At the Canada Games today, PEI athletes are competing in golf, tennis and cycling.
The women’s volleyball team plays Yukon and Nova Scotia while the men face Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan. In women’s softball, the Island squad takes on Quebec and Newfoundland. And in men’s soccer, it’s PEI against Alberta.
The 2017 Gold Cup & Saucer Official Media Launch is being held this hour at Red Shores in Charlottetown. We’ll have all the details on the upcoming qualifying trials and then the big race itself on August 19th.
Jay Happ is expected to be on the mound when the Blue Jays open a three-game set tonight at Rogers Centre against the Yankees. C-C Sabathia is slated to start for New York. The Yankees are three games back of the A-L East leading Red Sox. Toronto had an off-day yesterday ahead of nine straight games at home. The Red Sox are in Tampa Bay.
Canada is playing Finland at the Ivan Hlinka Hockey Championship in Slovakia today. Noah Dobson of PEI is a member of Team Canada.