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Women's world hockey cancellation hits Nova Scotia player, coach hard

Women's world hockey cancellation hits Nova Scotia player, coach hard

Blayre Turnbull was 10 years old when she saw the first women's world hockey championship played in her home province.

CP NewsAlert: Blue Jackets to play game without fans due to concerns over COVID-19

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets will play home games, including Thursday's game against Pittsburgh, without fans in attendance while the state of Ohio's ban on mass gatherings in response to the spread of COVID-19 is in effect.

Silvertips to play final home game of WHL regular season without fans

CALGARY — The Western Hockey League's Everett Silvertips and Seattle Thunderbirds announced they will play upcoming regular-season home games without fans after Washington State banned large group events in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Bichette homers on first pitch, Blue Jays down Orioles 14-2 at spring training

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Bo Bichette led off the game with his third pre-season home run and Randal Grichuk and Danny Jansen also went deep in the first inning as the Toronto Blue Jays downed the Baltimore Orioles 14-2 on Wednesday in spring training action.
Canadian teen Thorsteinson eager to face big league bats in game against Jays

Canadian teen Thorsteinson eager to face big league bats in game against Jays

Canadian teenager Justin Thorsteinson wants to be challenged whenever he steps on a mound. If that means facing the most feared hitters in the Blue Jays lineup, he'll take it — gladly.

COVID-19 outbreak affects a third tournament on the pro darts circuit

LONDON — The European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen, Germany, has become the third PDC European Tour event to be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

CP NewsAlert: March Madness games to be played without fans

INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will be played without fans in the arenas because of concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

List of sports events affected by the new coronavirus

ARCHERY ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed. World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 cancelled . ATHLETICS World indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021.
CFL regional, national combines to go ahead amid concerns over COVID-19 spread

CFL regional, national combines to go ahead amid concerns over COVID-19 spread

TORONTO — The CFL announced Wednesday it's going ahead with its regional combines as well as its national combine in Toronto as worries over the spread of COVID-19 caused the cancellation of sporting events across the globe, including the world figur
Overwatch League opts to play esports games online due to COVID-19 outbreak

Overwatch League opts to play esports games online due to COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — The Toronto Defiant esports team has cancelled its planned Overwatch League event in Toronto next month because of concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak.