• Japan approves $1.5b deal for new Tokyo Olympic stadium
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Japan approves $1.5b deal for new Tokyo Olympic stadium

    The Japanese government approved a 150 billion yen ($1.5 billion) contract Friday to build a new main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a project that has been delayed by more than a year. Officials said the stadium construction would begin in December after an earlier plan was scrapped because of

  • Crosby-led Canada still can't be beat in best-on-best hockey
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    Crosby-led Canada still can't be beat in best-on-best hockey

    Canada had no interest in playing Game 3 against Team Europe in the World Cup of Hockey finals. Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left after Patrice Bergeron tied it with 2:53 to go on a power play, giving Canada to a 2-1 victory over Europe on Thursday night and the World Cup

  • Canada wins World Cup, rallying to beat Europe 2-1
    The Associated Press

    Canada wins World Cup, rallying to beat Europe 2-1

    Canada was not the best team on the ice until it mattered. Down a goal with 3 minutes left, the high-powered Canadians kicked it up a notch and Team Europe simply couldn't stop them. Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds left after Patrice Bergeron tied it with 2:53 to go on

  • Sidney Crosby adds to legacy with MVP award, World Cup title
    The Associated Press

    Sidney Crosby adds to legacy with MVP award, World Cup title

    Sidney Crosby was stewing after each of the first two periods in Game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey finals. Crosby set up Patrice Bergeron's game-tying goal with 2:53 left in the third period on a power play that paved the way for Brad Marchand's short-handed goal with 43.1 seconds remaining