By Bobby Caina Calvan
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A decades-old, mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card could break records when it goes up for auction next month. The collector’s item from 1952 features one of baseball’s most celebrated and charismatic legends, and is widely regarded as one of just a handful in near-perfect condition. It’s estimated the card […]

By Eddie Pells
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

First she set the record. Then she won the medal. Even if the order was awkward, Sunday night at world championships was beautiful for Nigerian hurdler Tobi Amusan. She won the 100-meter hurdles title about 90 minutes after she opened the final session of the championships by breaking the world […]

By Lori Ewing
The Canadian Press

More than 500 Canadian gymnasts are calling on Canada’s Sport Minister to freeze funding to their national sport organization.  In a public letter Thursday to Minister Pascale St-Onge — and after four months of “sharing devastating stories” of years of abuse — Gymnasts for Changes, which represents 508 athletes, are […]

THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – A Vancouver city council committee has voted by a 10-to-2 margin to continue helping four Indigenous nations bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics. The vote came despite concerns raised in a staff report on finances and a tight timeline to submit the bid to the International Olympic Committee […]

By Neil Davidson
THE CANADIAN PRESS

A rock in the heart of the defence and an aerial threat at the other end of the pitch, Vanessa Gilles has become an important member of the Canadian women’s soccer team. The 26-year-old from Ottawa is one-half of Canada’s preferred centre back pairing with Chelsea’s Kadeisha Buchanan, a veteran […]

By Doug Ferguson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cameron Smith made eight birdies on the final day of the British Open. His 8-under 64 was the lowest closing round at St. Andrews by the champion golfer of the year. His name on the claret jug includes his score of 268, the best ever on the Old Course. What […]

By Tim Wharnsby
THE CANADIAN PRESS

Twenty minutes after his debut victory as the Toronto Blue Jays interim manager, John Schneider smelled of lager, and there was evidence of shaving cream and talcum powder around his ear. But Schneider didn’t mind one bit. It was all part of the post-game celebration that saw Toronto sweep the […]

By Chris Lehourites
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

All dressed in black, Phil Mickelson walked out onto the first tee at the Old Course with only a few hundred fans watching nearby and several boisterous seagulls cackling above. His golf week was about to begin – a few days later than normal for a British Open champion at […]

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Gyasi Zardes scored in the second half to help the Colorado Rapids earn a 1-1 draw with Orlando City FC on Wednesday night. Zardes’ second goal of the season for Colorado (5-8-6) came in the 65th minute with assists from Michael Barrios and Diego Rubio. Orlando City (8-7-5) grabbed a […]

By Joshua Clipperton
THE CANADIAN PRESS

Hockey Canada says it is in the process of making changes. Whether those moves will be enough to satisfy the general public, fans, federal government and corporate sponsors remains to be seen. The sport’s under-fire national federation made a series of announcements in an open letter to Canadians published Thursday, […]