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Nick Taylor excited for challenge of Copperhead Course at Valspar Championship

Nick Taylor excited for challenge of Copperhead Course at Valspar Championship

This week's Valspar Championship is playing right into Nick Taylor's hands. Taylor, from Abbotsford, B.C., is looking forward to taking on the difficult Copperhead Course at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Tennis broadcasting coverage a talking point after Andreescu ascension

Tennis broadcasting coverage a talking point after Andreescu ascension

Bianca Andreescu's stunning arrival on the WTA Tour scene has been a promotional gift from the heavens for DAZN Canada. It has also left so-called cord clingers in a pickle about how to watch the Canadian teenager on the tube.
Testosterone rule for female athletes is unscientific, Canadian researcher says

Testosterone rule for female athletes is unscientific, Canadian researcher says

MONTREAL — Proposed rules to limit natural testosterone levels in some female track and field athletes are unscientific and would set a precedent for discriminating against people based on their natural abilities, a Canadian researcher says.

Toronto Wolfpack founder now looking to bring a rugby league team to Ottawa

Eric Perez is looking to ramp up the Battle of Ontario by bringing a pro rugby league team to Ottawa.
Montreal-based Romanian boxer Lucian Bute announces retirement

Montreal-based Romanian boxer Lucian Bute announces retirement

Montreal-based boxer Lucian Bute has announced his retirement, ending a professional career that saw him pile up 30 consecutive victories and defend the International Boxing Federation super-middleweight title nine times.
Buffalo's fab five are among 21 Canadian women playing in March Madness

Buffalo's fab five are among 21 Canadian women playing in March Madness

There's a Tim Hortons on the University at Buffalo campus, and the Canadians on the Bulls women's basketball team like to tease their American teammates when they see them sipping a cup of Tim's.

Matt Shoemaker strikes out seven in losing cause for Toronto Blue Jays

Blue Jays starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker stretched out to five innings as Toronto lost 8-7 to the Atlanta Braves in pre-season action on Wednesday. Slotted in at No.

CFL, CFLPA continuing talks on new collective bargaining agreement

TORONTO — Contract talks between the CFL and its players remain in the "exploratory" phase, says union senior adviser Ken Georgetti.
Canada knocks off China to improve to 4-4 at women's worlds

Canada knocks off China to improve to 4-4 at women's worlds

SILKEBORG, Denmark — Chelsea Carey's Canadian rink rebounded with a much-needed 8-7 win over China's Jie Mei on Wednesday at the world women's curling championship.

Jennifer Jones, Brent Laing off to quick start at mixed doubles nationals

FREDERICTON — Former Olympic women's champ Jennifer Jones and her husband Brent Laing were one of 12 teams leading the way at 2-0 midway through the second day of the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship. B.C.