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Travel between United States, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

Travel between United States, Canada complicating MLB Toronto approval

TORONTO — The Ontario government says the necessity of frequent travel between the U.S. and Canada is the complicating factor holding up approval for Major League Baseball to play in Toronto amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Battalion select Russian winger Matvei Petrov first overall at CHL import draft

The Ontario Hockey League's North Bay Battalion selected Russian winger Matvei Petrov with the first overall pick of the 2020 Canadian Hockey League import draft.
Canada Soccer Hall of Famer Helen Stoumbos looks to inspire during pandemic

Canada Soccer Hall of Famer Helen Stoumbos looks to inspire during pandemic

The day after losing the gold-medal match at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, curler Cheryl Bernard and her team stopped at a Starbucks. It was a "pretty tough day for us," she recalled.
CP Women's Open cancelled for 2020; Shaughnessy still host in 2021

CP Women's Open cancelled for 2020; Shaughnessy still host in 2021

There will be no CP Women's Open in 2020.

Football Canada, task force combine to establish return of football guidelines

Slowly but surely, Football Canada president Jim Mullin is seeing a resumption of the game nationally. Football Canada, the sport's national governing body, suspended play March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Soccer players' union points to racial bias in broadcasts

LONDON — The soccer players’ union in England believes racial bias is evident during broadcasts of matches based on the language used by commentators in European leagues.
Raptors Uprising GC sets NBA 2K League mark with 11th straight win to open season

Raptors Uprising GC sets NBA 2K League mark with 11th straight win to open season

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC recorded its 11th straight victory Monday, sweeping Heat Check Gaming in their best-of-three esports series to set an NBA 2K League record for consecutive wins to start the season.
Blue Jays closer to getting full approval for training in Toronto

Blue Jays closer to getting full approval for training in Toronto

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays appear one step closer to being able to train at Rogers Centre for the upcoming season.
Coroner finds organizational problems in death of 24-year-old during Montreal marathon

Coroner finds organizational problems in death of 24-year-old during Montreal marathon

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner who looked into the death last year of a 24-year-old runner in a Montreal half-marathon is raising several issues with communication and organization at the event. Patrick Neely died last Sept.
Ujiri confident in restart, saying 'the NBA is a seriously well-oiled machine'

Ujiri confident in restart, saying 'the NBA is a seriously well-oiled machine'

The Toronto Raptors' return to basketball has them living in an otherwise empty hotel in the Fort Myers area of Florida, a COVID-19 hotspot that has seen new cases skyrocketing.