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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 12

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 16

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 13

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 10

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 13

March 8, 2018 12:55 PM Cross-country skier Brian McKeever to carry Canada’s flag into Paralympics opening ceremony

“It’s a big honour, it’s a big deal,” McKeever said. “The timing was good, it’s the end of my career, so it’s all these things kind of coming together. So it is pretty exciting to have the opportunity.” McKeever competed in cross-country skiing from the age of 13, and raced at the world junior championships in 1998. A year later, at the age of 19, he started 20

February 25, 2018 3:20 AM Canada can’t finish its fabulous starts in four-man bobsled

Kripps and crew lower own start-time record but slip to sixth in final standings on moody course. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—The last time Justin Kripps was piloting a four-man bobsled in the final run at the Olympics he was sitting last, having flipping his sled on an earlier run. This time, four years later and fresh off winning a gold medal in the two-man 18

February 24, 2018 6:33 AM Speedskating Kim Boutin named Canada's flagbearer for closing ceremony

The 23-year-old from Sherbrooke, Que., won three medals in short-track — a silver in the 1,000 metres and bronze in the 500 and 1,500. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Kim Boutin will be Canada’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 23-year-old from Sherbrooke, Que., carried on Canada’s strong tradition in short-track speedskating 16

February 15, 2018 3:32 PM Happy-go-lucky Hudec gets ready to ski off into the sunset

Veteran downhiller who won bronze for Canada in Sochi to make super G his final race — as a member of the Czech team PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Manny Osborne-Paradis, the Canadian downhiller, was spinning a yarn about his old friend Jan Hudec. At a World Cup ski race years ago, the story goes, Hudec was late going to the hill. “He came running into my room. And he’s like, ‘I can’t 15

January 16, 2018 5:32 PM NASCAR driver Danica Patrick confirms relationship with Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Patrick and Rodgers have been linked romantically since the start of the new year. Patrick, a Chicago Bears fan, confirmed Monday she is dating the Green Bay Packers quarterback. Rodgers split from actress Olivia Munn in 2017 after three years of dating. Patrick in late November ended a five-year relationship with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse 18