• September 18, 2021

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LPGA Tour’s Canadian stop cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

The LPGA Tour’s lone Canadian stop will not take place for the second year in a row because of border restrictions and logistical challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Golf Canada revealed Wednesday the CP Women’s…

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Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix in June

Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix in June

Formula One has confirmed this year’s Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled and will be replaced by the Turkish Grand Prix on June 11-13. Earlier this month, it was reported that the Canadian Grand Prix…

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Canadian Olympic swimming trials pushed back to June, may move from Toronto

Canadian Olympic swimming trials pushed back to June, may move from Toronto

Canada’s Olympic swim trials have been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Ontario. The primary means of selection for Canada’s team bound for Tokyo this summer has been pushed back almost a month…

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Stunned Canadian players head home after cancellation of women’s hockey worlds

Stunned Canadian players head home after cancellation of women’s hockey worlds

Shock and disbelief gave way to a swirl of emotions as players on the Canadian women’s hockey team packed their bags in Halifax and headed home Thursday. In a span of two days, they’d gone…

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Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round match with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte Carlo Masters by beating Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-4 on Monday as rain played havoc with the clay-court tournament’s agenda. Karatsev, who rose…

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Portuguese Grand Prix confirmed as third race of F1 season

Portuguese Grand Prix confirmed as third race of F1 season

The Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao will feature for a second consecutive year as the third race on the 2021 Formula One calendar, the championship confirmed Friday. Portimao had its first F1 event last year…

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RBC Canadian Open cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

RBC Canadian Open cancelled for 2nd straight year due to pandemic

The RBC Canadian Open has been pulled from the PGA Tour calendar for the second consecutive year, marking one of the first cancellations of a major annual Canadian sports event in the summer of 2021.…

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Skate Canada canceled due to Ottawa’s rising COVID-19 cases

Skate Canada canceled due to Ottawa’s rising COVID-19 cases

Skate Canada, the second event of the Grand Prix series, has been canceled amid concern of rising COVID-19 cases in Ontario. The event was arranged for Oct. 30-31 in Ottawa with no fans in attendance,…

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CFL cancels season after request for financial help turned down

CFL cancels season after request for financial help turned down

The CFL cancelled its season Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning the Grey Cup won’t be presented for the first time since 1919. The resolution comes after the CFL was unable to secure financial…

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Montreal’s 2020 Canadian Grand Prix officially cancelled

Montreal’s 2020 Canadian Grand Prix officially cancelled

The 2020 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix has been formally cancelled, race organizers announced Friday morning. François Dumontier, the president of the Canadian Grand Prix, said there was still hope for Montreal to host until yesterday,…

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Ballon D’or cancelled due to Covid-19

Ballon D’or cancelled due to Covid-19

The prestigious Ballon d’Or, awarded by France Football magazine, is cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers confirmed Monday. “There will be no edition in 2020, because it turns out, after thoughtful consideration,…

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Toronto Waterfront Marathon latest race cancelled due to coronavirus

Toronto Waterfront Marathon latest race cancelled due to coronavirus

COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of Canada’s biggest marathon. The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, which was programmed for Oct. 18 and traditionally draws Canada’s top runners because of its fast course, has been cancelled due…

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CP Women’s Open cancelled for September; Shaughnessy remains host for 2021

CP Women’s Open cancelled for September; Shaughnessy remains host for 2021

The Canadian women’s professional golf championship was organized for the first week of September at Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club but Golf Canada revealed on Tuesday that the event had to be cancelled. Organizers…

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Dutch GP officially cancelled for 2020

Dutch GP officially cancelled for 2020

The return of the Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix has been officially cancelled for 2020, with the first race at the revived Zandvoort circuit postponed until 2021. The statement confirms initial reports which noted the race…

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One week following postponement, Honda Indy Toronto cancelled due to COVID-19

One week following postponement, Honda Indy Toronto cancelled due to COVID-19

The Honda Indy Toronto has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement comes nearly a week after race promoters said last Friday that the event would not be run on its original planned…

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Canadian Open cancelled as PGA changes schedule

Canadian Open cancelled as PGA changes schedule

The PGA Tour appears set to return to action, but it won’t be stopping in Canada. The 2020 RBC Canadian Open was officially cancelled Thursday morning due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. “The RBC Canadian…

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UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN, Disney put stop to promotions

UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN, Disney put stop to promotions

In an abrupt about-face at the behest of broadcast partner ESPN, the UFC has postponed UFC 249 and all future planned shows due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. As recently as Wednesday, UFC president Dana…

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Belgium cancels season, Club Brugge champions

Belgium cancels season, Club Brugge champions

Belgian football chiefs have cancelled the remaining of the season and crowned Club Brugge champions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. They have broken ranks from the rest of Europe and called an immediate end…

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

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

With Wimbledon cancelled for the first time since World War II, Vasek Pospisil says he would be thrilled if his next tennis match happened in August at the Rogers Cup in Toronto. “In my mind…

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Ajax cancel Nouri contract after heart attack

Ajax cancel Nouri contract after heart attack

Ajax have apparently cancelled the contract of Abdelhak ‘Appie’ Nouri, who suffered a heart attack in 2017 and has been left with serious and permanent brain damage. In July 2017, during a pre-season friendly versus…

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Canada names 23 women to hockey team that would have played in cancelled world championship

Canada names 23 women to hockey team that would have played in cancelled world championship

Hockey Canada has released its 23-player roster for the team that would have competed at the cancelled world women’s hockey championship. The tournament was scheduled to start March 31 in Halifax and Truro, N.S., before…

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Roger Federer to compensate Fans or Reschedule Cancelled match in Bogota

Roger Federer to compensate Fans or Reschedule Cancelled match in Bogota

A cancelled exhibition tennis game featuring Roger Federer in Bogota could be rescheduled for March next year, the Swiss legend’s agent has said. A planned match between the Swiss maestro and Germany’s Alexander Zverev at the Movistar Arena on…