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Mickelson has Ryder Cup, not senior circuit, in his sights

16 Jan 2020

Phil Mickelson will be eligible for the PGA Tour's senior circuit this year but the five-times major champion said on Wednesday he has not given it much thought and is focused instead on making the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Owens wishes relaxed celebration rules were in place for his career

15 Jan 2020

Terrell Owens, who became famous for his outlandish and entertaining touchdown celebrations during his storied NFL career, feels rules intended to discourage such behavior prevented him from reaching his full marketing potential.

WNBA reaches tentative eight-year labor deal with players

14 Jan 2020

The Women's National Basketball Association and its players' union on Tuesday said they reached a tentative eight-year labor deal that for the first time will see the average annual compensation for players hit six figures. | Video

Astros fire manager, GM after MLB suspensions for sign stealing

14 Jan 2020

The Houston Astros fired Manager A.J. Hinch and General Manager Jeff Luhnow on Monday after Major League Baseball suspended them each for a year for a cheating scandal that involved stealing pitch signs from opposing catchers during their World Series-winning 2017 season. | Video

Canada's Overholt swims through struggles, sets sights on Tokyo

09 Jan 2020

TORONTO Emily Overholt spent time in hospital for depression after the 2016 Rio Olympics and even contemplated giving up swimming but the Canadian's smile has returned and her eyes are set firmly on the Tokyo Games.

Former Commissioner Stern dies at 77, made league 'truly global brand'

02 Jan 2020

Former National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern, who oversaw explosive growth in the popularity of the game during his 30-year tenure, died on Wednesday at the age of 77, the league said. | Video

Clippers' Leonard says leaving champion Raptors was a 'hard decision'

11 Dec 2019

TORONTO Kawhi Leonard said on Wednesday his one year in Canada was a fun ride and that his decision to leave the Toronto Raptors three weeks after leading them to their first NBA championship was anything but easy.

Hockey world watching as NHL deals with fallout over racism scandals

29 Nov 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) has been rocked by two high-profile racism scandals in recent weeks, and while it has condemned both incidents, experts agree it needs to take a dynamic approach and tackle the issue head on.

Canadian Cliff finding quick success in marathon

21 Nov 2019

Rachel Cliff says she is not running with a chip on her shoulder but her results since a bold switch to the marathon from the 5,000 metres might suggest otherwise as the Canadian looks to punch her ticket to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Henry hopes to learn from past mistakes as coach of Montreal

18 Nov 2019

MONTREAL Thierry Henry needs no reminder about his brief stint in charge of AS Monaco but the former France striker said on Monday he hopes the experience will benefit him in his new role as coach of Montreal Impact.

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.