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Edmonton Eskimos at 5-0 face injury tsunami as they prepare for winless Ticats

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos' bid to stay perfect in 2017 will be put to the test Friday against the desperate, winless Hamilton Tiger-Cats, given Edmonton must do it while dealing with a tsunami of injuries that has sidelined 15 starters.

Israeli soccer team targeted in 'anti-Semitic' Polish attack

WARSAW, Poland — Masked soccer hooligans attacked staff members travelling with an Israeli soccer team following a friendly match in Poland, in what the Israeli Embassy said Thursday was an "anti-Semitic incident.
Major League Soccer rolls out video review this weekend -- on certain plays

Major League Soccer rolls out video review this weekend -- on certain plays

TORONTO — First in the standings, Toronto FC will also be one of the first MLS teams to experience video review this weekend. Toronto's game at D.C. United and FC Dallas' match in Philadelphia, both 7 p.m.
Murray, Cilic withdraw from Rogers Cup in Montreal

Murray, Cilic withdraw from Rogers Cup in Montreal

MONTREAL — World No. 1 Andy Murray is withdrawing from the Rogers Cup, becoming the third player in the top six of the ATP rankings to do so over last two days. Tennis Canada announced Murray's withdrawal Thursday, hours after No.
Canadian runner Mohammed Ahmed faces regular travel headaches

Canadian runner Mohammed Ahmed faces regular travel headaches

In the world's current political climate, Mohammed Ahmed has become accustomed to hassles at airport customs counters.
Maria Sharapova to miss next week's Rogers Cup due to forearm injury

Maria Sharapova to miss next week's Rogers Cup due to forearm injury

TORONTO — Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will miss next week's Rogers Cup in Toronto due to an injury. Organizers say she is suffering from "pain in her left forearm." Toronto's Bianca Andreescu will take Sharapova's wild-card spot in the draw.
Calgary city council votes to continue exploring 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Calgary city council votes to continue exploring 2026 Winter Olympics bid

Calgary city council has voted to continuing exploring a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Forward Latoya Blackwood part of the backbone for Canada at Rugby World Cup

Forward Latoya Blackwood part of the backbone for Canada at Rugby World Cup

Commit a transgression on Canada's World Cup rugby team and chances are you'll have to answer to Latoya Blackwood. "She's the sheriff," says coach Francois Ratier.
WADA insists Russia must accept findings of doping report

WADA insists Russia must accept findings of doping report

MOSCOW — Russia and the World Anti-Doping Agency were once again at loggerheads Thursday following WADA's demand that the Russian government must accept the findings of a report which accused its officials of overseeing a mass doping coverup .
Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse out of world championships with injury

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse out of world championships with injury

LONDON — Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse will miss the upcoming world championships due to a torn right hamstring. De Grasse suffered the injury on Monday during a training session at Mile End Stadium in London.