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14 players make 3-year commitment to Canada Basketball ahead of Olympics

Fourteen elite basketball players, including Jamal Murray and R.J. Barrett, have committed to representing Canada between now and the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

FIFA to announce 2026 World Cup host cities on June 16

FIFA will announce its host cities for the 2026 World Cup on June 16 with Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver the three Canadian options waiting to hear their name.

Breagha Carr-Harris, former MLSE exec, hired to be head of Canada women's pro soccer

Canada Soccer has appointed former MLSE executive Breagha Carr-Harris to its new post of head of women's professional soccer.

Canada drawn with France, Nigeria, South Korea for U20 Women's World Cup

Canada has been drawn in a group with France, Nigeria and South Korea at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica this summer.

Torres provides offence as Yankees beat Blue Jays for 10th consecutive win

Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and singled home the deciding run in the ninth as the New York Yankees won their 10th straight, edging the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 in a battle of American League East heavyweights Monday.

Canadian midfielder Jonathan Osorio on verge of milestone 300th game with TFC

Ten years after his debut, Jonathan Osorio has become a fixture with Toronto FC, a local boy who made good. Technically gifted with excellent vision on the field, the midfielder known simply as Oso is a fan favourite with both TFC and Canada, for whom he has won 55 caps.

Canadian men's U-20 soccer team features some very familiar names

Canada's under-20 men blanked Costa Rica 3-0 in exhibition soccer play Friday, with some familiar names sporting the Maple Leaf in the Costa Rican capital. Coach Mauro Biello's young soccer roster featured Herdman, Bunbury, De Rosario and Bontis.

Oh baby, Bob Cole gets lifetime achievement award from Canadian Academy

On Sunday, retired hockey announcer Bob Cole will be front and centre when he receives a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards show. The award is presented "for an exceptional lifetime of work that has had a profound impact on the media industry at home or abroad."

Bev Priestman aims to raise awareness, help other parents of autistic kids

Bev Priestman has already made her mark by coaching the Canadian women's soccer team to Olympic gold in Tokyo last summer. Now she wants to deliver an assist off the pitch, by helping raise awareness of autism and the support that exists for parents who are dealing with it.

Canada to face Belgium, Croatia and Morocco in group stage at World Cup in Qatar

Canada will face Belgium, Morocco and Croatia in Group F in the opening group stage of the World Cup in Qatar this November.