Exploring how sports, racial history intertwine in an Ontario community

Black Lives Matter was not the catalyst for 'On Account of Darkness' but author Ian Kennedy says the movement helped him realize that in addition to celebrating athletes who fought for inclusion, we need to also recognize how sport acted (and still acts) as a vehicle for exclusion.


World Rowing World Cup on CBC: Finals - Belgrade

The 2022 World Cup Series kicks off from Belgrade, Serbia.


Blue Jays rally late to best Angels, extend win streak to 4 games

Matt Chapman hit a go-ahead two-run double during Toronto's three-run eighth inning and the Blue Jays rallied for the second straight night to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 on Saturday.


Shesterkin, Rangers force Game 7 with dominant home victory over Hurricanes

Igor Shesterkin stopped 37 shots and became the fifth goalie in NHL history to have two assists in a playoff game, Filip Chytil scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 7 in their second-round series.


Pozuelo scores twice in 2nd half to lead Toronto FC past Chicago Fire, snapping 6-game winless streak

Two late goals by Alejandro Pozuelo gave Toronto FC a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Fire in MLS play Saturday, snapping TFC's six-game winless streak.


De Grasse unable to defend 100m title at Prefontaine Classic, finishing last with season best time

Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse was unable to defend his 100-metre title at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., on Saturday. The Markham, Ont., native finished last among a very strong and competitive field with a season best time of 10.21 seconds at the Diamond League meet.


Canada's Ames holds tight lead over Weir, Langer after 3rd round of Senior PGA Championship

Stephen Ames shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over fellow Canadian Mike Weir and 64-year-old Bernhard Langer into the final round of the Senior PGA Championship.


Sun take down Mystics in showdown of East leaders

DeWanna Bonner, Alyssa Thomas and Courtney Williams all scored 14 points and the Connecticut Sun beat Washington 79-71 on Saturday night to move past the Mystics atop the Eastern Conference standings. In other WNBA action, A'ja Wilson and Dearica Hamby led the Las Vegas past the defending-champion Chicago Sky 83-76.


Real Madrid defeats Liverpool for 14th European Cup title

Real Madrid became European champion for a record-extending 14th time after beating Liverpool 1-0 in a Champions League final that started 37 minutes late because of disturbing crowd issues outside the Stade de France on Saturday.


Oilers start preparing for Western Conference final against Avalanche

The Edmonton Oilers have made it through two rounds of the NHL playoffs, but they've used two Game 1 mulligans along the way.


Reds' Pham suspended for 3 games for slapping Giants' Pederson over fantasy football dispute

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Tommy Pham was suspended by Major League Baseball for three games on Saturday after he slapped San Francisco Giants outfielder Joc Pederson because of a dispute about their fantasy football league.


Johan Eliasch re-elected as FIS president through 2026 Olympics

Re-elected to lead skiing and snowboarding through the 2026 Olympics, Johan Eliasch believes his mandate for change trumps pushback from traditionalists.


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