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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.
Canadian Michael Woods to lead Israel Start-Up Nation team at the Tour de France

Canadian Michael Woods to lead Israel Start-Up Nation team at the Tour de France

Canadian rider Michael Woods will lead the Israel Start-Up Nation team at the Tour de France.
After COVID-19 shut down racing for a year, Knight running faster than ever

After COVID-19 shut down racing for a year, Knight running faster than ever

When the global track and field schedule shut down due to COVID-19, Justyn Knight went a year without a race.
Canadian Vasek Pospisil drops tight first-round match at Noventi Open

Canadian Vasek Pospisil drops tight first-round match at Noventi Open

HALLE, Germany — Canada's Vasek Pospisil is out of the Noventi Open after losing his first-round match on Monday. Playing his first match since March, the 66th-ranked Pospisil lost 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6) to world No. 75 Marcus Giron of the U.S.

Chris Johnston leads the Canadian finishers at US$1-million Bassmaster Classic event

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Chris Johnston put an exclamation mark on a record-setting weekend for Canada's three competitors at the US$1-million Bassmaster Classic. Johnston, of Peterborough, Ont.