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.

`Canadian Psycho` trial takes photo tour of crime scene

The trial of Luka Magnotta took a grim photographic tour Tuesday of the Montreal apartment where he butchered a Chinese student, and got a peek inside body-parts packages he sent in the mail.

WADA symposium to discuss new methods to combat drugs in sport
WADA symposium to discuss new methods to combat drugs in sport

The World Anti-Doping Agency's two-day symposium at Istanbul, Turkey next month would discuss how science and investigations activities combined can help improve tools and develop new strategies to combat the use of drugs in sport.

'X-Men: Apocalypse' returns to Montreal for filming
'X-Men: Apocalypse' returns to Montreal for filming

 

Los Angeles: 'X-Men: Apocalypse' is returning to a familiar setting for the filming next year.

Venus Williams downs sister Serena to reach Montreal final

Venus Williams rallied to beat her sister Serena 6-7 (2/7), 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday and reach the final of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal.

Serena Williams battles into Montreal semi-finals

World number one Serena Williams clinched a gutsy 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 victory over Caroline Wozniacki on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal.

Suarez Navarro shocks Maria Sharapova in Montreal

French Open champion Maria Sharapova`s preparations for the US Open suffered a setback Thursday as she was ousted from the WTA hardcourt tournament in Montreal by Carla Suarez Navarro.

Serena Williams advances at Montreal tennis

Top seed Serena Williams avoided the upset bug at the WTA hardcourt tournament at Montreal on Thursday, defeating Lucie Safarova 7-5, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals.

Graham DeLaet well placed to end Canadian title drought

Canada`s Graham DeLaet has his sights set on ending one of golf`s oldest title droughts, and was in "a great position" just two shots behind leaders Jim Furyk and Tim Petrovic after the Canadian Open second round in Montreal.

Montreal extends Formula 1 deal for 10 more years

The Canadian Grand Prix is staying in Montreal through 2024 after an agreement with the Formula One Group worth more than $200 million.

Researchers create super-glass 200 times stronger than standard pane

In a breakthrough, engineers have created super-glass, which they claim is 200 times stronger than a standard pane.

Montreal seeks drug law exemption for consumption rooms

Montreal health officials demanded a legal exemption to allow four "shooting galleries" for addicts to inject drugs legally and under supervision.