Archive for June, 2018

Canadian triathlete Tyler Mislawchuk places 3rd at World Cup race in Antwerp

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk placed third at the ITU Triathlon World Cup race in Antwerp, Belgium on Sunday. The 23-year-old from Oak Bluff, Man., finished with a time of 58 minutes, 17 seconds. Belgian Jelle Geens edged New Zealand's Tayler Reid to win the event.

Eric Lamaze claims Grand Prix win at Spruce Meadows tournament

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady won a $385,000 Grand Prix on Sunday at the Spruce Meadows Continental tournament. Lamaze and the 15-year-old Hanoverian mare claimed bronze together at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Brady: ‘End coming, sooner rather than later’

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he intends to play football "as long as I'm still loving it," but added he sees his retirement getting closer, in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday. "I think about it more now than I used to," Brady said. "But it's also -- I think what I've alluded to a lot in the ["Tom vs. Time"] docuseries was there's other things happening in my life too.

Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

An Egypt team official has confirmed goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the World Cup for religious reasons. The trophy, an artistic red goblet, is sponsored by Budweiser. Islam prohibits the consumption of alcohol.

Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champion

Sunday, June 17th, 2018
US Open Golf

Brooks Koepka captured his second consecutive U.S. Open title at Shinnecock Hills in Southampton, N.Y. The 28-year-old from West Palm Beach, Fla., shot a two-under 68 in the final round to finish plus-one for the major.

Ben Roethlisberger not sweating contract, hopes other Steelers ‘get taken care of’

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Two years from free agency in a robust quarterback market, Ben Roethlisberger isn't concerned with landing a record-breaking contract. "I care about record-breaking Super Bowl wins and things like that -- that's more important to me," the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback told ESPN from his football pro camp Sunday in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger taught youth players teamwork for about four hours on Father's Day, and he didn't sway from that message when discussing his future.

Canada wins 5 gymnastics medals at World Challenge Cup in Portugal

Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Thierry Pellerin Gymnastics Canada Gold

Canada's senior artistic gymnast team won five medals at a weekend World Challenge Cup event, including one gold from pommel horse champion Thierry Pellerin of Levis, Que.

Blue Jays hit back-to-back homers in 8th to sweep Nationals

Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Hernandez Solarte Blue Jays Sweep Nationals

Teoscar Hernandez and Yangervis Solarte broke a tie with back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning, Randal Grichuk added a pair of solo homers and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Washington Nationals 8-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

Switzerland holds favoured Brazil to draw at World Cup

Sunday, June 17th, 2018
Switzerland Brazil World Cup Steven Zuber

Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia as the five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday.

Dak Prescott: Cowboys will be an exciting team and surprise a lot of people

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has lost two of his favorite receivers, but he’s excited about the prospects for a big-play offense in Dallas this season. Prescott said on Saturday that despite the departures of Dez Bryant and Jason Witten, who were first and second in catches on the Cowboys last year, he expects to put on a show in 2018. “We’re going to be an exciting team this year,” Prescott said on Showtime.