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Canada’s Erica Wiebe wins gold in wrestling

Canada's Erica Elizabeth Wiebe celebrates after winning the gold medal during the women's 75-kg freestyle wrestling competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.

RIO DE JANEIRO — Erica Wiebe captured a gold medal at the Rio Olympics on Thursday, continuing Canada’s medal streak in women’s wrestling. The 27-year-old from Ottawa beat Guzel Manyurova of Kazakhstan in the final of the 75-kilogram category. Wiebe dominated the 38-year-old veteran, who took silver in 2004 and …

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Canadian women’s soccer returns to semifinals in Rio

Canada's players celebrate after beating France in a quarter-final match of the women's Olympic football tournament between Canada and France in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday Aug. 12, 2016.

Canada is back in soccer’s medal round at the Olympics, and this time the team wants more. The Canadian women surprisingly reached the podium four years ago at the London Games, beating France 1-0 for the bronze medal. The Canadians again knocked off the higher-ranked French in the quarterfinals in …

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Canadian women make short work of outmatched Zimbabwe in Rio soccer

Canada's Janine Beckie controls the ball past Zimbabwe's Rejoice Kapfumvuti during a group B match of the women's Olympic football tournament between Canada and Zimbabwe in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016.

SAO PAULO — Janine Beckie scored twice and Christine Sinclair added another as Canada dispatched a game-but-outmatched Zimbabwe side 3-1 in Olympic women’s soccer play Saturday. The 93rd-rd ranked Africans finally had something to celebrate in the 86th minute when Mavis Chirandu scored after goalkeeper Sabrina D’Angelo was caught in …

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Jays lose 19-inning marathon 2-1 against Cleveland Indians

Toronto Blue Jays' catcher Russell Martin is held back by coaching staff as he reacts fiercely to home plate umpire Vic Carapazza's decision to eject him during thirteenth inning MLB baseball action against the Cleveland Indians, in Toronto on Friday, July 1, 2016. Martin's was Carapazza's third ejection of the game.

TORONTO — Three ejections. Thirty-four runners left on base. Nineteen pitchers, 19 innings, and just three runs scored. The Cleveland Indians were the last team standing Friday after a marathon Canada Day game that lasted over six hours at Rogers Centre. Carlos Santana’s solo homer in the 19th inning was …

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