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Weightlifter Maude Charron leads the way as Canadian women win four more medals

Canadian women continued their winning ways at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday as Maude Charron's weightlifting gold capped off a four-medal day for Canada's athletes. Charron, from Rimouski, Que.
Rough day for stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka at Olympics

Rough day for stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka at Olympics

TOKYO — Simone Biles came into the Olympics as perhaps the biggest star of the Games. Naomi Osaka was such a big headline act that she was given the honor to light the Olympic flame in her native country.
Canadian weightlifter Charron wins Canada's second gold in Tokyo

Canadian weightlifter Charron wins Canada's second gold in Tokyo

TOKYO — Weightlifter Maude Charron has won Canada's second gold medal at the Tokyo Games. Charron, from Rimouski, Que.
Tokyo reports record virus cases days after Olympics begin

Tokyo reports record virus cases days after Olympics begin

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's capital, Tokyo, reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, days after the Olympics began.

Beauchemin-Pinard wins Canada's second judo bronze medal in Tokyo

TOKYO — Canada's Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard has won Canada's second judo medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a bronze in the women's under-63-kilogram competition. The judoka from St-Hubert, Que.
Andreescu learning from 2021 disappointment, hoping to bounce back on hardcourt

Andreescu learning from 2021 disappointment, hoping to bounce back on hardcourt

Bianca Andreescu got so used to winning in 2019 she almost forgot what it felt like to lose.
Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Recently retired U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming has died. He was 77 years old. Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by family and friends, former Enzi spokesman Max D’Onofrio said.

CP NewsAlert: Canada wins bronze for first-ever softball medal

TOKYO — Canada has defeated Mexico 3-2 to win the bronze medal in softball at the Tokyo Olympics. It's the first medal for the Canadian team in the history of Olympic softball, which was dropped from the Games along with baseball in 2012 and 2016.
Jets send Capitals two second-round picks for defenceman Brenden Dillion

Jets send Capitals two second-round picks for defenceman Brenden Dillion

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have added defenceman Brenden Dillon to their squad. The Jets acquired the 30-year-old blueliner from the Washington Capitals on Monday in exchange for two second-round draft picks, one in 2022 and another in 2023.
Red Sox rally late for 2nd straight game, beat Blue Jays 5-4

Red Sox rally late for 2nd straight game, beat Blue Jays 5-4

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox rallied late for the second straight game, beating Toronto 5-4 on Monday night in the opener of an important series for the Blue Jays.