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Road to Canada's Olympic curling trials crowded in Ottawa tournaments

Road to Canada's Olympic curling trials crowded in Ottawa tournaments

OTTAWA — Jockeying to represent Canada in team curling at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing escalates Wednesday in Ottawa with a pair of events designed to complete the trials and pre-trials fields this winter.

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jim Ryu on injured list with neck tightness

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jim Ryu has been put on the 10-day injured list with neck tightness. The lefty lasted just over two innings in a 7-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
Top-ranked Winnipeg Blue Bombers edge Edmonton Elks 37-22 for fourth straight victory

Top-ranked Winnipeg Blue Bombers edge Edmonton Elks 37-22 for fourth straight victory

EDMONTON — The defence turned the tide for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday. DeAundre Alford and Adam Bighill recorded defensive touchdowns as the league-leading Blue Bombers fought their way past the Edmonton Elks 37-22.

Scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021

Saturday's Games CFL B.C. Lions 27 Montreal 18 Winnipeg 37 Edmonton 22 --- MLB American League Boston 9 Baltimore 3 Cleveland 11 N.Y.
Omar Gonzalez goal lifts Toronto FC past Nashville, ends six-game losing streak

Omar Gonzalez goal lifts Toronto FC past Nashville, ends six-game losing streak

Toronto FC finally had something to celebrate Saturday, a rare win – and a first at BMO Field since Aug. 21, 2020. Toronto (4-15-6) is still in the MLS basement, suffering through what coach Javier Perez calls a "very very tough year.
B.C. Lions defence keeps Montreal Alouettes out of end zone in 27-18 road win

B.C. Lions defence keeps Montreal Alouettes out of end zone in 27-18 road win

MONTREAL — The B.C. Lions managed to keep the CFL's top-scoring offence out of the end zone to win their third straight contest. The Lions limited the Montreal Alouettes to six field goals and no touchdowns in a 27-18 road win Saturday.
Canada 2nd in rugby sevens pool with 2-1 record, meets Great Britain in quarterfinal

Canada 2nd in rugby sevens pool with 2-1 record, meets Great Britain in quarterfinal

VANCOUVER — The Canadian men couldn’t climb out of an early hole and lost 29-19 to the U.S. to finish second in their pool in Saturday’s opening day of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
Six-year-old gelding Town Cruise captures $1-million Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile win

Six-year-old gelding Town Cruise captures $1-million Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile win

TORONTO — Home track advantage paid off quite nicely Saturday for Town Cruise. Daisuke Fukumoto rode the six-year-old gelding to a wire-to-wire victory in the $1-million Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile turf race at Woodbine Racetrack.
Veteran Canadian rider Mario Deslauriers wins Spruce Meadows Grand Prix

Veteran Canadian rider Mario Deslauriers wins Spruce Meadows Grand Prix

CALGARY — Canada's Mario Deslauriers and Bardolina 2 posted two clear rounds Saturday to take the Queen Elizabeth II Cup Grand Prix at Spruce Meadows.

Lens beats Lille after match interrupted by fan violence

PARIS (AP) — The French league match between Lens and defending champion Lille was interrupted for about 30 minutes when fans from the northern rivals clashed at halftime on Saturday.