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Canadian government approves reduced quarantine for NHL players crossing the border

Canadian government approves reduced quarantine for NHL players crossing the border

The federal government has waived its mandatory 14-day quarantine period for players acquired by Canadian NHL teams from U.S. clubs "under national interest grounds" ahead of the league's April 12 trade deadline.
Andreescu, Auger-Aliassime win opening matches at Miami Open

Andreescu, Auger-Aliassime win opening matches at Miami Open

MIAMI — Canada's Bianca Andreescu needed a set to warm up before cruising into the third round of the Miami Open. The No. 8 seed from Mississauga, Ont.
6N: France gifts Scotland historic win and Wales the title

6N: France gifts Scotland historic win and Wales the title

PARIS — Redemption for Wayne Pivac’s resurgent Wales, dejection for Fabien Galthie’s flamboyant yet flaky France.
Russia sweeps women's medals, wins rhythm dance at worlds

Russia sweeps women's medals, wins rhythm dance at worlds

STOCKHOLM — A sweep of the women's medals Friday further stamped Russian dominance of these World Figure Skating Championships. Yet the two American women did just enough to earn a third berth at next year's Olympics.
Two more Toronto Raptors players out because of COVID-19 health and safety reasons

Two more Toronto Raptors players out because of COVID-19 health and safety reasons

TAMPA, Fla. — The Toronto Raptors are dealing with more COVID-19 issues. Paul Watson and DeAndre' Bembry were sidelined for Friday's game against the visiting Phoenix Suns for COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Canadian Mackenzie Hughes advances to round of 16 in match-play event

Canadian Mackenzie Hughes advances to round of 16 in match-play event

AUSTIN, Texas — Canada's Mackenzie Hughes has advanced to the knockout stage of the Dell Technologies Match Play. The golfer from Dundas, Ont., won Group 9 with a record of 2-0-1 after tying American Talor Gooch today.
With fours games postponed, Habs' COVID-19 issues a concern across North Division

With fours games postponed, Habs' COVID-19 issues a concern across North Division

Getting nearly a week off in Montreal is something millionaire hockey players would normally jump at. Not so in 2021.
Canadiens acquire veteran centre Eric Staal from lowly Sabres for two draft picks

Canadiens acquire veteran centre Eric Staal from lowly Sabres for two draft picks

MONTREAL — Eric Staal is heading north. The Montreal Canadiens have acquired the veteran centre from the Buffalo Sabres for the club's third- and fifth-round picks in the 2021 NHL draft.
Marc Kennedy joins Brendan Bottcher team for men's world curling championship

Marc Kennedy joins Brendan Bottcher team for men's world curling championship

CALGARY — Two-time world champion and Olympic gold medallist Marc Kennedy will join Brendan Bottcher's team as an alternate for the upcoming men's world curling championship.
Runners facing shoe shortage due to surging demand, COVID-related supply issues

Runners facing shoe shortage due to surging demand, COVID-related supply issues

Running shoes are the latest product to be plagued by a pandemic-related supply crunch as exercise-starved Canadians head outside in droves.
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