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"There's a place for us here": Fernandez inspiring to Canadians of immigrant descent

"There's a place for us here": Fernandez inspiring to Canadians of immigrant descent

Stephanie Valenzuela confesses she's never been "a crazy tennis fan," watching the sport only occasionally in the past if a tournament sparked her interest.
Toronto Raptors given green light to play at Scotiabank Arena this season

Toronto Raptors given green light to play at Scotiabank Arena this season

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors are indeed coming home — finally. A team spokesperson confirmed Friday that the team has received the green light to play at Scotiabank Arena this season, after a season spent in Tampa. Fla.
Calgary Flames sign defencemen Erik Gudbranson, Micheal Stone to one-year deals

Calgary Flames sign defencemen Erik Gudbranson, Micheal Stone to one-year deals

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have bolstered their blue line, signing defencemen Erik Gudbranson and Micheal Stone to one-year deals. The club says Gudbranson has inked a contract worth US$1.95 million and Stone signed for $700,000.
Field for Canadian rugby sevens events diluted by pandemic-related issues

Field for Canadian rugby sevens events diluted by pandemic-related issues

The pandemic has taken its toll on Canadian stops on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Only seven of the men's core teams are taking part in next week's HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver with New Zealand.
CFL suspends Riders' defensive lineman Leonard two games for not providing sample

CFL suspends Riders' defensive lineman Leonard two games for not providing sample

TORONTO — The CFL suspended defensive lineman A.C. Leonard of the Saskatchewan Roughriders for two games Friday for failing to provide a sample for drug testing.
Toronto FC looks to escape MLS basement with win over fellow struggler FC Cincinnati

Toronto FC looks to escape MLS basement with win over fellow struggler FC Cincinnati

The two worst teams in Major League Soccer square off Saturday when FC Cincinnati hosts Toronto FC. Third-year Cincinnati (3-10-8) is no stranger to the basement.
Spanish TV apologies for racist comment about Madrid player

Spanish TV apologies for racist comment about Madrid player

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s state television on Friday condemned a racist comment made by a guest sports commentator during the presentation of Real Madrid player Eduardo Camavinga.
Rookie linebacker Williams, B.C. Lions in comfort zone ahead of Redblacks rematch

Rookie linebacker Williams, B.C. Lions in comfort zone ahead of Redblacks rematch

VANCOUVER — It's been a solid start to the season for rookie B.C. Lions linebacker Jordan Williams. Just four games into the campaign, the 26-year-old has already registered 28 defensive tackles, an interception and a sack, and his performance in B.
U.S. Eagles look to catch Canada in second leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier

U.S. Eagles look to catch Canada in second leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Canada coach Kingsley Jones expects a different U.S. Eagles side to show up Saturday from the one beaten 34-21 in the first leg of their Rugby World Cup qualifier last weekend in St. John's, N.L. So do U.S. coach Gary Gold and captain A.J. MacGinty.
Final England-India test off after outbreak in Indian camp

Final England-India test off after outbreak in Indian camp

MANCHESTER, England — The fifth and final test of the cricket series between England and India was canceled on Friday barely two hours before play was due to start in Manchester, following a coronavirus outbreak in the India camp.