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Teen star Davies, coach Zambrano usher in new start for Canada soccer

Teen star Davies, coach Zambrano usher in new start for Canada soccer

Montreal Impact fans are used to seeing Anthony Jackson-Hamel come off the bench to score goals but now he’s doing it for Canada’s national team as well. Jackson-Hamel’s strike from…

Canadian women put on show for soccer fans

Some 40 minutes after Canada’s 6-0 demolition of Costa Rica on Sunday afternoon, young fans lined the west side of BMO Field for a chance to get close to their…

Crosby’s brilliant night overshadowed by Subban tussle, bottle toss

Sidney Crosby put on a show in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final, but his brilliant night was overshadowed by some out-of-character behaviour. Crosby pushed the Penguins one step…

Liriano takes to mound as Jays look to avoid sweep by A’s

OAKLAND, CALIF. — Francisco Liriano will get his second start since coming back from injury here Wednesday afternoon as the Toronto Blue Jays look to avoid being swept by the…

2-way play of Preds’ deep defence backbone of success

Roman Josi downplays the production of the Nashville Predators’ defencemen as simply the product of their system. “Our system allows defencemen to jump on the play and make something happen…

Indian golfer and LPGA embrace social graces

Five years ago, shortly before turning 21, Sharmila Nicollet became the youngest Indian woman to qualify for the Ladies European Tour. The accomplishment resonated in her native country, which does…

Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur

PITTSBURGH—It was then-Ottawa coach Paul MacLean who said a few years ago, “They should rename the game of hockey and call it goalie.” Through two games of the Stanley Cup…

Penguins escape with win despite Predators’ stifling defence

This is what the Pittsburgh Penguins do. They find a way. Even on nights when they blow a three-goal lead, they go an entire period (and then some) without registering…

Leafs, Capitals to play outdoor game at U.S. Naval Academy

Two people with knowledge of the situation say the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs will play an outdoor game at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., next season. The…

Andre De Grasse has unfinished business at Prefontaine Classic

Andre De Grasse’s coach shot down the Canadian sprinter’s reported admission he was battling “injury concerns” after Saturday’s 200-metre win at the Jamaica International Invitational. “There have been no injury concerns,”…