The Globe and Mail - Sports

Sprinter Andre De Grasse to race at Harry Jerome track meet

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:11:08 -0400

De Grasse won the 100– and 200-metre races at last year’s Harry Jerome meet while preparing for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Canada completes perfect round robin at women’s curling worlds

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:52:41 -0400

Rachel Homan’s Ottawa team defeated Denmark’s Lene Nielsen 8-4

Hockey Canada contemplates ‘B team’ to replace NHL stars at 2018 Olympics

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:40:20 -0400

Scrambling to find players, then develop chemistry. It could be a work in progress until the 11th hour

Canada stays perfect to advance to world women’s curling final

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:50:38 -0400

Rachel Homan led her rink to a 7-3 win over Russia

Concessions needed for NHL players to go to Olympics: Bettman

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:58:10 -0400

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says for now, ‘assume we‘re not going’

NHL players covet Olympic participation despite league’s view

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:23:07 -0400

NHLPA head acknowledges players could opt to attend next year’s Games even if the NHL decides against a mid-season stoppage

Maple Leafs shake off slow start, beat Devils for third straight win

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:02:22 -0400

The Leafs managed to tighten their grip on third place in the Atlantic Division thanks to a loss by the Boston Bruins

Rinne makes 24 saves, leads Predators over Flames

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:31:21 -0400

After winning 17 of 21 games, the Calgary Flames have lost two straight

Magnus Paajarvi scores two, Canucks fall to the Blues

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:40:17 -0400

Henrik Sedin scored for the Canucks who have lost seven of their last eight games

Hurricanes keep playoff hopes alive with win over Montreal

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:09:36 -0400

Carolina is five points out of the final wild-card spot with 10 games left in its season

Ducks top Oilers, ending goalie Talbot’s night early

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:33:07 -0400

Rickard Rakell scored the go-ahead goal, Hampus Lindholm had a goal and two assists, and the Ducks defeated the Oilers 4-3

Maple Leafs in thick of playoff hunt with win over Blue Jackets

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:27:20 -0400

William Nylander and Leo Komarov each had a goal and an assist in Toronto’s 5-2 win over Columbus

Jose Bautista’s back and ‘feeling great,’ leading list of Jays returning to health

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:44:14 -0400

Slugger, who sat out one of the Dominican Republic’s games because of back stiffness, leads a list of Blue Jays returning from various ailments

Verdict set for June in former ski coach Charest’s sex-assault trial

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:59:18 -0400

Quebec court Judge Sylvain Lepine has asked the Crown and defence lawyers to submit their final arguments in writing by May 15, with the verdict set for June 22

Ottawa Senators make the Hart trophy case for Erik Karlsson

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:49:55 -0400

While some see him emerging as a favourite for a third Norris, coach Guy Boucher says the team’s captain deserves MVP consideration too

Estrada solid, Optiz hits winning three-run homer as Blue Jays top Tigers

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:36:54 -0400

Shortstop Shane Opitz hit a three-run homer with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays edged the Detroit Tigers in Grapefruit League baseball action

Could NBA practice of resting star players eventually reach NHL?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:11:03 -0400

NBA coaches are increasingly resting their stars as they carefully manage the grind of an 82-game season, a phenomenon the NHL has not yet seen

Canadian rookie Lance Stroll set to make his Formula One debut

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:42:01 -0400

The 18-year-old from Montreal will become the first Canadian to race in F1 since Jacques Villeneuve in 2006

Leafs defenceman Polak suspended two games for hit on Bjorkstrand

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:32:43 -0400

Polak hit Bjorkstrand from behind early in the third period of Wednesday night’s game

USA Hockey postpones women’s training camp amid wage dispute

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:18:54 -0400

USA Hockey said the camp originally scheduled to begin Wednesday in Traverse City, Michigan, won’t happen

Bertrand Charest doesn’t deny having had sex with some ski students: lawyer

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:41:06 -0400

Charest is on trial on 57 charges, including sexual assault and breach of trust, in connection with 12 alleged victims between the ages of 12 and 19 during the 1990s

U.S. celebrates first World Baseball Classic title

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:35:38 -0400

Marcus Stroman’s sensational pitching help U.S. beat Puerto Rico 8-0

Gary Bettman says NHL open to Chinese investment as hockey tries to expand footprint

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:01:12 -0400

With Beijing preparing to playing host to the 2022 Winter Olympics, both the NHL and the Middle Kingdom are looking to create transpacific scoring opportunities in a game known as ‘soccer on ice’

Raptors’ Ibaka suspended one game for throwing punches in scuffle with Lopez

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:11:41 -0400

Chicago Bulls centre Robin Lopez was also suspended one game

Soaring toward Heaven’s Gate: The last jump of Graham Dickinson

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:09:34 -0400

Canadian Graham Dickinson, an experienced wingsuit pilot, had everything meticulously planned for a leap off a mountain in remote China, at a place called Heaven’s Gate. Twelve seconds later, it was over

Turris, Ryan score in shootout as Senators edge Penguins

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:19:12 -0400

Ottawa played the final 45 minutes without defenceman Marc Methot, who left the game with a bloodied and mangled finger following a two-handed slash from Sidney Crosby

DeRozan scores 40, Raptors rally again to beat Heat

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:23:03 -0400

Toronto pulled off a double-digit comeback for the 19th time this season

Ex-Penn State president convicted of covering up Sandusky sex-abuse allegations

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:12:38 -0400

Graham Spanier was convicted of one count of child endangerment for his handling of complaints against Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of abusing 10 boys

Mickelson says he won’t be called as witness at insider trading trial

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:41:43 -0400

Phil Mickelson does not face criminal charges, but he previously agreed to return nearly $1-million he earned in 2012 after William “Billy” Walters suggested a stock trade

Eugenie Bouchard loses in first round at Miami Open

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:44:41 -0400

Bouchard’s fourth consecutive loss came against Austrlian Ashleigh Barty

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