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Despite pressure, Johnston says Canadian men are unfazed ahead of Croatia showdown

Despite pressure, Johnston says Canadian men are unfazed ahead of Croatia showdown

UMM ŞALĀL ‘ALĪ, Qatar — While the pressure is on Canada to get points out of its game Sunday with Croatia to preserve any chance of moving on at the World Cup, defender Alistair Johnston says the Canadian men are unfazed.

Weather wipes out season-opening men's World Cup downhill

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — The first World Cup men's downhill of the season was cancelled Friday in Lake Louise, Alta., because of heavy snow reducing visibility on the mountain.
Sexual harassment prevention training required for 2023 world junior hockey tourney

Sexual harassment prevention training required for 2023 world junior hockey tourney

HALIFAX — The two host provinces for next month's world junior hockey championship are requiring the sport's governing body to oversee anti-harassment and sexual assault prevention training for all staff and players ahead of the tournament.
Iran government supporters confront protesters at World Cup

Iran government supporters confront protesters at World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Tensions ran high at Iran’s second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts and other items expressing support
Canadian fans make their presence felt as Canada returns to men's soccer showcase

Canadian fans make their presence felt as Canada returns to men's soccer showcase

DOHA, Qatar — The day after Canada's World Cup opener, defender Kamal Miller was still marvelling at the loud and proud Canadian contingent at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium.
Injured Neymar to miss Brazil's second World Cup match

Injured Neymar to miss Brazil's second World Cup match

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar will miss Brazil's second World Cup match but will remain with the squad undergoing treatment for his ankle injury, the team doctor said Friday.
Croatian Canadians set to cheer on favourites as Canada plays Croatia at World Cup

Croatian Canadians set to cheer on favourites as Canada plays Croatia at World Cup

Marinko Buric and his family have their red and white Croatian soccer jerseys ready for when they'll visit a friend's house to watch Canada and Croatia play at the World Cup this Sunday.

OHL Roundup: Jackson, Robertson lead Battalion to 5-0 thumping of league-leading 67's

NORTH BAY, Ont. — Kyle Jackson scored two goals, Charlie Robertson posted an 18-save shutout and the North Bay Battalion defeated the Ottawa 67's 5-0 on Thursday.

QMJHL Roundup: Foreurs outlast Mooseheads 4-3 behind Larouche, Doucet's efforts

HALIFAX — Thomas Larouche scored what proved to be the winner as the Val-d'Or Foreurs edged the Halifax Mooseheads 4-3 on Thursday. Alexandre Doucet notched two goals and one assist for Val-d'Or (11-11-2) with Louis Robin adding the other.
Laval's Mital named Hec Crighton Trophy winner after impressive U Sports campaign

Laval's Mital named Hec Crighton Trophy winner after impressive U Sports campaign

LONDON, Ont. — Laval Rouge et Or receiver Kevin Mital was named the winner of the Hec Crighton Trophy as the most outstanding player in U Sports football at the annual Vanier Cup all-Canadian awards banquet on Thursday.
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