Category: Sports

Andre De Grasse hopeful Olympics can go ahead with proper planning

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse speaks about the hope he has for next year’s Olympics, and also helps unveil Canada’s new look for the Games. Source link

Road-weary Blue Jays prepare to open ‘home’ schedule at Buffalo’s Sahlen Field

The road has been home for the Toronto Blue Jays in this truncated 60-game regular season. That won’t change now that the team is set to finally begin its 2020...

‘It’s so nice’ to be back on the ice, says Yellowknife speed skater

Yellowknife speed skater Wren Acorn is back training in Calgary after having to abandon competition earlier this year due to COVID-19. “It’s so nice. I...

Ex-UVic rower Lily Copeland sues women’s coach, school over alleged verbal abuse

A former member of the University of Victoria’s varsity women’s rowing team is suing the head coach and the university over allegations of demeaning and...

Raptors’ Nurse named finalist for NBA’s coach of the year award

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is a finalist for the NBA’s coach of the year award. Nurse, in his second year on the job, led the Raptors to a 46-18 record...

Eritrea’s 1st winter Olympian details mental anguish from racism growing up in Canada

Skier Shannon-Ogbani Abeda’s journey to becoming the first winter Olympian to represent Eritrea carried with it a racial burden he says he’s only now...

Raptors suffer 1st loss at Disney bubble in blowout fashion against Celtics

The Toronto Raptors’ seven-game winning streak, and their hot start in the NBA Walt Disney World bubble, came to an abrupt halt on Friday. Led by Jaylen...

Tanev goal 11 seconds into OT sends Canucks past Wild to seal qualifier series

The Vancouver Canucks are back in the NHL playoffs for the first time since 2015, but they didn’t do it the easy way. The Canucks had to battle back from deficits...

The pressure is on in the NHL qualifiers — especially for Toronto

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What does the CEBL's ascension mean for women's basketball on and off the court?

We speak with some CEBL insiders about how the league could create momentum for women in the game. Source link

Leafs stunned by Blue Jackets in OT as Dubois hat trick caps 3-goal comeback

The Maple Leafs have shown an ability to rebound from tough, demoralizing losses this season. They’re going to have to dig deep to respond after what transpired...

Flames take steam out of depleted Jets to clinch qualifier series with shutout

The Calgary Flames overwhelmed the injury-addled Winnipeg Jets, beating them 4-0 Thursday to knock them out of the NHL’s post-season. Dillon Dube, Sean Monahan,...