May 13, 2015

Canada’s Rio bound women sprinters giving men a run for their money

TORONTO _ At the Toronto Track and Field Centre at York University, where most of Canada’s top sprinters train, there was some good-natured ribbing going on […]
May 13, 2015

After dealing with Pietersen, England supremo Andrew Strauss still has many pressing issues

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three days into his job as director of English cricket and Andrew Strauss has already showed he won’t be afraid […]
May 13, 2015

WADA announces Brazil will have doping lab back for pre Olympic events

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ Brazil is getting its anti-doping laboratory back in operation, solving what could have been a major problem at […]
May 13, 2015

Justin Gatlin wants to ‘dominate on a higher level’ in 2015, calls out Usain Bolt for 200 race

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DOHA, Qatar _ Guess who Justin Gatlin saw soon after arriving in Doha for the start of the Diamond League […]
May 12, 2015

Perfect in races a year ago, Gatlin knows big hurdle stands in way this time with Bolt back

By Pat Graham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Justin Gatlin ruled the track last season in a very Usain Bolt-like fashion: 18 wins from 18 races. Impressive, but […]
May 12, 2015

Toronto FC to rotate squad for Canadian semifinal rematch with Montreal Impact (SOC-Montreal-Toronto)

TORONTO _(AP) Expect some Toronto FC lineup changes as manager Greg Vanney rotates his squad for Wednesday’s second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship semifinal against […]
May 12, 2015

England hires Andrew Strauss as director of cricket, fires Peter Moores as coach in overhaul

By Steve Douglas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS England appointed former captain Andrew Strauss as its new director of cricket on Saturday and announced the departure of head […]
May 12, 2015

Gerrit Coles pitches 7 innings as Pittsburgh Pirates edge Philadelphia Phillies 4 3

By Aaron Bracy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ The slumping Philies are in desperate need of a boost, and top hitting prospect Maikel Franco may provide […]
May 8, 2015

MADRID _ Svetlana Kuznetsova reached the Madrid Open final when she ousted defending champion Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-4 on Friday. Kuznetsova beat her fellow Russian for […]
May 8, 2015

Grizzlies guard Tony Allen, aka Memphis’ Grindfather, showing off his defence vs. Warriors

By Teresa M. Walker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In Memphis, Tony Allen is known simply as the Grindfather. Kevin Durant and others call him the NBA’s toughest […]
May 8, 2015

From Jays to jeans: Jose Bautista teams with Silver Jeans on denim line

  By Lauren La Rose THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Jose Bautista has no plans to abandon his day job, but the Toronto Blue Jays all-star […]
May 8, 2015

Who are these guys? NBA playoffs have fresh look as traditional powers watch from the sideline

By Paul Newberry THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Spurs and Celtics? Already eliminated. Lakers and Heat? Didn’t even make the playoffs. There’s a new look to this NBA […]
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