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Provincial bike road race set for Eastport this weekend
Mile One could be Virtue and Moir’s swan song
Kaillie Humphries loses bid to compete for U.S. bobsled team
Canadian Olympian Humphries to learn Tuesday if she can switch to U.S. team
SCOTT STINSON: Bianca Andreescu comes home a conquering hero, but she has plans for much more
Canada down to the wire with injuries before heading to Rugby World Cup
SCOTT STINSON: Bianca Andreescu, teenager, champion, and remarkable Canadian success story
NEW YORK • The main interview room for the working press at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is an auditorium under the stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Saturday night, Canada’s newest superstar sat at the front of it, the ...
WALTER BUCHIGNANI: The Italian Grand Prix and Ferrari's future
The Italian Grand Prix is always special for Ferrari, but this weekend’s homecoming could prove to be a defining moment in the history of the storied squad. At least, Charles Leclerc hopes to make it so. The 21-year-old Formula One ...
SCOTT STINSON: Bianca Andreescu makes Canadian history, advances to U.S. Open final in thrilling win
NEW YORK — In one of the promos that runs on American television coverage of the U.S. Open, players are asked about their memories of Serena Williams’ first victory at the tournament. “I wasn’t,” Bianca Andreescu ...
'IS THIS REAL LIFE?' Bianca Andreescu rolls into U.S. Open semifinals
NEW YORK — The runaway train that is Bianca Andreescu’s rookie season continues to roll. The 19-year-old Canadian, playing in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal, advanced to the semis of the U.S. Open on Wednesday in a comeback 3-6, ...
Eric Lamaze not thrilled with Olympic show jumping changes
He is admittedly not at his best physically, but Eric Lamaze was in fighting form on Wednesday after a mere mention of the changes to the Olympic equestrian rules. “It’s horrible,” fumed Lamaze, Canada’s finest show jumping ...
Steve Nash walks fine line between Whitecaps' super fan, co-owner
Steve Nash was in Toronto this week shooting jumpshots for CBC , tweeting personal motivational videos at tennis star Bianca Andreescu, and doing the media rounds as part of his new spokesman role for sports streaming site DAZN. He took a few ...
SCOTT STINSON: Big Three Slam streak in jeopardy at U.S. Open
NEW YORK – After his five-set loss that sent most of the tennis world into sadness and despair, Roger Federer was asked about the fact that neither he nor Novak Djokovic made the semifinal of a Grand Slam. It was the first time in ages that two ...
SCOTT STINSON: Bianca, Shapo, Felix and the (second) rise of Canadian tennis
NEW YORK — After Bianca Andreescu won her third-round match on the weekend at the U.S. Open, the teenager from the Toronto suburbs was asked a question about raising the profile of Canadian tennis. To which, I couldn’t help thinking, ...
SCOTT STINSON: Relentless Bianca Andreescu advances to U.S. quarter-finals in wild late-night win
NEW YORK — Of course she would not be rattled. In a season of firsts, Bianca Andreescu has added another pair of them to her ledger. A first night match under the lights at the U.S. Open, and now, a first quarter-final appearance in a ...
Newfoundland Challenge Cup final: The sky was blue, but once again, the winners wore red and gold
Updated The game finished the same way it started, with an exciting penalty-shootout between capital-city sides. But the result was different. The Holy Cross Kirby Group Crusaders captured their third straight Johnson Insurance Challenge Cup ...