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On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

On a quiet weekend, ‘Old’ tops, ‘Snake Eyes’ sinks

M. Night Shyamalan’s “Old” easily won a slower weekend at the North American box office, while the G.I. Joe pic “Snake Eyes” lived up to its name.
Hockey player coming out as gay must lead to meaningful change in game: advocates

Hockey player coming out as gay must lead to meaningful change in game: advocates

EDMONTON — Advocates say a young hockey player's decision to come out as gay this past week, just as he is on the cusp of a possible National Hockey League career, needs to be a catalyst for meaningful cultural change in the game beyond Pride nights
Women relay swimmers get Canada's first medal, divers add another silver

Women relay swimmers get Canada's first medal, divers add another silver

TOKYO — Just as in 2016, the women's 4x100 freestyle relay team gave Canada its first medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This time, however, the medal was a more precious colour.
Canadian divers Abel, Citrini-Beaulieu win silver in women's 3m synchro

Canadian divers Abel, Citrini-Beaulieu win silver in women's 3m synchro

TOKYO — Canadian divers Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu won silver in the women's three-metre synchronized springboard, giving Canada its second medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Abel, from Laval, Que.

Scoreboard for Saturday, July 24, 2021

Saturday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 4 Boston 3 Kansas City 9 Detroit 8 L.A.
Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire 2-1

Toronto FC holds on to defeat Chicago Fire 2-1

CHICAGO — Toronto FC leaves Chicago with three points and a huge sigh of relief.
Hernández hits 2 of Toronto's 5 homers in 10-3 win over Mets

Hernández hits 2 of Toronto's 5 homers in 10-3 win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays beat New York Mets 10-3 Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.

First medal: Canada swims to silver in women's 4x100 freestyle relay

TOKYO — Canada has its first medal of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after the women's 4x100 freestyle relay team raced to silver. Penny Oleksiak and Kayla Sanchez of Toronto, Margaret Mac Neil of London, Ont., and Rebecca Smith of Red Deer, Alta.
Toronto Maple Leafs select winger Matthew Knies 57th overall in NHL entry draft

Toronto Maple Leafs select winger Matthew Knies 57th overall in NHL entry draft

TORONTO — Newly minted Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Matthew Knies keeps a piece of advice from his childhood hockey coach at the top of his mind.

'Now you wait': NHL draft's true winners yet to come, GM says

After an unsettled season that limited opportunities for junior hockey players and NHL scouts alike, Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving believes it will take some time before the real winners of this year's draft can be picked.