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Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Montreal off schedule for 2020

Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Montreal off schedule for 2020

MONTREAL — The Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament will not be played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennis Canada announced Saturday the event, scheduled for Aug. 7 to 16 in Montreal, is off the schedule.

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave dies at age 25 after suffering brain bleed

TORONTO — Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave died Saturday after suffering a brain bleed earlier this week. He was 25. The Oilers confirmed Cave's death with a statement from his family.
Eskimos sign wide receiver Armanti Edwards

Eskimos sign wide receiver Armanti Edwards

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos announced on Friday that the club has signed wide receiver Armanti Edwards.
Rogers Cup in Montreal may be postponed following Quebec government's request

Rogers Cup in Montreal may be postponed following Quebec government's request

MONTREAL — Tennis Canada and the WTA Tour are discussing the possibility of postponing the Rogers Cup women's tournaments.
Former NHL player, coach Tom Webster dies at the age of 71

Former NHL player, coach Tom Webster dies at the age of 71

Tom Webster was honoured by the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday as the NHL club announced his death at the age of 71. Webster was a player on the original New England Whalers in the inaugural season of the World Hockey Association in 1972.

Canada match in Montreal against French Barbarians called off due to pandemic

TORONTO — Canada's rugby international against the French Barbarians on July 4 in Montreal has been called off due to the COVID-10 pandemic.
Tokyo Olympic CEO hints games could be in doubt even in 2021

Tokyo Olympic CEO hints games could be in doubt even in 2021

TOKYO — As the coronavirus spreads in Japan, the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said Friday he can’t guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year — even with the long delay.
Tavares, group of Leafs make donation to front-line workers amid pandemic

Tavares, group of Leafs make donation to front-line workers amid pandemic

TORONTO — John Tavares lived in New York and his wife has worked in a hospital.
Maple Leaf Garden's Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

Maple Leaf Garden's Sex offender Gordon Stuckless dead: lawyer

TORONTO — The man at the heart of the Maple Leaf Gardens sexual abuse scandal has died.
In abrupt about-face, UFC halts shows in face of COVID-19 pandemic

In abrupt about-face, UFC halts shows in face of COVID-19 pandemic

In an abrupt about-face at the behest of broadcast partner ESPN, the UFC has postponed UFC 249 and all future scheduled shows due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.