Canadian Raptors Brissett, Boucher happy to be back after making most of time off

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Oshae Brissett might have been in the thick of another long Raptors playoff run had COVID-19 not shut down sports around the world in mid-March. Instead, he was home to support his pregnant partner Ieesha Callum, there...

Pride in a pandemic: Athlete panel discusses weight of being LGBTQ+ in modern sports

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Former NFL player Wade Davis, Canadian women's soccer national team keeper Erin McLeod and former Olympic speed skater Anastasia Bucsis took part in a special CBC Sports Pride panel. The trio tackle what it means to be...

Why athletes should do better on ‘Survivor,’ according to the only NHLer to play

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In the absence of live sports, Survivor is the next best thing. Several athletes have competed in the past, but they've been largely unsuccessful. The only Canadian and only NHLer to ever play, Tom Laidlaw, gives his...

Victoria to remain host of Olympic men’s basketball qualifying tournament

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Canada's men's basketball team will still get a chance to qualify at home for an Olympic berth. FIBA announced Thursday that four Olympic qualifying tournaments for the Tokyo Games, including one in Victoria, will be held between...

Masai Ujiri confident in NBA’s ability to keep Raptors safe in Florida

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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.

Dustin Johnson to miss Tokyo Olympics to focus on PGA Tour playoffs

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Former world No. 1 Dustin Johnson of the United States will skip this year's Tokyo Olympics to focus on the PGA Tour's season-ending playoffs, his manager has told Golfweek.

From hub cities to reworked Olympic qualifying, Curling Canada looking at all scenarios for...

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Curling Canada is keeping an icy stare on the upcoming season, trying to come up with every way imaginable to keep the nation's teams at peak performance.

Blue Jays’ McGuire fined after pleading no contest to disorderly conduct charge

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McGuire has primarily served as a backup catcher over parts of two seasons with the Blue Jays. He was invited to the team's summer training camp in Toronto ahead of a 60-game regular season slated to begin...

Canada earns 1st win at L.A. rugby 7s in romp over Kenya

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Justin Douglas scored three tries as Canada rallied from two earlier losses to close out group play Saturday with a 24-0 win over Kenya at the HSBC Los Angeles Sevens.

In the midst of crisis, athletes tap into their coping skills

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created chaos around the world. So CBC Sports reached out to some Olympians and Paralympians, and tapped their expertise at coping when things go awry.

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Congo president’s chief of staff arrested amid graft probe

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On Wednesday, police in Congo — also known as Congo-Kinshasa — arrested the president's chief of staff, Vital Kamerhe, after he testified in an...

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