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From worst to first, Ottawa wins Canadian Premier League regular-season title

CALGARY — Atletico Ottawa clinched the Canadian Premier League regular-season title Saturday thanks to Pacific FC's 1-0 loss at Cavalry FC. It's a worst-to-first story for Ottawa, which finished in the eight-team league's basement in 2021 at 6-14-8.

CP NewsAlert: Mariners win 10-9, eliminate Blue Jays in wild-card series sweep

The visiting Seattle Mariners, who were down 8-1 in the fifth inning today, came all the way back to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-9 to win their best-of-three American League wild-card playoff series in two straight games.
Canada blends experience and youth in roster for Americas Rugby Trophy competition

Canada blends experience and youth in roster for Americas Rugby Trophy competition

Toronto Arrows flanker Lucas Rumball leads Canada's 32-man roster for the new Americas Rugby Trophy competition scheduled for later this month in Brazil.

Canada defeats Dominican Republic to close run at women's volleyball worlds

LODZ, Poland — Canada ended its run at the FIVB women's world volleyball championship with a 3-2 victory over the Dominican Republic on Saturday.
Canada's Alphonso Davies leaves Bayern Munich game with suspected concussion

Canada's Alphonso Davies leaves Bayern Munich game with suspected concussion

DORTMUND, Germany — Canadian star Alphonso Davies had to leave Bayern Munich's game against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday with a suspected concussion after taking a boot to the face.
Injuries hit Toronto FC hard ahead of MLS regular-season finale in Philadelphia

Injuries hit Toronto FC hard ahead of MLS regular-season finale in Philadelphia

Toronto FC will be without at least four starters, including Italians Lorenzo Insigne and Domenico Criscito, for Sunday's MLS regular-season finale at the Philadelphia Union.
Flames sign head coach Darryl Sutter to multi-year contract extension

Flames sign head coach Darryl Sutter to multi-year contract extension

CALGARY — When Darryl Sutter accepted the head coaching job with the Calgary Flames in March 2021, it came with a promise to straighten out the team for the long run.
Hockey N.L. withholding player fees from Hockey Canada amid sexual assault claims

Hockey N.L. withholding player fees from Hockey Canada amid sexual assault claims

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The governing organization for amateur hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador has become the latest provincial body to declare it will withhold player fees from Hockey Canada. Hockey N.L.
Canada's Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships

Canada's Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Canada's Jessica Klimkait defeated top-ranked Timna Nelson Levy of Israel to grab the under-57 kilogram bronze medal at the judo world championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Saturday. The athlete from Whitby, Ont.
Modeste levels Dortmund with Bayern late in 'Klassiker'

Modeste levels Dortmund with Bayern late in 'Klassiker'

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund substitute Anthony Modeste scored in the last minute of injury time against Bayern Munich to salvage a dramatic 2-2 draw in the Bundesliga’s ‘Klassiker’ on Saturday.