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Olympic slopestyle champ Howell feels rejuvenated after taking break from sport

Olympic slopestyle champ Howell feels rejuvenated after taking break from sport

TORONTO — Canadian freestyle skier Dara Howell wasn't ready for the whirlwind that followed her slopestyle victory at the 2014 Sochi Games. An Olympic champion at 19, she struggled with the spotlight and eventually pulled away from the sport.
Canada's Walk of Fame to add Donovan Bailey, Anna Paquin, Viola Desmond and more

Canada's Walk of Fame to add Donovan Bailey, Anna Paquin, Viola Desmond and more

TORONTO — Six influential Canadians from the circles of sports, entertainment and culture will be added to Canada's Walk of Fame next month.
Bombers can clinch home playoff game with victory over B.C. Lions

Bombers can clinch home playoff game with victory over B.C. Lions

Justin Medlock and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have another chance to clinch a home playoff game. Medlock's errant 40-yard field goal attempt gave the Toronto Argonauts a 29-28 home win over Winnipeg on Saturday night.

Judo Federation chastises Abu Dhabi over Israeli treatment

JERUSALEM — The International Judo Federation is demanding that the United Arab Emirates treat Israeli athletes equally after reports it is banning the Israeli flag at an upcoming contest.

Fishing tournament winners belatedly receive their millions

OCEAN CITY, Md. — The organizers of a multimillion dollar fishing tournament held more than two months ago say they will now pay the winners their prize money after an investigation that included lie-detector tests.

Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case

TRENTON, N.J. — The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting, while Republican Gov.
Qatari exec quizzed by investigators in FIFA bribery case

Qatari exec quizzed by investigators in FIFA bribery case

BERN, Switzerland — Emerging from a seven-hour interrogation by Swiss investigators, Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insisted he had "nothing to hide" despite allegations he bribed a FIFA official in a World Cup broadcasting rights d

Rugby Canada adds Welsh assistant coach for November test matches

TORONTO — New Canadian rugby coach Kingsley Jones has added Wales under-20 coach Jason Strange to his staff for Canada's November test matches. Canada, ranked 24th in the world, is due to host the Maori All Blacks in Vancouver on Nov.
Kelly Hrudey autobiography looks back at a lifetime of hockey relationships

Kelly Hrudey autobiography looks back at a lifetime of hockey relationships

TORONTO — Kelly Hrudey learned a lot in his 15 years in the NHL, from the likes of Al Arbour, Denis Potvin and Wayne Gretzky. Now a successful TV analyst, the former goaltender also credits Patrick Marleau for a big lift late in his career.
Israeli sports minister asks Italy to rein in soccer racism

Israeli sports minister asks Italy to rein in soccer racism

JERUSALEM — Israel's sports minister asked her Italian counterpart on Wednesday to crack down on racism in soccer after Lazio supporters plastered stickers at a stadium with images of Holocaust victim and diarist Anne Frank wearing a jersey of city r