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Wesley wins anew, rises to world No. 12

FILIPINO Super Grandmaster Wesley So downed Canadian champion Anton Kolyakov Thursday night to grab the solo lead in the 9th Edmonton Chess Festival in Alberta, Canada.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Canada wins gold in women’s Olympic curling

Canada's skip Jennifer Jones celebrates after winning the women's curling gold medal game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Her gold medal-clinching rock wasn’t even halfway to the house when Canada skip Jennifer Jones put her hands to her face, soaked in the moment, then jumped up with her broom hoisted in the air.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Russia ousted in Olympic men’s hockey quarterfinal

Russia forward Alexander Ovechkin skates off the ice after the 3-1 loss to Finland in the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. AP

The home team is out of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

1st-time Olympic gold medalist likely

Yuzuru Hanyu, from Japan, performs his short program in the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. AP

Barring a shocking result in the free skate, a country will celebrate its first men’s Olympic gold medal in figure skating Friday night.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Canada to host 2016 NBA all-star game

NBA commissioner David Stern smiles as he speaks during a press conference Wednesday Sept. 25, 2013, in New Yor,k. AP FILE PHOTO

The National Basketball Association announced Monday that Toronto has been selected to host the 2016 all-star game, the first time the showcase event has been held outside the United States.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Section | Read More »

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