Canada’s youth sports machine has ground to complete halt

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The coronavirus pandemic has altered the evening and weekend routines of millions of Canadian families. There are no more trips to the rink, no more practices to rush to, no more games to look forward to and...

Adversity of postponements caused by COVID-19 a familiar feeling for athletes

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While there are ongoing conversations about how to save seasons, shorten seasons and award championships, a reality check is needed — perspective and tone and keeping in mind the safety and health of people is all that...

Despite boycott of 1980 Games, Anne Merklinger still rues missed shot as ‘Olympian’

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With Canadian athletes trying to untangle the different scenarios created by the one-year postponement of the Tokyo Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, Anne Merklinger still laments her missed opportunity to be selected to Canada’s 1980 Games...

The best of NHLers self-isolating: Pacific Division

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From chicken coops to rollerblading with baby strollers, the Pacific Division is keeping busy during the quarantine.

Canada Soccer’s John Herdman searches for silver lining amid COVID-19 cloud

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John Herdman had planned to be coaching the Canadian men's soccer team against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday in Langford, B.C. Instead he was in his Vancouver-area home, working on a weekend coaching webinar and other duties....

NFL playoffs expanded to 14 teams as league business moves on as usual

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NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for a total of 14 next season as they continue to plan for the 2020 season to begin on time.

Leafs’ Dubas praises NBA’s ‘momentous move’ to suspend season due to pandemic

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Kyle Dubas was watching television the evening of March 11 when news started to trickle out of Oklahoma City. An NBA player had tested positive for COVID-19. Shortly thereafter, the league suspended its season. The NHL, and...

Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby favourites again in NHLPA annual poll

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Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL's top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player.

Tennis Canada remains ‘hopeful’ Rogers Cup will be contested in August

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Tennis Canada remains "optimistic" the Rogers Cup will be played this summer as scheduled following comments from Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley on Tuesday that the season could be lost due to the coronavirus pandemic.

How Tokyo 2020 Postponement Affects Olympian Families

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Boxer Mandy Bujold of Cobourg, Ont., has a young daughter, but now the push to 2021 will mean waiting for a second child.

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