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Kylie Masse looks for more gold on Saturday

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:48

Having already made a splash on the second day of the Canadian swimming trials, Kylie Masse will be looking to add a second gold on Saturday.

Blue Jays stave off Orioles' comeback with 10th-inning win

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:40

Aledmys Diaz singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays recovered after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 on Friday night.

Colourful fans and fast-paced rugby? Only at sevens

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:15

The expression "only at sevens" is often used as a catch-all response to the colourful, unusual and visually compelling experience at a rugby sevens tournament, but it's further amplified at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.

Canadian teams fall at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:29

Canada's women's and men's rugby sevens team were both knocked out of title contention on Friday night at the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Johnson, Kisner share house, lead at Open Championship

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:57

Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner are more than just housemates this week. They share the lead in the British Open.

Eugenie Bouchard advances to semifinals at Swiss Open

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:47

Eugenie Bouchard enjoyed good news on and off the court on Friday. Minutes after beating Russian qualifier Veronika Kudermetova in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open tennis tournament, Tennis Canada announced that Bouchard will receive a wild card for the Rogers Cup next month in Montreal.

Brandon McBride sets Canadian record in 800 metres

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:40

Brandon McBride set a Canadian record in the 800 metres, finishing second at a Diamond League event in Monaco on Friday in a time of one minute 43.20 seconds.

Watch the Diamond League track & field event in London

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:14

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the 11th stop of the IAAF Diamond league season in London, beginning on Saturday, July 21 at 9 a.m. ET.

Raptors' Ujiri knows re-signing Kawhi Leonard will be his toughest job

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 07:50

The sales pitch normally comes before the deal, but Masai Ujiri is doing things differently with Kawhi Leonard as the Toronto Raptors president Ujiri spoke with media for the first time after Wednesday's blockbuster trade that sent fan favourite DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio for the 2014 NBA finals MVP.

Canadian 3x3 basketball star puts Olympic aspirations into focus

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 06:00

Considered one of the best 3x3 basketball players in the world, Michael Linklater knows how difficult it will be for Canada to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But the Saskatoon native isn't intimidated by the qualifying process or the challenges it presents.

Hurdler Sage Watson hasn't lost sight of goals following latest foot injury

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 03:00

Canada's Sage Watson will return from a sprained right foot to compete in the women’s 400-metre hurdles at the Müller Anniversary Games in London, U.K., on Saturday (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET) in a tune-up for the upcoming NACAC championships in Toronto.

Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:25

Kazakh media say a suspect has been detained in relation to the killing of Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten, and that another has been identified.

Roughriders rally to road victory over Ticats

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:33

Christion Jones' 61-yard punt return TD highlighted an impressive second half as the Saskatchewan Roughriders rallied for a 31-20 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday night.

Penny Oleksiak's 100m win at Canadian trials a step in right direction

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:29

Penny Oleksiak took a step forward in the right direction at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials on Thursday with a gold medal in the women's 100-metre freestyle race, even if she remains somewhat dissatisfied with her time of 54.75.

Por Mexico: How a Canadian coach helped an unlikely women's rugby 7s team

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:31

At first glance, Mexico's women's rugby sevens team and its Canadian coach have little in common, but Robin MacDowell and his charges have a shared trait that unites them — perseverance against daunting odds.

NFL and its players' union 'working on a resolution' to anthem issue

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:34

The NFL and the union representing its players are working on a resolution to the league's national anthem policy, the two sides said in a joint statement on Thursday.

Brittany Lincicome struggles in attempt to make cut on PGA Tour

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:07

Brittany Lincicome has shot a 6-over 78 in the first round of the Barbasol Championship, leaving the LPGA Tour pro's goal of making the cut likely out of reach.

Kevin Kisner tames baked Carnoustie to grab lead at Open Championship

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:54

Kevin Kisner put a mediocre links record aside and surged to the first-round lead with a 5-under-par 66 at the British Open at a fiery fast and baked-out Carnoustie on Thursday.

TFC suspends supporter group after fires set during game in Ottawa

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:36

Toronto FC indefinitely suspended recognized supporter group privileges and announced plans for a review of the program Thursday after small fires briefly burned in the stands during a Canadian Championship game at Ottawa's TD Place Stadium.

Adam Lowry returns to Jets on 3-year, $8.75M deal

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:16

The Winnipeg Jets have avoided salary arbitration with forward Adam Lowry, signing him to a three-year, US$8.75 million contract.