Team sports to gradually resume in Quebec amid coronavirus pandemic

Quebec will allow some team sports to resume as the province continues to ease restrictions designed to limit the novel coronavirus. Premier François Legault spoke about the development during his … Read More

Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto hope to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch

Tim Shipton lets out a deep breath. A laugh quickly follows. The Edmonton Oilers senior vice-president of communications and government relations is pondering a question about how long the team … Read More

Canadian cities won’t be chosen as NHL hubs if players must quarantine in hotel rooms: league

The three Canadian cities shortlisted to play host to the NHL playoffs will be skipped over by the league if players are forced to quarantine in their hotels rooms after … Read More

‘One for the history books:’ Horse racing back but without crowds at Winnipeg’s Assiniboia Downs

A horse track in Manitoba has had some significant moments in its more than 60 years of racing, but animals charging around the oval loop before empty stands will be … Read More

Coronavirus: NHL aims to move to Phase 2 of return to play protocol in early June

By Joshua Clipperton The Canadian Press Posted May 25, 2020 12:19 pm Updated May 25, 2020 12:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

Bad lie: cross-border golf course unplayable for Canadian members

Border restrictions related to COVID-19 are proving a hazard for Canadian members of a golf course along the Canada-U.S. boundary. The Aroostook Valley Country Club, built during the Prohibition era … Read More

NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing reveals he has tested positive for COVID-19

Georgetown University basketball coach and NBA Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital. “This virus is serious and should not be … Read More

NHLPA board voting on returning playoff format with 24 teams: sources

The NHL Players’ Association’s executive board is voting on a 24-team playoff proposal as the return to play format, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person … Read More

Honda Indy Toronto formally cancelled due to coronavirus

TORONTO — The Honda Indy Toronto has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement comes nearly a week after race promoters said last Friday that the event would … Read More

Tokyo Olympics ‘may not be conventional’ after COVID-19 delay, organizer says

TOKYO — Almost two months after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said Friday he still could not give an estimate of how much the one-year … Read More

Brad Gushue shifts focus with curling schedule and fitness franchises on hold

The spring season is usually a very busy time for Canadian curling champion Brad Gushue, who would normally be juggling his packed on-ice schedule with work duties as an Orangetheory … Read More

B.C. well positioned to host games if NHL returns to complete the season: premier

If the NHL returns this season, British Columbia is on the fast track to hosting games. Premier John Horgan spoke to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday, and the premier … Read More

Less than 1% of Major League Baseball workers tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

Just 0.7 per cent of Major League Baseball employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Results were based about about 5,600 completed records … Read More

Premier John Horgan tells NHL B.C. is interested in hosting games

Vancouver’s attempt to host NHL games if the 2019-20 season resumes is getting a big boost. B.C. Premier John Horgan has sent a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman pledging … Read More

All NHL players must follow quarantine orders before resuming season, Trudeau says

The NHL could face another hurdle if the league decides to continue the 2019-20 season in the near future — getting non-Canadian resident players across the border to join their … Read More

Former NHLer Georges Laraque tests positive for COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 30, 2020 8:52 pm Updated April 30, 2020 9:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official

It is too early to consider lifting Japan’s state of emergency over the coronavirus, the head of the Japan Medical Association said on Tuesday, adding that it will be difficult … Read More

CFL player’s assocation seeks answers from league as COVID-19 shutdown continues

The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is asking for more cooperation from the league during the COVID-19 pandemic. CFLPA president and Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian said the CFL and … Read More

CFL commissioner remains hopeful for football in 2020

As the weeks go by, and events in Canada continue to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ambrosie is still hopeful there will be football in 2020. But he also understands it’s out of his control.

International soccer might not resume until 2021 due to COVID-19: top FIFA official

Most international soccer might not be played until 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions and the need to give club competitions the chance to resume, a FIFA vice president … Read More

Battle of Alberta: Edmonton, Calgary orchestras unite to perform physically distanced ‘Hockey Night in Canada’

Since sports are on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another way to get your Battle of Alberta fix. READ MORE: Calgary Philharmonic, Edmonton Symphony musicians play virtual performance … Read More

Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament in Montreal cancelled

The Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennis Canada announced Saturday the event, scheduled for Aug. 7 to 16 in … Read More

Coronavirus: CFL and Edmonton Eskimos join rest of paused sports world

It came as no surprise Monday morning when the Canadian Football League joined the rest of the world of professional sports by announcing that training camps for the 2020 CFL … Read More

Social post gives new meaning to ‘viral video’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted March 29, 2020 3:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A viral video featuring Canada’s favourite pastime — hockey — … Read More

North American Indigenous Games postponed due to pandemic

The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), set to be held in Halifax in July, have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released Wednesday, the NAIG council … Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs announcer offering customized goal calls during coronavirus outbreak

Toronto Maple Leafs hockey doesn’t appear to be returning any time soon, but one member of the organization is staying busy. In a post on Twitter, public address announcer Mike … Read More

Coronavirus: Canadian IOC member expects 2020 Olympics will be postponed

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to be postponed because of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, one organizing committee member conceded on Monday. But the organization itself is still … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada refuses to send athletes to Tokyo Olympics unless Games postponed

Canada won’t have a team at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics unless the Games are postponed — a bold move that would at least give Canadian athletes some sense of direction … Read More

IOC says it will take 1 month to decide future of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By Karolos Grohmann Reuters Posted March 22, 2020 2:40 pm Updated March 22, 2020 2:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ … Read More

Golf Canada asks players to stay home amid coronavirus pandemic

When restrictions on public gatherings to combat the novel coronavirus lift, Golf Canada CEO Laurence Applebaum knows his sport will be ready. Until then, he hopes that amateur golfers follow … Read More

Swimming Canada backs U.S. calls to postpone Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic

OTTAWA  — Swimming Canada says it backs its rivals from the United States when it comes to finding a solution for the Olympic Games. Early Friday, the head of USA … Read More

Coronavirus: Swimming Canada backs U.S. in concerns over Olympics

OTTAWA  — Swimming Canada says it backs its rivals from the United States when it comes to finding a solution for the Olympic Games. Early Friday, the head of USA … Read More

Coronavirus: Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19

By Global News Posted March 18, 2020 12:59 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA – An Ottawa Senators player has … Read More

Kevin Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players who tested positive for coronavirus

Four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total to seven known players in the NBA. The Nets did not name the … Read More

Euro 2020 postponed for 1 year over coronavirus pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 17, 2020 10:31 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Soccer’s European Championship is being … Read More

UFC postpones next 3 scheduled events amid coronavirus pandemic

LOS ANGELES – The UFC has postponed its next three scheduled events through April 11, finally giving up on President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic. … Read More

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