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Toronto-based Score Media and Gaming sold to Penn National in US$2 billion deal

Toronto-based Score Media and Gaming Inc. is being acquired by U.S.-based Penn National Gaming Inc. in a US$2-billion cash and stock deal.
Canadian golf legend Jocelyne Bourassa dead at 74

Canadian golf legend Jocelyne Bourassa dead at 74

What Alena Sharp will remember most about Canadian golf legend Jocelyne Bourassa is how she was always there for younger players.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has died, Democrats say

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has died, Democrats say

WASHINGTON (AP) — Richard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO labor union, has died, Democratic leaders said Thursday. News of his death was announced by President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Three-medal day for Canada as Damian Warner wins decathlon gold, sets Olympic record

Three-medal day for Canada as Damian Warner wins decathlon gold, sets Olympic record

TOKYO — Seemingly poised for victory from the very beginning of the decathlon, Canadian Damian Warner cruised to a record-setting gold-medal victory – one of three medals for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
Canadian Damian Warner wins gold in decathlon, sets Olympic record

Canadian Damian Warner wins gold in decathlon, sets Olympic record

TOKYO — Canadian Damian Warner has won gold and set an Olympic record in the decathlon at the Tokyo Olympics.
Start time of Canada-Sweden women's soccer gold-medal game changed to evening

Start time of Canada-Sweden women's soccer gold-medal game changed to evening

CHIBA, Japan — Olympic organizers are changing the start time of the women's soccer gold-medal game between Canada and Sweden. A Canada Soccer spokesperson confirms the match will now be played Friday night (9 p.m. local time, or 8 a.m.
Canada's Lauriane Genest wins bronze medal in women's track cycling keirin event

Canada's Lauriane Genest wins bronze medal in women's track cycling keirin event

IZU, Japan — Canada's Lauriane Genest won a bronze medal in the women's keirin track cycling event. It's the first medal for the 23-year-old from Levis, Que., and Canada's first in the velodrome at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo reported 5,042 new daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, hitting a record since the pandemic began as the infections surge in the Japanese capital hosting the Olympics. The additional cases brought the total for Tokyo to 236,138.

Rugby League World Cup tournament postponed to 2022

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Rugby League World Cup scheduled to begin in October in England was postponed to 2022 on Thursday.

Scoreboard for Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021

Wednesday's Games MLB American League Toronto 8 Cleveland 6 Tampa Bay 4 Seattle 3 N.Y. Yankees 10 Baltimore 3 Boston 4 Detroit 1 L.A.