You are here

Sports

Yankees eke win over Jays

NEW YORK—This youth movement has brought a new feeling to the N.Y. Yankees.

It’s put them in a new position in the pennant race, too.

Chad Green struck out 11 in six dominant innings, fellow rookie Aaron Judge delivered again with an RBI double, and Dellin Betances escaped a big ninth-inning jam in leading the Yankees to a 1-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays last night.

Moore earns title

SILVIS, Ill.—For all the late pars and the closing run of 46 holes without a bogey, Ryan Moore thought the key to his victory yesterday in the John Deere Classic was a 24-foot birdie putt on the fourth hole.

It moved him to 20-under and kept him two strokes ahead of Morgan Hoffmann, who was about to birdie the fifth hole.

Oleksiak strikes first gold

RIO DE JANEIRO—Penny Oleksiak continues to solidify herself as a teenage swimming sensation.

The 16-year-old from Toronto tied for gold in the women’s 100-metre freestyle last night at the Rio Olympics with Simone Manuel of the U.S.

Oleksiak and Manuel finished in an Olympic record time of 52.70 seconds, with Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden capturing bronze in 52.99 seconds.

Relay team swims to bronze

RIO DI JANIERO, Brazil—Canadian women continued to add to the country’s medal haul last night at the Rio Summer Games.

The women’s 4x200-metre relay team—comprised of rising star Penny Oleksiak of Toronto, Katerine Savard of Pont-Rouge, Que., B.C.-born Taylor Ruck, and Toronto’s Brittany MacLean—took bronze to give Canada its sixth medal of the Games.