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Canada Ghislaine Landry Rugby Sevens

The Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco comes at the end of trying years for the Canadian men's and women's teams, but it also presents them with an opportunity to end their seasons on a high note.


Houston teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches from the Los Angeles Dodgers' Ross Stripling to start the 10th inning, part of a record 10 long balls in all, and the American League beat the NL 8-6 Tuesday night to extend its All-Star Game winning streak to six.


CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C., beginning on July 14th through to the bronze and gold medal matches on July 22.

Fiji South Africa Rugby Sevens

Are you feeling World Cup withdrawal, but would prefer a tournament that encourages tackling and lets everyone use their hands? Pull up a chair and and crack open a cold beverage — it's rugby sevens time.

Ghislaine Landry overcomes adversity with coach's assistance

Landry is the career points leader in the Women's Rugby Sevens World Series.


The optimism surrounding yet another attempt at CFL expansion to Atlantic Canada has been extremely cautious. But the next four to six weeks could determine if a 10th CFL team becomes reality.


Hall of Famer and former NFL receiver Terrell Owens has activated a 10-day window to receive a contract offer from the Edmonton Eskimos by July 24 or force the CFL team to relinquish his rights.


Football Federation Australia has responded cautiously to reports Usain Bolt hopes to play for the Central Coast Mariners in the A-League.


All eyes are on Baltimore shortstop Manny Machado as baseball’s July 31 non-waiver trade deadline nears, but other big names could be on the move. Would the Dodgers acquire a rental player like Brian Dozier? Should Boston deal with the Blue Jays to fill a rotation need?


Baseball does not have a problem with Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna returning from a domestic violence suspension while a legal charge could remain pending.

text Calgary Olympic bid cost increases by $5.1M
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:32:41 EDT

Increase won’t impact property taxes as it will be paid for out of corporate savings.


The 2020 Olympics are more than two years away, but this week's swimming trials in Edmonton choose the team that will compete in the Pan Pacific Championships, Aug. 9-12 in Tokyo, in a Summer Games test run for Canada.

Thailand Cave

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital and hold a news conference Wednesday to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said.


Kevin Crowley had a goal and three assists as Canada wrapped up preliminary-round play with a 13-7 win over Australia on Tuesday at the world lacrosse championship in Israel.


For a moment, the announcers at the recent Canadian track and field championships thought Bismark Boateng had won the tightest 100-metre final in the history of the meet. And so did Boateng.


In a recent video posted to Instagram, Adam Hadwin was preparing for this week's British Open by hitting balls in his backyard in Phoenix. It may seem counterproductive, climate-wise, except it was during an Arizona monsoon — and the Canadian golfer was there in full rain-gear, smiling away.


Ray Emery was an accomplished goalie, but he took as much glee in dropping his gloves to batter an opponent as he did in making a key game-saving stop to keep his team in front.


Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in Tuesday's MLB all-star game in his home ballpark at Washington. Teammate Max Scherzer will take the mound for the NL while Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale will start for the American League.


Bryce Harper has won the Home Run Derby in his home ballpark, providing another memory to Nationals fans in what could be his final season in Washington.


The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free-agent forward Elias Lindholm to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.85 million US.