Scheifele suspended four games for hit on Canadiens forward Jake Evans

Jets forward Scheifele suspended four games for hit on Canadiens forward Jake Evans

Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele has been suspended four games for his crushing hit on Jake Evans of the Montreal Canadiens in their playoff series opener Wednesday night.
Canada beats Russia in overtime in world hockey championship quarterfinal

Canada beats Russia in overtime in world hockey championship quarterfinal

RIGA, Latvia — Andrew Mangiapane scored a highlight-reel goal in overtime as Canada beat Russia 2-1 in quarterfinal action at the world hockey championship on Thursday.
Athletes: Osaka's withdrawal raises important questions on media and mental health

Athletes: Osaka's withdrawal raises important questions on media and mental health

TORONTO — There were times Patrick Chan wanted to march right past reporters after his skate. The three-time world figure skating champion knew that particularly after a bad program, he'd be asked questions he had no answers for.

Former national team player Kristina Kiss joins Canada Soccer front office

TORONTO — Kristina Kiss, who won 75 caps for Canada, has been named Canada Soccer's manager of development-programming.
Jonathan David, Christine Sinclair named Canada Soccer's players of the month

Jonathan David, Christine Sinclair named Canada Soccer's players of the month

TORONTO — Jonathan David and Christine Sinclair have been named Canada Soccer’s players of the month for May.
Veteran Steven Vitoria marvels at Canada's youth for its talent and work ethic

Veteran Steven Vitoria marvels at Canada's youth for its talent and work ethic

At 34, centre back Steven Vitoria is the greybeard of the Canadian soccer team as it prepares for World Cup qualifying matches against Aruba and Suriname. He is surrounded by youth.

Montreal provisionally awarded 2024 world figure skating championships

MONTREAL — Four years after they were erased by the COVID-19 pandemic, the world figure skating championships are heading back to Montreal.
Israel Start-Up Nation scales back June racing schedule due to COVID-19 outbreak

Israel Start-Up Nation scales back June racing schedule due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Israel Start-up Nation cycling team is pulling out of five races this month after three staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser expects Latifi to try and take him down in UFC bout

Alberta heavyweight Tanner Boser expects Latifi to try and take him down in UFC bout

Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser has yet to be taken down in the UFC, a record that will no doubt be tested Saturday night. The 29-year-old from Bonnyville, Alta.