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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.
Professional Fighters League calls off 2020 season, will resume MMA shows in 2021

Professional Fighters League calls off 2020 season, will resume MMA shows in 2021

The Professional Fighters League has called off its 2020 season due to the global pandemic, saying it will resume its mixed martial arts schedule in the spring of 2021.
Toronto FC's Michael Bradley keeping busy during COVID-19 hiatus from play

Toronto FC's Michael Bradley keeping busy during COVID-19 hiatus from play

TORONTO — From rehabbing his surgically repaired ankle to checking in with teammates and helping his kids with Grade 2 math and science, Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is keeping busy these days.

Anthony LeBlanc leaves Halifax CFL group to take executive role with Senators

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have named Anthony LeBlanc as their president of business operations. LeBlanc was most recently a founding partner of Schooner Sports and Entertainment, a group trying to bring a CFL team to Halifax.