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Canadian Nicholas Latifi's Formula One debut on hold as Australian GP cancelled

Canadian Nicholas Latifi's Formula One debut on hold as Australian GP cancelled

Canadian Nicholas Latifi's long-awaited Formula One debut will have to wait. The 24-year-old Montreal native was scheduled to drive for Williams in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Women's world curling championship in Canada wiped out by COVID-19

Women's world curling championship in Canada wiped out by COVID-19

The women's world curling championship in Prince George, B.C., joined the expanding list of COVID-19 cancellations in the sports world Thursday. The 13-country championship was scheduled to start Saturday at the CN centre.

Hull FC fire coach Lee Radford after 38-4 loss to Warrington Wolves

HULL, England — Hull FC fired head coach Lee Radford in the wake of the club's 38-4 home rugby league loss to Warrington Wolves on Thursday. Hull FC (3-4-0) stands seventh in the 12-team Super League, six points ahead of the Toronto Wolfpack (0-6-0).
North American soccer slams on the brakes in face of COVID-19 outbreak

North American soccer slams on the brakes in face of COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — North American soccer slammed on the brakes Thursday in the face of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. Major League Soccer suspended its season for 30 days, joining the NBA in downing tools.
Major League Rugby joins other leagues in suspending play for 30 days

Major League Rugby joins other leagues in suspending play for 30 days

TORONTO — Major League Rugby joined other leagues Thursday in suspending play for 30 days because of COVID-19 outbreak. The 12-team North American league has already played five rounds of matches this season.

Blue Jays win final two spring games before MLB suspends operations

The Toronto Blue Jays won their last two spring training games before Major League Baseball suspended operations Thursday because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
March Madness: NCAA Tournaments cancelled due to coronavirus

March Madness: NCAA Tournaments cancelled due to coronavirus

The NCAA cancelled its men's and women's basketball tournaments on Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.
Canadian cyclist Mike Woods breaks his right femur in Paris-Nice crash

Canadian cyclist Mike Woods breaks his right femur in Paris-Nice crash

LYON, France — Canadian cyclist Mike Woods was taken to hospital with a broken right femur after crashing in Thursday's stage of the Paris-Nice race. The 33-year-old from Ottawa was to undergo surgery Thursday evening.

CP NewsAlert: NCAA cancels men's and women's Division I basketball tournaments

NEW YORK — The NCAA has cancelled the men's and women's Division I basketball tournaments amid concerns over COVID-19. More coming. The Associated Press
CFL announces the cancellation of its regional, national combines

CFL announces the cancellation of its regional, national combines

TORONTO — The CFL has cancelled its regional and national combines in the wake of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. The league made the announcement Thursday. "At our very core, we are about bringing people together," the CFL said in a statement.