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Canada rugby calendar still up in the air because of pandemic restrictions

Canada rugby calendar still up in the air because of pandemic restrictions

TORONTO — With July internationals already called off due to the global pandemic and the likely cancellation of the Americas Rugby Championship later this summer, Canada's top rugby players may not see action until October at the earliest.
Marcel Bellefeuille returns to University of Ottawa as head football coach

Marcel Bellefeuille returns to University of Ottawa as head football coach

OTTAWA — Marcel Bellefeuille is back as the University of Ottawa's head football coach. The school announced Bellefeuille's return Thursday. Bellefeuille served as the school's head coach from 1998-2000 before heading to the CFL.
As golf and tennis return, rec team sports still unsure when they'll be back

As golf and tennis return, rec team sports still unsure when they'll be back

MONTREAL — Jason Dorrington was looking forward to playing for six softball teams this summer, until recreational sports across the country ground to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Veronica Clarke's family pleased to see her enter Skate Canada's Hall of Fame

Nearly 80 years after Veronica Clarke's virtual retirement from competitive figure skating, her children are pleased to see she will be in Skate Canada's Hall of Fame.
Poll: Canadians want to play sports again but it may take time to feel comfortable

Poll: Canadians want to play sports again but it may take time to feel comfortable

TORONTO — A poll suggests that while Canadians want to get back to organized sports and group physical activities post-pandemic, it may take time for some to feel comfortable doing so.
Unable to practise at training facility, Impact player breaks foot on routine jog

Unable to practise at training facility, Impact player breaks foot on routine jog

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact's inability to hold individual workouts at their training facility has proved to be costly.
Virtual story time the new normal for retired sprinter Justyn Warner and family

Virtual story time the new normal for retired sprinter Justyn Warner and family

TORONTO — Every evening at around 7:30, Justyn Warner curls up with a stack of storybooks to read to his three-year-old daughter Parys until she falls asleep. Her favourite is "The Little Red Caboose," and so every evening begins with that book.
CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie lays out best-case scenario for 2020 season

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie lays out best-case scenario for 2020 season

TORONTO — Commissioner Randy Ambrosie gave the CFL some much-needed breathing room Wednesday. Ambrosie told CFL season-ticket holders during a video conference the earliest the league could start the 2020 regular season is September.
Leafs UFA D Tyson Barrie: 'It's a weird time to be heading into free agency'

Leafs UFA D Tyson Barrie: 'It's a weird time to be heading into free agency'

TORONTO — Tyson Barrie is trying to keep things in perspective. More than 80,000 people in Canada are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19, and the country's death toll has surpassed 6,000.

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.