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Family friend Nick Huoseh helping guide Canada teenager Alphonso Davies' career

Family friend Nick Huoseh helping guide Canada teenager Alphonso Davies' career

Asked at a Bayern Munich video news conference this week about his role models on and off the pitch, Alphonso Davies cited Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the football players he looked up to. The Canadian teenager then went closer to home.
Linebacker Williams being mentioned as potential first overall CFL draft pick

Linebacker Williams being mentioned as potential first overall CFL draft pick

TORONTO — It's been a meteoric rise for Jordan Williams.
NHL coaches eager to spread knowledge: 'Giving back to the hockey community'

NHL coaches eager to spread knowledge: 'Giving back to the hockey community'

Ken Hitchcock remembers eagerly attending coaching symposiums in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The goal was simple: soak up as much hockey information as possible.

Youth sports in Canada feeling economic, mental-health impact of COVID-19

His karate dojo closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Eduardo Hernandez participates in its online Zoom classes. But there's something missing for the 15-year-old Calgarian. "A lot of motivation," the teenager said.
IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

SYDNEY, Australia — The head of the IOC’s co-ordination commission for the Tokyo Olympics said Wednesday he disagrees with suggestions by some scientists and doctors that a vaccine for COVID-19 is needed to hold the games.

CFL asking federal government for up to $150 million in financial assistance

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is asking the federal government for up to $150 million in financial assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rourke looking ahead to CFL draft after being bypassed in NFL selection process

Rourke looking ahead to CFL draft after being bypassed in NFL selection process

The 2020 NFL draft is over but won't be easily forgotten by Canadian Nathan Rourke. The six-foot-two, 209-pound Ohio University quarterback was bypassed in the draft then unsigned as a priority free agent. So the 21-year-old native of Oakville, Ont.
Canadian UFC bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras returns to action in May

Canadian UFC bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras returns to action in May

TORONTO — Canadian bantamweight Sarah (Cheesecake) Moras, who had been slated to fight on the postponed UFC 249 card, is returning to action May 13. The 31-year-old from Kelowna, B.C.
NRFL says it plans new pro rugby league, with big-spending plans to make it grow

NRFL says it plans new pro rugby league, with big-spending plans to make it grow

While other sports leagues wonder how to stay afloat or resume play during the global pandemic, the National Rugby Football League says it continues to plan its launch.
North Carolina governor OKs NASCAR race at Charlotte

North Carolina governor OKs NASCAR race at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR can go forward with the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway without fans in attendance at the end of May unless health conditions deteriorate in the state, the governor of North Carolina said Tuesday. Gov.