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Canada blanks Wales in soccer friendly but has injury scare with Christine Sinclair

Canada blanks Wales in soccer friendly but has injury scare with Christine Sinclair

CARDIFF, United Kingdom — Canada coach Bev Priestman got the offence she wanted with three classy goals in a decisive 3-0 win over Wales on Friday, but it came with a scare in the first half.

Canada's Christabel Nettey leaps to second consecutive long jump victory

MIRAMAR, Fla. — Canada's Christabel Nettey won the women's long jump at the Miramar Invitational Grand Prix on Saturday. The 29-year-old from Brampton, Ont., leapt 6.63 metres, giving her valuable world ranking points toward Tokyo Olympic qualifying.

Brent Sutter fires himself from head coach of the Red Deer Rebels

RED DEER, Alta. — Brent Sutter has stepped down as head coach of the Western Hockey League's Red Deer Rebels, which is a team he owns. Sutter has run the Rebels for 20 seasons and coached them for 15.
Beaten by expansion Giltinis, Toronto Arrows lose for the third time in four matches

Beaten by expansion Giltinis, Toronto Arrows lose for the third time in four matches

METAIRIE, La. — Veteran Matt Giteau kicked 11 points and the expansion Los Angeles Giltinis ran in six tries in a 43-16 victory over the Toronto Arrows in Major League Rugby play Saturday.
Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality on Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain's grueling Grand National horse race, breaking down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports.

World men's curling championship playoffs on hold because of COVID-19

CALGARY — Playoffs at the world men's curling championship in Calgary have been suspended because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus. Those who tested positive are asymptomatic and don't involve playoff teams, according to Curling Canada.

Scoreboard for Friday, April 9, 2021

Friday's Games NHL N.Y. Rangers 4 N.Y. Islanders 1 Pittsburgh 6 New Jersey 4 Washington 4 Buffalo 3 St.
Canada's Bottcher eliminated from world curling championship suspended by COVID-19

Canada's Bottcher eliminated from world curling championship suspended by COVID-19

CALGARY — Canada won't play for a medal at this year's men's world curling championship, which was suspended Friday night because of positive tests for the COVID-19 virus.
Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1

Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Shohei Ohtani homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Heaney pitched six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Friday night.
Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield named Hobey Baker Award winner

Canadiens prospect Cole Caufield named Hobey Baker Award winner

Cole Caufield has been an elite scorer at every level he's played. It was no different on Friday when he made his pro debut.