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Loss to Fiji takes its toll on Canada ahead of key World Cup qualifying series

Loss to Fiji takes its toll on Canada ahead of key World Cup qualifying series

Canada's 57-17 weekend rugby loss to Fiji appears to have been a costly one. Centre Ciaran Hearn, fullback Andrew Coe and winger Taylor Paris were all injured in the game against the hard-hitting Pacific Islanders at Narbonne, France.
Montreal Impact defender Hassoun Camara announces retirement

Montreal Impact defender Hassoun Camara announces retirement

MONTREAL — Veteran Montreal Impact defender Hassoun Camara is retiring from professional soccer. The 33-year-old spent the last seven seasons with the Impact, including six in Major League Soccer.
Still recovering from Grey Cup heartbreaker, Stampeders now enter uncertain off-season

Still recovering from Grey Cup heartbreaker, Stampeders now enter uncertain off-season

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders plan to field a new team next year, but coach Dave Dickenson says any roster changes have nothing to do with Sunday's heartbreaking 27-24 loss to the Toronto Argonauts in the Grey Cup.
Toronto FC, Columbus look to reach same destination by different routes

Toronto FC, Columbus look to reach same destination by different routes

TORONTO — One game away from the MLS Cup final, Toronto FC and Columbus Crew SC are two teams trying to reach the same destination via different paths.
Argos celebrate improbable CFL championship win at rally in Toronto

Argos celebrate improbable CFL championship win at rally in Toronto

TORONTO — Cheering fans and jubilant members of the Argonauts packed Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square on Tuesday as the team celebrated its CFL-record 17th Grey Cup win.
Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli says there's 'no easy answer' to fixing woes

Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli says there's 'no easy answer' to fixing woes

EDMONTON — The 2017-18 NHL season has felt like "death by a thousand cuts" for Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli. And there is no magic pill to cure the team's troubles, he said Tuesday.
Canadian rugby captain Kelly Russell announces retirement after storied career

Canadian rugby captain Kelly Russell announces retirement after storied career

TORONTO — Kelly Russell, a hard-hitting high-flying forward who helped Canada to some of its finest rugby moments, has announced her retirement from the international game. As a sevens player, the 30-year-old from Bolton, Ont.

Canadian rugby captain Kelly Russell announces retirement after storied career

TORONTO — Kelly Russell, a hard-hitting high-flying forward who helped Canada to some of its finest rugby moments, has announced her retirement from the international game. As a sevens player, the 30-year-old from Bolton, Ont.

Canadian women kick off high-profile rugby sevens season, looking to win it all

His hand partially forced by injury, Canada coach John Tait has injected youth into his squad for the season-opening stop in Dubai on the 2017-18 HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens.
It's not Longfellow, but Calgary mayor waxes poetic about Grey Cup victors

It's not Longfellow, but Calgary mayor waxes poetic about Grey Cup victors

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi donned a Toronto Argonauts jersey on Monday to live up to a Grey Cup bet he made with his Toronto counterpart John Tory. The Calgary Stampeders lost 27-24 to Toronto in last Sunday's CFL championship game in Ottawa.