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August 17, 2017 5:16 PM Shania Twain announces extensive Now tour for 2018

Shows will highlight 1st album in 15 years for bestselling country artist Canadian pop-country superstar Shania Twain previously said she was done with touring, but has unveiled plans for a North American road show in 2018. She announced the tour and performed the song Swinging with My Eyes Closed from her upcoming new album on The Tonight Show Starring 7

August 5, 2017 9:50 PM Usain Bolt: 'The greatest sprinter that ever lived'

Despite London letdown, Jamaican legend's career unmatched in track history Many in the crowd of about 6,000 at Icahn Stadium in New York City, who had already endured a pair of thunderstorm delays, expected the American and reigning world champion to run away with the 100-metre title in the final event of the fourth Reebok Grand Prix. But May 31, 2008 will forever 26

July 26, 2017 1:49 PM Michael Phelps defends Shark Week 'race' against great white

Don't expect an apology from Michael Phelps to TV viewers who were disappointed with his race against a simulated great white shark for a Discovery Channel Shark Week special. The Olympic champion was bested by two seconds Sunday night in "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White." The race didn't pit Phelps against a real shark, but rather a computer-simulated 11

July 25, 2017 4:49 PM Canadian swimmer Masse sets 100-metre backstroke record at world championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Canadian swimmer Kylie Masse won gold in the women's 100-metre backstroke with a world-record time of 58.10 seconds Tuesday at the world swimming championships. Masse became Canada's first ever world champion in a women's swimming event by edging the previous long-course backstroke record of 58.12 seconds set by British swimmer Gemma 7

July 21, 2017 8:08 PM Melissa Bishop sets Canadian record in women's 800m

Eganville, Ont., native bests her previous mark by 0.01 seconds World silver medallist Melissa Bishop is rounding into form at just the right time, racing to a Canadian record in the 800 metres on Friday. The 28-year-old from Eganville, Ont., ran one minute 57.01 seconds to finish fifth at the Monaco Diamond League meet, squeaking under her previous 6

July 16, 2017 3:38 PM Gutierrez cleared to race at Toronto

Dale Coyne Racing’s Esteban Gutierrez has been cleared to drive in today’s Honda Indy Toronto after being reassessed following his shunt in qualifying yesterday. Although the former F1 driver was checked and released yesterday, he was not initially cleared to drive, and would need to be reassessed today, raceday. However, an IndyCar press release, half an hour before 11

July 11, 2017 2:53 AM Indian Relay Races a Stampede first

A combination of tradition and teamwork make up Indigenous relay racing and the high-speed, adrenalin-pumping sport is making its Calgary Stampede debut Tuesday evening. The relay race is similar to track competitions where a baton is passed between members who race to the finish line. But, the baton in this instance is a person, known as the jockey 10

July 10, 2017 2:07 AM Wildfires spread in B.C., forcing evacuation of 7,000 people Add to ..

To provide assistance to those affected by the wildfires, you can make a donation through The Red Cross. Firefighters are battling more than 200 wildfires burning across British Columbia as the province prepares for several more days of hot and dry weather, leaving thousands of residents worried about their homes. By Sunday, an estimated 7,000 people 11

July 4, 2017 5:13 PM Ferrari clocked at 210 km/h on Lions Gate Bridge impounded

An apparent need for speed has landed a young driver in hot water after a high-end vehicle was clocked going 210 kilometres an hour on the Lions Gate Bridge. The white 2015 Ferrari 458 was pulled over by a West Vancouver Police patrol officer doing speed enforcement on the bridge overnight. The officer was alerted to the vehicle after hearing it "racing 10

June 13, 2017 10:25 PM E3 2017: Lots of Nintendo games coming for the Switch, including Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo's Switch game console, with its unique controls and portability, is a success. And now that the company—and its fans—have had that sigh of relief, we can all turn our attention to the games that we'll be playing on Switch. In the Nintendo Spotlight that broadcast today, Tuesday morning (June 13), although Nintendo revealed that Metroid Prime 16