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Olympic shot putters forced to create 'new atmosphere' during pandemic

Olympic shot putters forced to create 'new atmosphere' during pandemic

TORONTO — The cavernous Toronto Track and Field Centre was all but empty, and far too quiet for Brittany Crew and Sarah Mitton. So the Canadian shot putters blasted music.

Kerri Einarson, Brendan Bottcher win Grand Slam of Curling openers

CALGARY — The reigning national women's and men's champions are off to winning starts at the 2021 Grand Slam of Curling.
Shaky Royals bullpen hangs on for 7-5 win over Blue Jays

Shaky Royals bullpen hangs on for 7-5 win over Blue Jays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals manager Mike Matheny felt awfully good about the way his team played in a 7-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Jakob Junis ran his scoreless streak to 14 innings.
Road Warriors: Ehlers scores two as Jets chase Campbell early, down Maple Leafs

Road Warriors: Ehlers scores two as Jets chase Campbell early, down Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice and his team were tired and a little ornery.

Kevin Mandolese makes 24 saves, AHL Senators down Heat 4-2

CALGARY — Kevin Mandolese made 24 saves as the Belleville Senator doubled up the Stockton Heat 4-2 on Thursday in American Hockey League play.
Ontario's sport minister: OHL return to play would be 'irresponsible' right now

Ontario's sport minister: OHL return to play would be 'irresponsible' right now

Ontario's minister of sport says it would be "irresponsible" to approve a return to play for the Ontario Hockey League right now.
Vancouver Canucks' next game postponed, delaying return from COVID-19 outbreak

Vancouver Canucks' next game postponed, delaying return from COVID-19 outbreak

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks say some players need more time to recover from a COVID-19 outbreak that has swept through the team.
MLS season starts with hopes of returning to normalcy

MLS season starts with hopes of returning to normalcy

Major League Soccer embarks on the 2021 season with a new labour agreement in hand, the return of two big stars, a new team in Austin, Texas, and lessons learned from 2020.
Emotions ran high for Toronto FC goal-scorers in CONCACAF Champions League triumph

Emotions ran high for Toronto FC goal-scorers in CONCACAF Champions League triumph

Toronto FC's Patrick Mullins and Justin Morrow acknowledged their goals against Club Leon on Wednesday night came with an outpouring of emotion. For Mullins, the reason was simple. His grandmother passed away recently.

CFL teams select four Australian punters in the first round of league's global draft

TORONTO — Jake Ford knows where the next stop on his football journey will be, but remains unsure exactly when it will happen. Ford, an Australian punter/kicker, went first overall in the CFL global draft Thursday to the B.C. Lions.