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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 7

September 6, 2018 1:06 AM Tommy John surgery recommended for Angels star Shohei Ohtani

In 10 starts on the mound, the right-hander was 4-2 with a 3.31 ERA. He struck out 63 with 22 walks in 51 2-3 innings. Ohtani hit his 16th homer Tuesday night, his first against a left-hander in the big leagues. He had already joined Babe Ruth as the only players ever to hit 15 homers and pitch 50 innings in a season. Ohtani went into Wednesday night’s 15

September 4, 2018 1:04 PM Two dead, 3,000 stranded at airport as typhoon Jebi slams west Japan

TOKYO—A powerful typhoon slammed into western Japan on Tuesday, causing heavy rain to flood the region’s main international airport and strong winds to blow a tanker into a bridge, disrupting land and air travel and leaving thousands stranded. The storm left at least two people dead. Jebi, reportedly the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 10

September 3, 2018 11:19 PM Ronaldo, Salah, Modric make FIFA shortlist, Messi doesn’t

Ronaldo left Madrid after the Champions League final win over Liverpool to join Juventus. Salah was injured in the final but was recognized for his Premier League record 32 goals for Liverpool. The women’s player shortlist is headed by five-time winner Marta of Brazil. The Orlando Pride player is up against Lyon teammates Ada Hegerberg of Norway and Dzsenifer 18

September 1, 2018 9:38 PM Canada’s under-20 rugby team loses heartbreaker to Uruguay

The U20 Trophy winner graduates to play alongside the likes of New Zealand, South Africa, England and France in the top-tier world under-20 championship. Canada has not played in the elite age-group tournament since 2009 when it finished 14th. It has competed a level below since, coming close to promotion in 2013 and 2015 when it was runner-up to Italy 9

August 28, 2018 12:32 AM Venezuela up next for Canada at women’s baseball World Cup

Canada will play Venezuela on Tuesday to open the second round at the women’s baseball World Cup in Viera, Fla. The Canadians will start the super round in third place in the standings at 1-1 following a first-round loss to No. 1 Japan and a win against the Dominican Republic. Teams carry their records against other second-round squads into the crossover 29

August 23, 2018 1:27 AM No-hitter lifts Canadian women to win in baseball World Cup opener

VIERA, FLA.—Anne-Sophie Lavallee threw a no-hitter as Canada opened with a 4-0 win over Hong Kong at the women’s baseball World Cup on Wednesday. The 22-year-old lefty of Boucherville, Que., had four strikeouts and four walks for the Canadian squad, which is ranked No. 2 behind Japan, in a game that was delayed more than an hour and called official after 14

August 23, 2018 1:20 AM Canada’s Little League World Series run ends with loss to Puerto Rico

WILLIAMSPORT, PA.—Canada’s run at the Little League World Series came to an end Wednesday with a 9-4 loss to Puerto Rico. The Whalley Major Allstars from Surrey, B.C., entered the game with confidence after a 6-4 win over favoured Mexico on Monday. But they missed a chance to take control of Wednesday’s game when they managed just one run with two on and one out in the bottom 16

August 23, 2018 12:19 AM Five players to watch at the CP Women’s Open

The defending champion from South Korea has picked up where she left off after an impressive rookie season last year. Park and Ariya Jutanugarn lead all LPGA Tour players with three wins apiece this year. Park’s victory last week bumped Jutanugarn down to second in the world rankings. Park became the fastest player in LPGA history to reach $2 million 14

August 15, 2018 2:43 PM South Korea’s president wants transportation links with North as first step toward economic integration

That in turn could pave the way for an East Asian Railroad Community, encompassing six Northeast Asian countries and the United States, he said. Although he did not specify the countries, it is likely to mean both Koreas, China, Russia, Japan and Mongolia. “The Community will expand the horizon of the Korean economy to the northern part of the continent 12