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Rugby Canada staying mum on choice of World Rugby chairman, at least for now

Rugby Canada is staying mum on its choice of chairman in World Rugby's increasingly messy elections, at least for now. Vice-chairman Agustin Pichot is running against incumbent Bill Beaumont for World Rugby's top position.
COVID-19 pandemic having an impact upon kicker Lauther's preparation

COVID-19 pandemic having an impact upon kicker Lauther's preparation

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a monkey wrench into Brett Lauther's plans. The Saskatchewan Roughriders kicker was planning to spend the off-season in Regina training at the team's facility in preparation for the 2020 season.
Redblacks sign former Ticats star Jalen Saunders to one-year contract

Redblacks sign former Ticats star Jalen Saunders to one-year contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks have signed free agent receiver Jalen Saunders to a one-year contract. The 27-year-old from Stockton, Calif., played the 2017 and 2018 seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement

Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement

TOKYO — An open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC on Tuesday over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement.
Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies signs contract extension with Bayern Munich

Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies signs contract extension with Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich has secured Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies for another two years through June 2025, with club officials and the teenager donning surgical masks to ink the deal during the global pandemic.
Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

LOS ANGELES — Family members of four passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star's widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft.
MLB players say pay shouldn't be cut if empty ballparks

MLB players say pay shouldn't be cut if empty ballparks

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball players are upset over the prospect teams may seek additional pay cuts if games are played in empty ballparks due to the coronavirus outbreak. Their anger was stoked last week when New York Gov.

UFC welterweight Lyman (Cyborg) Good tests positive for COVID-19 virus

UFC welterweight Lyman (Cyborg) Good has tested positive for COVID-19. Good, a former Bellator champion, pulled out in early April of a planned bout against Belal Muhammad at UFC 249.
University of Lethbridge axes men's and women's hockey teams, citing budget cuts

University of Lethbridge axes men's and women's hockey teams, citing budget cuts

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The University of Lethbridge has shut down its men's and women's hockey teams citing three straight years of cuts to its operating grant.
Pandemic strikes at a pivotal time in women's professional hockey

Pandemic strikes at a pivotal time in women's professional hockey

Women's professional hockey, already in upheaval, is facing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.