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January 18, 2018 11:20 AM Eugenie Bouchard joins Milos Raonic on sidelines of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA—Three of Canada’s top tennis stars have now been eliminated from the Australian Open tennis tournament. The latest was unseeded Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., who fell to top-seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6-2, 6-2 in their second round match in Melbourne on Thursday. Halep’s gained some revenge from the last — and only — time the pair met in a Grand 10

January 17, 2018 10:04 PM Tom Brady misses news conference to meet with medical staff for right hand injury

Brady was a limited participant in the practice held earlier in the day, according to New England’s first injury report of the week. FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—The Patriots say quarterback Tom Brady did not attend a scheduled AFC championship news conference Wednesday because he was meeting with the team medical staff for a right hand injury. According to New England’s 12

January 17, 2018 3:00 PM Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian dominates Canadian Opera Company’s 2018-19 season

As well as COC’s first mainstage world premiere since 1999, season includes Eugene Onegin and return of Cosi fan tutte and La Bohème. With some Ancient Roman history in hand, the Canadian Opera Company is set to produce its first full-length, mainstage world premiere since 1999. The new opera, Hadrian, was the highlight of the company’s unveiling of its 2018-19 season 13

January 17, 2018 4:37 AM Wednesday NBA game preview: Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors

Avery Bradley vs. DeMar DeRozan matchup to watch at Air Canada Centre. The Pistons guard is considered one of the best individual defenders in the East and has locked up DeRozan in the past. Toronto’s leading scorer will have to mix up shooting and facilitating to be effective. There was no structural damage to Fred VanVleet’s knee after he was inadvertently 13

January 17, 2018 12:37 AM Yellow fever risk in all of Sao Paulo state, WHO says

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL—The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated. That puts the megacity of Sao Paulo on the list. But Brazil’s Health Ministry said in a statement that it was not changing its own recently updated 12

January 16, 2018 6:19 PM ‘My game feels good’: Canadian Mike Weir returns to PGA Tour after worldwide swing

The 47-year-old golfer will return to the PGA Tour for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. After spending the last year playing golf in such places as Italy, Morocco, Fiji, Australia, and South Africa, Canadian Mike Weir returns to the PGA Tour this week for the first time since last year’s RBC Canadian Open. Weir, of Brights Grove, Ont., is a past champion 11

January 15, 2018 11:13 PM Canada's Justin Morneau, 2006 AL MVP, retires from baseball

1st baseman hit 247 home runs over 14 seasons Justin Morneau, the 2006 AL MVP and Minnesota Twins first baseman whose career was derailed by concussion symptoms, is retiring after 1,603 hits and 247 home runs in 14 major league seasons. The Twins confirmed Morneau's retirement on Monday. They scheduled a news conference with Morneau and team officials 10

January 15, 2018 6:44 PM Argos sign receiver Armanti Edwards to two-year contract

Edwards, 29, started 17 games last season, and was scheduled to become a free agent next month. The Toronto Argonauts signed receiver Armanti Edwards to a two-year contract extension Monday. “Armanti has a great team-first attitude, relentless work ethic and is a very talented athlete which allowed him to excel in our offence last season,” Argos GM Jim Popp said in a statement 11

January 15, 2018 12:32 PM ‘I learned I’m capable of loving more than one woman,’ says ‘Bachelor’ Arie Luyendyk Jr

The Star caught up with Luyendyk Jr. to ask him whether he beat the odds and finally found the one. PASADENA, CALIF — Arie Luyendyk Jr. is known as the race car driver who got his heart broken by Emily Maynard in the 2012 season of The Bachelorette. The 36-year-old Scottsdale, Ariz., man now sells real estate for a living. And he’s looking to settle 9

January 14, 2018 4:00 PM Saturday Night Live reveals Bill Murray as their Steve Bannon

In the sketch, Bill Murray emerges from the Grim Reaper’s black cloak as Trump’s former White House Chief strategist. Saturday Night Live returned on Saturday and viewers got quite the surprise during the opening sketch when Bill Murray emerged from the Grim Reaper’s black cloak playing Steve Bannon. In the sketch, Fred Armisen is playing Michael Wolff 11