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LA, Paris Olympic bids await meeting on 2024-2028 hosting

LA, Paris Olympic bids await meeting on 2024-2028 hosting

GENEVA — Los Angeles and Paris should edge closer Friday to both getting Olympic hosting rights. Ahead of a key meeting of the International Olympic Committee executive board, the French capital is now seen as the favourite to host the 2024 Games.
Swedish sleeper Viktor Arvidsson rising for Preds in Stanley Cup final

Swedish sleeper Viktor Arvidsson rising for Preds in Stanley Cup final

PITTSBURGH — Viktor Arvidsson was just hoping to make the Nashville Predators roster at last fall's training camp. He not only earned a spot on the team, he became one of only 26 players in the NHL to score 30 goals in the regular season.
Gabriela Dabrowski becomes first Canadian woman to win tennis Grand Slam

Gabriela Dabrowski becomes first Canadian woman to win tennis Grand Slam

PARIS — Gabriela Dabrowski etched her name into the history books at the French Open on Thursday.
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay buys interest in Belmont horse

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay buys interest in Belmont horse

NEW YORK — Celebrity chef Bobby Flay hopes he's cooked up another winner in the Belmont Stakes. Flay purchased 25 per cent interest in J Boys Echo on Wednesday before the draw that assigned post positions for Saturday's $1.5 million race.
Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls to hit field of play

Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls to hit field of play

PORTLAND, Maine — Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NBA Finals Golden State 118 Cleveland 113 (Warriors lead series 3-0) --- AHL Final Syracuse 5 Grand Rapids 3 (Griffins lead series 2-1) --- MLB American League Toronto 7 Oakland 5 (10 innings) N.Y. Yankees 8 Boston 0 Detroit 4 L.A.
Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

CLEVELAND — Kevin Durant drained the shot of his professional life — a 3-pointer with 45.
Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

NEW YORK — Boston Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy apologized Wednesday for his on-air remarks a night earlier that pitchers such as Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka shouldn't be allowed to have translators on the mound.
Toronto Argonauts sign two-time CFL all-star linebacker Bear Woods

Toronto Argonauts sign two-time CFL all-star linebacker Bear Woods

TORONTO — Two-time CFL all-star linebacker Bear Woods signed with the Toronto Argonauts on Wednesday night after being released by the Montreal Alouettes earlier in training camp. Woods, a six-foot, 245-pound, native of Macclenny, Fla.
Seattle selects influential investor for KeyArena renovation

Seattle selects influential investor for KeyArena renovation

SEATTLE — For more than a decade, Seattle has spun in circles in the quest for an upgraded sports arena, never finding a solution that didn't face multiple obstacles.