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CFL board of governors votes unanimously to start 2021 season in August after meeting

CFL board of governors votes unanimously to start 2021 season in August after meeting

The CFL says professional football will return to Canada in August. The CFL's board of governors voted unanimously Monday in favour of an amended collective bargaining agreement and starting the 2021 campaign Aug. 5.
Spain held to 0-0 draw by Sweden at Euro 2020

Spain held to 0-0 draw by Sweden at Euro 2020

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — The chances came and went but neither Spain nor Sweden managed to put any of them in the net Monday in a 0-0 draw at the European Championship.

Canadian women improve to 3-0 with rout of El Salvador at AmeriCup tournament

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — It was another another rout for Canada's women's basketball team at the FIBA AmeriCup tournament. Shaina Pellington scored 21 points as the world No. 4-ranked Canadians trounced El Salvador 98-41 to improve to 3-0 on Monday.

Ontario Minor Hockey Association launches first-ever registration campaign

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — A minor hockey association in southern Ontario has launched its first-ever registration campaign as organized sports plan their return to play in the province.
Plans for Calgary Stampede include reduced attendance, COVID-19 safety protocols

Plans for Calgary Stampede include reduced attendance, COVID-19 safety protocols

CALGARY — Officials with the Calgary Stampede say reduced daily attendance and enhanced COVID-19 protocols to keep visitors safe will be in place if the event goes ahead.

South Korea rebounds to defeat Canada 3-2 in Nations League women's volleyball

RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian women's volleyball team surrendered a 2-1 lead and fell 3-2 to South Korea on Monday in Nations League action. Set scores were 15-25, 25-18, 27-29, 25-20 and 21-19 as Canada fell to 3-9 at the tournament.
Star striker Jozy Altidore remains in limbo as Toronto FC returns to action

Star striker Jozy Altidore remains in limbo as Toronto FC returns to action

Toronto FC star striker Jozy Altidore remains in limbo as the MLS team returns to action after the international break. GM Ali Curtis said Monday that the 31-year-old U.S.
Skriniar steps up, Slovakia beats Poland 2-1 at Euro 2020

Skriniar steps up, Slovakia beats Poland 2-1 at Euro 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — As Marek Hamsik’s influence begins to wane for Slovakia, Milan Skriniar has stepped up as the main man. Scoring the winning goal in a match at a European Championship is a decent way to start.
Quebec green-lights National Bank Open, federal approval still required

Quebec green-lights National Bank Open, federal approval still required

TORONTO — Tennis Canada says it has received a letter of approval from provincial health authorities in Quebec to host this year's National Bank Open women's tournament in Montreal. The plan to host the event, scheduled for Aug.

Canada's "Glory From Anywhere" campaign for Tokyo celebrates community heroes

TORONTO — Canada's Olympic team will compete in Tokyo on the heels of a year like no other, a year that saw us cheer for front-line workers like we do rock stars and sports heroes.