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July 17, 2018 11:11 PM John Herdman outlines Canada’s 2026 World Cup game plan

“Those four matches give us an opportunity to really start assessing the players,” said Herdman. “It’s not a given that you’re going to qualify for the Gold Cup. Every game is critical to our success in achieving a World Cup qualification berth.” Herdman sees this as an opportunity to engage fans and help draw in top tier players that hold dual citizenship 7

July 10, 2018 11:45 PM Canadian lacrosse team was unified by labour standoff

NETANYA, Israel — Canada will begin its defence of its world lacrosse title with precious little preparation time on the field. But players say team unity is already ironclad after joining together in a labour standoff with the Canadian Lacrosse Association. The Canadians didn’t have a full roster playing together until last week’s training camp, but just a couple 8

June 29, 2018 8:17 PM Olympic high jump champ Derek Drouin has ‘confusing nerve issues’ in neck

Drouin’s injury history reads like a med school textbook. He captured bronze at the 2012 London Olympics a year after rupturing two ligaments in his foot, an injury that required surgery to implant two metal screws. Shortly after winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, he revealed he’d competed with two stress fractures in his lower back. Last season 10

June 27, 2018 9:31 PM Pro sports making slow progress on homophobia, but it’s happening

If you’re looking for signs the mainstream sports world had made progress on LGBT inclusion, the You Can Play contingent at last Sunday’s Pride parade displayed it. The sport advocacy group brought together reps from the CFL, MLSE and 170 members of the Canadian Olympic committee, which fielded roughly 30 marchers in its first Pride Parade in 2014. On the field 12

June 23, 2018 4:34 PM Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with L.A. Kings in $18M deal

After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 million deal with the Kings on Saturday, choosing Los Angeles over several interested teams for his return to the NHL. The 35-year-old Kovalchuk scored 816 points in 816 career 10

June 11, 2018 7:47 PM Canada beats Ecuador, improves to 2-0 at the FIBA U18 Americas championship

Canada raced out to an early 10-point lead Monday and took 37-19 into the second quarter. The Canadians extended their advantage to 61-37 at halftime, and were up 97-55 with one quarter to play. “I’m just thankful for all my teammates,” Miller said. “They are such threats on the court, they made my job so much easier. They see me in transition, they do a great 12

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 18

June 8, 2018 6:05 PM All that NHL free-agent glitter isn’t really gold

If it’s to make a splash and attempt to convince skeptical home fans that management is doing everything in its power to win, signing unrestricted NHL free agents to massive contracts can absolutely be an effective tool. But if it’s to actually win, well, most of the time it’s best to stay away. Fish for talent somewhere else. For the most part, with the unrestricted 10

June 8, 2018 4:54 PM Sprinting is a family affair for Pickering track stars Zion and Selah Brookes

It’s a bit cool for sprint practice on a June night at St. Mary’s High School in Pickering, but Zion and Selah Brookes don’t show it. Zion, 16, is zeroed in on preparing for this weekend’s Ontario high school track and field championships at York University, where he’ll be ranked second in the 100 metres and 4x100-metre relay, and third in the 200. In fact, he’s rated 8

June 8, 2018 3:43 PM Toronto stock index down as shares of cannabis producers decline

Canada’s main stock index is down moderately, with shares of two cannabis producers among the biggest losers. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 38.56 points to 16,154.22, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 5.69 points to 25,235.72. The S&P 500 index was down 2.32 points to 2,768.05 and the Nasdaq 12