LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italian officials insisted their debt-hit economy can support hosting the 2026 Olympics, and brought Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte to tell voters on Monday his country is united behind the project.
PARIS - Lamine Diack, once one of the most influential men in Olympic sport, has been ordered to stand trial in France for his alleged role in a system of corruption, extortion and doping coverups during his reign at the top of athletics.
PARIS - In her first senior start for Canada, against Nigeria in April, Jayde Riviere was clattered in a tackle in the first half.
TORONTO - Hall of Fame pitcher turned broadcaster Dennis Eckersley isn't a fan of Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman and his behaviour on the mound.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - Canada went the distance with Japan before coming away with the victory on Sunday to conclude its Volleyball Nations League weekend undefeated.
BOSTON - Lourdes Gurriel Jr. came strolling out of Toronto's clubhouse to an interview area wearing a wrestling-belt lookalike with a big smile on his face.
PARIS - Sweden looked to kill Canada with kindness Sunday in the buildup to their round-of-16 showdown at the Women's World Cup.
LE CASTELLET, France - Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36 points.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - The Canadian men's team defeated the United States in four sets on Saturday in Volleyball Nations League pool play.
AYSEN, Chile - Avianna Thompson had 10 points as Canada fell to the United States 87-37 on Saturday in the final of the FIBA under-16 women's Americas championship.
CHASKA, Minn. - Hannah Green made it through her first taste of the big stage on the LPGA Tour by holding a lead on the weekend at a major championship and playing alongside powerful Ariya Jutanugarn, a two-time major champion and former No. 1 in the world.
TORONTO - The NHL's salary cap has been set at US$81.5 million for the 2019-20 season after the league and its players' association reached an agreement on Saturday.
PARIS - The last time Stephanie Labbe faced Sweden, she led Canada to a 6-5 penalty shootout win for third place at the Algarve Cup.
PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. - The mayor of a Cape Breton town has formally advised the Prime Minister's Office about her "grave concerns" over a proposal to fund an airport that would service a major golf resort on the island's west coast.
TORONTO - Greg Worthington scored a pair of tries to lead the Toronto Wolfpack to a 28-16 victory over the Toulouse Olympiques on Sunday in rugby league action.
LONDON - Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime fell just short of reaching his fourth ATP final of the season, losing in three sets to veteran Feliciano Lopez on Saturday in the semifinals of the Queen's Club tournament.
VANCOUVER - The Toronto Maple Leafs took a big step towards getting some salary cap relief about an hour before the NHL draft resumed Saturday.