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Olympic Roundup: Small, enthusiastic contingent represents Canada at opening ceremony

Olympic Roundup: Small, enthusiastic contingent represents Canada at opening ceremony

TOKYO — A red-clad contingent of 30 athletes represented Canada in an understated opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics.

Scoreboard for Thursday, July 22, 2021

Thursday's Games MLB American League Detroit 7 Texas 5 L.A. Angels 3 Minnesota 2 Tampa Bay 5 Cleveland 4 (10 innings) Boston 5 N.Y. Yankees 4 (10 innings) Oakland 4 Seattle 1 National League St.

Cavalry FC down Forge FC 2-1 with two first-half goals

WINNIPEG — Anthony Joseph Novak and Ali Musse scored first-half goals, and Cavalry FC held on to beat Forge FC 2-1 on Thursday in Canadian Premier League action.
NHL schedule leaves room for Olympic break, league says talks ongoing

NHL schedule leaves room for Olympic break, league says talks ongoing

The schedule for the upcoming NHL season leaves room for an Olympic break, but the league says no final decision has been made on whether athletes will play in the Beijing 2022 Olympics.
Sail Canada launching three new development centres across the country

Sail Canada launching three new development centres across the country

KINGSTON, Ont. — Sail Canada is planning to launch three new national sailing centres across the country in an effort to help athletes further develop. The organization says the centres will be set up in Atlantic, Central and Western Canada.
Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber won't play next season, possibly ever again: GM

Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber won't play next season, possibly ever again: GM

MONTREAL — Marc Bergevin says injuries will keep Montreal Canadiens captain Shea Weber off the ice next season and the veteran defenceman may have played the last game of his hockey career.
Veteran CFL linebacker Henoc Muamba is settling into life with the Toronto Argonauts

Veteran CFL linebacker Henoc Muamba is settling into life with the Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Different team, different city, same scenario for Henoc Muamba. The veteran linebacker is in his first training camp with the Toronto Argonauts after signing with them in March.
Kraken deal forward Tyler Pitlick to Calgary for fourth-round pick

Kraken deal forward Tyler Pitlick to Calgary for fourth-round pick

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have picked up forward Tyler Pitlick from the newly formed Seattle Kraken. The Flames sent a fourth-round pick in Friday's NHL entry draft to the Kraken in exchange.
Raptors Uprising GC looks to turn things around in NBA 2K League esports play

Raptors Uprising GC looks to turn things around in NBA 2K League esports play

TORONTO — Wins have been hard to come by this year for Raptors Uprising GC after making history by finishing the regular season 16-0 last year.
Denis Shapovalov loses to Czech Vit Kopriva in surprise Swiss Open upset

Denis Shapovalov loses to Czech Vit Kopriva in surprise Swiss Open upset

GSTAAD, Switzerland — Canada's Denis Shapovalov was beaten in an upset loss at the Swiss Open Thursday. Vit Kopriva of the Czech Republic topped the No. 10-ranked Shapovalov 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 by in the second round in Gstaad.