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Queen's Plate, Canadian Open close to decisions for 2020 during COVID-19 pandemic

Queen's Plate, Canadian Open close to decisions for 2020 during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — While Toronto's ban on city-led events through June 30 does not prohibit professional sporting contests during the COVID-19 pandemic, two major annual events say they are close to making announcements on their status for this year.
Montreal Impact midfielder Shamit Shome making most of time alone

Montreal Impact midfielder Shamit Shome making most of time alone

Montreal Impact midfielder Shamit Shome has been making the most of his time while hunkered at home. When not reaching out to friends and family, the 22-year-old from Edmonton has been working out and hitting the books.
Woodbine Entertainment says it will continue to stable horses on backstretch

Woodbine Entertainment says it will continue to stable horses on backstretch

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment said Tuesday it will continue stabling horses on its backstretch and provide the essential care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leafs' Dubas praises NBA's 'momentous move' to suspend its season amid pandemic

Leafs' Dubas praises NBA's 'momentous move' to suspend its season amid pandemic

TORONTO — Kyle Dubas was watching television the evening of March 11 when news started to trickle out of Oklahoma City. An NBA player — it would turn out to be Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz — had tested positive for COVID-19.
NHL extends self-quarantine guideline until April 15

NHL extends self-quarantine guideline until April 15

The NHL has extended its guideline for players and staff to self-quarantine until April 15 and it is possible the coronavirus pandemic could push that back even further.
Q&A: What do Canadian athletes face when trodding an unknown path to Tokyo 2020

Q&A: What do Canadian athletes face when trodding an unknown path to Tokyo 2020

The countdown clock has been reset. Canada pushed for postponements of the Tokyo Games and got them. The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will now open July 23 and Aug. 24 respectively in 2021.
John Herdman prepares for the future, looks for silver lining in COVID-19 cloud

John Herdman prepares for the future, looks for silver lining in COVID-19 cloud

John Herdman had planned to be coaching the Canadian men's soccer team against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday in Langford, B.C. Instead he was in his Vancouver-area home, working on a weekend coaching webinar and other duties.
'The Last Dance' look at Jordan's last title starts April 19

'The Last Dance' look at Jordan's last title starts April 19

The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release. ESPN and Netflix announced on Tuesday that the 10-part documentary series called “The Last Dance” will run in the U.S.
Pietrangelo says Blues teammate Bouwmeester in good health

Pietrangelo says Blues teammate Bouwmeester in good health

St. Louis Blues captain Alex Pietrangelo says teammate Jay Bouwmeester is in good health some seven weeks after having a cardioverter defibrillator implanted in his chest.
Junior Mohns is blazing his own path in football as a successful coach

Junior Mohns is blazing his own path in football as a successful coach

Jason Mohns is proving to be a chip off the old block. The 38-year-old son of former CFL official Greg Mohns is blazing his own path as the head coach at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, Ariz.