October 1, 2014

FIFA official says there is no Plan B to avoid playing Women’s World Cup on turf

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Despite the threat of a lawsuit from top players, there is no Plan B beyond playing the 2015 […]
September 25, 2014

Impact qualifies for CONCACAF Champions League quarter finals a second time

By Kelsey Patterson THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The Montreal Impact didn’t even need to step on the field to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF […]
September 25, 2014

FIFA’s President Sepp Blatter prepares to confirm run for 5th presidential term

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ FIFA President Sepp Blatter will announce on Friday his candidacy for re-election in a 2015 campaign he is […]
September 22, 2014

Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble, fails to stop flow of departures to major leagues

By Anne-Marie Garcia And Michael Weissenstein THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA, Cuba _ Cuba’s unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn’t seem to be […]
September 20, 2014

Ozil inspires Arsenal win at Villa to halt slump; West Ham inflicts Liverpool’s 3rd loss in 5

By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Mesut Ozil answered his critics to lift Arsenal out of its slump, while Liverpool slumped to a second […]
September 19, 2014

Oregon congressman supports players protesting artificial turf at the 2015 World Cup

By Anne M. Peterson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Ore. _ An Oregon congressman is throwing his support behind players who are protesting the plan to use […]
September 16, 2014

Bangladesh on 114 2 at tea in second test vs West Indies

CASTRIES, St. Lucia _ Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul completed his 30th Test century and left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn followed with 5-72 on Tuesday as the West Indies […]
September 15, 2014

West Indies builds lead of 427 at close on 3rd day of 2nd test vs Bangladesh

CASTRIES, St. Lucia _ Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck 63 not out Monday as the West Indies amassed a lead of 427 over Bangladesh on day three […]
September 15, 2014

Pan Am Games tickets go on sale today; Games take place next July

TORONTO _ Tickets for next year’s Pan Am Games _ including the opening ceremony, a one-night-only show by Cirque du Soleil _ go on sale this […]
September 13, 2014

West Indies makes careful 61 0 on 1st day of 2nd test vs Bangladesh

CASTRIES, St. Lucia _ Openers Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite led a careful West Indies to 61-0 at lunch on the opening day of the second […]
September 9, 2014

Canadian men end 16 game winless soccer streak with 3 1 win over Jamaica

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Canadian soccer may never forget the 8-1 drubbing in Honduras that ended Canada’s World Cup qualifying drive in […]
September 9, 2014

Canada’s men’s soccer team hosts Jamaica in an international friendly at BMO Field tonight

Canada’s men’s soccer team gets a shot at breaking its 16-game winless streak as it hosts Jamaica in an international friendly at BMO (BEE-moh) Field tonight. […]