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June 17, 2018 10:36 PM Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champion

28-year-old American 1st to go back-to-back since 1989 One year after Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat champion in 29 years. Curtis Strange, the last player to go back-to-back 6

June 17, 2018 3:17 AM Lather Up runs away with North America Cup

Earlier, Louis-Philippe Roy of Mont-Joli, Que., drove Shower Play to victory in the $415,000 Fan Hanover final for three-year-old pacing fillies. The 3-to-1 pick finished in 1:50.2 ahead of 7-to-5 favourite Kissin In The Sand, driven by Scott Zeron of Oakville, with 7-to-1 pick Sudden Passing and Jody Jamieson of Moffat. Ont. Shartin, the 3-to-5 favourite 9

June 15, 2018 1:42 AM Toronto Marlies capture first Calder Cup

That is what winning felt like and looked like when a team that wears blue and white with a maple leaf on their chest raised a championship trophy to the rafters. It was the Toronto Marlies, who claimed the Calder Cup with a 6-1 win over the Texas Stars in Game 7 of the American Hockey League final at Ricoh Coliseum on Thursday night. “Feels good. We’re 11

June 11, 2018 1:01 PM His Scarborough house was wrecked in a fire. He says the contractor left halfway through the $100,000 cleanup

When a freak electrical fire caused a portion of the roof to cave in at Agith Ananthagobal’s Scarborough bungalow in January, his family saw a silver lining amid the ashes — the chance for a fresh start in the form of a full home renovation. But five months later, that plan appears to also have gone up in smoke. Ananthagobal says a contractor abandoned 14

June 10, 2018 4:00 PM Canadian women's rugby team captures 7s bronze

Men's team falls to New Zealand in bronze final at World Series event in Paris Canada's women's rugby sevens team beat host France 17-10 on Sunday for the bronze medal at the HSBC Paris tournament while the Canadian men placed fourth after a 38-5 loss to New Zealand. Bianca Farella scored two tries and Ghislaine Landry and Charity Williams had the others 14

June 8, 2018 11:08 PM Wonder Gadot, Telekinesis both running for spot in Queen’s Plate

Casse will send two solid entries postward at Woodbine Racetrack. Filly Wonder Gadot headlines the five-horse field in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks while Telekinesis makes his Toronto oval debut in the $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes. Both aim to punch their tickets to the $1-million Queen’s Plate, the opening jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown on June 30 at Woodbine 10

June 8, 2018 12:01 AM Toronto sprinter Aaron Brown breaks 20-second barrier in 200 metres

The Canadian sprinter raced to a time of 19.98 seconds to finish second in the Bislett Games Diamond League meet in Oslo on Thursday night, finally breaking the 20-second barrier for the first time in his career. First thoughts after crossing the finish line? The Toronto native became just the third Canadian to break the 20-second mark, and joined Andre 7

June 7, 2018 7:00 PM Max Domi says dealing with diabetes helped make him an NHL player

Way too soon. It’s getting a little old at this point, this being my third year in this position, but we made some good strides the last 25 games of the season. Our whole group is pretty confident. We realize we can win in this league, and what our potential is. With our young guys, our two goalies and veteran leadership, it’s going to be a special group 8

June 7, 2018 6:53 PM Lewis Hamilton says getting record-tying seventh Canadian Grand Prix win won’t be easy

Racing begins Friday with two practice sessions, followed by qualifying on Saturday and the race on Sunday afternoon. It will be a big weekend at the track, which is celebrating the 40th anniversary of event’s move to the island circuit across from downtown Montreal. Gilles Villeneuve, the Berthierville, Que., native the track is named for, won the 1978 race. His son, the 1997 Formula 9

May 30, 2018 2:38 PM Snoop Dogg breaks Guinness World Record for largest gin and juice cocktail

Sippin’ on this gin and juice drink would probably take a small army to finish, with Guinness confirming the cocktail measured in at more than 132 gallons. The drink contained 180 bottles of gin, 154 bottles of apricot brandy and 38 jugs of orange juice, according to Guinness. And it just wouldn’t be a paradise cocktail without a pink umbrella and a giant 12