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UFC confirms Khabib title fight will happen in April but no word yet on location

UFC confirms Khabib title fight will happen in April but no word yet on location

The UFC has confirmed it is going ahead with its Khabib Nurmagomedov versus Tony Ferguson title fight in April. UFC 249 was originally scheduled for April 18 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: HOCKEY — NHL suspends 2019-20 season, impacting seven Canadian teams in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.
Silver says NBA will consider many ideas if play can resume

Silver says NBA will consider many ideas if play can resume

The NBA is considering an idea where some players would be quarantined or isolated for purposes of being able to compete against one another and provide basketball fans with some sort of diversion from the coronavirus pandemic.
NHL's 1st COVID-19 case a 'nice example' of the need for social distancing

NHL's 1st COVID-19 case a 'nice example' of the need for social distancing

An infectious diseases expert says the NHL's first positive test for COVID-19 doesn't come as a surprise. It's also an example of why social distancing is crucial in the fight to slow the widening pandemic that's sweeping large chunks of the globe.
Hamblin headed home from Siberia, but fined for leaving basketball team early

Hamblin headed home from Siberia, but fined for leaving basketball team early

After days of trying to get out of Siberia, Canadian basketball player Ruth Hamblin landed in North America to learn she'd been fined by her team for leaving early.

Canada's MacLennan says cares of the world take priority over Olympic dreams

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Rosie MacLennan says her quest for a third in trampoline must take a back seat to efforts to curb and contain COVID-19.
Lawson unsure if Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will start on time

Lawson unsure if Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will start on time

TORONTO — Jim Lawson can't say with certainty Woodbine Racetrack's thoroughbred season will begin on time. It's tentatively scheduled to open April 18, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made that a very soft start date.
AP source: Jaguars dumping QB Nick Foles in trade to Bears

AP source: Jaguars dumping QB Nick Foles in trade to Bears

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to mitigate one of the costliest mistakes in franchise history. The Chicago Bears could benefit from the purge.
Toronto FC players working out apart but together thanks to video conferencing

Toronto FC players working out apart but together thanks to video conferencing

TORONTO — The new normal for Toronto FC players includes working out at home — connected via video conferencing — with the MLS club setting up a meal delivery service.
Tokyo training tough, COVID-19 forces Canadian athletes to get creative

Tokyo training tough, COVID-19 forces Canadian athletes to get creative

In the absence of an available weight room, Canadian middle-distance runner Charles Philibert-Thiboutot has been squatting his wife. At 120 pounds, Beatrice is half the weight Philibert-Thiboutot would normally lift.