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Fleury and reigning national champ Einarson post victories at the Masters

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Tracy Fleury defeated Japan's Tori Koana 6-5 and reigning Canadian champion Kerri Einarson beat Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa 8-5 on Thursday morning at the Masters.
CFL says eight franchises have met 85 per cent full vaccinated threshold for COVID-19

CFL says eight franchises have met 85 per cent full vaccinated threshold for COVID-19

TORONTO — Eight of nine CFL teams have met the 85 per cent full vaccinated threshold for COVID-19, the league announced Thursday. There was no immediate indication regarding the one team yet to reach the threshold.
James says she was never aware of abuse allegations against former partner Cipres

James says she was never aware of abuse allegations against former partner Cipres

Canadian figure skater Vanessa James says she's "deeply disappointed" in her former French partner Morgan Cipres, and had no knowledge of abusive behaviour while the two were competing together.
Mohawk Council of Kahnawake 'repulsed' by politicization of Habs' land acknowledgment

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake 'repulsed' by politicization of Habs' land acknowledgment

MONTREAL — The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is blasting the Quebec government for questioning a land acknowledgment by the Montreal Canadiens that refers to the unceded territory of the Mohawk Nation.
Jets centre Mark Scheifele in NHL's COVID-19 protocol, joins captain Blake Wheeler

Jets centre Mark Scheifele in NHL's COVID-19 protocol, joins captain Blake Wheeler

Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele has been placed into the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, the team announced Thursday. The Jets said he would not play in the evening's home-opener against the Anaheim Ducks.

Canadian women's hockey team kicks off nine-game, pre-Olympic series against U.S.

CALGARY — Games that will determine the roster of Canada's 2022 Olympic women's hockey team will include nine against archrival United States. Canada opens its pre-Olympic series against the U.S. on Friday in Allentown, Pa.
Veteran quarterback Masoli will make third straight start when Ticats host Redblacks

Veteran quarterback Masoli will make third straight start when Ticats host Redblacks

HAMILTON — The expectation is receiver Brandon Banks will return to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats lineup this week and quarterback Jeremiah Masoli couldn't be happier.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers can clinch first in West Division with victory over B.C. Lions

Winnipeg Blue Bombers can clinch first in West Division with victory over B.C. Lions

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers can ensure Saturday that the path to the '21 Grey Cup in the West Division will go through IG Field. Winnipeg (9-1) can clinch top spot in the West Division with a home victory over the B.C. Lions (4-5).
Alouettes eager for first-place clash against Argonauts on Friday

Alouettes eager for first-place clash against Argonauts on Friday

MONTREAL — Head coach Khari Jones says his Montreal Alouettes are exactly where they want to be: playing for first place in the CFL East at Percival Molson Stadium on a Friday night.
Entirely Indigenous-designed jerseys at University of Northern B.C. a Canadian first

Entirely Indigenous-designed jerseys at University of Northern B.C. a Canadian first

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The University of Northern British Columbia says it has became the first college or university athletic program in Canada to unveil an alternate logo and jersey designed completely by an Indigenous artist.