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ATP men's tennis tour axes Wimbledon ranking points over ban

PARIS (AP) — The ATP men’s professional tennis tour will not award ranking points for Wimbledon this year because of the All England Club’s ban on players from Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine.
Toronto FC looks to snap five-game losing streak in visit to steamy Washington, D.C.

Toronto FC looks to snap five-game losing streak in visit to steamy Washington, D.C.

Kickoff for Toronto FC's visit to D.C. United on Saturday has been pushed back 2 1/2 hours to 6:30 p.m. ET due to expected high temperatures and humidity.
Israel Premier-Tech signs another Canadian rider to WorldTour team

Israel Premier-Tech signs another Canadian rider to WorldTour team

The Israel-Premier Tech cycling team added another Canadian rider to its WorldTour squad, signing Derek Gee to a three-year contract while promoting him from its academy.
Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse among King Clancy Trophy finalists

Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse among King Clancy Trophy finalists

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers defenceman Darnell Nurse is among the finalists for this season's King Clancy Memorial Trophy.
Oilers, Flames alumni look back at last playoff Battle of Alberta: 'A lot of hate'

Oilers, Flames alumni look back at last playoff Battle of Alberta: 'A lot of hate'

CALGARY — Esa Tikkanen could feel his team's season, and perhaps the Edmonton Oilers' dynasty, starting to slip away. He also knew a 3-0 deficit — even in the knife-edged Battle of Alberta — didn't mean much at the time.

Five things to know about the National Hockey League playoffs

The Flames are searching for a better performance despite scoring nine goals in their last game, the Oilers are going with their usual starter in net and the Avalanche have finally lost a game.
Athletes call for sport culture overhaul in Canada amid allegations of abuse

Athletes call for sport culture overhaul in Canada amid allegations of abuse

Scales should be banned from children's gyms. Parents should be permitted to watch. Rules of acceptable behaviour should be posted on gym walls with a toll-free line to report violations.
Vancouver Whitecaps look to buck road woes against expansion side Charlotte FC

Vancouver Whitecaps look to buck road woes against expansion side Charlotte FC

VANCOUVER — After a near-perfect homestand, the Vancouver Whitecaps are once again hitting the road — a road that has not been kind to the club this season. The 'Caps (3-6-2) have yet to earn a single point away from B.C.
A brief history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Battle of Alberta

A brief history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Battle of Alberta

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are fighting the Battle of Alberta in the playoffs for the sixth time in the rivalry's history.
Perron scores twice, Blues even series with 4-1 win over Avs

Perron scores twice, Blues even series with 4-1 win over Avs

DENVER (AP) — David Perron scored twice as St. Louis switched up its line combinations, Jordan Binnington made 30 saves and the Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Thursday night to tie their second-round series at a game apiece.