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August 29, 2018 1:36 AM Alexander Zverev breezes at US Open as Polansky's luck runs out

NEW YORK: On a day when extreme heat took a toll at the US Open, fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev was positively brisk in reaching the second round with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Peter Polansky. Zverev, 21, needed just 96 minutes to dispatch Polansky, a Canadian who had the odd distinction of becoming the first player to make the main draw of all four Grand 8

August 24, 2018 6:22 AM Canada concerned over reported Saudi death sentences for activists

MONTREAL: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed concern Thursday over reports that human rights activists in Saudi Arabia face the death penalty. The two countries are locked in a diplomatic dispute triggered by Canadian criticism of the kingdom's human rights record, but Trudeau said Canada continues to "engage diplomatically" with Saudi Arabia 10

August 24, 2018 6:13 AM Saudi medical trainees' departure from Canada delayed

OTTAWA: Saudi medical students may remain in Canada and care for patients up to three weeks past a deadline that Riyadh had set for their departure amid a diplomatic spat, several universities confirmed Thursday. The extension to Sept 22 was granted after Saudi Arabia, outraged over Canadian calls for the release of activists, ordered all Saudi students 11

August 17, 2018 1:46 AM Canadian killed, American wounded in Mexico shooting

GUADALAJARA, Mexico: A Canadian man was killed and a Mexican-American badly wounded in a gun attack at a shopping centre in Mexico's second city Guadalajara, prosecutors said Thursday. A group of four people was entering the shopping centre Wednesday night when gunmen approached them in three cars, got out and opened fire, said Jalisco state prosecutor 6

August 3, 2018 12:57 AM German tourist shot in head in apparent Canada road rage

OTTAWA: A German tourist was shot in the head Thursday while driving in the foothills of Canada's Rocky Mountains in what police say may have been a case of road rage. The 60-year-old man was travelling along a highway near the Stoney Nakoda First Nation about 60km west of Calgary en route to Banff National Park just before noon local time when he was shot, Royal 10

August 3, 2018 12:00 AM Puppies rescued from uninhabited Canadian island

OTTAWA: Puppies discovered on an uninhabited island in the Canadian wilds are looking for a new home. The litter – four males and three females – has been dubbed the "Gilligan's Island crew" after the 1960s American television sitcom about castaways on an uncharted tropical island. Two boaters recently heard their cries in the night, Deb Vandekerkhove 15

July 11, 2018 2:52 AM Two PMs… one was a boy then

PETALING JAYA: The Canadian High Commission has presented Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad a photograph of his meeting with Justin Trudeau in 1982 for his 93rd birthday yesterday. Dr Mahathir posted a photograph via a Twitter post, which featured 11-year-old Justin shaking his hands. Justin was there with his father Pierre Elliot Trudeau, who was Canada's premier 39

July 1, 2018 7:22 AM Korea's Ryu charges into lead at Women's PGA Championship

KILDEER, United States: South Korea's Ryu So-yeon used a hot putter and a lucky bounce on No. 7 to seize a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Women's PGA Championship on Saturday. The two-time major champion, who celebrated her 28th birthday on Friday, started the day tied with Brooke Henderson for the top spot but gained five strokes 18

July 1, 2018 2:39 AM Drake smashes streaming record with new album

NEW YORK: Drake has smashed streaming records with his new album "Scorpion," with Apple Music and Spotify both reporting unprecedented listenership in its first day. Apple Music said on Instagram that the Canadian hip-hop superstar's fifth studio album was streamed 170 million times in the 24 hours since its release Friday. The worldwide figure is the highest 12

May 29, 2018 1:06 PM Teenager Shapovalov eases to victory on Roland Garros debut

PARIS: Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov eased to a 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Australian John Millman in his first ever main-draw French Open match on Tuesday. The 19-year-old, who lost in Roland Garros qualifying last year but is now the 24th seed, was erratic at times but always had too much power for his opponent. He will next take on German world 12