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Rinaldi, Bryan, Rydberg and Devorss will coach U.S. tennis teams at the Olympics and Paralympics

Rinaldi, Bryan, Rydberg and Devorss will coach U.S. tennis teams at the Olympics and Paralympics

May 27, 2024 / 1:16 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Billie Jean King Cup captain Kathy Rinaldi and current Davis Cup captain Bob Bryan will coach the U.S. tennis players at the Paris...

Jocelyn Barrieau to take over Canadian women's rugby sevens side after Paris Olympics

Jocelyn Barrieau to take over Canadian women's rugby sevens side after Paris Olympics

May 27, 2024 / 11:53 am

Assistant coach Jocelyn Barrieau will take charge of Canada’s women’s rugby sevens team following the Paris 2024 Olympics, Rugby Canada announced Monday....

Bottcher to coach Homan's Ottawa team, join her for doubles in upcoming season

Bottcher to coach Homan's Ottawa team, join her for doubles in upcoming season

May 27, 2024 / 9:06 am

World champion Rachel Homan is joining forces with Alberta skip Brendan Bottcher for the upcoming curling season. Homan announced Monday on social media that...

Canada's Andreescu victorious in French Open first round after lengthy layoff

Canada's Andreescu victorious in French Open first round after lengthy layoff

May 27, 2024 / 8:10 am

PARIS — Bianca Andreescu was victorious in her return from an injury layoff of nearly 10 months with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo in...

14-time champion Rafael Nadal loses in the French Open's first round to Alexander Zverev

14-time champion Rafael Nadal loses in the French Open's first round to Alexander Zverev

May 27, 2024 / 6:34 am

PARIS (AP) — The noise was loud and relentless, a chorus of thousands of belting out “ Ra-fa! Ra-fa! ” whenever their guy found the occasional moment of...

Rafael Nadal's possible French Open farewell draws fans from all over the world

Rafael Nadal's possible French Open farewell draws fans from all over the world

May 27, 2024 / 5:50 am

PARIS (AP) — They traveled from all over — from Europe and Oceania, from North America and South America — to be at Roland Garros on Monday, intent on...

Make it Happen football camp to bring nearly 50 professionals to Kelowna next month, including NFL, CFL and Division I players

Make it Happen football camp to bring nearly 50 professionals to Kelowna next month, including NFL, CFL and Division I players

Kelowna May 27, 2024 / 4:00 am

Nearly 50 NFL, CFL and Division 1 football players will be in Kelowna next month. For the third time in three years, former Kelowna Secondary School grad and...

A French player at the French Open gets only a warning when his ball strikes a fan

A French player at the French Open gets only a warning when his ball strikes a fan

May 26, 2024 / 4:29 pm

PARIS (AP) — A French player at the French Open was allowed to continue his first-round match without being penalized after hitting a ball angrily and...

Canada's Gabriel Diallo falls in first round of French Open after five-round battle

Canada's Gabriel Diallo falls in first round of French Open after five-round battle

May 26, 2024 / 2:10 pm

PARIS — Canada's Gabriel Diallo rallied but fell just short, losing 7-5, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-5 to Japan's Kei Nishikori on Sunday in first-round men's...

Grayson Murray's parents say the two-time PGA Tour winner died of suicide

Grayson Murray's parents say the two-time PGA Tour winner died of suicide

May 26, 2024 / 11:20 am

Grayson Murray's parents said Sunday their 30-year-old son took his own life, just one day after he withdrew from a PGA Tour event. The family asked for privacy...

Novak Djokovic enters the French Open with 'low expectations and high hopes'

Novak Djokovic enters the French Open with 'low expectations and high hopes'

May 26, 2024 / 8:55 am

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic has yet to win a title this season. Hasn't even reached a final. His schedule has been lighter than usual, and so has his record,...

Why did the French Open cancel a farewell ceremony for Rafael Nadal? And why is he unseeded?

Why did the French Open cancel a farewell ceremony for Rafael Nadal? And why is he unseeded?

May 26, 2024 / 6:41 am

PARIS (AP) — The French tennis federation put off holding a ceremony to celebrate Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros this year, because he has said this might not...

Stan Wawrinka, who is 39, beats Andy Murray, who is 37, at the French Open. Alcaraz and Osaka win

Stan Wawrinka, who is 39, beats Andy Murray, who is 37, at the French Open. Alcaraz and Osaka win

May 26, 2024 / 2:37 am

PARIS (AP) — After Stan Wawrinka ended Andy Murray's stay at the French Open yet again — and this time, it was perhaps Murray's last singles appearance at...

Canada's Bianca Andreescu prepares for French Open after 10 months off due to injury

Canada's Bianca Andreescu prepares for French Open after 10 months off due to injury

May 25, 2024 / 12:12 pm

PARIS — As Canadian tennis champion Bianca Andreescu returns to the court after nearly 10 months away because of a stress fracture in her back, she's anxious....

Naomi Osaka has more going on than tennis at the French Open: Her daughter is learning to walk

Naomi Osaka has more going on than tennis at the French Open: Her daughter is learning to walk

May 25, 2024 / 8:53 am

PARIS (AP) — The big news in Naomi Osaka's life has nothing to do with the French Open or clay-court tennis: Her 10-month-old daughter, Shai, is taking her...

Casper Ruud wins two matches in a day to take his third Geneva Open title ahead of Roland Garros

Casper Ruud wins two matches in a day to take his third Geneva Open title ahead of Roland Garros

May 25, 2024 / 8:31 am

GENEVA (AP) — Casper Ruud did double duty Saturday and won back-to-back matches to take his third Geneva Open title in four years. Ruud won the final 7-5, 6-3...

Rafael Nadal says he is feeling better and this might not be his last French Open

Rafael Nadal says he is feeling better and this might not be his last French Open

May 25, 2024 / 5:05 am

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal smiled. He joked. He sounded upbeat. He's been playing well and feeling better in practice. He is eager to get going at Roland...

It's not just Rafael Nadal: Retirement is in the tennis air as the French Open starts

It's not just Rafael Nadal: Retirement is in the tennis air as the French Open starts

May 25, 2024 / 3:02 am

PARIS (AP) — It’s not just Rafael Nadal who has folks wondering how many more tennis matches remain in his career. With the French Open set to start Sunday,...

Toronto's Tabilo, now representing Chile, is the one who got away in Canadian tennis

Toronto's Tabilo, now representing Chile, is the one who got away in Canadian tennis

May 24, 2024 / 1:06 pm

PARIS — Alejandro Tabilo, who has climbed to No. 25 in the ATP Tour rankings and looks poised to make a run at the French Open, was born and raised in Toronto...

Carlos Alcaraz is 'scared' to hit his forehand with full force as the French Open approaches

Carlos Alcaraz is 'scared' to hit his forehand with full force as the French Open approaches

May 24, 2024 / 10:30 am

PARIS (AP) — Even Carlos Alcaraz couldn't tell you exactly what's been wrong with his right forearm, the part of his body that is responsible for his...

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