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Reds star Joey Votto voted winner of Toronto Star's Lou Marsh Trophy

Reds star Joey Votto voted winner of Toronto Star's Lou Marsh Trophy

TORONTO — Given Canada's love for all things hockey, Cincinnati Reds star Joey Votto was as surprised to win the Lou Marsh Trophy a second time as he was the first.
Canada's Van Landeghem, Bouchard retire from competitive swimming

Canada's Van Landeghem, Bouchard retire from competitive swimming

OTTAWA — Chantal Van Landeghem has retired from competitive swimming after helping Canada win a relay bronze in the Rio Olympics and Pan American gold in Toronto.
Jessie Fleming, Kris Twardek named Canada's under-20 soccer players of the year

Jessie Fleming, Kris Twardek named Canada's under-20 soccer players of the year

TORONTO — Jessie Fleming and Kris Twardek have been named Canadian under-20 soccer players of the year. It's the third straight year winning the award for Fleming, a 19-year-old from London, Ont.
Montreal Impact trade star defender Laurent Ciman to Los Angeles FC

Montreal Impact trade star defender Laurent Ciman to Los Angeles FC

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact shook up their backline Tuesday, trading star defender Laurent Ciman to expansion Los Angeles FC for Canadian wingback Raheem Edwards and Finnish defender Jukka Raitala.
Former NHL defenceman Zarley Zalapski dead at 49

Former NHL defenceman Zarley Zalapski dead at 49

CALGARY — Former NHL defenceman Zarley Zalapski has died at age 49, according to the Calgary Flames.
Short-track speedskating champion Charles Hamelin relaxes with video games

Short-track speedskating champion Charles Hamelin relaxes with video games

When Olympic short-track speedskating champion Charles Hamelin isn't training or racing, chances are he's in front of a video game console. The 33-year-old from Sainte-Julie, Que., says it relaxes him.
MLS champion Toronto FC says search for trophies will continue next season

MLS champion Toronto FC says search for trophies will continue next season

Toronto FC says the hunt for trophies will continue next season. And it is willing to spend more money to do so.
Packed Ice: Hockey Canada's world juniors selection camp begins with 33 players

Packed Ice: Hockey Canada's world juniors selection camp begins with 33 players

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — There are so many players at Hockey Canada's world junior championship selection camp that the ice was completely torn up after just one practice, with pucks bouncing over sticks and snow piling up against the goals.
Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies

Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies

LOS ANGELES — Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" moulded the image of the surfer as a seeker and transformed the sport, has died. He was 80.
Russian Olympic Committee expects 200 to compete in SKorea

Russian Olympic Committee expects 200 to compete in SKorea

MOSCOW — Despite Russia's ban from the upcoming Olympics, officials in the country still expect more than 200 of their athletes to compete at the Pyeongchang Games.