For the first time ever, Canada competes in the Davis Cup semifinals in Belgrade, Serbia. While the odds are stacked against the Canucks who take on the host country, fans are relishing every history-making victory.
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Canada’s Milos Raonic fought off a match point and an ankle injury to pull out a five-set victory over Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic on Friday to tie the best-of-five Davis Cup at one match apiece.
On Friday, the St. Louis Blues announced in a release the team had come to terms with restricted free agent defenceman Alex Pietrangelo on a new seven-year extension.
Mika Miyazato of Japan shot a 6-under 65 Friday to take the lead after the rain-delayed first round of the Evian Championship.
Saturday’s NHL pre-season game between the Winnipeg Jets and Washington Capitals in Belleville (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET) as part of the Kraft Hockeyville celebrations for the Ontario township of Stirling-Rawdon promises to be another memorable chapter in the area’s rich hockey history.
As the Toronto Maple Leafs took to the ice for Day 2 of training camp Friday, forward Joe Colborne stood out as one of the most improved players. It could be viewed as make-it-or-break-it time for the NHL hopeful, reports CBCSports.ca hockey writer Mike Brophy.
A third Saskatchewan Roughrider — Eron Riley — has been charged in connection to an alleged assault that happened last month at a Regina nightclub.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is giving Serbia an early lead in its Davis Cup semifinal against Canada. He defeated Vancouver’s Vasek Pospisil in straight sets on indoor clay at the Kombank Arena.
The Toronto Maple Leafs must demonstrate right out of the gate that there is no lingering effect from their epic playoff collapse last spring, writes Tim Wharnsby.
As newly elected IOC president, Thomas Bach’s biggest challenge will be to prove that what happens at the Olympics is real, writes CBC Sports Weekend host Scott Russell.