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Coach says Canadian women are on the rise ahead of Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Coach says Canadian women are on the rise ahead of Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Canada coach Kevin Rouet has named his 32-woman roster for the Rugby World Cup this fall, a team he expects will show improvements each time out at the 12-country tournament in New Zealand.
Rourke, McManis, Rhymes named CFL top performers for month of August

Rourke, McManis, Rhymes named CFL top performers for month of August

TORONTO — B.C. quarterback Nathan Rourke, Toronto linebacker Wynton McManis and Lions receiver Dominique Rhymes are the CFL's top performers for August. Rourke completed 95 of his 120 pass attempts (79.
Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson has positive COVID-19 test

Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson has positive COVID-19 test

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Wednesday head coach Craig Dickenson has tested positive for COVID-19. The CFL team said Dickenson is currently quarantining as per CFL policy. Dickenson is expected to return to the team Saturday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians have lost faith in Hockey Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians have lost faith in Hockey Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Hockey Canada's leadership has lost the confidence of the federal government — and Canadians. Trudeau made the comments to reporters Wednesday.
Blue Bombers look to become first CFL team to clinch playoff berth

Blue Bombers look to become first CFL team to clinch playoff berth

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers can become the first CFL team to punch its 2022 playoff ticket. Winnipeg (10-1) can secure a post-season berth Sunday with a road win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-5) to open their annual Labour Day series.
Canadian women's hockey team hits reset button for quarterfinal after loss to U.S.

Canadian women's hockey team hits reset button for quarterfinal after loss to U.S.

HERNING — With Canada's bid to defend its women's world hockey title a work in progress, players and coaches got down to the work of making progress Wednesday ahead of their quarterfinal against Sweden.

Jury fails to reach verdict in Ryan Giggs assault trial

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The jury in the trial of Ryan Giggs was discharged Wednesday after failing to reach a verdict on domestic violence charges against the former Manchester United star.
Czechs poised to make a move in women's hockey with Canada's Carla MacLeod

Czechs poised to make a move in women's hockey with Canada's Carla MacLeod

Carla MacLeod spent her July holiday in Maui studying flash cards she'd made of hockey players she was about to coach.
Star swimmer Penny Oleksiak has surgery to repair cartilage tear in knee

Star swimmer Penny Oleksiak has surgery to repair cartilage tear in knee

Decorated swimmer Penny Oleksiak says she has a long recovery process ahead of her after undergoing surgery to repair torn cartilage in her knee.
AC Milan announces ownership change involving the NY Yankees

AC Milan announces ownership change involving the NY Yankees

ROME (AP) — AC Milan announced the closing of its latest ownership change Wednesday, which involves a minority stake for the New York Yankees .
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