Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, centre, celebrates with the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)
NBA Sports

Kings of the NBA: Toronto Raptors capture 1st crown in thrilling win over Warriors

Franchise wins NBA title 24 years after entering league. The Toronto Raptors are bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA champions home to Canada, a brilliant basketball story 24 years in the making. Kyle Lowry had 26 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds to lift the Raptors to a thrilling 114-110 victory over the two-time […]

Golden State Warriors centre DeMarcus Cousins (0) looks to shoot as Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) and centre Serge Ibaka (9) defend as forward Pascal Siakam (43), forward Norman Powell (24) and Warriors forward Jordan Bell (2) look on during second half basketball action in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday, June 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kyle Terada
Canada Sports

Record average audience of 6.4 million tuned in for Game 5

TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors may have missed a chance to close out their first NBA championship, but they were a winner once again in the ratings. Sportsnet announced Tuesday that it set another Canadian record for an NBA game with an average of 6.4 million viewers for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a […]

Soccer Sports

First Ever Women’s Football Convention to assemble global leaders in Paris

•The first-ever Women’s Football Convention takes place on 6 and 7 June 2019 •The landmark event will assemble leaders from the worlds of football, politics, business and society •The two-day convention to define the key priorities and practical solutions to further develop women’s football •FIFA.com to live stream Women’s Football Convention With just over a […]

Sports

Nkegbe eyes gold at Tokyo 2020

Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe – the nation’s most experienced Paralympian, has set his eyes on a gold medal, at the 2020 Parlympic Games in Tokyo, Japan after securing qualification. According to Nkegbe, having been to four Paralympic Games, he was confident of picking a medal for Ghana this time adding that, he had gathered enough experience […]