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Canadian wrestler Sam Stewart sees Tokyo bid end in final seconds of qualifying bout

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Canada's Sam Stewart was seconds away from qualifying for her first Olympic Games. But the 31-year-old from London, Ont.
Zverev beats Nadal in straight sets in Madrid Open quarters

Zverev beats Nadal in straight sets in Madrid Open quarters

MADRID — Alexander Zverev ended his winless streak on clay against Rafael Nadal on Friday, keeping the Spaniard from winning a sixth Madrid Open.

Van der Poel, Ferrand-Prevot win short track MTB races

ALBSTADT, Germany — Mathieu van der Poel and Pauline Ferrand-Prevot confirmed their status as the favourites in mountain biking at the Tokyo Olympics by winning the first World Cup race of the season Friday night in Germany.
After pregnancy, injuries and a pandemic, Bishop-Nriagu finally hitting her stride

After pregnancy, injuries and a pandemic, Bishop-Nriagu finally hitting her stride

There's a charming video on Melissa Bishop-Nriagu's Instagram feed of one of her recent 800-metre races in the U.S. Broadcasters are announcing the runners lining up at the start. Back home in Windsor, Ont.
Toronto FC acquires veteran Jamaican international defender Kemar Lawrence

Toronto FC acquires veteran Jamaican international defender Kemar Lawrence

Toronto FC added some experience to its backline Friday, acquiring Jamaican international defender Kemar Lawrence from Belgium's Anderlecht.
Vancouver Whitecaps, CF Montreal bring Canadian clash to Sandy, Utah

Vancouver Whitecaps, CF Montreal bring Canadian clash to Sandy, Utah

A lot has changed since the last time the Vancouver Whitecaps battled CF Montreal. Montreal has undergone a dramatic reinvention in recent months, rebranding under a new name and logo, revamping the roster and bringing in a new head coach.
Wilson good to go after injury, eager to move on from dustup

Wilson good to go after injury, eager to move on from dustup

ARLINGTON, Va. — Tom Wilson reached out to Artemi Panarin in the aftermath of the most talked about incident in hockey this week, and now he's ready to move on from his latest controversy.
Reds 1B Joey Votto goes on injured list with broken thumb

Reds 1B Joey Votto goes on injured list with broken thumb

CLEVELAND — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday with a broken left thumb that could sideline him for a month.

Gymnastics Canada skipping Olympic qualifier because of COVID-19 concerns

OTTAWA — Gymnastics Canada will not send a team to a last-chance Tokyo Olympic qualifier because of COVID-19 concerns.
Toronto Arrows, Rugby ATL put friendship aside for the day as they meet again

Toronto Arrows, Rugby ATL put friendship aside for the day as they meet again

Sharing training facilities in Marietta, Ga., it's not unusual for players from Rugby ATL and the Toronto Arrows to cross each others' path.