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New Zealand batter Taylor makes racism claim in new book

New Zealand batter Taylor makes racism claim in new book

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Recently retired test batsman Ross Taylor says in an autobiography released Thursday that he experienced racism during his 16-year career in New Zealand cricket.

Serena loses 1st match since saying she's prepared to retire

TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams wore her game face when she stepped out into the stadium for her first match since telling the world she is ready to leave professional tennis.
Alejandro Diaz, the CPL's leading scorer, heads to Europe with blessing of Pacific FC

Alejandro Diaz, the CPL's leading scorer, heads to Europe with blessing of Pacific FC

Pacific FC CEO Rob Friend lost a lot of goals Wednesday but still celebrated the day.
Niagara River Lions' Ahmad picks up CEBL MVP and clutch player of year awards

Niagara River Lions' Ahmad picks up CEBL MVP and clutch player of year awards

GATINEAU, Que. — Khalil Ahmad, who scored 10 Elam game-winners for the Niagara River Lions, was named both most valuable player and clutch player of the year in the Canadian Elite Basketball League on Wednesday.

Jean-Philippe Parr defends Canadian junior national golf title with 3-shot victory

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Jean-Philippe Parr has become just the eighth player to claim consecutive Canadian Junior Boys Golf Championship titles. Parr, of St-Célestin, Que.

Oilers mourn death of 'dear friend' Ben Stelter after battle with brain cancer

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers say they are mourning the death of Ben Stelter, a six-year-old boy with cancer whom the team rallied around during their run to the Western Conference final.
Canadian women kick off play at FIFA U-20 World Cup against South Korea

Canadian women kick off play at FIFA U-20 World Cup against South Korea

Canada opens its campaign at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup on Thursday against South Korea, kicking off a challenging first-round schedule that also features games against France and Nigeria in Group C.
Alouettes in town as Bombers look to start season 10-0 for the first time since 1960

Alouettes in town as Bombers look to start season 10-0 for the first time since 1960

WINNIPEG — Zach Collaros admits he’s got to brush up on his Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ history, even though he’s aware the team is on the cusp of tying a club record.

Canadian women two-for-two, winning 3x3 basketball series stop in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania — Canada's women's 3x3 basketball team went undefeated through five games to claim the FIBA Women's Series Bucharest event on Friday.
Canadian Rourke leads B.C. Lions into Calgary to face Stamps in intriguing matchup

Canadian Rourke leads B.C. Lions into Calgary to face Stamps in intriguing matchup

Nathan Rourke and the B.C. Lions will get to know the Calgary Stampeders very well over the next few weeks. B.C. (6-1) visits Calgary (5-2) on Saturday night in the first of three meetings between the conference rivals.