Canadian NHL teams facing big challenges after all-star break

​Now that the all-star break has come and gone, the NHL's regular season is down to its final 10 weeks. For most of the Canadian-based teams, it's crunch time. The Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs are among the league's best, while the Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks have enjoyed surprisingly sound seasons. […]

Rams coach Sean McVay reveals Greg Zuerlein injury update ahead of Super Bowl

Zuerlein is hoping to recover from a foot sprain so he can participate in Sunday’s game in Atalanta. The 31-year-old suffered his injury in bizarre fashion after stepping on a steel plate during a half-time warm up in the Rams NFC Championship game against the New Orleans Saints. McVay confirmed Zuerlein had limited training in […]

Langer drops major selection hint

Australia coach Justin Langer has strongly hinted towards an unchanged XI for the second Test against Sri Lanka, starting Friday. All-rounder Marcus Stoinis was added to the squad after the first Test and shaped as a potential Test debutant in Canberra as a fifth bowling option. But selectors appear set to resist the temptation of […]

Liverpool 1-0 Leicester LIVE: Updates as Sadio Mane nets early in the Anfield snow

Live score Liverpool 1-0 Leicester -Sadio Mane gives the Reds the lead early in the Anfield snow with a fine low finish Line-ups Liverpool: Alisson, Wijnaldum, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Keita, Mane, Firmino, Shaqiri, Salah. Subs: Fabinho, Lovren, Sturridge, Lallana, Mignolet, Origi, Camacho. Leicester: Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Evans, Maguire, Chilwell, Mendy, Ndidi, Gray, Maddison, […]

Aussie hockey teams set for world’s best

THE Hockeyroos’ inaugural FIH Pro League tilt will have a distinctly local flavour with more than a quarter of the 18 member squad hailing from Victoria. Five Victorians — Hayley Padget, Kristina Bates, Rachael Lynch, Sophie Taylor and Ashlee Wells — along with state team member Lily Brazel, will suit up for the Aussie women […]

'It's been a crazy ride': Bianca Andreescu's breakout January has her in the tennis spotlight

Bianca Andreescu sat on a couch at Tennis Canada headquarters and looked up at a 2019 Rogers Cup poster on the wall. Her photo was front and centre and her name was in big block letters. After spending her formative years in the sport working in relative obscurity at the training centre next door, Andreescu […]

‘Loses the rag completely’: Irish great’s sledge for English captain

Peter Stringer has said Ireland will look to get under the skin of ‘hothead’ England captain Owen Farrell when the teams meet in their Six Nations clash in Dublin. The buildup to Saturday’s match (Sunday AEDT), which sees defending Six Nations Grand Slam champions Ireland up against an improving England at the start of a […]

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals why Red Devils struggled against Burnley

The Red Devils came from 2-0 down on Tuesday evening to draw with Burnley. Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood netted for the Clarets before Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof saved Solskjaer’s blushes. Pogba, who has been on fire under Solskjaer, fired home from the penalty spot before Lindelof’s 92nd minute equaliser. And while Solskjaer insisted […]

Benoit Huot retires after iconic Paralympic swim career

​Canadian swimmer Benoit Huot, a 20-time Paralympic medallist and member of the Order of Canada, retired from the sport on Tuesday at age 35. His last of five Paralympic competitions came in 2016 at Rio, where the Longueuil, Que., native finished third in the men's 400-metre freestyle S10 for his 20th medal. WATCH | Huot win […]