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Trudeau: Discussions ongoing with CFL as league seeks government assistance

Trudeau: Discussions ongoing with CFL as league seeks government assistance

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is in discussions with the CFL, which is seeking financial support to help with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Davis will be "devastated" if the Raptors don't get a playoff run this season

Davis will be "devastated" if the Raptors don't get a playoff run this season

TORONTO — Terence Davis was enjoying a rookie campaign well beyond his own expectations.
Goodell reduces salary to $0, NFL workers taking pay cuts

Goodell reduces salary to $0, NFL workers taking pay cuts

Commissioner Roger Goodell has reduced his salary to $0 and other NFL employees will be taking pay cuts or furloughs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Family friend Nick Huoseh helping guide Canada teenager Alphonso Davies' career

Family friend Nick Huoseh helping guide Canada teenager Alphonso Davies' career

Asked at a Bayern Munich video news conference this week about his role models on and off the pitch, Alphonso Davies cited Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the football players he looked up to. The Canadian teenager then went closer to home.
Linebacker Williams being mentioned as potential first overall CFL draft pick

Linebacker Williams being mentioned as potential first overall CFL draft pick

TORONTO — It's been a meteoric rise for Jordan Williams.
NHL coaches eager to spread knowledge: 'Giving back to the hockey community'

NHL coaches eager to spread knowledge: 'Giving back to the hockey community'

Ken Hitchcock remembers eagerly attending coaching symposiums in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The goal was simple: soak up as much hockey information as possible.

Youth sports in Canada feeling economic, mental-health impact of COVID-19

His karate dojo closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Eduardo Hernandez participates in its online Zoom classes. But there's something missing for the 15-year-old Calgarian. "A lot of motivation," the teenager said.
IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

SYDNEY, Australia — The head of the IOC’s co-ordination commission for the Tokyo Olympics said Wednesday he disagrees with suggestions by some scientists and doctors that a vaccine for COVID-19 is needed to hold the games.

CFL asking federal government for up to $150 million in financial assistance

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is asking the federal government for up to $150 million in financial assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rourke looking ahead to CFL draft after being bypassed in NFL selection process

Rourke looking ahead to CFL draft after being bypassed in NFL selection process

The 2020 NFL draft is over but won't be easily forgotten by Canadian Nathan Rourke. The six-foot-two, 209-pound Ohio University quarterback was bypassed in the draft then unsigned as a priority free agent. So the 21-year-old native of Oakville, Ont.