Raptors 8-game winning streak halted by Nuggets

The Toronto Raptors' eight-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of Canadian Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets on Monday. [Read entire story]

Kawhi Leonard leads Raptors over Warriors in thrilling OT win

A night billed as a potential NBA finals preview certainly lived up to its billing Thursday. Kawhi Leonard poured in 37 points, his best as a Raptor, to lead Toronto to its seventh straight victory, a thrilling 131-128 [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Thompson suggests meeting with Raptors might be a ‘preview of June’

If Thursday's Raptors' game versus Golden State in Toronto wasn't already the most eagerly anticipated matchup north of the border this season, Klay Thompson cranked up the hype machine, suggesting it might be a "preview [Read entire story]

Leonard fires back at Popovich after leading Raptors to 5th straight win

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, while Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lift the league-leading Toronto Raptors to their fifth consecutive victory on Sunday, a 125-115 win over the Miami Heat. [Read entire story]

Casey proud of influence on Raptors, Canadian basketball

Dwane Casey might be gone, but he certainly is not forgotten. [Read entire story]

Lowry, Valanciunas expect emotions to run high as Casey returns

Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season. [Read entire story]

Dwane Casey woke up thinking about NBA-best Raptors

Dwane Casey woke up Monday morning thinking about the Toronto Raptors. But the Detroit Pistons coach said if there was any trepidation about his return to Toronto, it was more about facing the NBA's hottest team and less [Read entire story]

Raptors take care of business with routine win against Knicks

Pascal Siakam scored 23 points, including three three-pointers, and the Toronto Raptors remain undefeated at home after a 128-112 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday. [Read entire story]

Keegan Messing earns men’s silver at Skate Canada

Canada's Keegan Messing earned silver in the men's event at Skate Canada International in Laval, Que., on Saturday, while the Canadian duo of Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro and ice dancers Piper Gilles and [Read entire story]

Joannie Rochette trades her figure skates for scrubs

Joannie Rochette has swapped her glamorous sequined costumes and skates for scrubs and comfortable shoes. The long hours the Olympic figure skating medallist once trained on the ice, she now spends in an operating room [Read entire story]

Leonard pours in 31 as Raptors top Celtics in early battle of East’s best

Kawhi Leonard had 15 of his 31 points in the third quarter Friday to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in a marquee Eastern Conference matchup. [Read entire story]

Leonard leads new-look Raptors over Cavaliers in season opener

A new superstar, a new head coach, and a victory for the new-look Raptors to open what's been one of the most-anticipated NBA regular seasons for Toronto in awhile. [Read entire story]

Canadian Chris Boucher lands contract with Raptors

Montreal's Chris Boucher has secured one of the Toronto Raptors' two-way contracts. The 25-year-old forward from Montreal had nine points, two rebounds and four blocks in 19 minutes of action over four pre-season games [Read entire story]

Kawhi Leonard debuts for Raptors in pre-season win in Vancouver

Kawhi Leonard had 12 points in the Toronto Raptors' 122-104 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in his first game since Jan. 13, and showed glimpses of the greatness Masai Ujiri was counting on when he shipped beloved [Read entire story]

Raptors’ Lowry, Leonard developing chemistry in training camp

Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard have been on the floor together for virtually every drill of this week's Raptors training camp. And while time will tell if these are the early days of a budding bromance, coach Nick Nurse [Read entire story]

Newcomer Danny Green happy to be leader with young Raptors

Through nine NBA seasons with two of the league's best teams, a couple of stops in the NBA G-League, and a brief stint in Slovenia, Danny Green has seen virtually everything an NBA training camp can throw at him. [Read entire story]

New faces, different feel at this year’s Raptors training camp

Fred VanVleet stepped into the middle of a semicircle of reporters on Wednesday, his hands resting on a gaudy faux gold WWE championship belt cinched around his waist. [Read entire story]

Kawhi Leonard happy to be back on a court playing basketball

In one of the most anticipated season storylines not only in Toronto but across the NBA, Kawhi Leonard stepped on the court as a Raptor for the first time Tuesday. He was all smiles when he stepped off it. [Read entire story]

Canada coach Thomaidis aims to use speed in FIBA clash with France

First place in their group is on the line when Canada and France meet Tuesday at the FIBA women's World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, and coach Lisa Thomaidis believes Canada's women can turn the game into a track meet. [Read entire story]

Weaver, Poje to debut emotional free dance in their only competition of the fall

Reigning world bronze medallists Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje will debut their free dance at this week's Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Ont. Following the event, they'll join the Thank You Canada Tour, a [Read entire story]

Silent Raptor Kawhi Leonard happy, healthy ahead of camp, says GM

Kawhi Leonard is happy and healthy, says Raptors president Masai Ujiri. Acquired in an off-season trade, Leonard has yet to address the Toronto media, with the Raptors set to open training camp in a week at Vancouver. [Read entire story]

Kelly Olynyk ‘very appreciative’ of Canadian players picking up where they left off

Kyle Landry and Joel Anthony didn't think twice about bending their six-foot-nine, 30-something bodies into airplane seats for nearly 19 hours of travel. [Read entire story]

Canada’s next figure skating star weighs 88 pounds

The future of Canadian figure skating weighs 88 pounds, but can already reel off a laundry list of quadruple jumps unlike any Canadian skater before him. And Stephen Gogolev is just getting started. [Read entire story]

Trucks, cyclists, nudists: Canada’s Dunfee races to memorable NACAC victory

Evan Dunfee has raced on countless difference courses, in virtually every type of condition imaginable over his distinguished race walking career. [Read entire story]

R.J. Barrett to make Duke debut in hometown of Toronto

Duke freshman R.J. Barrett is ready for his homecoming games — and his college career hasn't even formally begun yet. [Read entire story]

Sci-fi pill will be part of Canada’s preparation for heat at Tokyo Olympics

​It looks like a vitamin, but functions like something out of a science fiction movie. Canada's team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be prepared for the heat thanks partly because of a computerized pill that measures [Read entire story]

Nike Crown League generating plenty of hoops buzz in Toronto

Now in its fourth year, the Crown League was spearheaded by Nike's Charles Yearwood both to give Canada's best players a place to play in the summer, and to showcase the game in an intimate community setting. [Read entire story]

Virtue and Moir stretch creative muscles by co-producing skating exhibition

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are headliners and co-producers of the "Thank You Canada Tour" that opens Oct. 5 in Abbotsford, B.C., and makes 26 stops across Canada. [Read entire story]

Aaron Brown wins 100 metres in photo finish at Canadian championships

Aaron Brown of Toronto won the men's 100-metre final that took a couple of minutes to decide at the Canadian track and field championships on Friday night. [Read entire story]

Canadian Shai Gilgeous-Alexander goes 11th in NBA draft, flipped to Clippers

Canadian guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was drafted No. 11 overall by the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday. He wasn't a Hornet long, as moments later Gilgeous-Alexander was headed to the Los Angeles Clippers in a trade. [Read entire story]

Raptors working to trade into draft, may be considering top Canadian

The Toronto Raptors have been busy trying to trade their way into this year's NBA draft. Toronto has no pick in Thursday's draft at Barclays Center in New York, and while GM Bobby Webster remained mum on the Raptors [Read entire story]

Towering Montreal preteen impresses even NBA stars

A grinning Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray posed for a selfie at last weekend's regional finals for the Jr. NBA world championship in St. Catharines, Ont., with a 12-year-old boy. [Read entire story]

U.S. blows out Canada to win FIBA Americas U18 title

Canada was no match for the United States, who ran roughshod over the Canadians 113-74 on Saturday, to win their fifth consecutive FIBA Americas U18 title. [Read entire story]

Raptors look doomed to repeat history as James leads Cavaliers to convincing Game 2 win

LeBron James had 43 points and 14 assists to lead the Cavaliers to a 128-110 throttling of Toronto on Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in their second-round series back home to Cleveland, where the Raptors have never won in [Read entire story]