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Canada women ready for farewell bow against Mexico before World Cup departure

Canada women ready for farewell bow against Mexico before World Cup departure

TORONTO — The Canadian women's soccer team takes a farewell bow at Toronto's BMO Field on Saturday, hopefully with a win over Mexico, before leaving Sunday for Europe and the World Cup. Expectations are high.
Five intriguing scenarios to keep your eyes on as CFL training camps open

Five intriguing scenarios to keep your eyes on as CFL training camps open

TORONTO — With the CFL and CFL Players' Association having a tentative collective bargaining agreement in place, veterans will report Sunday for the start of training camps. The expectation is the new deal will be ratified sometime next week.
The hardest choice of this long weekend:  Raptors or 'Game of Thrones'?

The hardest choice of this long weekend: Raptors or 'Game of Thrones'?

TORONTO — As a "Game of Thrones" fanatic who is also a devoted Toronto Raptors fan, Oriana Di Nucci finds herself weighing the pros and cons of what to watch this Sunday when the fantasy saga concludes at the same time her beloved team hosts its firs
Calgary man playing major role in Maria Sharapova's rehab

Calgary man playing major role in Maria Sharapova's rehab

After withdrawing from the French Open, injured Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will rely on a Canadian to get her back on track.
Five skaters using Memorial Cup to influence upcoming NHL Draft

Five skaters using Memorial Cup to influence upcoming NHL Draft

HALIFAX — The majority of draft-eligible skaters in the Canadian Hockey League have run out of time to showcase their skills ahead of this summer's NHL draft with playoffs finished and three league champions crowned.
Tentative CBA presents one less distraction for Argos rookie Richards

Tentative CBA presents one less distraction for Argos rookie Richards

TORONTO — Shane Richards has no shortage of things to deal with as he prepares for his first CFL training camp. Thankfully, the prospect of going out on strike isn't among them.
Montreal Impact star midfielder Ignacio Piatti hopes to return against Revs

Montreal Impact star midfielder Ignacio Piatti hopes to return against Revs

Montreal Impact fans finally could get a chance to watch Ignacio Piatti again on Saturday.
After missing out last year, Hinchcliffe set for Indianapolis 500 qualifying

After missing out last year, Hinchcliffe set for Indianapolis 500 qualifying

The Honda Indy Toronto will forever be special to Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe, but even it can't hold a candle to "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." That's the term often used to describe the Indianapolis 500.
Stagnant offence continues to plague Whitecaps ahead of game in Kansas City

Stagnant offence continues to plague Whitecaps ahead of game in Kansas City

VANCOUVER — Midway through the Major League Soccer season and the Vancouver Whitecaps are still desperately searching for scoring.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games World Hockey Championship At Kosice, Slovakia Canada 5 France 2 Finland 3 Denmark 1 At Bratislava, Slovakia Czech Republic 6 Latvia 3 Sweden 9 Austria 1 --- NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference Final Boston 4 Carolina 0 (Bruins lead serie