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CP NewsAlert: 2020 RBC Canadian Open cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The 2020 RBC Canadian Open has been cancelled. The PGA Tour, Golf Canada and RBC announced the event's long-speculated cancellation on Thursday morning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled for June 8-14 at St.
Athletes, teams, celebs are 'All In' to feed hungry

Athletes, teams, celebs are 'All In' to feed hungry

With factories closed, tens of millions out of work and a recession looming because of the coronavirus pandemic, athletes, teams, entertainers and business leaders are donating prized possessions in response to a challenge to feed families suddenly i

Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres activities suspended for remainder of 2020

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. — The Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres has suspended all public activities for the remainder of 2020. The event's board of directors made the announcement on Wednesday.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame closes museum for 2020, will still induct athletes

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame closes museum for 2020, will still induct athletes

CALGARY — Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is closing the doors on its Calgary museum until the end of 2020, but will still announce a class of inductees this year. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the Hall's major spring fundraiser.
Woodbine Entertainment to make pitch to offer historical horse race wagering

Woodbine Entertainment to make pitch to offer historical horse race wagering

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson can't predict when racing will resume but is prepared to stage events without spectators in order to get horses back running.

Cavalry FC sign 20-year-old Canadian futsal international Mohamed Farsi

CALGARY — Cavalry FC have signed 20-year-old Canadian futsal international Mohamed Farsi. A native of Montreal, Farsi was 17 when he started playing in Quebec's PLSQ circuit.
Raptors guard Norm Powell studying sign language, Spanish during hiatus

Raptors guard Norm Powell studying sign language, Spanish during hiatus

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell has been using this forced down time to brush up on his sign language.

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.

Canadian NBA player Joseph donating face shields to Toronto-area medical workers

TORONTO — Sacramento Kings guard Cory Joseph is donating face shields to frontline medical workers in the Toronto area. Joseph, from Pickering, Ont., announced Wednesday he is making the donation through Operation Canadian Shield.
Former Jays infielder Damaso Garcia, a two-time all-star, dead at 63

Former Jays infielder Damaso Garcia, a two-time all-star, dead at 63

TORONTO — Former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Damaso Garcia, a two-time all-star and a big part of the club's rise to prominence in the 1980s, has died at the age of 63.