Tag Archives: Toronto


Canada gets a league of its own with CPL launch

05 May, 2019 12:07 pm 12:07 pm

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada played in one World Cup, in Mexico in 1986, failed to win a game, did not score a goal and never returned to soccer’s global showpiece tournament. In what was a bit of notoriety, Canada made their way to Mexico without the resources generated by a domestic professional league — players. … Read More

Renowned Indian comedian Kader Khan passes away at 81

01 January, 2019 11:26 am 11:26 am

TORONTO (92 News) – Renowned Indian comedian script and dialogue writer Kader Khan passed away after a prolonged illness in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday. He was 81. He was born on October 22, 1935 in Kabul, Afghanistan and is the son of Abdul Rehman and Iqbal Begum. He claims to be of Kakar tribe of … Read More

As Canada faces rising gun violence, tighter laws are a tough sell

08 August, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rising violence in Canada has prompted calls for the federal government to tighten gun laws but tougher regulations could cause a political backlash in a country where 2 million people are licensed to own a firearm. In 2016, 223 people were murdered with a gun, a 23 percent increase from 2015 and … Read More

Nadal topples birthday boy Tsitsipas in Toronto final

08 August, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal ended the red-hot run of Greek upstart Stefanos Tsitsipas with a ruthless 6-2 7-6(4) win on Sunday that gave the Spanish top seed his fourth Rogers Cup championship. Tsitsipas, who was contesting the Masters 1000 final on his 20th birthday after four consecutive wins over top-10 players in Toronto, threw … Read More

Tsitsipas stuns Zverev to keep dream run alive in Toronto

08 August, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

(Reuters) – Greek tyro Stefanos Tsitsipas’ dream run at the Rogers Cup continued on Friday as the teenager toppled defending champion Alexander Zverev 3-6 7-6(11) 6-4 to reach the semi-finals in Toronto. The win over world number three Zverev looked unlikely when the 19-year-old dropped the first set and fell behind 2-5 in the second. … Read More

Djokovic ends lucky loser Basic’s unexpected Toronto start

08 August, 2018 10:40 am 10:40 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic did not let a late switch in opponent throw him off his stride in his quest for a fifth Rogers Cup title as he subdued Bosnian lucky loser Mirza Basic 6-3 7-6(3) in first-round action on Tuesday. Djokovic, the ninth seed, was originally scheduled to play Australian Open semi-finalist Chung … Read More

Federer withdraws from Toronto event to lighten schedule

07 July, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – World number two Roger Federer has withdrawn from next month’s Rogers Cup in Toronto as part of his ongoing strategy to lighten his schedule and conserve energy for the top events, tournament organisers said on Monday. The decision by the 36-year-old Swiss, who was stunned in the final of last year’s Rogers … Read More