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Ford: MLSE asked about Toronto being a hub city should NHL resume its season

Ford: MLSE asked about Toronto being a hub city should NHL resume its season

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the Toronto Maple Leafs' parent company has been in contact with the province about the possibility of Canada's biggest city serving as a so-called "hockey pod" for teams should the NHL resume its season.

Woodbine among organizations that want historical horse racing legalized

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment has joined forces with Ontario Racing and Racetracks of Canada in approaching the federal government to legalize historical horse racing.
Former commissioner Larry Smith understands COVID-19 pandemic's impact upon CFL

Former commissioner Larry Smith understands COVID-19 pandemic's impact upon CFL

Larry Smith is very familiar with CFL crisis management. During his tenure as commissioner (1992-97) Smith headed up the CFL's U.S. expansion.
Leafs' Holl: American players waiting for 'concrete plan' before crossing border

Leafs' Holl: American players waiting for 'concrete plan' before crossing border

TORONTO — Maple Leafs defenceman Justin Holl is ready to go. He's just waiting for the green light.
Athleteics Canada awards Olympic spots to Dunfee, Hofbauer and Pidhoresky

Athleteics Canada awards Olympic spots to Dunfee, Hofbauer and Pidhoresky

OTTAWA — Marathoners Trevor Hofbauer and Dayna Pidhoresky and race walker Evan Dunfee have been nominated by Athletics Canada for their events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Toronto FC chef still hard at work and getting rave reviews during pandemic

Toronto FC chef still hard at work and getting rave reviews during pandemic

TORONTO — Chef Elaine Flamenco is valued by Toronto FC players, coaches and staff for far more than her food.
Spruce Meadows cancels Masters show jumping event because of COVID-19

Spruce Meadows cancels Masters show jumping event because of COVID-19

CALGARY — Spruce Meadows has cancelled its marquee Masters show jumping tournament scheduled for September because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: OLYMPICS — 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021.
Mountain bike World Cup race in Quebec cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Mountain bike World Cup race in Quebec cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

QUEBEC — The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup event scheduled this summer in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Que., has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fifth stop on the 2020 World Cup series was set to take place Aug. 21-23.
Raptors Uprising GC enters NBA 2K League season full of hope and confidence

Raptors Uprising GC enters NBA 2K League season full of hope and confidence

TORONTO — After a six-week delay due to the global pandemic, the NBA 2K League tips off Tuesday with 23 teams chasing US$1.4 million in prize money. The esports circuit will contest at least the first six weeks of its third season via remote play.