National Sports News

Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 7:47am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 8:15am

CAIRO — Egypt's highest appeals court on Monday upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot that killed over 70 fans in 2012, becoming one of the...

Schenn scores winner, Gostisbehere adds three assists as Flyers down Canucks 3-2

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 1:59am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 2:30am

VANCOUVER — Shayne Gostisbehere's career night helped the Philadelphia Flyers to a morale-boosting victory in their push for a playoff spot.

The second-year defenceman...

Derrick (The Black Beast) Lewis beats Travis (Hapa) Browne by knockout

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 1:04am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 1:30am

HALIFAX — Derrick (The Black Beast) Lewis used his power to defeat Travis (Hapa) Browne by knockout at 3:12 of the second round on Sunday in the main event of a UFC Fight Night...

Sunday's Games

By The Canadian Press February 20, 2017 - 12:01am Updated: February 20, 2017 - 12:30am

Sunday's Games


Philadelphia 3 Vancouver 2

Toronto 4 Carolina 0

Winnipeg 3 Ottawa 2

N.Y. Rangers 2 Washington 1

Detroit 5...

Senators lose Hoffman, Wingels and Stone to injury in loss to Jets

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:46pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:15pm

Ottawa coach Guy Boucher labelled his team's injury situation as a disaster.

The Senators failed to close in on Montreal for first place in the Atlantic Division after...

Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:31pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.

And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a glimpse of the past, Giannis...

Manitoba's Michelle Englot wraps head around new crest at Tournament of Hearts

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 10:06pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 11:15pm

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Three wins into the Canadian women's curling championship, Michelle Englot still felt weird about the buffalo on her back.

"I don't think it's...

Brown, Matthews power Maple Leafs past Hurricanes 4-0

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 9:41pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 10:15pm

RALEIGH, N.C. — Carolina's Phil Di Giuseppe did everything he could to stop Auston Matthews from getting to the net, going so far as to hook the young Toronto rookie down to...

Whitecaps minus four attacking players for first leg of Champs League quarters

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 5:33pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps will be without four key attacking players for Wednesday's first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final against the New York...

Toronto FC defeats Orlando in a pair of MLS pre-season games in Florida

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 5:21pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 5:45pm

CHAMPIONSGATE, United States — Sebastian Giovinco and Justin Morrow scored late second-half goals to lift Toronto FC to a 3-1 win over Orlando City in MLS pre-season play...

Ha Na Jang wins women's Australian Open by 3 shots

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 3:15pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 3:45pm

ADELAIDE, Australia — Ha Na Jang had an eagle and three birdies over her last six holes in a superb finish Sunday that set up a three-shot victory in the Women's Australian...

FA Cup: Ibrahimovic rescues United, Kane nets Spurs treble

By The Canadian Press February 19, 2017 - 2:48pm Updated: February 19, 2017 - 3:15pm

LONDON — Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders' rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the FA Cup on Sunday.