Skip to content

National Sports

'You have to be careful': NHL teams wary of overloading players after long break

Brad Treliving joked recently NHL coaches only need a couple video sessions to prepare for an opponent, find a weakness, correct a problem or add a wrinkle.

Canadian forward Evelyne Viens savours NWSL debut at Challenge Cup

A prolific goal-scorer in college, Canadian forward Evelyne Viens has kicked off her pro career at the NWSL's Challenge Cup in Utah. And after a stop-start pre-season due to the global pandemic, the 23-year-old from L'Ancienne-Lorette, Que.

COVID-19 forces cancellation of Toronto FC match at MLS is Back Tournament

COVID-19 impacted the MLS is Back Tournament again Sunday, with a pair of test results on the eve of kickoff prompting Toronto FC's opening match to be called off.

A look at some of the storylines for six Canadian NHL teams set to return

COVID-19 and the threat it poses to the NHL's plan to restart the 2019-20 season remains the overarching storyline as 24 teams prepare to open summer training camps Monday before heading to the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto on July 26.
Oilers' Green joins list of players opting out of NHL return

Oilers' Green joins list of players opting out of NHL return

Roman Polak of the Stars and Mike Green of the Oilers are opting out of playing, and Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will try to play after recovering from injury. In the aftermath of a deal being struck to resume the NHL season, Aug.

Moh Ahmed shatters Canadian 5,000 record to crack all-time top-10 list

PORTLAND, Ore. — Moh Ahmed shattered his own Canadian record in the 5,000 metres on Friday, becoming the 10th fastest man to ever run the distance. Racing in front of an empty grandstand, the 29-year-old from St. Catharines, Ont., ran 12 minutes 47.
Raptors' first practice in four months had a "first day of school" feeling

Raptors' first practice in four months had a "first day of school" feeling

Four months to the day after COVID-19 shut down the NBA, the Toronto Raptors were finally back on the floor together. The Raptors, who'd been based in Naples, Fla.
Montoyo hopes Blue Jays can call Toronto home during shortened MLB season

Montoyo hopes Blue Jays can call Toronto home during shortened MLB season

TORONTO — Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo knows where he'd like the team to play its home games this season: the friendly confines of Toronto's Rogers Centre.
Norwich relegated, Liverpool's 100% home record ends in EPL

Norwich relegated, Liverpool's 100% home record ends in EPL

Norwich finally succumbed to relegation, a fate its own manager and many others expected at the start of the English Premier League. Fewer, though, would have predicted Liverpool losing its perfect home record against Burnley.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, NHLPA chief Don Fehr reflect on RTP, CBA deals

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, NHLPA chief Don Fehr reflect on RTP, CBA deals

Gary Bettman and Don Fehr finally have a chance to catch their breath. They also know plenty of hurdles remain.