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Japan mayor saved by nurse says female sumo ban irrelevant

Japan mayor saved by nurse says female sumo ban irrelevant

TOKYO — A Japanese mayor who suffered a stroke at a sumo event and was given first aid by a female nurse who entered the male-only ring has said the sport's ancient ban on women is outdated.
North and South Korea combining in 3 sports at Asian Games

North and South Korea combining in 3 sports at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Olympic Council of Asia says North and South Korea will field combined teams in three sports — canoeing, rowing and women's basketball — at the Asian Games in the latest sign of co-operation between the countries.
'A goal of mine:' Hockey dream still alive for paralyzed Humboldt Bronco

'A goal of mine:' Hockey dream still alive for paralyzed Humboldt Bronco

PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Straschnitzki hasn't given up his dream of playing hockey.
Chinese court hands US football coach 4-year prison sentence

Chinese court hands US football coach 4-year prison sentence

BEIJING — A Chinese court sentenced former American football player Wendell Brown to four years in prison Thursday for being involved in a bar fight, a punishment his lawyer and an activist called excessive.
CFL Eskimos brass on northern visits to talk about name, 'where we fit in'

CFL Eskimos brass on northern visits to talk about name, 'where we fit in'

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Officials from the Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Football League club are on a tour of northern communities to discuss the team's name.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games World Cup At Ekaterinburg, Russia Sweden 3 Mexico 0 At Kazan, Russia South Korea 2 Germany 0 At Novgorod, Russia Costa Rica 2 Switzerland 2 At Moscow Brazil 2 Serbia 0 --- MLB American League Houston 7 Toronto 6 Seattle 8 Baltimore
'I'm pumped:' Paralyzed hockey teen pulls out all the stops in effort to go home

'I'm pumped:' Paralyzed hockey teen pulls out all the stops in effort to go home

PHILADELPHIA — The steady footsteps heard coming from the physiotherapy room at Philadelphia's Shriners hospital belong to paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player Ryan Straschnitzki.

Ottawa Fury beat AS Blainville to advance to Canadian Championship semifinal

Ottawa Fury FC has earned itself a meeting with Toronto FC. Carl Haworth scored in the 21st minute as Ottawa beat AS Blainville 1-0 on Wednesday to advance to the Canadian Championship semifinal where it will face the reigning MLS champions.
Source: Veteran Ray won't return to Toronto Argonauts this season

Source: Veteran Ray won't return to Toronto Argonauts this season

TORONTO — Ricky Ray's season is done.
Ottawa Redblacks, Calgary Stampeders matchup a clash of hot offences

Ottawa Redblacks, Calgary Stampeders matchup a clash of hot offences

CALGARY — With both quarterbacks throwing a lot of passes to a lot of receivers just days ago, Thursday's game between the Ottawa Redblacks and host Calgary Stampeders will be a stiff test of each team's defence.