Canada can repeat as World Cup of Hockey champions with a win over Europe on Thursday in Toronto (CBC, CBCSports.ca, CBC Sports app, 7:30 p.m. ET). But the Canadians didn't look sharp in Game 1 of the best-of-three final and the Europeans believe they can win.
With the Ryder Cup set to tee off Friday, the United States once again has the "best" team on paper. But that hasn't stopped Europe in recent years, and the so-called underdogs are gearing up for another fight to prove they belong.
The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion US) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert panel warned Thursday in the latest blow to Japanese organizers.
Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the Olympics.