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Cubas scores in 89th, Whitecaps beat Los Angeles FC 1-0

Jul. 03, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Paraguayan international Andres Cubas scored his first MLS goal in the 89th minute to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 1-0 victory over Los Angeles FC on Saturday night. Cubas intercepted a clearing attempt, taking the ball off his chest at the top...

Brock Boeser re-signs with Vancouver Canucks

Jul. 01, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Restricted free-agent forward Brock Boeser re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks on Friday, agreeing to three-year deal worth $6.65 million a season. The 25-year-old right wing from Burnsville, Minnesota, had 23 goals and 23 assists in 71...

Petrovic has 6 saves in Revs' scoreless draw with Whitecaps

Jun. 26, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Djordje Petrovic made six saves for the New England Revolution in a scoreless draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday. The Revolution (6-5-6) ran their unbeaten streak to nine games at 4-0-5. Cody Cropper made two saves for...

The 16 venues picked to host World Cup matches in 2026

Jun. 16, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 16 venues hosting soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada: ___ ARLINGTON, TEXAS AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium, which...

The 23 venues bidding to host World Cup matches in 2026

Jun. 16, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 23 venues bidding to host soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada: ___ ARLINGTON, TEXAS AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium,...

Sapporo rejects holding referendum over bidding for Olympics

Jun. 06, 2022 03:10 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's northern city of Sapporo on Monday rejected holding a referendum to give voters a choice over bidding for the 2030 Winter Olympics. The city's assembly, controlled by Japan's Liberal Democratic Party — which is also in charge of the national government —...

Canada-Panama match canceled in labor, equal pay dispute

Jun. 05, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

Canada's men's national team refused to play a match Sunday against Panama amid strained labor negotiations with the nation's governing body, as players seek to equalize match fees and share World Cup prize money with the women's team. The game was called off just two hours before it...

Ryan Gauld scores on extra-time PK, Whitecaps beats RSL 2-1

Jun. 04, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday. Vancouver was awarded the penalty kick after Aaron Herrera tripped Brian White as he ran into the box. Gauld sent a...

Canadian and English men indicted in US Navy overdoses

Jun. 03, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A man from Canada and a man from the United Kingdom have been indicted in Georgia on charges that they sent fentanyl to two U.S. Navy petty officers who died from overdoses in October 2017. Thomas Michael Federuik, 59, of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Paul...

Canada OKs drug decriminalization test in British Columbia

May. 31, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada’s government said Tuesday it will allow British Columbia to try a three-year experiment in decriminalizing possession of small amounts of drugs, seeking to stem a record number of overdose deaths by easing fear of arrest by users in need of help. ...