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July 14, 2018 11:11 PM Archaeologists in Egypt find mummification workshop

CAIRO—Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to more than 2,500 years ago near Egypt’s famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo. The discovery which includes a mummification workshop and a shaft, used as a communal burial place, is located at the vast Saqqara necropolis part of the Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage 4

July 14, 2018 3:55 PM Belgium beats England 2-0 to take third place in World Cup

“When you finish a tournament you carry the feeling of the last game … Every Belgian fan deserves that winning feeling,” Martinez said before Saturday’s match. “For us the way you play is essential, not just for this tournament but for future generations.” Saturday’s victory was the second time this tournament Belgium beat England. In the first round 6

July 12, 2018 7:03 PM Luminato artistic director departing after two seasons

Josephine Ridge, artistic director of Toronto’s Luminato Festival, has resigned after only two seasons. Luminato’s board of directors issued a statement praising ridge for her “hard work, passion and vision” and noted she has left the annual cultural event well-prepared for the future. “(Ridge) has been instrumental in transitioning Luminato into its next decade 7

July 11, 2018 11:37 PM Canadian cricket players view Global T20 league as an experience builder

KING CITY, ONT.—Canadian cricketers are viewing the Global T20 league as an opportunity to improve their play at a high level. While teams are required to have at least four Canadians on their rosters, there is no obligation to play any of them. Canada falls under the ICC associates category along with 92 other nations. Each team in the Global T20 is required 8

July 11, 2018 10:02 PM Raptors 905 promote Chad Sanders to general manager

“As much as the 905 has a hand in developing our young Raptors on the court, it plays equally as large of a role in the development of our up-and-coming staff members. Chad becomes just the latest in an already long line of Raptors staffers to utilize the 905 to move up within our ranks,” said Tolzman. “After just one season as a member of our team, Chad showed 13

July 11, 2018 6:23 PM ‘A tough lesson to learn’: How a missed email put one tennis player in Illinois instead of Wimbledon

WINNETKA, ILL.—Centre court at the A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center in this leafy suburban enclave along Lake Michigan sits nearly 4,000 miles away from Wimbledon’s pristine grass-court setting. Tim Smyczek had planned on competing at the Grand Slam event, but instead he was here on Monday, locked in a three-set match in front of a couple hundred spectators 7

July 11, 2018 6:03 PM Why you can’t buy that Harry Kane World Cup jersey

The advance of three unfancied teams (Croatia, Belgium and England) to the World Cup semifinals has offered up its own test to the sportswear giants Nike Inc. and Adidas AG: How they’re coping with the shift to fast fashion. Both companies face increasing competition from upstarts who aim to cut the time it takes to conceive, design and manufacture sportswear 9

July 11, 2018 5:25 PM Tim Hortons signs franchise agreement to open more than 1,500 stores in China

Starbucks had 3,300 stores in 141 cities in China as of May and plans to total 5,000 by 2021. China is its fastest growing market and it opens a new store in the country every 15 hours. Whitbread, which operates Costa Coffee, has 449 of the coffee chain’s shops in China and plans to have 1,200 by 2022, according to its most recent annual report 9

July 11, 2018 3:34 PM World Cup organizing committee chairman laments apparent lack of fans for semis, final

Travel agents have reported a late surge of interest from fans in Britain and Croatia, although getting match tickets and visas could be tricky. Arkady Dvorkovich says “The teams that had most fans in Russia left early. Latin American teams, Germany, some other teams left, and we’re left in the semifinals with the teams that have the least number of supporters 8

July 10, 2018 11:45 PM Canadian lacrosse team was unified by labour standoff

NETANYA, Israel — Canada will begin its defence of its world lacrosse title with precious little preparation time on the field. But players say team unity is already ironclad after joining together in a labour standoff with the Canadian Lacrosse Association. The Canadians didn’t have a full roster playing together until last week’s training camp, but just a couple 7