The lawyer for a Paralympian says his client is relieved to have won a lawsuit over the swimming accident that left her quadriplegic. A jury decided late Friday evening that the University of Regina is to blame for Miranda Biletski's accident and has awarded her $9.1 million. "It was such an emotional moment ... because the university has always blamed her.
QUEBEC — Canada's women's hockey team opened its pre-Olympic exhibition schedule with a 5-2 loss to the United States on Sunday.
Mike Reilly added another page to his resume of comeback victories. The Eskimos quarterback connected with Cory Watson from five yards out in overtime for his second touchdown toss of the night as Edmonton erased a 16-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the B.C. Lions 35-29 on Saturday. "This one, I won't soon forget," said Reilly, who finished 31-of-41 passing for 397 yards, and also ran in two more scores.
By John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - All three debutants at the WTA Finals will be hoping to continue their stellar campaigns for at least another week by making a positive impact at the season-ending elite eight-woman event in Singapore. The trio of newcomers are Ukraine's Elina Svitolina, who won five WTA Tour events in 2017, Latvia's French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, and Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia, who snared back-to-back tournaments in China to seal the final berth. Svitolina's appearance will feel like her graduation after playing in the last two WTA Elite Trophy tournaments in Zhuhai, China -- a 12-woman event for those who did not qualify for Singapore -- where she reached the final last year.