J.A. Happ came close to unravelling early in Toronto's 2-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. A key strikeout of Nelson Cruz in the fourth inning turned things around, and the Blue Jays left-hander went on to earn his seventh straight win.
Canadian hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser said the International Olympic Committee missed an opportunity to take a stand against corruption in sport by delegating the decision on banning Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics to individual sport federations.
The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in the sprawling Athletes Village less than two weeks before the start of the troubled South American games.
Brooke Henderson, the star prospect from Smiths Falls, Ont., has emerged as one of the top women's golfers in the world. She is also one of Canada's best bets for a podium appearance at the Rio Olympics.