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Back from England, Richie Laryea picks up where he left off with Toronto FC

Back from England, Richie Laryea picks up where he left off with Toronto FC

TORONTO — Richie Laryea wasted little time resuming his Toronto FC career. After arriving late Thursday following a seven-hour flight from England, Laryea trained in Toronto on Friday before flying to Nashville.
Blue Jays pitcher Gausman named American League player of the week

Blue Jays pitcher Gausman named American League player of the week

Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman has been named the American League player of the week. Gausman picked up the win in Toronto's 3-1 victory at Tampa Bay on Tuesday. He threw eight innings of one-hit ball with 10 strikeouts and one walk.
Commonwealth Games close a hectic stretch of competition for Canadian athletes

Commonwealth Games close a hectic stretch of competition for Canadian athletes

Separated by eight time zones, but only four days, Sarah Mitton and her Canadian teammates barely had time to do laundry and repack between the world track and field championships and the Commonwealth Games.
On heels of historic silver, Naughton chosen Canada's flag-bearer for ceremony

On heels of historic silver, Naughton chosen Canada's flag-bearer for ceremony

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Days after making history at the Commonwealth Games, squash player Hollie Naughton carried Canada's flag into the closing ceremony.

US team in BC-based junior B hockey league iced due to lack of vaccinated players

SPOKANE, Wash. — The lone American team in a junior B hockey league based in British Columbia is pulling out of the upcoming season because it can't find enough players vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill its roster.
Bruins bring back captain Bergeron -- and David Krejci, too

Bruins bring back captain Bergeron -- and David Krejci, too

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are getting the gang back together, signing captain Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci — two members of their 2011 Stanley Cup championship team — to one-year deals on Monday.
Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behavior against an e

Federal government directs $2 million to women and girls in sport

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The federal government is giving $2 million to Canadian Women and Sport in an effort to reduce barriers and retain women and girls in sport over the next two years.
Thousands of tickets still available for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton

Thousands of tickets still available for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Odd summer timing and an ongoing sexual assault scandal at Hockey Canada could be the reason thousands of tickets to the World Junior Hockey Championship are still available on the eve of the tournament, says an Edmonton professor. Prof.

Sports In Brief For The Weekend of Aug. 6-7, 2022

BASEBALL PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose dismissed questions Sunday about his first appearance on the field in Philadelphia since the franchise scrapped 2017 plans to honor him because of a woman’s claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball’s hi