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Altidore starts at forward with Dempsey for US vs. Trinidad

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Jozy Altidore was paired with Clint Dempsey at forward as the American resumed World Cup qualifying on Thursday night against Trinidad and Tobago.
Canada's Sharp, Marchand in contention at LPGA stop, Henderson seven shots back

Canada's Sharp, Marchand in contention at LPGA stop, Henderson seven shots back

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Preferred lies and ideal conditions left Whistle Bear Golf Club in a prone position for Thursday's opening round at the Manulife LPGA Classic. Canadians Alena Sharp and Brittany Marchand took full advantage.

O'Leary, Coe to make rugby test debuts for Canada against Georgia in Calgary

Shane O'Leary and Andrew Coe will make their test debuts Saturday when Canada hosts Georgia in Calgary to kick off its June rugby international series. Both will start in the backline with O'Leary at fly half and Coe at fullback.

Holy Helena the early favourite heading into Sunday's Woodbine Oaks

TORONTO — Holy Helena heads the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks on Sunday, the 62nd edition of the race at Woodbine Racetrack.

Study finds link between domestic violence and some sporting events

CALGARY — A study suggests domestic violence calls in Calgary spike around the end of the Calgary Stampede and some high-stakes football games.
De Grasse dominates 200, Merritt 1st DL win since kidney op

De Grasse dominates 200, Merritt 1st DL win since kidney op

ROME — Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse blew past the field to post a dominating win in the 200 metres Thursday at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meet. At 20.
Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Authorities say former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been found dead in a river in northeast Indiana.

Alonso may quit if F1 adds races; Hamilton calls Canadian GP "exceptional"

MONTREAL — Veteran driver Fernando Alonso will quit Formula One racing if the world's top series opts to expand to 25 races per year. The two-time F1 champion from Spain said Thursday he is busy enough with a 20-race schedule.
Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

PARIS — Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry.
F1 rookie Stroll looks to feed off hometown fans at Canadian Grand Prix

F1 rookie Stroll looks to feed off hometown fans at Canadian Grand Prix

MONTREAL — Formula One veteran Sergio Perez says local favourite Lance Stroll can expect a unforgettable weekend at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.