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June 9, 2018 10:59 PM Justify captures Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

1st to achieve feat since American Pharoah in 2015 Justify and Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith captured the Triple Crown after successfully winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Justify became horse racing's 13th Triple Crown winner and second since 2015. With the win, Bob Baffert became just the second trainer to win the Triple Crown twice. He did so in 2015 with American 18

June 7, 2018 6:53 PM Lewis Hamilton says getting record-tying seventh Canadian Grand Prix win won’t be easy

Racing begins Friday with two practice sessions, followed by qualifying on Saturday and the race on Sunday afternoon. It will be a big weekend at the track, which is celebrating the 40th anniversary of event’s move to the island circuit across from downtown Montreal. Gilles Villeneuve, the Berthierville, Que., native the track is named for, won the 1978 race. His son, the 1997 Formula 10

May 27, 2018 7:41 PM Will Power wins Indy 500

It gave team owner Roger Penske a 17th win in the Indy 500 and it was Power’s second straight victory this season. He won the road-course event at Indy earlier this month. With hot weather creating a slick, 21/2-mile oval, new cars with less downforce proved to be handful. And it cost a number of big-name drivers a shot at IndyCar’s most prestigious 13

May 23, 2018 3:37 PM As retirement approaches, will Danica Patrick’s next road lead to the Hall of Fame?

DETROIT—As Danica Patrick prepares for her farewell at this weekend’s Indianapolis 500, another big event on the auto racing calendar looms earlier in the week: The vote for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Jeff Gordon is the big name among the nominees for Wednesday’s vote, but as Patrick’s retirement approaches, her own candidacy for an honour like that has become 11

May 2, 2018 8:17 PM Standardbred owner to donate earnings from horse named Humboldt to Saskatchewan junior hockey

Humboldt, a four-year-old gelding, has earned $15,000 from two starts since Brad Grant’s pledge. That prompted the longtime standardbred owner to donate the earnings of Humboldt, a four-year-old gelding, to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s player assistance program, over a three-week span that concludes Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Humboldt 17

April 16, 2018 6:59 PM Woodbine Mohawk Park to host to 2019 $6 million Breeders Crown

Breeders Crown is harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series. CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Woodbine Mohawk Park will host the US$6 million (U.S.) Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series. Last year, Woodbine Entertainment announced a $10-million (CAD) renovation 20

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 22

March 16, 2018 9:05 AM Paralympic wake-up: Canada loses controversial curling semifinal

Catch up on Day 7 news you might have missed from the Games Canada's quest for a fourth-consecutive wheelchair curling gold ended with a contentious loss to China in the semifinals, while Mark Arendz's long-coveted biathlon gold headlined a three-medal day for Canadian biathletes. Here's a quick recap of all the important Paralympic news you might have missed 19

March 16, 2018 2:24 AM Canadian Paralympic roundup: Mark Arendz captures 1st biathlon gold

Canada loses controversial curling semifinal to China Canada's Mark Arendz claimed the first Paralympic biathlon gold of his career by winning the men's 15-kilometre standing race at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The medal was the fourth of the Games for the 28-year-old from Hartsville, P.E.I., after earning silver and bronze in earlier 16

March 15, 2018 2:15 PM Roger Federer makes quarterfinal at Indian Wells; Milos Raonic advances after opponent withdraws

The 36-year-old Swiss superstar can equal his season-best start of 16-0 with a win in the quarter-final. Canadian Milos Raonic also advanced after his opponent Marcos Baghdatis withdrew from their match due to an illness before play even began. Chung, seeded 23rd at Indian Wells, beat 30th-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-1, 6-3. Since his Grand Slam breakthrough 22