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Canada has new Paralympic middle-distance running star in Nate Riech

Canada has new Paralympic middle-distance running star in Nate Riech

OTTAWA — Nate Riech's brain scan looks like the surface of the moon. There's a dark crater where the cells that control the right side of his body once were. It's exactly the size of a golf ball.

Canada advances to U17 Basketball World Cup semis with win over Australia

SANTA FE, Argentina — Addison Patterson scored 18 points to lead Canada to a 74-70 win over Australia in quarterfinal play at the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup. With the win, Canada improved to 5-0 at the event. Patterson, a native of Milton, Ont.
Impact defence finally getting healthy for second-half playoff push

Impact defence finally getting healthy for second-half playoff push

MONTREAL — After going with makeshift pairings due to injuries in the central defence early in the season, the Montreal Impact may soon find themselves with too many centrebacks.
Slumping Toronto FC looks to end nine-year winless streak in Kansas City

Slumping Toronto FC looks to end nine-year winless streak in Kansas City

The sky may not be falling but it's looking very dark for Toronto FC. A bad season got worse Wednesday in a 4-3 midweek loss at modest Minnesota.
With Ricky Ray down, Argos look to quarterback James Franklin to lead the way

With Ricky Ray down, Argos look to quarterback James Franklin to lead the way

TORONTO — The future starts now for the winless Toronto Argonauts, with James Franklin at the helm instead of talismanic veteran Ricky Ray.
History-making 1986 team frustrated Canada hasn't returned to World Cup

History-making 1986 team frustrated Canada hasn't returned to World Cup

VANCOUVER — Canadian head coach Tony Waiters knew what he wanted when he prepared his team for the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. The players would be fit and well organized.
Canada's Auger-Aliassime focusing on clay with long-term goals in mind

Canada's Auger-Aliassime focusing on clay with long-term goals in mind

After bowing out in the second round of qualifying at the French Open, Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime sat down with his coaches and decided to make a short-term change with a long-term goal in mind.
Marcus Thigpen's late touchdown leads Saskatchewan over Hamilton 18-13

Marcus Thigpen's late touchdown leads Saskatchewan over Hamilton 18-13

REGINA — Saskatchewan's Marcus Thigpen didn't need much space to change the game. Thigpen found a hole and went 34 yards for the touchdown with 1:29 to play as the Roughriders downed the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18-13 on Thursday.
Ahmed, Knight, Flanagan take top three spots in Canadian 5,000 metres

Ahmed, Knight, Flanagan take top three spots in Canadian 5,000 metres

OTTAWA — Fierce competitors on the track. Great friends off it. And part of the greatest crop of distance runners Canada has ever produced. And, they hope, a terrific influence to young Canadian runners coming up behind them.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games CFL Saskatchewan 18 Hamilton 13 --- MLB American League Texas 7 Detroit 5 Houston 4 Chicago White Sox 3 Minnesota 5 Baltimore 2 Seattle 4 L.A.