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Canadian all-rounder Saad Bin Zafar to play in Caribbean Premier League

Canadian all-rounder Saad Bin Zafar to play in Caribbean Premier League

TORONTO — Canadian all-rounder Saad Bin Zafar has been drafted by the St. Lucia Zouks for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League cricket season. The Barbados Tridents are looking to defend their T20 title in the CPL season, which runs Aug 29 to Sept. 26.
Doctor likes hub plans, but says CFL and other leagues still face issues

Doctor likes hub plans, but says CFL and other leagues still face issues

TORONTO — Even if the CFL plays an abbreviated '20 season in a hub city under the strictest of health-and-safety guidelines, an infectious diseases doctor believes there will still be positive tests for the novel coronavirus that could force the leag
IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22

IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22

International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene’ Fasel is encouraged after learning the NHL's pending labour deal opens the possibility of the world's best players returning to the Olympics.
Canada's McPeak might be 'someone's Robin Roberts' as female Black broadcaster

Canada's McPeak might be 'someone's Robin Roberts' as female Black broadcaster

When Meghan McPeak considers where she is in her broadcasting career, against the backdrop of racial unrest and the bleak employment numbers of Black people in her business, she says she feels like Tom Hanks' character in the movie "Castaway.
Vancouver Whitecaps missing five players at MLS is Back Tournament

Vancouver Whitecaps missing five players at MLS is Back Tournament

The Vancouver Whitecaps will be missing five players at the MLS is Back Tournament, including forwards Lucas Cavallini, Fredy Montero and Tosaint Ricketts.
Raptors coach Nick Nurse knows attention to family will be key for players

Raptors coach Nick Nurse knows attention to family will be key for players

Nick Nurse has no problem letting one of his players duck out of a meeting to take a call from one of his children.
Blue Jays hold pair of workout sessions as summer camp continues

Blue Jays hold pair of workout sessions as summer camp continues

The Toronto Blue Jays resumed summer training camp at Rogers Centre on Tuesday with a pair of workout sessions that came amid the continued uncertainty about the team's present and future plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chelsea into 3rd place in EPL, Arsenal held by Leicester

Chelsea into 3rd place in EPL, Arsenal held by Leicester

On a night of spectacular goals in the Premier League, it was a pair of tackles that had the most significant impact on the hard-fought race for Champions League qualification.
Raptors Uprising GC point guard Kenny Got Work gets another NBA 2K League award

Raptors Uprising GC point guard Kenny Got Work gets another NBA 2K League award

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC point guard Kenneth (Kenny Got Work) Hailey has been named player of the week in the NBA 2K League for the third time this season. The 30-year-old from Memphis also won the award in Weeks 1 and 3 of the esports season.
Wizards' Beal, Nets' Dinwiddie to miss rest of NBA season

Wizards' Beal, Nets' Dinwiddie to miss rest of NBA season

WASHINGTON — Wizards leading scorer Bradley Beal and Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie won't take part in the restart of the NBA season, two significant absences in the Eastern Conference playoff race.