Tennis shutdown, pause on life ‘straight out of a movie,’ Pospisil says

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With Wimbledon cancelled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic, Canada's Vasek Pospisil says he would be thrilled if his next tennis match occurred in August at the Rogers Cup.

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.

J.K. Rowling launches Harry Potter At Home for housebound kids and families

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The online hub will feature content and activities for fans and first-time readers of the series to access in self-isolation during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Nunavut drumming group finds new way to get together, despite physical distancing

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A drumming group in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, is finding a new way to host its weekly drum dance, which has been going on for more than a decade. On Tuesday night, Julia Ogina hosted the gathering over...

Cineplex will keep its 165 movie theatres across Canada closed indefinitely

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Canada's largest movie exhibitor, Cineplex Inc., will keep its doors closed nationwide into the foreseeable future amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

N.S. musicians use social media to spread love during pandemic

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Nova Scotia musicians are using their craft in novel ways to entertain, build community and send love at a time when self-isolation and physical distancing is the new normal.

Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dead at 85; fought coronavirus

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Ellis Marsalis Jr., jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan that includes famed performer sons Wynton and Branford, has died after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus, one of his sons...