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UFC forced to postpone its next 3 shows but says Khabib title fight will go on

UFC forced to postpone its next 3 shows but says Khabib title fight will go on

LAS VEGAS — The UFC is postponing its next three fight cards in the wake of the latest restrictions in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Sovereign Awards postponed because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The 45th annual Sovereign Awards have been postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The ceremony, recognizing outstanding achievements in Canadian thoroughbred racing in 2019, was scheduled for April 16 in Vaughan, Ont.
Tokyo Games on for now, but some Canadian athletes wonder how to get there

Tokyo Games on for now, but some Canadian athletes wonder how to get there

Sam Pedlow has time on his hands to wonder if he'll compete in beach volleyball at the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Fill the Void: Sport networks turn to classic games, docs and archive content

Fill the Void: Sport networks turn to classic games, docs and archive content

TORONTO — With the live sports schedule all but wiped out due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian sports television networks are turning to classic games and archival content to help fill the massive void.
CFL decision to cancel combines has forced agents to be innovative

CFL decision to cancel combines has forced agents to be innovative

TORONTO — The CFL's decision to shelve its remaining combines has forced agents like Darren Gill and Rob Fry to be innovative in getting general managers pertinent information about their draft-eligible clients.
MLB delays opening day to mid-May at earliest due to virus

MLB delays opening day to mid-May at earliest due to virus

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball pushed back opening day until mid-May at the earliest on Monday because of the new coronavirus after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks.
Blue Jays select Panik to 40-man roster, place Diaz on injured list

Blue Jays select Panik to 40-man roster, place Diaz on injured list

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays selected infielder Joe Panik to the 40-man roster on Monday and placed right-handed pitcher Yennsy Diaz on the 60-day injured list with a right lat strain. Panik, 29, batted .
Rugby league season suspended until April 3 as 5th Wolfpack player self-isolates

Rugby league season suspended until April 3 as 5th Wolfpack player self-isolates

English rugby league has been suspended until April 3 in the wake of news that a fifth member of the Toronto Wolfpack is in self-isolation after showing possible symptoms of COVID-19.
Historic Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

Historic Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

LONDON — The annual Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race, which dates back to 1829, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

U-Sports bans in-person recruiting for 3 weeks in sanctioned sports due to virus

TORONTO — U Sports has issued a three-week moratorium on all in-person recruiting, effective immediately in its 12 U Sports-sanctioned sports, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.