Canada's Alysha Newman will try to upend Katerina Stefanidi of Greece at the Meeting de Paris on Saturday (CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET) after pushing the reigning Olympic and world pole vault champion for top spot at last weekend's Diamond League event in Birmingham, U.K.
Vancouver's Michelle Liu, who is preparing to become the youngest golfer ever at the Canadian Women's Open that starts today in Aurora, Ont., spoke with CBC News on what she's looking forward to at her first big tournament.
Rogers Cup champion Bianca Andreescu will be seeded 15th when the U.S. Open main draw begins play on Monday. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the tournament in 50 years on Aug. 11 after all-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams abruptly pulled out of the final due to a back injury.
Canada's women's soccer team will face host Japan in its first match since being eliminated in the round of 16 at the World Cup. The friendly against the 2011 Women's World Cup champs goes Oct. 6 in Shizuoka.
The Oakland Raiders tweeted out various photos on Wednesday of the team arriving in Winnipeg, which is set to host an Oakland-Green Bay NFL pre-season game at IG Field on Thursday. In one photo, A.J. Cole III was wearing a shirt that said "Winnipeg, Alberta."