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Lawson unsure if Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will start on time

Lawson unsure if Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will start on time

TORONTO — Jim Lawson can't say with certainty Woodbine Racetrack's thoroughbred season will begin on time. It's tentatively scheduled to open April 18, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made that a very soft start date.
AP source: Jaguars dumping QB Nick Foles in trade to Bears

AP source: Jaguars dumping QB Nick Foles in trade to Bears

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to mitigate one of the costliest mistakes in franchise history. The Chicago Bears could benefit from the purge.
Toronto FC players working out apart but together thanks to video conferencing

Toronto FC players working out apart but together thanks to video conferencing

TORONTO — The new normal for Toronto FC players includes working out at home — connected via video conferencing — with the MLS club setting up a meal delivery service.
Tokyo training tough, COVID-19 forces Canadian athletes to get creative

Tokyo training tough, COVID-19 forces Canadian athletes to get creative

In the absence of an available weight room, Canadian middle-distance runner Charles Philibert-Thiboutot has been squatting his wife. At 120 pounds, Beatrice is half the weight Philibert-Thiboutot would normally lift.
Brady deal could make Bucs relevant; ticket demand spikes

Brady deal could make Bucs relevant; ticket demand spikes

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter free agency with expectations of signing Tom Brady and bolstering a defence that will be one of the keys to helping the six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback be successful with his new team.

Tennis tours stop until June for COVID-19; rankings frozen

The ATP and WTA professional tennis tours suspended all competition through at least June 7 because of the new coronavirus pandemic and froze their rankings Wednesday "until further notice.

OHL, WHL end regular-season play early because of COVID-19 pandemic

The Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League both cancelled the remainder of their regular seasons Wednesday because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Doping tests around the world wind down because of virus

Doping tests around the world wind down because of virus

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Although anti-doping organizations around the world are dialing back on testing because of the coronavirus outbreak, Olympic athletes can still expect a knock on the door.
Harness drivers thankful to be racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park during pandemic

Harness drivers thankful to be racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park during pandemic

Harness driver Doug McNair remains eternally grateful to still be working, even if it's under somewhat bizarre circumstances. The Guelph, Ont.

USL Championship extends suspension of soccer play through May 10

The USL Championship, the second-tier soccer league in the U.S., has extended its suspension of play through to May 10 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.