• The Independent

    Premier League holds TV power after bumper new deal but cracks are beginning to show

    Sky has warded off the streaming services and signed up to another lucrative broadcast deal with the Premier League, but the landscape is changing

  • The Canadian Press

    Christine Sinclair opens up during fundraising evening for her fledgling foundation

    VANCOUVER — Christine Sinclair did a little dishing Wednesday. Back at B.C. Place Stadium, one day after her final international outing for Canada, the notoriously private soccer star opened up under questioning from former Canada goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé in a "fireside chat" during a fundraising evening for the fledgling Christine Sinclair Foundation. Sinclair's favourite drink? Coffee (espresso). Her favourite adult beverage? Gin and tonic. Her nicest goal? The 40-year-old from Burnaby, B.C.

  • The Canadian Press

    Mbeumo sidelined by ankle injury and is doubtful for Cameroon for African Cup of Nations

    LONDON (AP) — Cameroon forward Bryan Mbeumo is a doubt for the African Cup of Nations after being ruled out for "weeks" by Brentford manager Thomas Frank on Thursday because of an ankle injury. Mbeumo rolled his right ankle in the first half of the 2-1 loss to Brighton in the English Premier League on Wednesday. He needed to be helped off the field in the 40th minute. Frank said the injury was “bad.” “He’ll have a scan later, but we don’t know the exact number of weeks he will be out," Frank sai

  • The Canadian Press

    2024 Copa América draw: Argentina, Brazil, US, Mexico to learn first-round opponents

    MIAMI (AP) — Defending champion Argentina, Brazil, the United States and Mexico will learn their first-round opponents in next year's Copa América when a draw is held Thursday night. The 16-nation tournament will be played in 14 U.S. cities starting with Argentina's opener at Atlanta on June 20 and ending with the final on July 14 at Miami Gardens, Florida. Ecuador was in line to host the tournament as part of the rotation by South American soccer's governing body but declined. The event was mov