During a ceremony before Sunday’s game — Jeter’s final visit to the Rogers Centre with the New York Yankees — the Jays announced the gift they’d been keeping a secret from all inquisitors: three nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs — “where the scenery takes centre stage and Mother Nature is the architect for adventures.” They billed it as “a Canadian castle of the Rockies experience.” (Photo: Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press)
Horsing around: Riders take part in the 160 km endurance competition of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games near Mont-Saint-Michel on August 28, 2014 in Genets, northwestern France. (Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP/Getty Images)
The ice water challenge: People take part in the Winter Swimming Festival in front of the Perito Moreno glacier at the Argentino Lake in El Calafate, Santa Cruz province, Argentina on August 8, 2014, during the first competition of this extreme sport in the southern hemisphere. (Photo: Daniel Garcia/AFP/Getty Images)
Catching a wave: Owen Wright, of Australia, competes in the Billabong Pro surfing competition in Tahiti on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (Photo: Will Hayden-Smith/The Association of Surfing Professionals/The Associated Press)
Mathys Goosen of the Netherlands competes in the men’s 100m butterfly semifinal competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province on August 18, 2014. More than 3,700 competitors aged 15 to 18 were expected to participate in the games, with many hoping to build towards a place at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.