Blue Jays cut pitcher Anthony Bass amid backlash over anti-LGBTQ social media posts

Reliever Anthony Bass has been designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays. It's the latest development in a controversy that began last week when Bass shared a social media post that supported anti-2SLGBTQ+ boycotts.

Russia to deploy nuclear weapons in Belarus in July, Putin says

Russia will start deploying tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus after special storage facilities are ready on July 7-8, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, Moscow's first move of such bombs outside Russia since the fall of the Sovie...

Uncertain status of Canadian swim stars creates relay dilemma for coaches ahead of world championships

Four-time Olympic medallist swimmer Taylor Ruck has withdrawn from this weekend's international swim meet in Santa Clara, Cali., creating more uncertainty for coaches on what women's relay teams might look like at summer's world champion...

Putin claims Russia is heading off Ukraine's counteroffensive, but little evidence to show advance is failing

Ukraine Bakhmut Ukrainian Forces June 9
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Ukrainian forces had begun their expected counteroffensive, but that every attempted advance had failed, at a heavy cost in casualties. In response, Kyiv has only said that the start of its...

FIBA Women's 3X3 Basketball Series: DAY 1 - Clermont-Ferrand

FIBA Women
Defending champs Canada will be in France for Day 1 action of the FIBA Women's 3X3 Basketball Series.

Supreme Court won't hear case of Alberta patient denied transplant for refusing COVID vaccine

A bottle of COVID-19 vaccine is seen in Los Angeles in December 2021
The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of an Alberta woman who was unwilling to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to get a life-saving organ transplant.

B.C.'s Ethan Katzberg wins mixed hammer throw at Diamond League Paris

Ethan Katzberg of Kamloops, B.C., threw for 77.93 metres to win the mixed hammer throw event at the Diamond League meet in Paris.

Niall Horan on golf, playing with Rory Mcilroy, and his new album

Niall Horan on golf, playing with Rory Mcilroy, and his new album
Niall Horan dropped by the CBC Sports studio to talk about his golf opinions, growing the game, his new album 'The Show', and playing in Canada with Rory Mcilroy.

Canadian women's soccer team drops to 7th in latest FIFA rankings

Olympic champion Canada fell one spot to seventh in the latest FIFA rankings published on Friday. Reigning World Cup winner United States will head into next month's Women's World Cup as the top-ranked team, with no changes in the top five.

Head of RCMP watchdog says a lack of resources is keeping her from launching investigations

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The woman whose job it is to keep the RCMP accountable to the public says she often encounters cases involving Mounties that should be investigated but are not — because her agency lacks the resources.

Man pleads guilty to helping 2 others accused in fatal shooting of rapper Young Dolph

Rapper Killed Young Dolph
A Tennessee man has pleaded guilty guilty to three counts of accessory after the fact of murder in the death of rapper Young Dolph.

3 Indigenous police services in northern Ontario could cease operating due to lack of funding

Three Indigenous police services that serve 45 First Nation communities across northern Ontario have arrived at an impasse in negotiating agreements with the federal government. With no funding since March 31, they could be forced to close.

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