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Sportsnet parts ways with veteran Blue Jays announcer Mike Wilner

Sportsnet parts ways with veteran Blue Jays announcer Mike Wilner

TORONTO — Rogers Sportsnet is parting ways with veteran Toronto Blue Jays radio announcer Mike Wilner. The broadcaster announced the split on its Twitter feed Friday. A reason wasn't given for the decision.
World champion Jacques retires from Canadian women's wheelchair basketball team

World champion Jacques retires from Canadian women's wheelchair basketball team

Paralympian and world champion Maude Jacques has announced her retirement from the Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball team.

Belgium No. 1 in FIFA rankings, France second and Brazil third

ZURICH — With Belgium still at No. 1, FIFA released its final rankings list for 2020 on Friday and set the seedings for the European portion of the World Cup qualifying draw.

Forge FC captain Kyle Bekker named Canadian Premier League player of the year

Forge FC captain Kyle Bekker has been named Canadian Premier League player of the year.
As Alberta's COVID-19 cases rise, so does tension over world junior championship

As Alberta's COVID-19 cases rise, so does tension over world junior championship

Alberta's spike in COVID-19 infections and the virus's infiltration of Canada's team is concerning for the world junior hockey championship in Edmonton, according to a health and law expert and an epidemiologist.
Woodbine Racetrack ends horse racing season after talks with provincial government

Woodbine Racetrack ends horse racing season after talks with provincial government

TORONTO — Woodbine Entertainment says it has officially cancelled the rest of its thoroughbred racing season following discussions with the Ontario government.
Hockey history up for sale as 97-year-old Vancouver Millionaires sweater hits auction

Hockey history up for sale as 97-year-old Vancouver Millionaires sweater hits auction

VANCOUVER — A unique piece of hockey history is up for sale, with a rare Vancouver Millionaires sweater hitting the auction block.
Canada might not compete at world figure skating championships - if they happen

Canada might not compete at world figure skating championships - if they happen

TORONTO — If the world figure skating championships do go ahead in a bubble in March in Sweden, there is a good chance Canada won't be there.
Thousands bid farewell to Maradona in Argentina amid clashes

Thousands bid farewell to Maradona in Argentina amid clashes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping but eager to honour Diego Maradona, filed past the coffin of Argentina's most iconic soccer star on Thursday.
Toronto Raptors place seldom-used centre Dewan Hernandez on waivers

Toronto Raptors place seldom-used centre Dewan Hernandez on waivers

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have waived centre Dewan Hernandez. Hernandez split last season between the NBA and Raptors 905 of the G League after Toronto selected him with the 59th pick of the 2019 draft.
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