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Canadian teen Fernandez back in action after strong start to season

Canadian teen Fernandez back in action after strong start to season

Riding high earlier this year after upset wins over some big-name WTA Tour stars, Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez appeared primed to take her game to the next level.
Rope found hanging in Wallace's garage was coincidence

Rope found hanging in Wallace's garage was coincidence

NASCAR went to Talladega Superspeedway on heightened alert after Bubba Wallace, its only Black driver, took on an active role in a push for racial equality. Wallace had successfully called for the ban of the Confederate flag and received threats.
Raptors Uprising GC ties NBA 2K League esports record with 10th straight win

Raptors Uprising GC ties NBA 2K League esports record with 10th straight win

TORONTO — Unbeaten Raptors Uprising GC swept Magic Gaming in their best-of-three esports series Tuesday to tie the NBA 2K League record for consecutive regular-season wins at 10.
Without hub-city approach, Blue Jays face challenge to play in Toronto

Without hub-city approach, Blue Jays face challenge to play in Toronto

TORONTO — With Major League Baseball not going with a hub-city model for its 2020 season, the Toronto Blue Jays may be forced to find a venue outside Canada to play home games.
Canada captain Christine Sinclair one of 14 Canadians at NWSL Challenge Cup

Canada captain Christine Sinclair one of 14 Canadians at NWSL Challenge Cup

Christine Sinclair leads the list of 14 Canadians taking part in the eight-team NWSL Challenge Cup, which kicks off Saturday in Utah. The NWSL season was originally slated to start April 18 but has been on hold due to the global pandemic.
Leafs' Spezza remains optimistic NHL season will resume this summer

Leafs' Spezza remains optimistic NHL season will resume this summer

TORONTO — Jason Spezza remains optimistic.

Canada Soccer cancels 2020 national club championships due to global pandemic

TORONTO — Canada Soccer has called off this fall's national club championships due to the global pandemic. The Toyota National Championships were scheduled for Oct. 7-12 in Halifax (Challenge and Jubilee Trophy), Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.
Canada's sports ethics body wants IOC to amend Rule 50 for sake of human rights

Canada's sports ethics body wants IOC to amend Rule 50 for sake of human rights

OTTAWA — The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport says it supports freedom of expression for athletes at Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Canada's Kyle (The Monster) Nelson off weekend UFC card due to visa issues

Canada's Kyle (The Monster) Nelson off weekend UFC card due to visa issues

Canadian Kyle (The Monster) Nelson is off this weekend's UFC card in Las Vegas due to visa issues.
No. 1 Novak Djokovic, wife have virus after his exhibitions

No. 1 Novak Djokovic, wife have virus after his exhibitions

BELGRADE, Serbia — Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus after he played in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the