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Among multiple tournament cancellations, IIHF president puts faith in Edmonton

Among multiple tournament cancellations, IIHF president puts faith in Edmonton

Hockey players crossing borders is the International Ice Hockey Federation's stock in trade. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely curtailed that business. The IIHF has cancelled 19 tournaments so far in both 2020 and 2021.

Whitecaps' Fredy Montero, Marc Dos Santos named to MLS Team of the Week

VANCOUVER — Fredy Montero is being recognized by Major League Soccer for helping the Vancouver Whitecaps string together their first back-to-back wins of the season last week.
Canadians Ghislaine Landry, Britt Benn named to rugby sevens Dream Team

Canadians Ghislaine Landry, Britt Benn named to rugby sevens Dream Team

Canadians Ghislaine Landry and Britt Benn have been named to the HSBC 2020 women's rugby sevens Dream Team. Landry, the Canadian captain, is the all-time leading scorer on the women's sevens circuit with 1,356 points.
Former Maple Leafs forward, Rangers captain Bob Nevin dead at 82

Former Maple Leafs forward, Rangers captain Bob Nevin dead at 82

TORONTO — Bob Nevin, a fan favourite who won two Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs before a successful run as captain of the New York Rangers, has died. He was 82. Nevin died early Monday, according to the NHL. No cause of death was given.

Canadians Diez, Schnur advance to second round of French Open qualifying

PARIS — Canadians Steven Diez and Brayden Schnur advanced to the second round of men's qualifying at the French Open with wins on Monday. Diez, from Toronto, defeated Ilya Ivashka of Belarus 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. Schnur, from Pickering, Ont.
Survey finds most Canadian Olympic athletes against medal podium protests

Survey finds most Canadian Olympic athletes against medal podium protests

TORONTO — After a wave of demonstrations against racial injustice around the world, the International Olympic Committee is in talks with athlete groups about potentially easing protest bans at the Olympic Games.
Bayern Munich already looking too good for the Bundesliga

Bayern Munich already looking too good for the Bundesliga

BERLIN — On the day the FIFA president warned about a lack of competition in club soccer, Bayern Munich started the German league by scoring a whopping eight goals.
Chase Claypool sets Canadian NFL record with 84-yard touchdown reception

Chase Claypool sets Canadian NFL record with 84-yard touchdown reception

PITTSBURGH — Chase Claypool didn't wait long to set a Canadian NFL record.

Przybylko scores twice, Union beat 10-man Impact 4-1

HARRISON, N.J. — Romell Quioto put the Montreal Impact ahead. Then he put them down. Kacper Przybylko scored late in the first half and early in the second to help the Philadelphia Union beat the 10-man M Impact 4-1 on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena.
WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

BRADENTON, Fla. — The opener of the WNBA playoff series between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx was postponed nearly 90 minutes before its scheduled tipoff Sunday because of inconclusive COVID-19 test results for Storm players.