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Woodbine postpones Pattison International thoroughbred race for a year

Woodbine postpones Pattison International thoroughbred race for a year

TORONTO — The 83rd running of the $1-million Pattison Canadian International is going to have to wait a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FC Seoul faces sanctions after putting sex dolls in seats

FC Seoul faces sanctions after putting sex dolls in seats

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A South Korean soccer club is facing penalties, including expulsion from its own stadium, for putting sex dolls in empty seats during a match last weekend.
Canadian rugby international Evan Olmstead signs new deal to stay at Biarritz

Canadian rugby international Evan Olmstead signs new deal to stay at Biarritz

TORONTO — Canadian rugby international Evan Olmstead has signed a new contract with Biarritz Olympique of the French second division. The deal runs through the end of the 2021-22 season.
Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons can reopen

Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons can reopen

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says Calgary and the city of Brooks will get a lot more advance notice this time around on opening up their economies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NHL coaches on life behind the bench: 'It's a really emotional place'

NHL coaches on life behind the bench: 'It's a really emotional place'

NHL coaches go into every game with a plan. Line combinations, pre-scouts of the opponent, weighing matchups and trying to sift through probabilities are all part of laying that groundwork.

US, Canada drawn in same group at 2021 men's hockey worlds

ZURICH — The United States and Canada were drawn into the same group for the 2021 men's hockey world championships, the IIHF said Wednesday. The North American rivals are in the eight-team group to be played in Riga, Latvia.

Raptors Uprising GC downs the Knicks for fifth straight win in NBA 2K League

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC improved its unbeaten esports record to 5-0 Tuesday with a best-of-three series victory over Knicks Gaming in the NBA 2K League. Toronto opened with an 83-65 win before recording the sweep with a 78-72 decision.
Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

Belmont set for June 20 without fans, leads off Triple Crown

Horse racing's Triple Crown will look different this year from start to finish. The Belmont Stakes will be run before the Kentucky Derby and Preakness for the first time and take place at a shorter distance.

Prince of Wales Stakes race set for Sept. 29 at Fort Erie Racetrack

FORT ERIE, Ont. — The $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, the second jewel of Canadian thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, will be run Sept. 29 at Fort Erie Racetrack.
MLS cancels 2020 all-star game in Los Angeles plus two other showcase contests

MLS cancels 2020 all-star game in Los Angeles plus two other showcase contests

TORONTO — Major League Soccer has cancelled its 2020 all-star game as well as the Leagues Cup and Campeones Cup.