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Start time of Canada-Sweden women's soccer gold-medal game changed to evening

CHIBA, Japan — Olympic organizers are changing the start time of the women's soccer gold-medal game between Canada and Sweden. A Canada Soccer spokesperson confirms the match will now be played Friday night (9 p.m. local time, or 8 a.m.
Canada's Lauriane Genest wins bronze medal in women's track cycling keirin event

Canada's Lauriane Genest wins bronze medal in women's track cycling keirin event

IZU, Japan — Canada's Lauriane Genest won a bronze medal in the women's keirin track cycling event. It's the first medal for the 23-year-old from Levis, Que., and Canada's first in the velodrome at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo reported 5,042 new daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, hitting a record since the pandemic began as the infections surge in the Japanese capital hosting the Olympics. The additional cases brought the total for Tokyo to 236,138.

Canadian golf world mourns as legendary player Jocelyne Bourassa dies at 74

Canadian golf legend Jocelyne Bourassa has died at the age of 74. Golf Canada confirmed her passing late Tuesday evening. The native of Shawinigan, Que.

Rugby League World Cup tournament postponed to 2022

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Rugby League World Cup scheduled to begin in October in England was postponed to 2022 on Thursday.

Scoreboard for Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021

Wednesday's Games MLB American League Toronto 8 Cleveland 6 Tampa Bay 4 Seattle 3 N.Y. Yankees 10 Baltimore 3 Boston 4 Detroit 1 L.A.
Star guard Kyle Lowry pens emotional farewell message to teammates, Toronto, Canada

Star guard Kyle Lowry pens emotional farewell message to teammates, Toronto, Canada

TORONTO — Star guard Kyle Lowry penned his farewell message to Toronto on Wednesday, saying his bond with the city is unbreakable.
Nine-man CF Montreal snaps three-game losing skid with 2-2 draw

Nine-man CF Montreal snaps three-game losing skid with 2-2 draw

MONTREAL — Two red cards could not stop CF Montreal from ending their three-game losing streak with a 2-2 draw against Atlanta United on Wednesday.
George Springer hits another leadoff homer, Blue Jays beat Cleveland 8-6

George Springer hits another leadoff homer, Blue Jays beat Cleveland 8-6

TORONTO — After smashing his 42nd career leadoff homer, a single and double in the first three innings, hot-hitting Blue Jays veteran George Springer was not thinking cycle in his fourth at-bat.
Toronto FC back to bad habits as it falls 3-0 to the Philadelphia Union

Toronto FC back to bad habits as it falls 3-0 to the Philadelphia Union

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Union served up a painful reminder Wednesday that Toronto FC, despite a recent rally under interim coach Javier Perez, remains a team in trouble.