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Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez into 2nd round at Mexican Open

Canadians Auger-Aliassime, Fernandez into 2nd round at Mexican Open

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Canadian teenagers Felix Auger-Aliassime and Leylah Annie Fernandez are both through to the second round of the Mexican Open.
Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

RALEIGH, N.C. — David Ayres is still adjusting to new-found stardom after winning a game as the emergency goaltender for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Impact coach Thierry Henry looks for big win in Montreal debut

Impact coach Thierry Henry looks for big win in Montreal debut

MONTREAL — Thierry Henry is happy his home coaching debut will be a high-pressure knockout game for the Montreal Impact. The Impact host Costa Rica's Deportivo Saprissa in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday.
Barcelona draws 1-1 at Napoli in Champions League 1st leg

Barcelona draws 1-1 at Napoli in Champions League 1st leg

NAPLES, Italy — On a night when Lionel Messi was expected to put on a show in the stadium that was once Diego Maradona’s, the Barcelona forward did relatively little in a 1-1 draw at Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Tues
Davies, Gnabry shine in Bayern's 3-0 Champions League win at Chelsea

Davies, Gnabry shine in Bayern's 3-0 Champions League win at Chelsea

LONDON — Canadian international Alphonso Davies set the tone with lightning-fast runs while Serge Gnabry scored a brace and Robert Lewandowski added a goal in Bayern Munich's 3-0 win at Chelsea in Champions League action Tuesday.
Montreal Alouettes re-sign veteran Canadian long-snapper Martin Bedard

Montreal Alouettes re-sign veteran Canadian long-snapper Martin Bedard

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes re-signed Canadian long-snapper Martin Bedard to a two-year contract Tuesday. The six-foot-three, 239-pound Bedard, 35, will return to Montreal for a 12th season.
Whitecaps sign Canadian forward Tosaint Ricketts to extension through 2021

Whitecaps sign Canadian forward Tosaint Ricketts to extension through 2021

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed Canadian forward Tosaint Ricketts to a contract extension through 2021. The 32-year-old is entering his 12th professional season.
Woodbine jockey Kazushi Kimura has high expectations for himself in 2020

Woodbine jockey Kazushi Kimura has high expectations for himself in 2020

TORONTO — It's been a meteoric rise for jockey Kazushi Kimura. The laurels have been steady for the 20-year-old since 2018 when he left his native Japan to ride at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack.
Blue Jays' Nate Pearson strikes out side in first spring start

Blue Jays' Nate Pearson strikes out side in first spring start

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Top Toronto prospect Nate Pearson struck out the side in his one-inning pre-season debut as the Blue Jays lost 4-1 to the New York Yankees in split-squad action Monday.
Canada women happy to test themselves against elite opposition at French tourney

Canada women happy to test themselves against elite opposition at French tourney

TORONTO — For Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller, one of the takeaways from last summer's early exit at the Women's World Cup in France was the need to play more Tier 1 opposition.