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World Cup cross country ski event cancelled in Quebec City due to COVID-19

World Cup cross country ski event cancelled in Quebec City due to COVID-19

QUEBEC — The World Cup cross-country ski event this weekend in Quebec City has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The move ends the cross-country season. Races for next week in Minneapolis and Canmore, Alta., were cancelled Thursday.
Virus darkens stages, silences orchestras across the US

Virus darkens stages, silences orchestras across the US

NEW YORK — The stage at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle is quiet. There is no music coming from the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the members of Pearl Jam won't tour.
Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19

A list of Canadian international and domestic sporting events impacted by COVID-19: — NHL suspends 2019-20 season impacting seven Canadian teams in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.
Cancellations, suspensions rule the day in Canadian sports

Cancellations, suspensions rule the day in Canadian sports

The Canadian sports landscape changed dramatically on Thursday because of the COVID-19 outbreak, with the country's top teams and athletes nearly all affected by the worldwide pandemic.
US Soccer president quits after gender discrimination suit

US Soccer president quits after gender discrimination suit

Carlos Cordeiro resigned as U.S.
Trump "postpone" idea shot down by Japanese Olympic minister

Trump "postpone" idea shot down by Japanese Olympic minister

TOKYO — President Donald Trump's suggestion to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year because of the spreading coronavirus was immediately shot down by Japan's Olympic minister.
UFC shifts cards, bars spectators at three events in face of COVID-19

UFC shifts cards, bars spectators at three events in face of COVID-19

The UFC is going ahead with its Fight Night card Saturday in Brazil but without spectators. And the mixed martial arts promotion is shifting future cards from Columbus, Ohio, and Portland to the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games NHL All games cancelled --- NBA All games cancelled --- MLB pre-season Atlanta 5, Detroit 3 N.Y. Yankees 6, Washington 3 St. Louis 3, Miami 0 Philadelphia 8, Tampa Bay 4 Toronto (ss) 7, Pittsburgh 5 Toronto (ss) 22, Canada Jr. 6 L.A.
NBA says virus hiatus will likely last "at least" a month

NBA says virus hiatus will likely last "at least" a month

MIAMI — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday night that the league’s hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic will likely last at least a month, or roughly what would have been the remainder of an uninterrupted regular season.

Rachel Homan curling team announces split with lead Lisa Weagle

OTTAWA — Rachel Homan's curling team has parted company with all-star lead Lisa Weagle.