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Lowry in but Leonard, Anunoby and Valanciunas to sit out Phoenix game

TORONTO — The Raptors got some good news Thursday with star point guard Kyle Lowry and C.J. Miles both pronounced fit to play against the Phoenix Suns.

Former Canadian international Lars Hirschfeld joins FC Edmonton as goalie coach

EDMONTON — FC Edmonton has hired former Canadian international 'keeper Lars Hirschfeld as its goalkeeping coach.

Canada's Brooke Henderson tied for 18-hole lead at LPGA season opener

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Canada's Brooke Henderson is tied for the lead after the opening round of the LPGA Tour's season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. The 21-year-old native of Smiths Falls, Ont.
Keegan Messing: Winning a Canadian title would mean "the world to me"

Keegan Messing: Winning a Canadian title would mean "the world to me"

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Keegan Messing posted a photo on social media last month of the winding Alaskan highway between his hometown of Girdwood and Anchorage that he'd travelled back and forth every day for the better part of two decades.
Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.

MONTREAL — Olympic medallist snowboarder Max Parrot has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer. Canada Snowboard made the announcement Thursday, saying the 24-year-old from Bromont, Que., was diagnosed Dec.

Canadian cyclist Mike Woods makes late charge at Santos Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia — Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan won Stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under on Thursday, surviving a late attack by Canadian Mike Woods.
Jarome Iginla set to have number retired by Calgary Flames

Jarome Iginla set to have number retired by Calgary Flames

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames will retire former captain Jarome Iginla's No. 12 during a ceremony on March 2 prior to a game against the Minnesota Wild. The native of St. Albert, Alta., retired from the NHL after a 20-season career last July.
Canadian teen Shapovalov to meet top-ranked Djokovic at Australian Open

Canadian teen Shapovalov to meet top-ranked Djokovic at Australian Open

Denis Shapovalov likes to set the tone on the tennis court, using an offence-first approach to dictate pace and force an opponent's hand. That style worked nicely in his first two matches at the Australian Open.

Canadian women play Switzerland to 0-0 tie in closed-door women's soccer match

ROTA, Spain — Canada played to a 0-0 draw with Switzerland in a closed-door women's soccer training match Thursday. The Canadians, ranked fifth in the world, now turn their attention to an international friendly against No. 13 Norway on Jan.

Team World sweeps opening draw against Team North America at Continental Cup

LAS VEGAS — Team World is off to a strong start at the Continenal Cup, sweeping three mixed doubles games against Team North America in the opening draw on Thursday. Team World is looking to win the annual event for the first time since 2012.