• September 21, 2021

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Blue Jays announce July 30 return to Toronto after receiving government approval

Blue Jays announce July 30 return to Toronto after receiving government approval

It’s been nearly 22 months since Toronto Blue Jays fans have been able to see Vladimir Guerrero Jr., tear the cover off a fastball down the middle at Rogers Centre. They haven’t seen lefty ace…

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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Canadian men will play next 2 World Cup qualifying matches in U.S.

Canadian men will play next 2 World Cup qualifying matches in U.S.

Canada will play World Cup qualifying games next month versus Aruba and Suriname in Bradenton, Fla., and suburban Chicago, respectively. Travel restrictions due to the pandemic have forced Canada, ranked 70th in the world, and…

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CFL delays start of season to August, cuts schedule to 14 games

CFL delays start of season to August, cuts schedule to 14 games

The Canadian Football League is pushing back the start of its season to August and is also cutting down the 18-game calendar to 14 games.  That means the Grey Cup is also being pushed back,…

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European Tour’s French Open in May postponed

European Tour’s French Open in May postponed

May’s French Open has been postponed due to coronavirus restrictions in the country. Le Golf National outside Paris was due to host the event from May 6-9. However, the decision to postpone comes following an…

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Raptors get full squad back at practice on heels of 6th straight loss

Raptors get full squad back at practice on heels of 6th straight loss

The Toronto Raptors seem to have put their health troubles behind them — finally. Raptors coach Nick Nurse had his full roster at practice on Thursday for the first time in two weeks, which is…

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TFC appoints former Red Bulls coach Chris Armas to succeed Greg Vanney

TFC appoints former Red Bulls coach Chris Armas to succeed Greg Vanney

Toronto FC confirmed former New York Red Bulls coach Chris Armas as Greg Vanney’s successor on Wednesday. The 48-year-old Armas becomes Toronto’s 10th head coach. “I could not be more excited to join a club…

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Liverpool-Man Utd to be played without fans as COVID-19 cases rise in UK

Liverpool-Man Utd to be played without fans as COVID-19 cases rise in UK

Liverpool’s table-topping clash with Manchester United in January will be played behind closed doors at Anfield after the UK government moved the Liverpool region into Tier 3 in the national coronavirus restrictions. The change in Liverpool’s status…

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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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Pro Tennis to return in New Zealand on June 3

Pro Tennis to return in New Zealand on June 3

New Zealand will stage a team-based tennis tournament for local-based men’s players from June 3, organizers stated on Monday (May 25), an event marking the southern hemisphere’s first pro competition since the Covid-19 pandemic brought global…

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British GP could go ahead despite restrictions

British GP could go ahead despite restrictions

Formula One is working to put on a British Grand Prix in July even if the country imposes quarantine measures on visitors during the COVID-19 crisis, F1 sources stated on Sunday. The Sun newspaper quoted…

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Canada’s top doctor says too early to say when sports might return

Canada’s top doctor says too early to say when sports might return

Canada’s chief public health officer stated it’s too early to say when professional sports can be played again in the country, even if matches are played in empty stadiums. “We have to look at what…