May 19, 2015

New Zealand has best chance in a generation to beat vulnerable England in a test series

By Foster Niumata THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ When England and New Zealand last met in test cricket, it was almost unfair. That England was battle-hardened, […]
May 15, 2015

Blatter backs FIFA World Cup rule proposal, would help US and keep Europe out of 2026 bidding

ZURICH (AP)_ FIFA President Sepp Blatter wants to implement a rule that would prevent Europe from bidding for the 2026 World Cup, improving the chances of […]
May 14, 2015

Shadow of Kevin Pietersen hangs over England team as 12 man squad named for New Zealand test

LONDON _(AP) The shadow of Kevin Pietersen continued to hang over England’s cricket team as a 12-man squad containing uncapped pair Adam Lyth and Mark Wood […]
May 14, 2015

Late goal sees Montreal beat Toronto and advance in Amway Canadian Championship

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ An 84th-minute goal by Dominic Oduro was enough to secure the Montreal Impact’s passage to the Amway Canadian […]
May 14, 2015

SOC Montreal Toronto

By Neil Davidson TORONTO (AP) – An 84th-minute goal by Dominic Oduro was enough to secure the Montreal Impact’s passage to the Amway Canadian Championship final in […]
May 14, 2015

Usain Bolt to compete at season ending Van Damme Diamond League meeting

BRUSSELS _ Usain Bolt will run at the season-ending Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meeting on Sept. 11. Bolt, the world record-holder in the 100 and […]
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 […]