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Canadian women beat Costa Rica, advance to CONCACAF U-17 soccer semifinals

BRADENTON, Fla. — Calgary forward Andersen Williams scored twice and Canada hung on to beat Costa Rica 2-1 Wednesday at the CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship. The victory moved Canada into the tournament semifinals with one group game to play.

Quarterback Matt Nichols leaves Blue Bombers practice with injury

WINNIPEG — Blue Bombers starting quarterback Matt Nichols left practice with an injury on Wednesday, and the team said he would be evaluated by a doctor.
Calgary Stampeders get all-star receiver Eric Rogers back from the NFL

Calgary Stampeders get all-star receiver Eric Rogers back from the NFL

CALGARY — All-star receiver Eric Rogers is returning to the Calgary Stampeders.

Kicker Ronnie Pfeffer not on bubble heading into Argos's final exhibition game

TORONTO — There will be many Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa Redblacks playing for jobs Thursday night, but Canadian kicker Ronnie Pfeffer won't be one of them. The 25-year-old native of Kitchener, Ont.

David Beckham says a World Cup in Canada, Mexico and U.S. would be special

TORONTO — David Beckham has thrown his support behind the North American bid for the 2026 World Cup. The former England star midfielder says soccer's showcase event "deserves to be in great places." "And if the U.S.
Montreal's F1 race brings yearly sexual exploitation fears

Montreal's F1 race brings yearly sexual exploitation fears

Montreal's F1 race has earned the reputation of turning the city into a hotbed for sexual exploitation and human trafficking, but some argue it's a myth that merely serves to fuel a yearly crackdown on sex workers by authorities.
Winnipeg entry in the Canadian Premier League to be called Valour FC

Winnipeg entry in the Canadian Premier League to be called Valour FC

WINNIPEG — Honouring its history, the Winnipeg entry in the new Canadian Premier League will be called Valour FC.
Canadian Open set to return to Hamilton Golf and Country Club in 2019, 2023

Canadian Open set to return to Hamilton Golf and Country Club in 2019, 2023

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Golf and Country Club has been officially named as host of the RBC Canadian Open in 2019 and 2023, finally confirming what had been anticipated since the membership voted to pursue negotiations for the event back in February.
Ex-Olympian Allison Forsyth says Bertrand Charest affair was covered up

Ex-Olympian Allison Forsyth says Bertrand Charest affair was covered up

MONTREAL — Twenty years after she says she was told to keep quiet about Bertrand Charest's alleged abuses to avoid losing sponsorships, Allison Forsyth is speaking out to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone else.
'He powers through:' Music, swimming part of therapy for paralyzed hockey teen

'He powers through:' Music, swimming part of therapy for paralyzed hockey teen

The father of a junior hockey player who was paralyzed in a bus crash says his son is making good progress as he receives specialized spinal treatment in the United States.