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Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of B.C. varsity women's team

Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of B.C. varsity women's team

Rowing Canada has suspended the former head coach of the University of Victoria women's rowing team for one year after an investigation into allegations of aggressive and demeaning treatment.
Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

LONDON — The Super League collapsed before a ball was kicked in the European breakaway competition after being abandoned by the six English clubs, leaving the Spanish and Italian participants stranded.
Ontario Hockey League cancels 2020-21 season as COVID-19 cases surge in province

Ontario Hockey League cancels 2020-21 season as COVID-19 cases surge in province

TORONTO — The Ontario Hockey League made the only realistic choice left on the table Tuesday — pulling the plug on its 2020-21 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pound says Olympic qualifying issues a concern to IOC

Canadian lawyer and long-standing IOC member Dick Pound says the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee is firmly committed to hosting the Games.
Canadiens goaltender Price out at least a week with a concussion

Canadiens goaltender Price out at least a week with a concussion

EDMONTON — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price will be out at least a week due to concussion protocols. Canadiens head coach Dominique Ducharme updated his star goaltender's status Tuesday.
UEFA president urges Super League owners to reverse decision

UEFA president urges Super League owners to reverse decision

MONTREUX, Switzerland — Seeking a weak link in the unity of 12 rebel clubs in the Super League, UEFA on Tuesday targeted owners in England who signed up to the project that threatens to tear apart soccer's traditional structure including the Champion
Canadian Denis Shapovalov wins clay-court opener in Barcelona

Canadian Denis Shapovalov wins clay-court opener in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is heading to the third round of the Barcelona Open after a 6-3, 7-5 win over France's Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday.

Toronto FC trades international slot to FC Dallas for US$225,000 in allocation money

Toronto FC has traded an international roster spot to FC Dallas for the remainder of the 2021 season in exchange for US$225,000 in general allocation money. The acquisition means Dallas now has 10 international roster spots this season.
Former Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen to help with Olympic soccer draw

Former Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen to help with Olympic soccer draw

As a player, Ryan Nelsen watched the 2008 and 2012 Olympic soccer draws to see what awaited his New Zealand side at the Games.
Former star goaltender Luongo named general manager of Canada's hockey worlds team

Former star goaltender Luongo named general manager of Canada's hockey worlds team

CALGARY — Former star goaltender Roberto Luongo has been named the general manager for Canada's men's team for the 2021 world hockey championship.