Six injured in evacuation of diverted Canadian flight

Six passengers were injured on Monday during an emergency evacuation of their Canadian WestJet flight, which was diverted to Winnipeg following a "threat."

Germany, USA clash for final spot at Women`s World Cup
Germany, USA clash for final spot at Women`s World Cup

Germany and the United States clash in Montreal on Tuesday for the first final berth of the Women`s World Cup with champions Japan and England playing their semi-final in Edmonton on Wednesday.

2015 FIFA Women`s World Cup kicks off in Canada
2015 FIFA Women`s World Cup kicks off in Canada

The 2015 Women`s World Cup kicked off on Saturday with hosts Canada playing Group A rivals China in the opening game in Edmonton.

FIFA may be embroiled in scandal but its Women's World Cup set to be hit with fans
FIFA may be embroiled in scandal but its Women's World Cup set to be hit with fans

With a bribery scandal enveloping FIFA it might seem like a bad time for soccer`s governing body to hold the Women`s World Cup in Canada - even more so given indictments last week included top officials from the North American and Caribbean region on corruption charges.

Objective Canada as World Cup looms amid FIFA scandal
Objective Canada as World Cup looms amid FIFA scandal

The Panini stickers are ready and a football video game featuring international women`s teams has been unveiled for the first time as Canada gets set to host the FIFA Women`s World Cup in a week`s time.

Canada police break up Asian prostitution ring

Canadian federal police has said they have arrested the leaders of a prostitution ring that smuggled at least 500 women mostly from China and South Korea into the country.

Durban to confirm 2022 Commonwealth Games bid
Durban to confirm 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

South African city Durban will Monday move significantly closer to staging the 2022 Commonwealth Games -- considered a possible launchpad for an Olympics bid.

Canadian gurdwara vandalised by miscreants

A gurdwara was on Saturday vandalised with obscene graffiti spray-painted on its wall by unknown persons in Canada's Edmonton city, an official said.

Eight killed in Canada `senseless mass murder`

Police in western Canada were investigating Wednesday the "senseless mass murder" of six adults and two children, who were apparently slain by a depressed man who later killed himself.

Eight killed in Canada `senseless mass murder`

Police investigated Tuesday the "senseless mass murder" of six adults and two children in western Canada who were apparently slain by a depressed man who then killed himself.

Eight shot in Canada, killer commits suicide: Police

A man shot and killed eight people, including two children, before committing suicide, Canadian police said on Tuesday.

US sprinter Wallace Spearmon handed three-month doping ban
US sprinter Wallace Spearmon handed three-month doping ban

The United States Anti-Doping Agency has slapped American sprinter Wallace Spearmon with a three-month suspension after the US Olympian failed a drug test in July.

Elderly woman beheaded in machete attack in UK

An 82-year-old woman of Italian origin was beheaded at her home here by a machete-wielding suspect who may have been inspired by videos of the Islamic State's recent gruesome killings of two captive American journalists.

Elderly woman beheaded in machete attack in UK

An 82-year-old woman of Italian origin was beheaded at her home here by a machete-wielding suspect who may have been inspired by videos of the Islamic State's recent gruesome killings of two captive American journalists.

Commonwealth Games - Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022

The Canadian city of Edmonton and the South African city of Durban have both formally indicated they plan to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, officials said on Monday.

Commonwealth Games - Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022

The Canadian city of Edmonton and the South African city of Durban have both formally indicated they plan to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, officials said on Monday.

Canadian blizzard leads to highway wreck, 100 injured

Chain of traffic wrecks and pileups near Alberta were caused by a blizzard that swept across the Canadian plains.

Indian wrestler Babita wins world championship bronze

Babita Kumari (51kg) became the second Indian female wrestler to win a World Championships medal after she clinched a bronze in Edmonton, Canada.

Suspect of Canadian university shooting arrested

Travis Baumgartner was seized by US border authorities while attempting to cross into the United States.