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'Something positive:' Victims of ski coach urging Ottawa to make sport safer

'Something positive:' Victims of ski coach urging Ottawa to make sport safer

CALGARY — Two victims of disgraced national ski coach Bertrand Charest joined former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy on Friday to demand immediate action from the federal government to combat abuse in sports.

Canadian para-swimmer Newkirk sets world record in S7 women's 50m backstroke

BERLIN — Shelby Newkirk of Saskatoon broke the world record in the S7 women's 50-metre backstroke Friday at the sixth and final stop on the Para-swimming World Series circuit. Newkirk won silver in the multi-class race at 38.00 seconds.
Toronto's Latifi gets first F1 experience at Canadian GP practice

Toronto's Latifi gets first F1 experience at Canadian GP practice

MONTREAL — Nicholas Latifi got his first taste of Formula One action Friday when he drove a Force India car in the first practice session of the Canadian Grand Prix.
Wonder Gadot, Telekinesis look to punch their tickets to the Queen's Plate

Wonder Gadot, Telekinesis look to punch their tickets to the Queen's Plate

TORONTO — Mark Casse will look to triple his Queen's Plate pleasure Saturday. Casse will send two solid entries postward at Woodbine Racetrack.

Impact head to Dallas looking to build on skid-busting home win over Houston

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact found a winning formula against the Houston Dynamo last week, and they think a similar game plan could work against Major League Soccer's other Texas club.
Whitecaps' 'bug' Techera has five goals in four games after slow start

Whitecaps' 'bug' Techera has five goals in four games after slow start

VANCOUVER — After a quiet start to the Vancouver Whitecaps' season, "The Bug" is proving to be a pest to opponents.
Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan makes her mark on world soccer stage

Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan makes her mark on world soccer stage

Having earned a new contract with European powerhouse Olympique Lyonnais, Kadeisha Buchanan gets a rare showcase at home Sunday. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont.
Argos players anxiously awaiting their fate as Argos make final cuts

Argos players anxiously awaiting their fate as Argos make final cuts

TORONTO — Now the long wait begins for Trumaine Washington, Brandon Burks and all the other Toronto Argonauts hopefuls. Toronto concluded its exhibition schedule Thursday night with a 32-17 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks in Guelph, Ont.
Toronto Wolfpack players settling in for lengthy home stand in Toronto

Toronto Wolfpack players settling in for lengthy home stand in Toronto

TORONTO — After the end of a Toronto Wolfpack practice this week, Fiji international forward Ashton Sims puttered around the Cherry Beach playing field on a bike with some tunes emerging from deep in his backpack.
Supreme Court rules against city over 2008 hockey riot vandalism

Supreme Court rules against city over 2008 hockey riot vandalism

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against the City of Montreal in a case involving rioters who damaged police vehicles after a 2008 Montreal Canadiens victory.