Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal
Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal

World number two Roger Federer has withdrawn from next month`s Rogers Cup in Montreal, though he gave no reason for his decision in a statement released by organisers on Wednesday.

British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal after bomb threat
British Airways flight forced to land in Montreal after bomb threat

A British Airways flight was on Wednesday forced to land at Montreal airport after reports of bomb threat.

Champions Chelsea undergo first pre-season training session
Champions Chelsea undergo first pre-season training session

English Premier League champions Chelsea have began their pre-season training for their title defence next season.

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.

Women's World Cup: Germany, USA continue quest for third title
Women's World Cup: Germany, USA continue quest for third title

Footballing giants Germany and the United States continue their quest for a record third title on Friday when they meet France and China respectively in the Women`s World Cup quarter-finals.

Lewis Hamilton wins in Canada to end Nico Rosberg`s resurgence
Lewis Hamilton wins in Canada to end Nico Rosberg`s resurgence

Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton bounced back and increased his lead in the drivers world championship Sunday when he drove to a well-measured victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the Canadian Grand Prix.

Canada federal police raid would-be jihadists` homes

Canadian federal police raided homes of would-be jihadists on Tuesday in the Montreal area who had been detained for allegedly seeking to join a militant group.

Canadian police arrest 10 youths for wanting to join Islamic State

Canadian police arrested 10 youths at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport last weekend after suspecting them of wanting to go to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State group.

Canada will act to keep doping agency WADA in Montreal: Report

Canada will act to keep the World Anti-Doping Agency in Montreal after European nations pushed for it to be moved, saying the body could not adequately protect athletes` data, a government source said on Monday.

Two Canadian teens in court over `terrorism` threat: Report

Two Canadian students appeared in a Montreal court Wednesday over fears they were plotting to commit crimes related to "terrorism," CBC`s Radio-Canada said.

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.

Sergey Kovalev stops Jean Pascal to retain light heavyweight world titles
Sergey Kovalev stops Jean Pascal to retain light heavyweight world titles

Sergey Kovalev stopped former champion Jean Pascal in the eighth round on Saturday to retain his trio of light heavyweight world titles.

UN proceeds with conflict zone flight plan despite Russian doubts

The United Nations aviation agency said at a major safety conference on Tuesday it will press ahead with plans to establish a warning system for airlines on conflict zone risks despite reservations from Russia.

Russia sparks UN aviation spat over conflict zone plan

Russia clashed with Europe and the United States on Tuesday over the aviation industry`s response to the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, calling for a delay in plans to establish a warning system on risks from conflict zones.

Extreme cold grips Canada, parts of US

Extreme cold gripped Canada and northern parts of the United States on Monday, prompting calls for residents to stay indoors amid increased risks of frostbite and hypothermia.

Milos Raonic beats Tomas Berdych to enter Paris Masters final
Milos Raonic beats Tomas Berdych to enter Paris Masters final

Milos Raonic reached the final of the Paris Masters on Saturday with a bruising 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 win over Tomas Berdych.

Canada seeks to beef up security after attacks

In the aftermath of two deadly attacks on Canadian soil this week and amid growing concerns over the radicalization of local youths, Ottawa is quickly moving to bolster its surveillance capabilities.

Canada fears new Islamist threat after soldier killed

Canada was faced with the specter of Islamist violence on Tuesday after an attack by a suspected jihadist killed a soldier, a day before Ottawa deployed warplanes to bomb Islamic State militants.

Suspect killed after hitting two Canadian soldiers with car

A man who mowed down two Canadian soldiers Monday in a Quebec supermarket parking lot died from shots by police, authorities said.