Usain Bolt has done it again.
The Jamaican sprinter remains the fastest man in the world, winning the gold medal in the 100-metres.
He did it in a time of 9.63 seconds, setting an Olympic record. He fell shy of his world record of 9.58 seconds but improved
on the 9.69 he ran when he won gold in Beijing four years ago.
Fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake finished second today in 9.75. American Justin Gatlin took bronze in 9.79.
(The Canadian Press)
A decorated triathlete defending a heartbroken teammate.
A horse disqualified for a scratch, leaving his rider in tears.
A soccer coach accusing his heavily favoured opponents of illegal tactics.
There were no medals but plenty of controversy for Canada on Day 9 of the London Olympics. Canada's flag-bearer Simon Whitfield kicked everything off early Sunday morning, with critical comments for the staff responsible for teammate Paula Findlay's preparation for the Games.
He was clearly still upset a day after watching Findlay's tearful apology as she finished last in the Olympic women's triathlon. The two-time Olympic medallist said Findlay's preparation was ``completely mismanaged.'' Findlay was a gold-medal favourite until just over a year ago when the Edmonton native suffered a hip injury.
When she finished 52nd on Saturday, the 23-year-old made a tearful apology. Whitfield risked the wrath of Triathlon Canada by speaking out. ``I'm willing to stand up and say ...
A man got himself into hot water at Yorkdale Sunday afternoon after he allegedly told a mall cinema employee that he was going to come back with a gun.
The staff member called police and the man was arrested at the mall a short time later.
Toronto Police say officers didn't find a gun on the man when they put him in cuffs.
51-year old Andre Blais of Toronto has been charged with two counts of threatening death and two counts of criminal harassment.
Two young men died after being pulled from Lake Ontario on Sunday morning.
Toronto Police say the brothers, 18 and 22 years old, got into trouble on the water near Ashbridges Bay.
Both men were taken to hospital just after they were pulled to shore around 9:00am.
One had a pulse, the other did not.
Authorities confirmed one of the men died mid-afternoon. The other passed away a few hours later.
It's not clear what brought the young men to the water or what went wrong.
Names have not been released.
(with files from James Moore)
Police in Wisconsin say seven people are dead at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, including the suspected gunman.
Greenfield Police Chief Bradley Wentlandt says tactical officers have been through the temple where shots were fired about 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
He says they found four people inside the building and three people outside.
Wentlandt adds one of those killed outside is the suspect, who fired on the first officer to arrive. Wentlandt says that officer fired back, killing the suspect.
He says the officer is now at an area hospital in surgery.
Wentlandt says police do not believe a second shooter was involved.
He also says the best information he has is that two people, including the officer who was shot, were taken to hospitals.
(The Associated Press)
A Mississauga man is facing arson-related charges after a fire at a Hamilton convenience store.
Police were called to the east-end store just before 4 a.m. Saturday, when neighbours reported hearing several explosions at a 7-Eleven.
The store, which was closed for renovations, was engulfed in flames when emergency crews arrived, as were two vehicles parked
A man who had been working on the interior renovations has not been accounted for and the building was considered too unsafe for investigators to enter.
The building had been slated for demolition on Sunday.
30-year old Sami Karnaz is charged with arson and disregard for human life.
(The Canadian Press)
Sunday marks Day 9 in London, the halfway point of the Olympic Games.
After a three-medal haul on Saturday, Team Canada looks to add to it's 1 gold, 3 silvers, and 6 bronze, good for 11th in the total medal count.
Here's what's coming up on Sunday:
Divers Jennifer Abel (Able) and Emily Heymans -- already bronze medallists in synchro -- aim for the three-metre individual springboard podium.
Ian Millar and Eric Lamaze compete in equestrian, while cyclist Zac Bell is an outside bet in the omnium competition on the cycling track.
The biggest event of the Games is Sunday afternoon on the track with the men's 100 metre final as defending Olympic champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica looks to defend his title. The semi-finals feature Canada's Justyn Warner.
In a Wimbledon rematch on the grass of the All-England Club Switzerland's Roger Federer faces Great Britain's Andy Murray for men's ...
Police are investigating a fatal crash in the city's west-end after a driver, apparently going the wrong way on the northbound 427, collided head-on with another vehicle on the eastbound QEW ramp to the 427.
The driver heading in the wrong direction has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Two people in the other vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene with another taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The collision happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday.
The eastbound QEW ramp to the northbound 427 was closed for the police investigation.
Although it's not known if alcohol was involved, police are investigating that possibility.