Skip to content

National Sports

Sebastian Giovinco scores twice to help Toronto FC beat Orlando City 3-1

Sebastian Giovinco scores twice to help Toronto FC beat Orlando City 3-1

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sebastian Giovinco scored twice and set up Jozy Altidore's goal to help Toronto FC beat Orlando City 3-1 on Wednesday night. Altidore scored his eighth goal of the season in the 18th minute for Toronto FC (11-3-5).

Pierce Lepage wins decathlon at Canadian track and field championship

OTTAWA — Pierce Lepage of Whitby, Ont., won the men's decathlon on Wednesday at the Canadian track and field championships. He finished the 10-event sport with 7,948 points. Taylor Stewart (7,882) of London, Ont.
Canadian track stars enter national championships on high after Rio success

Canadian track stars enter national championships on high after Rio success

OTTAWA — Star sprinter Andre De Grasse wants to put on a show on home soil before he goes back to thrilling the track world on the international stage.

AP Source: Heat, Waiters agree on new deal

MIAMI — Dion Waiters bet on himself last season, and it paid off. Waiters and the Miami Heat have agreed on a four-year deal, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.
Toronto FC's Steven Beitashour released from hospital after pancreas surgery

Toronto FC's Steven Beitashour released from hospital after pancreas surgery

Toronto FC fullback Steven Beitashour, injured in a collision with Montreal's Kyle Fisher in the Canadian Championship finale on June 27, has been released from hospital.

Canada sweeps Russia at World League Finals, advances to semifinal

CURITIBA, Brazil — Sharone Vernon-Evans played a key role with a match-high total of 14 points in Canada's 3-0 victory over Russia on Wednesday at the Volleyball World League Finals.

Forward Zach Hyman signs four-year extension with Toronto Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Forward Zach Hyman signed a four-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday with an average annual value of US$2.25 million. Hyman will earn $2 million in 2017-18 and 2018-19, and then $2.
Canadiens sign Alex Galchenyuk to three-year contract, avoid arbitration

Canadiens sign Alex Galchenyuk to three-year contract, avoid arbitration

MONTREAL — Alex Galchenyuk agreed to a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and now the question is where he will play next season.

Medvedev tosses coins at umpire after Wimbledon loss

LONDON — Daniil Medvedev threw a handful coins in the direction of chair umpire Mariana Alves after his second-round loss at Wimbledon on Wednesday.
2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova stunned by American Brengle

2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova stunned by American Brengle

LONDON — Madison Brengle knew, of course, that her opponent, Petra Kvitova, was a two-time Wimbledon champion and a popular pick to win the title again this year.