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April 24, 2018 5:14 PM Canadian rugby sevens star John Moonlight retires to become a firefighter

The 30-year-old Moonlight leaves as Canada’s all-time caps leader in sevens. A longtime captain and co-captain of the sevens squad, Moonlight is a physical specimen with a seemingly bottomless gas tank. Whether he had the ball in hand or was hunting down an opponent who had it, the six-foot-one, 226-pound Moonlight left a mark. “He would do anything 8

April 22, 2018 4:49 AM Canadian women's rugby 7s fall in consolation semis

Canucks place 11th in Kitakyushu, Japan Kathy Baker scored a try in extra time as Ireland topped Canada 24-19 in a consolation Challenge Trophy semifinal Sunday at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Kitakyushu, Japan. Canada, which failed to advance to the Cup quarterfinals for the first time, concluded its tournament with a 33-14 win over Japan 8

April 20, 2018 12:29 PM Watch Women's World Rugby Sevens Series

Live action begins on Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET from Kitakyushu, Japan Click on the video player above to watch the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series women's tournament from Kitakyushu, Japan beginning on Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET. Canada opens the tournament against Fiji at 9:52 p.m, followed by matches against England on Saturday at 12:36 a.m. and Russia at 3:20 a.m. to close 5

April 19, 2018 8:08 PM Alberta hockey player paralyzed in Humboldt Broncos bus crash returns home to celebrate 19th birthday

Ryan Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down when a truck collided with a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team in northeastern Saskatchewan on April 6. “He’s doing pretty good ... but I’d say it’s going to be an uphill battle — he’s still, every day, trying to make his feet move,” said Tom Straschnitzki, Ryan’s father. Tom said he plans 10

April 16, 2018 9:26 PM Trump businesses made millions off of Republican groups, report says

The spending, thought to be much higher, went to the U.S. president’s airplanes, hotels, golf courses and bottled-water company. Before he was sworn into office, Trump eschewed calls to fully separate from his business interests. Instead he put his holdings in a trust designed to hold assets for his “exclusive benefit,” which he can receive at any time without 16

April 15, 2018 1:31 AM Canadian rugby sevens team to play for Commonwealth Games bronze

Team suffers 33-7 loss against host Australians in semifinal GOLD COAST, Australia — The Canadian women's rugby sevens team will be playing for a bronze medal after a 33-7 loss to Australia. The Canadians will face England in the bronze-medal match after New Zealand bested the English 26-5 in the second semifinal. Canada is set to play at 1:55 p.m. ET in the Gold Coast 15

April 14, 2018 5:12 AM Canada's R.J. Barrett leads World team over U.S. at Nike Hoop Summit

Mississauga, Ont., native scores game-high 20 points in high school showcase Canadian R.J. Barrett had a game-high 20 points to lead the World Select Team to an 89-76 win over the United States on Friday night at the Nike Hoop Summit, a showcase for the top high school basketball players in the world. Barrett, a 17-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., is regarded 11

April 13, 2018 2:26 PM Alysha Newman leads Canada to another big Commonwealth day

Pole vaulter wins gold with record jump as Canada wins 14 more medals Pole vaulter Alysha Newman's record-setting performance highlighted another big day for Canada that saw the country win 14 more medals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. Newman matched her own Canadian record and broke the Commonwealth Games record by clearing 4.75 metres on her final 15

April 12, 2018 5:31 PM Canadians don hockey jerseys in show of solidarity with Humboldt

Across Canada, people showed up to work and school in sports jerseys "We are all heartbroken by this tragedy. This is a small but important way for everyone, including city of Toronto staff, to demonstrate their support for all those who have been affected," Tory said in a statement. "It is so far geographically between Toronto and Humboldt, Saskatchewan 8

April 12, 2018 2:53 PM Sanctions-hit Russian tycoons may have lost $7.5B US

U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 7 Russian oligarchs, 12 companies they own or control Three Russian tycoons targeted by a new list of U.S. sanctions may have lost a combined $7.5 billion US since the list was announced, according to Reuters calculations based on price moves in the listed companies the three co-own. The U.S. Treasury on April 6 announced 8