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Alberta golf industry lobbies to open courses amid COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta golf industry lobbies to open courses amid COVID-19 pandemic

CALGARY — Some golf courses in British Columbia are open or about to open and Alberta golf clubs want to do the same despite the reluctance of provincial health officials to give the green light.
Former Whitecap charged with sexual assault after alleged incident in Vancouver

Former Whitecap charged with sexual assault after alleged incident in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A former Vancouver Whitecaps player has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault following an alleged offence in the Vancouver area in May 2018.

Hank Steinbrenner, Yankees co-owner, dies at 63

NEW YORK — Hank Steinbrenner, the oldest son of George Steinbrenner and one of the four siblings who own the controlling shares of the New York Yankees, died Tuesday at age 63.

AP source: NWHL in process of establishing Toronto-area team

The U.S.-based National Women’s Hockey League is in the process of establishing an expansion franchise in the Toronto area, a person with direct knowledge of the plans told The Associated Press.
Marner reflects on season, using his charity to help raise money during pandemic

Marner reflects on season, using his charity to help raise money during pandemic

TORONTO — Mitch Marner is usually bouncing off the walls.
Tour de France postponed, could start in late August

Tour de France postponed, could start in late August

PARIS — After weeks of holding out hope that the Tour de France would be able to go ahead as planned, the world’s most famous cycling race was finally added to the list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus pandemic.
MLS tempers season expectations, says return in mid-May is extremely unlikely

MLS tempers season expectations, says return in mid-May is extremely unlikely

TORONTO — Major League Soccer conceded Tuesday that a return to play in mid-May is "extremely unlikely," as is fitting in the entire season. And when play does resume, it will likely do so at empty stadiums.
NASCAR's Larson fired after sponsors walk over N-word slur

NASCAR's Larson fired after sponsors walk over N-word slur

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As sponsor after sponsor dropped Kyle Larson after he used a racial slur during a live-streamed virtual race, his NASCAR team owner was backed into a corner.

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: OLYMPICS — 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021.
Mental health issues a major concern for Canadian athletes amid COVID-19

Mental health issues a major concern for Canadian athletes amid COVID-19

Melissa Humana-Paredes finds comfort on the eight-by-eight-metre half of a beach volleyball court. Feeling the soft sand underfoot, the world champion begins to mentally decompress.