Crystal Emmanuel out of mix for sprint medal, injures hip in 200-metre semis

Canadian sprinter Crystal Emmanuel will depart her third Summer Games without a first-ever appearance in the 100 or 200-metre final and nursing a sore hip while pole vaulter Alysha Newman, the national record holder, no-heighted in Monda...

Early Olympic exit marks end of disappointing Canadian basketball summer

The expectation for the Canadian women’s basketball team at the Tokyo Olympics was to win a quarter-final game, at the very least. Instead, it won’t even play in one.

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The federal government is expecting to receive more than 2.3 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week as public health officials brace for a potential fourth wave of infections.

While you were sleeping: Canada defeats the U.S. in women's soccer, Simone Biles is back

While you were sleeping: Canada defeats the U.S. in women
For the first time in 20 years, Canada's women's soccer team gets a win over the United States. Simone Biles announces she will compete in a final, and the stage has been set for Canadian beach volleyball players.

Family of Black man fatally shot by police in Repentigny, Que., blame racism for his death

Marie-Mireille Bence
Marie-Mireille Bence, the mother of a Repentigny man shot by police on Sunday, says her son was having a mental health crisis and had just dropped a dinner knife when he was shot.

Canada's Quinn to be 1st openly transgender, non-binary athlete to win an Olympic medal

Tokyo Olympics Soccer
Canada’s appearance in soccer’s gold-medal match won’t be the only first for the team when it takes to the pitch Friday morning in Japan. Quinn, the team’s 25-year-old midfielder from Toronto, will also become the first openly transgende...

Canada's Henderson, Sharp receive scouting report from teammates for Olympic golf

Canada's Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp are heading into the women's golf tournament at the Tokyo Olympics having learned valuable lessons from the experiences of their male teammates.

U.S. to accept thousands more Afghan refugees ahead of military pullout

Afghan security personnel at work in Herat, Afghanistan
The United States is expanding efforts to get Afghan citizens out of their country ahead of the U.S. military pullout at the end of the month, a move that follows Canada's promise to resettle certain Afghan residents.

Canada's Tajon Buchanan wins youth player award at Gold Cup

Canadian Tajon Buchanan has won the Youth Player Award at the Gold Cup. Buchanan had one goal and two assists in five games at the CONCACAF championship, continually tormenting defenders with his skill on the ball.

A redemption story 9 years in the making, Canada to play for Olympic women's soccer gold

A redemption story 9 years in the making, Canada to play for Olympic women
The Canadian women's national team defeated the United States for the first time in 20 years, pushing their way through the Olympic semifinals and into the gold-medal match.

Wildfires blaze on in drought-hit Turkey as criticism of government grows

Turkey Wildfire
Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern coastal resorts in drought-hit Turkey on Monday and the government faced fresh criticism of its handling ...

Laurel Hubbard, 1st openly transgender Olympic weightlifter, competes in Tokyo

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made her mark by competing in the women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, but couldn't complete a lift.

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