Canada & World

Arizona Cardinals running back Keaontay Ingram (30) celebrate his touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Nielsen, Amazon Prime spar over who really watches football

Amazon has reported higher ratings for its broadcast than the ratings service has every week

Arizona Cardinals running back Keaontay Ingram (30) celebrate his touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Vancouver Canucks’ Nils Aman (88), of Sweden, leaps over Carolina Hurricanes’ Brady Skjei (76) during second period NHL action in Vancouver on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canucks still searching for first win after 3-2 loss to Carolina Hurricanes

Vancouver (0-5-2) is the lone NHL team without a victory this season

Vancouver Canucks’ Nils Aman (88), of Sweden, leaps over Carolina Hurricanes’ Brady Skjei (76) during second period NHL action in Vancouver on Monday, October 24, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Buffalo Sabres goalie Craig Anderson (41) stops Vancouver Canucks’ Andrei Kuzmenko (96), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Buffalo Sabres goalie Craig Anderson (41) stops Vancouver Canucks’ Andrei Kuzmenko (96), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions players celebrate a touchdown against the Edmonton Elks during first half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday October 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
B.C. Lions players celebrate a touchdown against the Edmonton Elks during first half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday October 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko skates off after breaking his stick following the team’s overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. On their season-opening road swing, the Canucks became the first team in NHL history to lose their first four games of the season while blowing multi-goal leads, and after five straight losses (0-3-2), Vancouver is the only team in the league that has yet to record a win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Clayton-King

Struggling Canucks return to Vancouver seeking first win of the season

‘It’s not like we’re going out and playing and losing 6-1 every night and getting outplayed’

Vancouver Canucks goaltender Thatcher Demko skates off after breaking his stick following the team’s overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. On their season-opening road swing, the Canucks became the first team in NHL history to lose their first four games of the season while blowing multi-goal leads, and after five straight losses (0-3-2), Vancouver is the only team in the league that has yet to record a win. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andy Clayton-King
Canada captain Sophie de Goede holds the ball during a Women’s Rugby World Cup game against Japan in Whangarei, New Zealand on Oct.8, 2022. Canada may have already booked its spot in the quarterfinals but it still has plenty to play for Saturday when it wraps up Pool B action at the Rugby World Cup. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rugby Canada **MANDATORY CREDIT**

Canadian women hurting but still winning at Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Third-ranked undefeated Canadian women wrap up Pool B play Saturday versus USA

Canada captain Sophie de Goede holds the ball during a Women’s Rugby World Cup game against Japan in Whangarei, New Zealand on Oct.8, 2022. Canada may have already booked its spot in the quarterfinals but it still has plenty to play for Saturday when it wraps up Pool B action at the Rugby World Cup. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rugby Canada **MANDATORY CREDIT**
FILE - Toronto Blue Jays interim manager John Schneider looks on from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Blue Jays rewarded Schneider for his strong performance as their interim manager, agreeing to terms with him Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, on a new contract. Schneider agreed to a three-year deal as manager with a team option for 2026, the Blue Jays said. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara, File)
FILE - Toronto Blue Jays interim manager John Schneider looks on from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Blue Jays rewarded Schneider for his strong performance as their interim manager, agreeing to terms with him Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, on a new contract. Schneider agreed to a three-year deal as manager with a team option for 2026, the Blue Jays said. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara, File)
Vancouver Canucks right wing Vasily Podkolzin (92) and Minnesota Wild defenceman Calen Addison (2) compete for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
Vancouver Canucks right wing Vasily Podkolzin (92) and Minnesota Wild defenceman Calen Addison (2) compete for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
BC Lions receiver Jevon Cottoy (86) catches the football against Saskatchewan Roughriders during the fourth quarter of CFL football action against BC Lions in Regina on August 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

‘We don’t have good memories’: B.C. Lions eager for long-awaited return to Edmonton

COVID-19 pandemic means its been 2 years since the teams clashed in Commonwealth Stadium

BC Lions receiver Jevon Cottoy (86) catches the football against Saskatchewan Roughriders during the fourth quarter of CFL football action against BC Lions in Regina on August 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu
FILE - FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani leave the stage before the 2022 soccer World Cup draw at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center in Doha, Qatar, Friday, April 1, 2022. The first World Cup in the Middle East is only one month away. Qatar has been on an often bumpy 12-year journey that has transformed the nation. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

Qatar’s 12-year journey as World Cup host has 1 month to go

All 64 games over the course of 29 days involving 32 teams will be held in the Doha area

FILE - FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani leave the stage before the 2022 soccer World Cup draw at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center in Doha, Qatar, Friday, April 1, 2022. The first World Cup in the Middle East is only one month away. Qatar has been on an often bumpy 12-year journey that has transformed the nation. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Columbus Blue Jackets’ Johnny Gaudreau, right, dumps the puck past Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Gavrikov’s OT tally lifts Blue Jackets to 4-3 win over struggling Canucks

Vancouver blows four straight multi-goal leads to start the season

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Johnny Gaudreau, right, dumps the puck past Vancouver Canucks’ Tyler Myers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Washington Capitals right wing Connor Brown (28) and Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
Washington Capitals right wing Connor Brown (28) and Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson (40) reach for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)

Canada, New Zealand book quarterfinals at Women’s Rugby Cup

Canadians beat Italy 22-12 Sunday, sealing their spot

Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)
Bayern's Leroy Sane, left, and teammate Alphonso Davies celebrate after scoring his side's third goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and SC Freiburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthias Schrader
Bayern's Leroy Sane, left, and teammate Alphonso Davies celebrate after scoring his side's third goal during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and SC Freiburg at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthias Schrader
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
B.C. Lions quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. (8) is hit by Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Willie Jefferson, back left, as he’s tackled by him and Alden Darby Jr. (22) during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Dynamic defence powers B.C. Lions to 40-32 win over Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Pair of pick sixes help Leos creep closer to a home playoff spot

B.C. Lions quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. (8) is hit by Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Willie Jefferson, back left, as he’s tackled by him and Alden Darby Jr. (22) during the first half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks left wing Nils Hoglander (21) and Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Travis Sanheim (6) fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
Vancouver Canucks left wing Nils Hoglander (21) and Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Travis Sanheim (6) fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, centre, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Davies, who had to be helped off the field after taking a boot to the head, was back training Friday with Bayern Munich. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner

Canadian star Alphonso Davies back training with Bayern Munich after blow to head

Davies was diagnosed with a “cranial bruise” in taking a boot to the face

Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, centre, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Davies, who had to be helped off the field after taking a boot to the head, was back training Friday with Bayern Munich. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
Vancouver Canucks’ Kevin Bieksa, right, skates with the puck as Colorado Avalanche’s Paul Stastny gives chase during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday April 10, 2014. Defenceman Kevin Bieksa will sign a one-day contract with the Vancouver Canucks to mark his retirement from the NHL on Nov. 3, the team announced on Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Longtime Vancouver defenceman Kevin Bieksa to sign one-day deal to retire as Canuck

41-year-old called it a “privilege” to start his career with the Canucks

Vancouver Canucks’ Kevin Bieksa, right, skates with the puck as Colorado Avalanche’s Paul Stastny gives chase during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday April 10, 2014. Defenceman Kevin Bieksa will sign a one-day contract with the Vancouver Canucks to mark his retirement from the NHL on Nov. 3, the team announced on Thursday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Thomas Cromwell looks on before being invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Cromwell recommended wholesale change at Hockey Canada a day before the embattled sports organization’s president and CEO and board resigned on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Hockey Canada board resigned after justice Thomas Cromwell’s recommendation

Report: Hockey Canada’s leadership had lost the confidence of stakeholders, major teardown needed

Former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Thomas Cromwell looks on before being invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Cromwell recommended wholesale change at Hockey Canada a day before the embattled sports organization’s president and CEO and board resigned on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang