Officials confirm Wolfpack will be promoted to top-tier Super League with win in Million Pound Game

Officials confirm Wolfpack will be promoted to top-tier Super League with win in Million Pound Game

Just two days before their promotion showdown with Featherstone Rovers, the Toronto Wolfpack have got the green light to join the Super League if they win the Million Pound Game this weekend. The transatlantic team has been in discussions with English rugby league officials, with scheduling, travel costs and the club’s financial status high on […]

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Captain Junior Hoilett recorded a hat-trick and teenager Jonathan David continued his torrid scoring pace for Canada in a 6-0 win over outgunned Cuba in a CONCACAF Nations League A match Saturday night. Jonathan Osorio and Doneil Henry also scored for Canada, which led 2-0 at the half before an announced crowd of 10,224 at […]

New York Rangers’ youth hockey league is a game-changer for girls

New York Rangers’ youth hockey league is a game-changer for girls

NEW YORK—Amanda Kessel, like most elite women’s hockey players, grew up playing on boy’s teams. There were few female role models as all her coaches were male. She usually had a separate locker room from the rest of her teammates, and in some rinks she had to get dressed in a public bathroom. “I didn’t […]

Key hire big move for new Canadian basketball league

Key hire big move for new Canadian basketball league

I’ve been a bit remiss in not mentioning this before now but it’s been a bit busy, it really doesn’t get going for a while and there’s lots of time for more in-depth stuff as the weeks and months unfold so there’s that in my defence. But I did notice yesterday a rather big bit […]

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

If you needed a reminder of what baseball means to Montreal, look no further than Vladimir Guerrero Sr.’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend. The Dominican-born right-fielder spent his first eight Major League seasons in the city, the last great Montreal Expo in a line that had its share.  Guerrero Sr. […]

Canada’s Shawn Barber vaults to 4th at Rabat Diamond League

Canada’s Shawn Barber vaults to 4th at Rabat Diamond League

Canada’s Shawn Barber cleared 5.60 metres to finish fourth in the pole vault at the Rabat Diamond League meet on Friday. Barber, who won the world championships in 2015, is coming off a Canadian championship victory last weekend in Ottawa that saw him set a meet record. American Sam Kendricks cleared 5.86 to win. Earlier […]

Fallen Aussie cricket captain headlines new Canadian pro league

Fallen Aussie cricket captain headlines new Canadian pro league

The cricket world’s attention will soon focus on the Maple Leaf Cricket Club in King City, north of Toronto. On June 28, Steve Smith — the fallen former Australian captain of ball-tampering infamy, and still one of the sport’s best — is coming to town. Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith will play for Toronto […]

Raptors905 guard Lorenzo Brown named to G League mid-season all-star team

Raptors905 guard Lorenzo Brown named to G League mid-season all-star team

Lorenzo Brown may have split time between the Toronto Raptors and the Raptors905 but he’s made an impression on the G League regardless of how long he’s played there. The 27-year-old guard, on a two-way contract with the Raptors and their minor league affiliate, was the only 905 player named to the G League mid-season […]

Canada’s historic Little League World Series run comes to an end

Canada’s historic Little League World Series run comes to an end

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Canada’s historic run at the 2017 Little League World Series has come to an emotional end. The team from White Rock, B.C., lost 6-2 to Mexico, bringing to an end the deepest run by a Canadian team in almost two decades. Tears flowed freely after the game. “There’s a lot of emotion […]