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November 8, 2018 2:00 AM Books inspired by the authors’ parents win the top Writers’ Trust Awards

Shashi Bhat of New Westminster, B.C., won the Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize for her story “Mute.” Famously, this award often identifies new writers heading for big things by honouring the best short story published by an emerging writer in a Canadian literary magazine. Previous winners include Heather O’Neill and Doretta Lau. The prize 15

October 31, 2018 10:55 PM Russia’s Artur Dalaloyan wins men’s all-around on tiebreaker

The victory marked a redemption of sorts for Dalaloyan, who came off the parallel bars shortly after his mount during the team final, the deduction one of a handful of miscues by the Russians that helped China return to the top of the sport for the first time since 2014. There were few miscues for Dalaloyan two days later. He put up the top score on rings 20

October 19, 2018 2:28 PM Migrants prepare to cross Guatemala-Mexico border

TECUN UMAN, GUATEMALA—Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico Friday, in spite of U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats of retaliation. The first members of the group began arriving in Tecun Uman on buses and trucks early Thursday, but the bulk of the caravan 15

October 13, 2018 3:53 PM 11 killed in crash of car carrying migrants in Greece

THESSALONIKI, GREECE—A speeding car carrying migrants collided with a truck in northern Greece on Saturday, killing 11 people, police said. Ten of the victims were believed to be migrants who crossed into the Greece from Turkey. The 11th person was the car’s driver and a suspected migrant smuggler, police said. Police said the car in which the migrants 51

September 19, 2018 7:15 PM Plenty of talent in Blue Jays pipeline

Kevin Smith: No one was surprised to see Guerrero on MLB Pipeline’s team of the year, announced earlier this month, but with him on the second team, was shortstop Smith. The Blue Jays’ No. 6 prospect hit .302 with 25 home runs, 93 RBIs and 29 stolen bases between the Class A Lansing Lugnuts and the Class A Advanced Dunedin Blue Jays. Smith, 22, focused 17

September 14, 2018 11:02 PM Delta Prince enters $800,000 Woodbine Mile as the early favourite

Vanish was coming off an allowance win when claimed for $40,000 from the stable of Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse. The move paid immediate dividends as Vanish rallied to finish second to Mr Havercamp — who’ll start Saturday’s race from the No. 5 post — in the Grade 2 Play the King Stakes turf race at 54/1 odds. “The turf was soft, he was slipping and sliding 22

September 13, 2018 2:48 AM NBA quartet will lead Canada against Brazil in World Cup qualifying

Canada is heading into its most important men’s basketball game since 2015 with a roster chock full of NBA experience. Facing Brazil in Laval, Que., on Thursday night to open the second round of qualification for the 2019 World Cup, coach Roy Rana and his staff have settled on a team with four current NBAers – Indiana’s Cory Joseph, Miami’s Kelly Olynyk 31

September 8, 2018 1:58 AM Achonwa sparks Canada past Japan in women’s World Cup basketball tuneup

BRIDGEPORT, CONN.—Natalie Achonwa had a game-high 16 points and 11 rebounds, helping Canada hang on to beat Japan 76-69 on Friday in a tuneup for this month’s women’s basketball World Cup. Miranda Ayim added 15 points for Canada, while Kia Nurse chipped in 10. Evelyn Mawuli had a team-high 15 points for Japan. Head coach Lisa Thomaidis named her 12-player 20

August 31, 2018 6:43 PM Would-be Hamilton hit men get prison terms for murder plots

Two Hamilton men are heading to prison after Vancouver courts heard they took a Greyhound bus to Vancouver with the goal of becoming underworld hit men. Knowah Truth Ferguson, 21, attempted to carry out a murder while dressed in a loose fitting clothing style sometimes worn by Muslim women, carrying his pistol in a purse. Ferguson pleaded guilty to attempting 24

August 31, 2018 12:16 AM Max Domi anxious to get started on the other side of the rivalry

Max Domi’s skating and training sessions at the BioSteel hockey camp this week helped tune his body and mind toward an upcoming NHL season with a new team. But the 23-year-old Montreal Canadiens forward, who grew up in Toronto as a diehard Leafs fan — especially with his father, Tie Domi, playing for the home side — had a few things to straighten out. Domi, traded 34