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Amihere scores 21 points; Canada books spot in FIBA women's U19 World Cup semis

UDINE, Italy — Canada has clinched a spot in the semifinals of the FIBA women's U19 World Cup. Laeticia Amihere of Mississauga, Ont., scored 21 points to lift the Canadians to a 68-65 victory over China in Friday's quarter-finals.
Star swimmer Oleksiak sixth in 100-metre freestyle at world championships

Star swimmer Oleksiak sixth in 100-metre freestyle at world championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Star Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak won't have a world title to go with her Olympic gold in the 100-metre freestyle but she and teammate Kylie Masse smashed more national records at the FINA world championships Friday.
Golfer Jhonattan Vegas speaks out against Venezuelan government at Canadian Open

Golfer Jhonattan Vegas speaks out against Venezuelan government at Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Even as Jhonattan Vegas makes his way around the course at the RBC Canadian Open, his thoughts are back home in Venezuela.
Harness-racing driver John Campbell at peace with decision to retire

Harness-racing driver John Campbell at peace with decision to retire

John Campbell is completely at ease with the idea of retirement. The 62-year-old native of Ailsa Craig, Ont., will cap his illustrious harness-racing career Sunday at Ontario's Clinton Raceway.
Chamblin set to return to Regina but as Toronto Argonauts defensive co-ordinator

Chamblin set to return to Regina but as Toronto Argonauts defensive co-ordinator

REGINA — It will be a homecoming of sorts for Corey Chamblin. The Toronto Argonauts defensive co-ordinator returns to Regina on Saturday night for the first time since he was fired as Saskatchewan's head coach in 2015.
Turnover: Google search listed Brady as New York Jets owner

Turnover: Google search listed Brady as New York Jets owner

BOSTON — Tom Brady has had a lot of success over the years against the New York Jets, but he doesn't technically own the AFC rival, despite a Google search glitch that listed him as the Jets owner.
O.J. Simpson won't be invited to USC practices, functions

O.J. Simpson won't be invited to USC practices, functions

LOS ANGELES — O.J. Simpson won't be invited to watch practice or take part in any official functions at his alma mater this fall following his release from prison.
Simone Biles shares goofy video after wisdom teeth surgery

Simone Biles shares goofy video after wisdom teeth surgery

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is giving fans a glimpse of her goofy side in a video that shows her coming out of an anesthetic haze after surgery to have her wisdom teeth removed. Biles posted the video on Twitter on Thursday.

Canadian women lose water polo bronze to Russia at FINA world championship

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Canada was edged 11-9 by Russia in the women's water polo bronze medal game at the world aquatics championships Friday.
Desperate Impact look to stop Red Bulls' three-game winning streak

Desperate Impact look to stop Red Bulls' three-game winning streak

MONTREAL — Still hurting from loss at home last week, the Montreal Impact now face one of Major League Soccer's hottest teams in a stadium where they have never won in the regular season.