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Blue Jays' stadium capacity to rise to 30,000 starting next week

Blue Jays' stadium capacity to rise to 30,000 starting next week

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays will get a home-field advantage boost when they return to Rogers Centre next week.
Ontario increases capacity for sporting events, ahead baseball playoffs, NHL season

Ontario increases capacity for sporting events, ahead baseball playoffs, NHL season

TORONTO — Ontario is opening the door wider for fans at sporting events, just in time for the NHL season and baseball's stretch drive.

Figure skater Sadovsky earns Olympic spot for Canada at Nebelhorn Trophy

OBERSTDORF, Germany — Roman Sadovsky earned a second spot for Canada in the men’s singles figure skating competition at the 2022 Beijing Olympics by placing eighth at the Nebelhorn Trophy on Friday. The 22-year-old from Vaughan, Ont.
Veteran QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson gets start for Toronto against Montreal Alouettes

Veteran QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson gets start for Toronto against Montreal Alouettes

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts will be minus quarterback Nick Arbuckle and Canadian linebackers Henoc Muamba and Cameron Judge for their game Friday night against the Montreal Alouettes.
Canada's men open against Germany, women face Swiss to start Olympic hockey

Canada's men open against Germany, women face Swiss to start Olympic hockey

ST PETERSBURG, Russia — Canada's men open against Germany and the women's first opponent is Switzerland in Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics. The International Ice Hockey Federation announced schedules Thursday at its semi-annual congress in St.
Olympian Phil Berna leads new-look Canadian men's rugby sevens team

Olympian Phil Berna leads new-look Canadian men's rugby sevens team

Phil Berna took close to a month off after the Tokyo Olympics and then the competitive juices started flowing again. "I called myself back into training," said the 25-year-old from Vancouver.

Joshua weighs in much heavier than Usyk ahead of title fight

LONDON (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk is giving up 19 pounds (9 kilograms) on world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for their fight on Saturday.
Twins bump Blue Jays back in wild card race, as Gurriel hurt

Twins bump Blue Jays back in wild card race, as Gurriel hurt

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Gordon drove in four runs and Michael Pineda won his third straight start as the Minnesota Twins beat Toronto 7-2 on Thursday night to bump the Blue Jays back in the AL wild-card race.
Blue Jays' Borucki suspended 3 games for plunking Kiermaier

Blue Jays' Borucki suspended 3 games for plunking Kiermaier

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ryan Borucki has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier with a pitch in the latest salvo in a spat between the two AL East competitor
Captaincy, Gaudreau's contract status the plot lines of Calgary Flames training camp

Captaincy, Gaudreau's contract status the plot lines of Calgary Flames training camp

CALGARY — Replacing the leadership and minutes of departed captain Mark Giordano is a burning issue at Calgary Flames training camp.