Canada & World

Canadian Premier League still on course, looks to engage fans during hiatus

TORONTO — While his teams have been sidelined by COVID-19, Canadian Premier…

COVID-19 forces weekend warrior racers off the road, devastates race organizers

Donna Moore enters a road race almost every weekend. One after the…

Powell hopes to compete for Canada after promising NBA season cut short

Dwight Powell was enjoying a season unlike any other. His Dallas Mavericks…

Raptors coach Nurse ‘100 per cent’ committed to Canada’s push for Olympic spot

TORONTO — Three weeks into global basketball’s shutdown, Nick Nurse isn’t just…

Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter NBA draft

The “time is now” to pursue his dream of playing professionally.

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Jets’ Perriman says late-season breakout was just sneak peek

“I’m looking forward to building from that little run I had last season.”

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s…

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

NEW YORK — A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times…

Harper, Matz latest MLBers to contribute to virus relief

NEW YORK — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper and New York Mets…

Veteran linebacker Marcus Ball not ready to call it a career just yet

Marcus Ball isn’t finished with football just yet. The veteran linebacker says…

Hockey players in the minors face uncertainty, job fears

Tom Parisi made the long drive from South Carolina to his home…

  • Apr 2, 2020

Woodbine Entertainment postpones $1-million Queen’s Plate indefinitely

TORONTO — The $1-million Queen’s Plate is North America’s oldest continuously run…

Montreal Impact midfielder Shamit Shome making most of time alone

Montreal Impact midfielder Shamit Shome has been making the most of his…

Queen’s Plate, Canadian Open close to decisions for 2020 during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — While Toronto’s ban on city-led events through June 30 does…

Details of MLB-players’ union agreement on 2020, ‘21 seasons

NEW YORK — Details of the agreement Thursday between Major League Baseball…

  • Mar 31, 2020

Long road, but less limbo for Canadian athletes bound for Tokyo Games

On the coldest, wettest, hardest days on Elk Lake, rower Hillary Janssens…

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same…

  • Mar 30, 2020

Canada’s sports organizations eager to unite country when pandemic passes

Tom Renney remembers exactly where he was during the attacks of Sept.…

Athletes, musicians help raise 500,000 euros to fight virus

“It’s a very difficult situation, and for the league to be able to do something like this, it makes players, clubs and fans very proud”