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Mom says novice martial arts bout in B.C. put son in vegetative state, sues organizer

Mom says novice martial arts bout in B.C. put son in vegetative state, sues organizer

VICTORIA — The mother of a University of British Columbia doctoral student is suing organizers of a martial arts tournament where she says he was "battered" by an opponent before falling into a vegetative state.
Joel Embiid wants to play again this season, for the Philadelphia 76ers and US Olympic team

Joel Embiid wants to play again this season, for the Philadelphia 76ers and US Olympic team

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid wants to play again this season — for the Philadelphia 76ers, yes, even as they fade without the injured All-Star in the playoff hunt but also this summer for the U.S. Olympic team.
Sluchinski brings new Alberta team to deep Canadian men's curling championship field

Sluchinski brings new Alberta team to deep Canadian men's curling championship field

A curling team bearing a name other than Bottcher, Koe, Martin or Ferbey will represent Alberta at the Canadian men's championship for the first time in 26 years. Aaron Sluchinski upset Kevin Koe in Alberta's men's final.
Canada's Stakusic out of San Diego Open after second-round loss to Vekic

Canada's Stakusic out of San Diego Open after second-round loss to Vekic

SAN DIEGO — Canadian teen Marina Stakusic was eliminated in the second round of the San Diego Open tennis tournament with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 loss to seventh seed Dora Vekic of Croatia on Thursday.
Zip lines to replica fields, Vancouver unveils 2024 Grey Cup event plans

Zip lines to replica fields, Vancouver unveils 2024 Grey Cup event plans

VANCOUVER — From a zip line between Vancouver's convention centres to replica mini CFL fields, a slate of sponsors and events for the upcoming 2024 Grey Cup were unveiled on Thursday.
Washington Capitals bracing for changes ahead of the NHL trade deadline

Washington Capitals bracing for changes ahead of the NHL trade deadline

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Anthony Mantha has been traded before, just not like this. Three years ago, he joined the Washington Capitals from the Detroit Red Wings in a surprise deal completed minutes before the deadline.
CFL commissioner defends investigation process into allegations against Argos, Kelly

CFL commissioner defends investigation process into allegations against Argos, Kelly

VANCOUVER — CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie is defending his organization's approach to handling an investigation into allegations against the Toronto Argonauts and quarterback Chad Kelly.
No gloves necessary. A look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

No gloves necessary. A look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

A look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, which holds its first Canadian show on Saturday at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Enoch, just west of Edmonton: ORIGINS: BKFC was founded in 2018 by David Feldman, a former boxer whose father ran
Seven Phillies combine to shut down Blue Jays 5-0 in spring training

Seven Phillies combine to shut down Blue Jays 5-0 in spring training

LAKELAND, Fla. — Cristian Pache hit a home run to centre field and seven Philadelphia pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 in spring training baseball action Thursday.
Wiens, Zsombor-Murray: Canada's best men's diving Olympic medal hopes since Despatie

Wiens, Zsombor-Murray: Canada's best men's diving Olympic medal hopes since Despatie

MONTREAL — Canadian divers Rylan Wiens and Nathan Zsombor-Murray represent something the country hasn’t seen before, according to one of their coaches.
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