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Harry Jerome International Track Classic cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

BURNABY, B.C. — The annual Harry Jerome International Track Classic has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event's 38th edition was scheduled for May 30 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C., just east of Vancouver.

QMJHL cancels the rest of its regular season amid the COVID-19 pandemic

LONGUEUIL, Que. — The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League has cancelled the rest of its regular-season schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trainer Mark Casse good with Derby being postponed until September

Trainer Mark Casse good with Derby being postponed until September

It's going to require some change to preparation, but trainer Mark Casse is good with Tuesday's decision to postpone the Kentucky Derby until September amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
How will NCAA recoup millions from lost tournament?

How will NCAA recoup millions from lost tournament?

The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men's Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a massive television rights deal with CBS and Turner that runs through the 2032 tournament.
Canada's Pospisil facing uncertainty of ATP season among COVID-19 outbreak

Canada's Pospisil facing uncertainty of ATP season among COVID-19 outbreak

Vasek Pospisil was in Indian Wells, Calif., last Sunday practising for the BNP Paribas Open when the tournament, one of the biggest on the tennis schedule, was cancelled over COVID-19 concerns.
Getting home from Siberia is no easy task for basketball player Ruth Hamblin

Getting home from Siberia is no easy task for basketball player Ruth Hamblin

It was after midnight Tuesday in Novosibirsk, Russia, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians abroad to come home. Ruth Hamblin, who plays basketball for WBC Dynamo Novosibirsk in the Siberian city, stayed up to watch the news conference.
UFC lightweight John Makdessi forced to ponder Brazil loss in self-isolation

UFC lightweight John Makdessi forced to ponder Brazil loss in self-isolation

After losing a fight Saturday some 7,300 kilometres away before an empty arena in Brasilia, UFC lightweight John (The Bull) Makdessi is back home in Montreal — in self-isolation.

UEFA postpones Euro 2020 by 1 year because of pandemic

GENEVA — Taking a tough decision that became more inevitable by the day, the governing body of European soccer postponed its marquee championship for one year on Tuesday.
AP source: Saints, Brees agree on 2-year, $50 million deal

AP source: Saints, Brees agree on 2-year, $50 million deal

NEW ORLEANS — The Saints and record-setting quarterback Drew Brees have agreed on a two-year, $50 million contract, a person familiar with the situation said.

Blue Bombers sign defensive back Damian Swann and quarterback Dru Brown

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed defensive back Damian Swann and quarterback Dru Brown on Tuesday. A six-foot, 190-pound Swann was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints out of the University of Georgia.