Christabel Nettey set to secure berth in Diamond League final following health scare

With her performance slipping and confidence sagging, a reluctant Christabel Nettey had little choice but to listen to her body. By late June, the Canadian long jumper was exhausted, having extended herself during a mid-season trip to Europe for four competitions in two weeks. She also maintained a busy schedule upon her return that included […]

Roar gifted A-League finals berth

WITH his team having defied the odds to qualify for the finals for an eighth successive year, Brisbane coach John Aloisi believes the Roar are good enough to win the A-League championship. Following their 3-2 away win over Perth Glory on Saturday night, the Roar faced a nervous wait to find out if it was […]

Umpire robs Scots of World Cup berth

Video Umpire robs Scots of World Cup berth0:50 Cricket: A controversial LBW decision has left Scotland facing an uncertain path to the World Cup after they lost to West Indies by five runs via D/L method. March 22nd 2018 2 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/Cricket news and galleries/ Cricket Aussies taught Poms a lesson1:04 […]

Rafael Nadal QUITS Australian Open to hand Marin Cilic semi-final berth vs Kyle Edmund

Nadal had taken the first set to leave Cilic a 10/1 outsider to come from behind and knock out the world No 1. But the Croatian rallied to take the second before losing an agonisingly tight third-set tie-break in which both men lost their serve repeatedly. However, Cilic hung tough and broke early in the […]

Eagles fly past Vikings to book Super Bowl berth

With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing. A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they listened as nearly 70,000 made the Linc shake with “Fly Eagles Fly.” Hey Philly, you’re in the Super Bowl. “It was […]

Canada brushes aside Brazil to secure men's curling worlds berth

Let’s face it: Brazil was never going to beat Canada in a best-of-five curling series. It was never really about that, anyway. In the first end of the competition, Canada scored seven points against Brazil and never looked back. The Canadian rink, led by Glenn Howard, swept the Brazilians off the ice 15-1, 8-3 and 6-3 in […]

Jordan Belchos earns Olympic berth in 10,000 m at long track trials

Jordan Belchos earned the second spot on Canada’s 10,000 metre long-track speed skating team for the Olympic Games with a second place finish in the distance at the trials on Tuesday night. The Toronto native completed the race in 13 minutes 22.53 seconds to finish second behind Calgary’s Ted-Jan Bloemen and qualify for the Games […]

Lawes, Morris win Olympic mixed doubles curling berth

Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris will represent Canada when mixed doubles curling makes its Olympic debut at the Pyeongchang Games after an 8-6 victory over Val Sweeting and Brad Gushue in Sunday’s trials final from Portage la Prairie, Man. Lawes/Morris took the lead by scoring four points in the fourth end and added a steal […]

Can Socceroos secure World Cup berth?

Video Image ‘Where boys become men’1:26 Football: Trent Sainsbury has been cleared and is ready to play against Japan. August 28th 2017 3 days ago /display/ news and galleries/Football/ The result clears a path to the World Cup for Ange Postecoglou (L) and the Socceroos. Matt WindleyHerald Sun Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter […]

Canada secures semifinal berth in World League volleyball

Canada rebounded Wednesday in World League volleyball, defeating Russia in straight sets to advance to the Final Six semifinals in Curitiba, Brazil. The Canadian men’s indoor squad prevailed 25-23, 29-27, 25-17 in a Pool A match at Arena de Baixada, site of soccer’s 2014 World Cup. On Tuesday, Canada opened Final Six play with a four-set […]