Record-breaking pole vaulter Duplantis eyes another 'astonishing' effort at Diamond League finale
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Track and Field: Seventeen medallists from last year's track and field world championships in Doha, including six champions, will return to the Qatar capital for the Diamond League season finale on Friday that will be live streamed at CBCSports.ca at 12 p.m. ET.
Retired Paralympic swimmer's 1,000-km bike ride reignites competitive fire
Sports/Paralympics: Former Paralympic swimmer Nathan Clement logged many experiences during a 1,000-kilometre bicycle trip across British Columbia in August, but what he remembers most is the feeling of accomplishment at the end of the journey.
Rookie Tyler Herro dazzles to lead Heat past Celtics in Game 4 of East finals
Sports/Basketball/NBA: The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals. Tyler Herro — still just 20 years old — scored a Heat rookie-record 37 points, Jimmy Butler had 24 and Miami beat the Boston Celtics 112-109 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Blue Jays sit 1 win away from clinching playoff berth after thumping Yankees
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Danny Jansen hit two solo homers and Cavan Biggio scored three runs as the Toronto Blue Jays dumped the New York Yankees 14-1 on Wednesday night to move closer to nailing down a playoff spot.
For NBA players, grand jury decision on death of Breonna Taylor 'not enough'
Sports/Basketball/NBA: LeBron James sent the word to the Los Angeles Lakers in a group text on Wednesday afternoon, and basketball suddenly seemed irrelevant. A grand jury in Kentucky had finally spoken. And James was letting his team know that NBA players, who have spent months seeking justice for Breonna Taylor, did not get what they wanted.
Actor Ryan Reynolds eyeing purchase of Welsh soccer club
Sports/Soccer: Wrexham, a Welsh team which plays in the fifth tier of English soccer, has revealed that Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are the "two extremely well-known individuals" the club has previously said are interested in investing two-million pounds ($2.5 million).
Canadian soccer international Quinn hopes to start conversation, help young trans people
Sports/Soccer: There is only one name before Janine Beckie, Kadeisha Buchanan, Gabrielle Carle and the rest of the alphabetized Canadian women's soccer roster on the Canada Soccer website. Quinn. No first name. Just Quinn.
After boycotting Moscow Games, Los Angeles 1984 became Canada's healing Olympics
Sports/Olympics: As CBC Sports' Scott Russell writes, the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles went a long way toward mending the wounds which the Moscow 1980 experience exacted on a generation of Olympic hopefuls.
NFL great Gale Sayers, whose story of friendship and race told in movie 'Brian's Song', dies at 77
Sports/Football/NFL: Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL's best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with a Chicago Bears teammate with cancer, has died. He was 77.
Murray's late triples help Nuggets fend off Lakers' comeback to win Game 3
Sports/Basketball/NBA: Jamal Murray had 28 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds and made two late 3-pointers to halt a Lakers charge, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 114-106 victory Tuesday night that cut Los Angeles' lead to 2-1 in the Western Conference finals.
Top-seeded Aces rebound from Game 1 loss to claim victory against Sun
Sports/Basketball: A'ja Wilson had 29 points, seven rebounds and a career-high seven blocks to lead the top-seeded Las Vegas Aces past the Connecticut Sun 83-75 on Tuesday night to even the best-of-five playoff series at 1-1.