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PM says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not "a very good idea"

Canada Soccer, which has been riding a wave of goodwill since John Herdman's team qualified in style for the World Cup, now finds itself engulfed in controversy over a scheduled friendly match with Iran next month in Vancouver.
Mitch Marner victim of carjacking in Toronto, Maple Leafs say

Mitch Marner victim of carjacking in Toronto, Maple Leafs say

TORONTO — Mitch Marner, a star winger with the Maple Leafs, was the victim of a carjacking in Toronto on Monday evening, the hockey team said as local police investigated what has become an increasingly common crime.
'Learning moment:' Embarrassing loss to Flames was catalyst for Oilers' playoff push

'Learning moment:' Embarrassing loss to Flames was catalyst for Oilers' playoff push

EDMONTON — It was not the Edmonton Oilers’ finest hour, but a big loss to their Battle of Alberta archrivals might have been instrumental to their playoff push.
Fans, other unions join Van Zeyl and Ticats at solidarity gathering

Fans, other unions join Van Zeyl and Ticats at solidarity gathering

TORONTO — Under normal circumstances, Chris Van Zeyl would've started his eighth wedding anniversary at training camp with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Tuesday.
Chicago's Xherdan Shaqiri tops Major League Salary list at US$8.153 million

Chicago's Xherdan Shaqiri tops Major League Salary list at US$8.153 million

Swiss star midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, who joined the Chicago Fire in February from France's Lyon, tops the Major League Soccer salary list at US$8.153 million in 2022, according to figures released Tuesday by the MLS Players Association.
CF Montréal looks to keep unbeaten streak rolling against Nashville

CF Montréal looks to keep unbeaten streak rolling against Nashville

MONTREAL — CF Montréal is playing some of the best soccer in the club’s history, winning three straight games as part of a nine-game unbeaten streak in all competitions.
Two "Bluewater Survivors" say they were re-victimized by gymnastics investigation

Two "Bluewater Survivors" say they were re-victimized by gymnastics investigation

Abby Spadafora learned to smuggle food early in her gymnastics career.

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign '22 first-round selection Emilus

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Canadian receiver Samuel Emilus on Tuesday. Saskatchewan selected the six-foot-one, 200-pound Emilus in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2022 CFL draft.
Toronto Maple Leafs-Tampa Bay Lightning series popular with sports bettors

Toronto Maple Leafs-Tampa Bay Lightning series popular with sports bettors

TORONTO — The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is expecting a drop-off in betting with the Toronto Maple Leafs being out of the NHL playoffs. The OLG announced Tuesday the Leafs-Tampa Bay opening-round playoff series was responsible for 34.

Prince William hopes gay players encouraged by Jake Daniels

LONDON (AP) — Prince William expressed hope Tuesday that more soccer players will have the confidence to be open about their sexuality after Jake Daniels became the first active player in the English men's professional game to announce he is gay.