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Instead of playing rugby at home this weekend, Canada captain works out and waits

Instead of playing rugby at home this weekend, Canada captain works out and waits

Ghislaine Landry was supposed to lead her country out on the field this weekend at the HSBC Canada Women's Sevens in Langford, B.C. Instead the Canada captain is some 3,400 kilometres away, sharing workout videos and waiting for rugby to return.
Pangos, Ennis among Canadian basketball players weathering COVID-19 abroad

Pangos, Ennis among Canadian basketball players weathering COVID-19 abroad

Dylan Ennis posted a video on social media on Sunday of his young daughter Amiyah, toddling at full speed toward the camera, giggling with delight.
Senators sign Russian defenceman Artem Zub to one-year, entry-level contract

Senators sign Russian defenceman Artem Zub to one-year, entry-level contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed Russian defenceman Artem Zub to a one-year, entry-level contract. The 24-year-old spent the 2019-20 season with SKA St.
B.C. Lions trade up to take linebacker Williams with first overall pick in draft

B.C. Lions trade up to take linebacker Williams with first overall pick in draft

TORONTO — The B.C. Lions ensured Jordan Williams began his CFL tenure with a bang. The Lions opened the CFL draft Thursday night by moving up from No. 3 to first overall in a trade with the Calgary Stampeders. Then B.C.
Former NHL player Georges Laraque tests positive for COVID-19 virus

Former NHL player Georges Laraque tests positive for COVID-19 virus

Former NHL player Georges Laraque has tested positive for COVID-19. The 43-year-old Laraque made the announcement on social media Thursday alongside a photo of himself in a hospital gown.
Wolfpack miss out on British government emergency loan to prop up rugby league

Wolfpack miss out on British government emergency loan to prop up rugby league

The British government is providing 16 million pounds ($28.1 million) to "safeguard the immediate future" of rugby league, which has been grounded by the global pandemic.

USL League 2 cancels season due to pandemic, Canadian teams already out

TORONTO — The USL League Two, home to soccer teams in Thunder Bay, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver, has cancelled the 2020 season due to the global pandemic.
Women in sport have mixed feelings about men's leagues asking for bailout money

Women in sport have mixed feelings about men's leagues asking for bailout money

Female athletes, particularly hockey players, will be interested to see if the federal government provides pandemic bailout money to the Canadian Football League.
Canadian Olympic champion bobsledder Doug Anakin dies at 89

Canadian Olympic champion bobsledder Doug Anakin dies at 89

INVERMERE, B.C. — Douglas Anakin, who helped Canada win Olympic bobsled gold in 1964, has died at age 89. Anakin, Peter Kirby and brothers John and Vic Emery claimed four-man gold at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
Leafs' Campbell 'jealous' of Matthews' setup, working to improve during pause

Leafs' Campbell 'jealous' of Matthews' setup, working to improve during pause

Jack Campbell has been diligently working out in Los Angeles during the NHL pause.