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Canada rebounds with win over Iroquois Nationals at world lacrosse championship

NETANYA, Israel — Wesley Berg and Mark Cockerton both had two goals and an assist as Canada rebounded from its first loss of the world lacrosse championship with a 10-5 win over the Iroquois Nationals on Monday.
World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

PARIS — The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the natio
More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

ZAGREB, Croatia — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes' welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final.
33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important

33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important

TURIN, Italy — At the age of 33, many football players are past their peak. Cristiano Ronaldo vows to show he is not one of them. Juventus signed Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week for 112 million euros ($131.
Cemented into a Senators-Sabres rivalry, Biron says Emery a respected opponent

Cemented into a Senators-Sabres rivalry, Biron says Emery a respected opponent

TORONTO — A decade after an infamous line brawl that included both goaltenders dropping the gloves at centre ice, Martin Biron gave Ray Emery a chance to take one final blow. Emery declined.
Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

HELSINKI — Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a special gift to his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump: a soccer ball.
Flames sign forward Lindholm to six-year contract with AAV of $4.85 million

Flames sign forward Lindholm to six-year contract with AAV of $4.85 million

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have signed forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of US$4.85 million.
Boateng's switch from soccer to track pays off with national silver medal

Boateng's switch from soccer to track pays off with national silver medal

TORONTO — For a moment, the announcers at the recent Canadian track and field championships thought Bismark Boateng had won the tightest 100 metre final in the history of the meet. And so did Boateng.
Lethbridge hockey player out of intensive care, able to communicate

Lethbridge hockey player out of intensive care, able to communicate

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An Alberta player with the Western Hockey League who was seriously burned while hanging out at a backyard firepit is out of intensive care.

Forward Nick Paul signs one-year deal with Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA — Forward Nick Paul has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ottawa Senators. The contract is worth US$650,000 in the NHL and $80,000 in the AHL. The 23-year-old Paul had one goal in 11 games with Ottawa last season.