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Blue Jays place Bo Bichette on 10-day injured list with calf strain

Blue Jays place Bo Bichette on 10-day injured list with calf strain

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays placed shortstop Bo Bichette on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain on Saturday.
Newman wins pole vault silver, Canadian men fourth in 4x100m relay at Diamond League

Newman wins pole vault silver, Canadian men fourth in 4x100m relay at Diamond League

LONDON — Canada's Alysha Newman won silver in women's pole vault in Diamond League action on Saturday. Newman, a 30-year-old from Delaware, Ont., cleared 4.75 metres, finishing behind Australia's Nina Kennedy (4.85).
Nadal reaches first final since 2022 French Open by beating Ajdukovic in Sweden

Nadal reaches first final since 2022 French Open by beating Ajdukovic in Sweden

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Rafael Nadal reached his first final since the 2022 French Open by rallying to beat Duje Ajdukovic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday at the clay-court Nordea Open.
How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

VANCOUVER — Standing on the edge of an open aircraft hatch, a smokejumper in a pale yellow suit steadies himself before rocking back then swinging out the door and vanishing as gravity takes over.
Roughriders' defence pivotal in beating Blue Bombers 19-9

Roughriders' defence pivotal in beating Blue Bombers 19-9

REGINA — When the Saskatchewan Roughriders called on Ajou Ajou against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday, the rookie receiver answered the call. After an injury to Kian Schaffer-Baker, Ajou, a 6-foot-2, 211-pound receiver from Brooks, Alta.

Canada dunks Finland 82-44, advances to U17 World Cup semifinals

LEON — Canada's U17 national team has advanced to the FIBA U17 Women's World Cup semifinals with an 82-44 win over Finland on Friday at Domo De La Feria in León, Mexico.
Redblacks add to winless Elks' misery with 20-14 win in Ottawa

Redblacks add to winless Elks' misery with 20-14 win in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Playing two games five days apart wasn’t ideal, but the Ottawa Redblacks liked the end result after posting back-to-back wins over the Edmonton Elks with a 20-14 victory Friday night.
Tigers tame Blue Jays 5-4 with clutch home runs

Tigers tame Blue Jays 5-4 with clutch home runs

TORONTO — Chris Bassitt was irritated. The last place the Toronto Blue Jays veteran starter wanted to be was in front of an assembly of reporters to discuss a 5-4 series-opening loss to the Detroit Tigers on Friday.

Meissner leads PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship, Pendrith in third

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Mac Meissner had eight birdies in a 16-point round Friday to take the second-round lead in the Barracuda Championship, the only PGA Tour event that uses the modified Stableford scoring system.
Gray edges Cunningham to win WNBA All-Star skills competition

Gray edges Cunningham to win WNBA All-Star skills competition

PHOENIX (AP) — Allisha Gray won the WNBA All-Star skills competition, beating hometown favourite Sophie Cunningham in the finals Friday night.