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Back from England, Richie Laryea picks up where he left off with Toronto FC

Back from England, Richie Laryea picks up where he left off with Toronto FC

TORONTO — Richie Laryea wasted little time resuming his Toronto FC career. After arriving late Thursday following a seven-hour flight from England, Laryea trained in Toronto on Friday before flying to Nashville.

Serena Williams earns first victory of season in first round of National Bank Open

TORONTO — Serena Williams earned her first victory of the season Monday at the women's National Bank Open, defeating Nuria Parrizas-Diaz 6-3, 6-4.

Rain delays start of men's first-round play at National Bank Open

MONTREAL — Rain has delayed the start of men's first-round singles play Monday at the National Bank Open. Showers let up in the late morning and players were able to warm up for the scheduled early-afternoon opening matches at IGA Stadium.
On heels of historic silver, Naughton chosen Canada's flag-bearer for ceremony

On heels of historic silver, Naughton chosen Canada's flag-bearer for ceremony

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Days after making history at the Commonwealth Games, squash player Hollie Naughton was chosen to carry Canada's flag into the closing ceremony.
Bruins bring back captain Bergeron -- and David Krejci, too

Bruins bring back captain Bergeron -- and David Krejci, too

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are getting the gang back together, signing captain Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci — two members of their 2011 Stanley Cup championship team — to one-year deals on Monday.
Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behavior against an e

Federal government directs $2 million to women and girls in sport

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The federal government is giving $2 million to Canadian Women and Sport in an effort to reduce barriers and retain women and girls in sport over the next two years.
Thousands of tickets still available for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton

Thousands of tickets still available for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Odd summer timing and an ongoing sexual assault scandal at Hockey Canada could be the reason thousands of tickets to the World Junior Hockey Championship are still available on the eve of the tournament, says an Edmonton professor. Prof.

Sports In Brief For The Weekend of Aug. 6-7, 2022

BASEBALL PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose dismissed questions Sunday about his first appearance on the field in Philadelphia since the franchise scrapped 2017 plans to honor him because of a woman’s claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball’s hi

AP Sports SummaryBrief at 3:01 a.m. EDT

Kim arrives on PGA Tour with 61 to win Wyndham Championship GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Joohyung Kim is the second-youngest PGA Tour winner since World War II.