• September 23, 2021

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Canada withdraws from upcoming World Relays in Poland over COVID-19 concerns

Canada withdraws from upcoming World Relays in Poland over COVID-19 concerns

Athletics Canada has withdrawn from the 2021 World Athletics Relays, which take place next month in Poland, due to  COVID-19 concerns. The travel risks simply outweigh the rewards of competing at the Olympic qualifying event, according to…

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Montreal public health officials opposed to holding 2021 Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal public health officials opposed to holding 2021 Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal public health authorities say they are categorically opposed to holding the Canadian Grand Prix in the city this summer, Radio-Canada reported Thursday. The annual event is listed for June 13. Local public health officials are concerned…

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Kyrie Irving rejoins Brooklyn Nets, says he ‘just needed a pause’

Kyrie Irving rejoins Brooklyn Nets, says he ‘just needed a pause’

Kyrie Irving rejoined the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday after two weeks away from the team. “I’m back, I’m happy to be back,” Irving told reporters. “And we got some great pieces and we just move on and I…

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Nadal, Thiem go into Australian Open without coaches

Nadal, Thiem go into Australian Open without coaches

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal and last year’s Australian Open finalist Dominic Thiem have both suffered setbacks with their coaches unable to make the trip Down Under for the year’s first tennis Grand Slam. Players and officials have to…

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Canadian NHL Fans OK if country doesn’t host playoff games

Canadian NHL Fans OK if country doesn’t host playoff games

It looks like hockey fans will be able to cheer on their favorite NHL team this summer but Canadians have issued a collective shrug about whether the Stanley Cup is hoisted on their home ice.…

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Canada’s quarantine restrictions significant hurdle for 3 cities hoping to be NHL hubs

Canada’s quarantine restrictions significant hurdle for 3 cities hoping to be NHL hubs

The Edmonton Oilers senior vice-president of communications and government relations is pondering a question about how long the team has been working on its bid to serve as an NHL hub city, should the league…

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NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

NHL would need to follow quarantine rules before season could resume: Trudeau

The NHL could face another hurdle if the league determines to continue the 2019-20 season in the near future — getting non-Canadian resident players across the border to join their respective teams. Prime Minister Justin…