Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

National Sports

IndyCar goes virtual racing as it waits to get back on track

IndyCar goes virtual racing as it waits to get back on track

IndyCar isn't sure when it can get its cars on track to officially start the season. For now, the series will follow the lead of other racing leagues and go virtual. IndyCar's first iRacing event will be Saturday with a 25-car field.
Alouettes starter Adams Jr. looking to build upon Alouettes' stellar '19 season

Alouettes starter Adams Jr. looking to build upon Alouettes' stellar '19 season

Montreal Alouettes quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. won't be heart-broken if training camp is pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

The Indianapolis 500 was postponed Thursday until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won't run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946. The race will instead be held Aug.
COVID-19 exposing thin financial margins of Canada's Olympic athletes

COVID-19 exposing thin financial margins of Canada's Olympic athletes

Any lingering hope Sarah Pavan had about competing on this season's professional beach volleyball circuit was crushed the day city workers came to cut down the nets on Hermosa Beach.

Expansion Atletico Ottawa adds international talent from Jamaica and England

OTTAWA — Expansion Atletico Ottawa's roster reached double figures Thursday with the signing of Jamaican international midfielder Tevin Shaw.

Toronto Blue Jays send Espinal, Pannone and Waguespack to Buffalo

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned infielder Santiago Espinal, left-hander Thomas Pannone and right-hander Jacob Waguespack to triple-A Buffalo.
Canadian teenager Sten (Sav) Valge-Saar waits on Lakers Gaming start

Canadian teenager Sten (Sav) Valge-Saar waits on Lakers Gaming start

Taken seventh overall in the 2020 NBA 2K League draft by Lakers Gaming, Calgary teenager Sten (Sav) Valge-Saar was looking forward to honing his esports skills.
Royals new owner patiently awaiting rescheduled opening day

Royals new owner patiently awaiting rescheduled opening day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The morning dawned bright and sunny over Kauffman Stadium, just to the east of downtown Kansas City. The outfield grass was a perfectly manicured ocean of green, the infield dirt brushed as if by a fine-toothed comb.
German clubs pledge cash for clubs struggling for revenue

German clubs pledge cash for clubs struggling for revenue

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Four German soccer clubs have pledged a combined 20 million euros ($21.9 million) to support other teams struggling to stay afloat after games in the country were suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021. Nothing much can get done until those dates are worked out by the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government and Tokyo organizers.