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November 19, 2018 3:40 AM Hutchinson sparks Canada past St. Kitts in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying

As expected, the well-organized Sugar Boys proved to be a tougher test than the U.S. Virgin Islands and Dominica, whom the Canadians dispatched by a combined 13-0 in their two previous matches. Canada, ranked 76th in the world compared to No. 133 for St. Kitts, had more chances as the game wore on at Warner Park, but could not breach the St. Kitts defence 8

November 15, 2018 5:53 PM Thiem beats Nishikori to keep semifinal hopes alive

LONDON — Dominic Thiem kept alive his chances of reaching the last four at the ATP Finals — and helped out Roger Federer — with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Kei Nishikori on Thursday. Thiem, who lost both his previous matches at the season-ending tournament, had to win in straight sets to have any hope of advancing at the O2 Arena. Six-time champion Federer 7

November 12, 2018 10:00 AM Top court clears path for national securities regulator but political battle looms

Even though she supports Friday’s ruling as a step toward a national regulator, Anand says she’d prefer to see the draft federal legislation include an investor advisory panel, as currently exists in Ontario. “An investor advisory panel is a very important part of investor protection,” Anand said. In provinces and territories that choose to take part in a national 11

November 11, 2018 1:49 AM Lucie Safarova sets Australian Open as her retirement tournament

She won seven WTA singles titles and 15 doubles titles, including five Grand Slams with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Safarova reached her highest singles ranking, No. 5, in 2015, and was top-ranked in the doubles in 2017. Safarova reached the French Open final in 2015 — losing to Serena Williams — and the Wimbledon semifinals in 2014. She teamed with Barbora 11

October 25, 2018 5:08 PM Ethiopia elects first female president, ‘sets the standard,’ says the chief of staff

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of the world’s few “gender-balanced” Cabinets. As seasoned diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde takes the largely ceremonial post, many celebrated Africa’s only current female head of state. Africa’s first female president, Liberia’s 17

October 1, 2018 11:40 PM Patrick Reed goes off on Spieth, Furyk in Ryder Cup vent

NEW YORK—Patrick Reed blames Jordan Spieth for them not playing together at the Ryder Cup and told The New York Times that U.S. captain Jim Furyk was not smart to sit him out twice. Europe won the Ryder Cup 17 1/2-10 1/2 at Le Golf National outside Paris. Europe now has won nine of the last 12 times, and it was the third time in its last five victories 17

September 10, 2018 12:19 PM Mail disruptions possible by Sept. 26 if Canada Post workers approve strike mandate

“There is no limit as to how long they could hold these vacancies and use temporary employees to cover these positions,” the statement said. The urban offer would also reduce vacation time and eliminate pre-retirement leave for future employees, CUPW said. The union said another offer to rural carriers would not settle key issues including job security 25

September 7, 2018 10:09 PM NHLers rate Tavares deal from multiple angles

“I was hoping he would sign with us,” said Kane, “but I like the fact a big-time free agent left and did something you don’t see too much in the NHL. I think it sets a tone, sets a precedent for players. I like the fact he had the courage to make that move.” It’s fair to say that what other NHLers thought of Tavares’ decision was based, at least a bit, on geography 24

September 4, 2018 9:27 PM Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov give Canada strong 1-2 against Netherlands

The Netherlands’ top player is No. 49 Robin Haase. The visitors also are bringing Thiemo de Bakker, Scott Griekspoor, Jean-Julien Rojer and Matwe Middelkoop. Raonic, 16-6 in Davis Cup play, is scheduled to play his first tie since 2015. He lost in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday against American John Isner. Shapovalov, 19, is playing his fifth 31

August 30, 2018 12:19 PM U.S. airports get playful — or is that competitive? — with gaming lounges to occupy travellers

As airport time killers, cocktails will never lose their most-favoured status. But the race for novel concessions inside the terminal is becoming more, well, playful. Especially when it comes to mollifying less-than-happy passengers. Last month, the first U.S. airport video game lounges opened with three dozen Microsoft XBox rigs at Dallas-Fort Worth 16