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April 19, 2018 8:22 PM 45 days into a strike, York gives students options to complete courses and finish the year

These include staying an extra four weeks after the strike, withdrawing with a course credit given and no mark on the student’s transcript, and receiving bursaries for altered travel plans. It’s day 45 of a strike, and York University has now contacted its students to inform them of options available to them to complete their courses and finish the year. “We are now half-way 12

April 16, 2018 2:54 AM Wild strike back vs. Jets in Game 3

Winnipeg still winless on road in playoff history. Six goals on home ice Minnesota post-season record. ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota Wild scored four second-period goals Sunday en route to a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of their first-round NHL playoff series. It was the first win for the Wild in the best-of-seven series, and left the Jets still 13

April 14, 2018 5:13 PM Tiger Roll wins Grand National in photo finish

10-1 shot holds on despite late challenge from Pleasant Company Tiger Roll won the Grand National Steeplechase in a photo finish over Pleasant Company as Irish horses dominated the world's most famous steeplechase at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool on Saturday. A 6.4-kilometre race was won by a matter of inches in the closest finish to the Grand National 12

April 9, 2018 2:56 PM Canada’s Damian Warner leads midway through Commonwealth Games decathlon

“I’ll come out tomorrow and start with the hurdles and if it’s there when it comes down to the 1,500 — I’ll go for it,” said the Olympic bronze medallist. Warner is coming off a second-place heptathlon showing at the world indoor championships in Birmingham, England, losing to France’s Kevin Mayer by just five points despite setting a Canadian indoor 10

April 7, 2018 10:09 PM Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck racking up medals in Commonwealth Games pool

With five medals in five events so far, the Canadian teen is on track to make history. With five medals in five events here (one gold, three silver and a bronze), Ruck is on track to make history. She still has the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle and likely the individual medley relay to go. Canadian Elaine Tanner won seven medals (four gold and three 11

April 5, 2018 8:33 PM Canada’s Brad Gushue heading to playoffs at world curling championship

Gushue was idle in Thursday morning’s draw, but China’s loss to Sweden assured the defending champions of a top-six finish in the preliminary round. The Scots and the Swedes were 8-1, while Gushue was 7-1 entering his afternoon game against China’s Dejia Zou (3-6). Gushue, from St. John’s, N.L., was scheduled to play Greg Persinger of the United States 14

April 5, 2018 1:46 PM Doctors said, ‘don’t run.’ Ten marathons later, Toronto-born runner John Young an inspiration to people with dwarfism

Only four athletes with dwarfism are known to have completed marathons, and Young has finished the most, 10, including four Boston Marathons and three New York City Marathons. Along the way, the Toronto native has made a habit of defying the odds. SALEM, Mass.—Most marathoners take 35,000 steps to reach the finish line. John Young needs 80,000. The high school 10

April 5, 2018 11:10 AM Taylor Ruck sets record, wins Canada's first gold of Commonwealth Games

Teenage swimmer prevails in tight 200m freestyle final Teenage swimmer Taylor Ruck won Canada's first gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Thursday in Australia, setting a new Games record in the women's 200-metre freestyle. The 17-year-old's time of 1:54.81 in the final easily erased the old mark of 1:55.57 set in 2014 by Australia's Emma McKeon 10

April 4, 2018 7:38 PM Erik Karlsson unlikely to finish season with Senators

Defenceman stays home to be with wife after their baby was stillborn 2 weeks ago Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson won't play Wednesday night against the Buffalo Sabres, and coach Guy Boucher says he's not expecting the defenceman to join the team for its final two games. The Senators let Karlsson determine his playing schedule so he could be close 10

April 4, 2018 2:41 PM Penny Oleksiak, Taylor Ruck lead Canada’s charge on Day 1 of Commonwealth Games swim meet

Both Oleksiak and Ruck will be competing in the 200-metre freestyle at the outdoor Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Mary-Sophie Harvey of Trois-Rivières, Que., is racing in the 400 individual medley. Oleksiak, then 16, won four medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics including gold in the 100-metre freestyle in an Olympic, Canadian and world junior record. The Toronto 16