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Canada’s Florence Maheu falls short in qualifying for women’s canoe slalom in Tokyo

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Canadian Florence Maheu fell shy of the women’s canoe slalom final in the kayak event, placing 23rd in the semifinals on Tuesday in Tokyo.

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Canada’s Benfeito, McKay miss diving podium in painfully close finish

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Canadian diving duo Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay narrowly missed the podium in the 10-metre synchronized event at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday in Japan.

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Canada defeats Mexico to win bronze in women’s softball

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With swirling winds and rain falling at Yokohoma Stadium in Tokyo, the Canadian women’s softball team made history by defeating Mexico to win the country’s first medal in the sport at the Olympics. 

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Osaka out: Japanese favourite stunned in 3rd round of Olympic tennis tournament

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The host country’s superstar is out of the Tokyo Olympics. Naomi Osaka lost to former French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Tokyo tennis tournament on Tuesday.

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Canadian judge, Olympics’ 1st openly trans official, fears stealing spotlight from canoeist daughter

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Kimberly Daniels is at the Tokyo Olympics to judge canoeing slalom, where her daughter Haley is representing Canada in an event newly introduced at the Games as a bid for greater gender equality.

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Jets acquire defenceman Brenden Dillon from Capitals for pair of 2nd-rounds picks

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The Winnipeg Jets have acquired defenceman Brenden Dillon from the Washington Capitals for a pair of second-round picks, the club announced on Monday.

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Bichette hits 2-run homer but Blue Jays allows Red Sox to rally late again

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Alex Verdugo hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox rallied late for the second straight game, beating Toronto 5-4 on Monday night in the opener of an important series for the Blue Jays.

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Britney Spears’s new lawyer files to remove her father as conservator of finances

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A lawyer for Britney Spears has asked a Los Angeles court to remove her father as conservator of her roughly $60-million estate following the pop singer’s allegations that he had used the arrangement to mistreat her.

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Grizzlies to send former Raptor Valanciunas to Pelicans in multi-player trade: source

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The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade centre Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for centre Steven Adams, guard Eric Bledsoe and a swap of multiple draft choices, a person familiar with the situation said.

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Jets re-sign forward Paul Stastny to 1-year, $3.75 million US deal

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Forward Paul Stastny is staying with the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets announced on Monday that they have agreed to a one-year, $3.75 million US deal with Stastny, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.