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Poetry in motion: Brown has flirted with sprinting perfection more this season

Poetry in motion: Brown has flirted with sprinting perfection more this season

OTTAWA — The perfect 100-metre race feels like poetry in motion to Aaron Brown, and 10 seconds can feel like a hundred.

Canadian Brittany Marchand in early hunt at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic

ONEIDA, Wis. — Canadian Brittany Marchand is in the early hunt at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. The Orangeville, Ont., native opened with an 8-under 64 to sit in a tie for third, two shots back of leader Katherine Kirk of Australia on Thursday.

Dynamo goalkeeper Deric reinstated following suspension

NEW YORK — Houston Dynamo goalkeeper Tyler Deric has been reinstated by Major League Soccer more than eight months after his arrest on misdemeanour assault charges in a domestic case.
Canadian Brittany Marchand in early hunt at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic

Canadian Brittany Marchand in early hunt at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic

ONEIDA, Wis. — Canadian Brittany Marchand is in the early hunt at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. The Orangeville, Ont., native opened with an 8-under 64 to sit in a tie for third, two shots back of leader Katherine Kirk of Australia on Thursday.

West Indies B remains unbeaten in Global T20 competition

TORONTO — David Warner, captaining the Winnipeg Hawks for the first time, scored just six runs and saw his team lose by nine wickets to the West Indies B team in the Global T20 Canada competition on Thursday.
French soccer fans in Montreal prepare for 'les Bleus' World Cup match

French soccer fans in Montreal prepare for 'les Bleus' World Cup match

MONTREAL — As she drank an apple-carrot smoothie on a patio in Montreal's Plateau neighbourhood, French tourist Josiane Vignolles said there is no doubt where she will be Friday morning for the World Cup quarter-final between France and Uruguay.
Rare win has Alouettes in better mood ahead of clash with Redblacks

Rare win has Alouettes in better mood ahead of clash with Redblacks

MONTREAL — One win doesn't make a season, but it certainly put the Montreal Alouettes in a better frame of mind.
Bobsled bronze medallist Phylicia George is back in sprinting form

Bobsled bronze medallist Phylicia George is back in sprinting form

OTTAWA — Four months after she pushed Kaillie Humphries to bobsled bronze at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Phylicia George has rebuilt her body into a lean sprinting machine.
Cross-Canada runner Dave Proctor offers up body for scientific study

Cross-Canada runner Dave Proctor offers up body for scientific study

CALGARY — The prospect of pie and a family reunion propelled Dave Proctor along the Trans-Canda Highway as he neared Calgary on his cross-country run. The 37-year-old from Okotoks, Alta.
Canadians Bouchard and Shapovalov lose second-round matches at Wimbledon

Canadians Bouchard and Shapovalov lose second-round matches at Wimbledon

LONDON — Eugenie Bouchard's four-match winning streak is over — and so is the Canadian's run at Wimbledon. The 24-year-old native of Westmount, Que., dropped a 6-4, 7-5 decision to No.