Category: Canadian Sports

Canadian Strolls help steer F1 team in right direction

Most 20-year-olds would be beaming with excitement if they were lucky enough to get behind the wheel of a new car. Canadian Formula One driver Lance Stroll was no different Wednesday. Team leader Otmar Szafnauer and Montreal driver Lance Stroll were on hand for Wednesday’s launch of the Racing Point Formula One car at the…

Travel tales and roster moves cover the weekend

Little things that should be bigger things but they’re not. So sue me. – Saturday was a tad hectic, up just about 4:30 a.m. to catch an early flight, cab to shootaround, Marc Gasol can’t talk because the deal’s not done. Find hotel, work on the Sunday mail, walk to the Garden, do the Gasol…

Norwegians continue run of gold at frosty World Cup biathlon in Alberta

CANMORE, ALTA.—Norway continued to dominate the biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Alta., winning the men’s relay in frigid conditions Friday for a third gold medal. Johannes Thingnes Boe, Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen and Lars Helge Birkeland, who finished first, second and fourth respectively in the previous day’s 15-kilometre race, joined Erlend Bjoentegaard to claim victory in…

Reliever Ryan Tepera goes to arbitration with Blue Jays

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.—Reliever Ryan Tepera has gone to salary arbitration with the Toronto Blue Jays. Tepera asked for $ 1.8 million (U.S.) during Wednesday’s hearing and the team argued for $ 1,525,000. Tepera was 5-5 with a 3.62 ERA last year, but was on the disabled list between June 27 and July 15 with right…

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold scores winner in Champions League debut

In the absence of unsettled playmaker Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool turned to an 18-year-old right back making his European debut for some set-piece magic in its Champions League playoff win against Hoffenheim on Tuesday. Trent Alexander-Arnold didn’t disappoint. Talked up at Anfield as a potential star of the future, Alexander-Arnold curled in a free kick from…