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Rivard smashes own world record, captures Canada's first gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Rivard smashes own world record, captures Canada's first gold at Tokyo Paralympics

In all the solo swimming workouts she did over the past year-and-a-half, Aurelie Rivard pictured her rivals pushing the pace in the lanes on either side. "Kind of like ghosts," Rivard said, with a laugh.
Scoreboard for Friday, Aug. 27, 2021

Scoreboard for Friday, Aug. 27, 2021

Friday's Games CFL Hamilton 27 Montreal 10 --- MLB American League Detroit 2 Toronto 1 Tampa Bay 6 Baltimore 3 Boston 4 Cleveland 3 Houston 5 Texas 4 N.Y. Yankees 8 Oakland 2 National League Cincinnati 6 Miami 0 Washington 2 N.Y.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats ruin Montreal Alouettes' home opener in 27-10 win

Hamilton Tiger-Cats ruin Montreal Alouettes' home opener in 27-10 win

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., couldn't explain what exactly happened in his team’s 27-10 home-opener loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Friday night. “I don’t know what it is but I just got to shake it,” Adams Jr., said.
Reyes hits tiebreaking inside-the-park HR, Tigers beat Jays

Reyes hits tiebreaking inside-the-park HR, Tigers beat Jays

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes hit a pinch-hit tiebreaking inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday night.
CF Montreal earns 3-1 win over Toronto FC ahead of international break

CF Montreal earns 3-1 win over Toronto FC ahead of international break

MONTREAL — CF Montreal will head into the international break with three crucial points after a 3-1 win over rivals Toronto FC on Friday.
Vancouver Whitecaps need toughness, resilience for playoff push: interim coach

Vancouver Whitecaps need toughness, resilience for playoff push: interim coach

VANCOUVER — After a tough loss and an abrupt coaching change, the Vancouver Whitecaps will be looking for to start fresh as they return home this weekend.
Edmonton Elks boost COVID vaccinations, rescheduled Argonaut game still up in the air

Edmonton Elks boost COVID vaccinations, rescheduled Argonaut game still up in the air

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks say they’re now up to almost 84 per cent of players and coaches vaccinated for COVID-19, but the postponed game with the Toronto Argonauts remains up in the air. “We’re certainly trying to work through it.
Coach's firing should be 'wake up call' for Vancouver Whitecaps: sporting director

Coach's firing should be 'wake up call' for Vancouver Whitecaps: sporting director

VANCOUVER — Marc Dos Santos is out as head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps, and sporting director Axel Schuster believes the move could be the jolt the club needs as it battles for a playoff position.
Redblacks ready for home opener against Lions as former coach Campbell returns

Redblacks ready for home opener against Lions as former coach Campbell returns

OTTAWA — When the Ottawa Redblacks host the B.C. Lions on Saturday night, it will mark the first time a CFL game has been played at TD Place since November 2019.
Canadian women's hockey team forward Blayre Turnbull turns the page on disappointment

Canadian women's hockey team forward Blayre Turnbull turns the page on disappointment

CALGARY — Blayre Turnbull had to make peace with not playing a women's world hockey championship in her home province of Nova Scotia. The forward from Stellarton was going to represent Canada at the world championship in Halifax and Truro in 2020.
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