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Eugenie Bouchard cruises into 2nd round in Istanbul, faces top seed next

Canadian qualifier Eugenie Bouchard has advanced to the second round of the Istanbul Tennis Championship.

Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to virus

With an eye on Edmonton’s success so far as an NHL hub city, Tourism Calgary and WinSport at Canada Olympic Park want the city to be an international hub for a sport they’re not ready to reveal.

2-minute NHL playoff recap: Golden Knights get their mojo back

In his daily recap, Rob Pizzo breaks down game 2 of the Western Conference final that included some history made.

Caster Semenya loses bid to have IAAF testosterone regulations overturned

Caster Semenya finally lost her long legal battle Tuesday against track and field’s rules to limit female runners’ naturally high testosterone levels, meaning the South African cannot defend her Olympic 800-metre title at the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Eugenie Bouchard follows solid return to court to earn spot in Istanbul tourney

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard has qualified for the Istanbul Tennis Championship, beating world No. 148 Leonie Kung of Switzerland 6-4, 6-4 in the second and final round of qualifying for the WTA Tour event on Tuesday in Turkey.

Raptors’ Serge Ibaka could miss Game 6 because of sprained ankle

Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka suffered a sprained left ankle Monday night and is questionable for Game 6 of the team’s playoff series against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday.

Fireballing 15-year-old makes statement with 83 m.p.h. fastball

Raine Padgham’s pitch was possibly one of the hardest ever thrown by a female player — and almost certainly the hardest ever thrown by a 15-year-old.

World No. 1 Ash Barty opts out of French Open title defence amid pandemic

After pulling out of the U.S. Open, Ash Barty has also decided against traveling to Europe for a clay court tournament in Rome and the rescheduled French Open from Sept. 27 because of concerns over COVID-19.

Canada’s Vasek Pospisil falls to Alex de Minaur at U.S. Open

Canada’s Vasek Pospisil couldn’t convert on four set points in the first set en route to a 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-2 loss against No. 21 seed Alex de Minaur of Australia in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday.

Osaka breezes into U.S. Open quarters with straight-sets victory over Kontaveit

Naomi Osaka returned to the U.S. Open quarterfinals by taking advantage of some early jitters for Anett Kontaveit and showing no ill effects from a recent left hamstring problem.

Anton Khudobin all aces as Stars draw 1st blood against Vegas

John Klingberg scored on the Stars’ first shot, Anton Khudobin stopped all 25 the Golden Knights put on net and Dallas beat Vegas 1-0 on Sunday night in a hard-hitting, defensive Game 1 of the Western Conference final.

Shapovalov becomes 1st Canadian man to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

Denis Shapovalov has reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating No. 7 seed David Goffin 6-7 (0), 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 at the U.S. Open. The 21-year-old left-hander, who is seeded 12th at Flushing Meadows, also is the first man from Canada to make it to the final eight in tournament history.

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