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Raptors veteran forward Serge Ibaka enjoyed engaging with fans during quarantine

Raptors veteran forward Serge Ibaka enjoyed engaging with fans during quarantine

Whether it was his playful "How Bored Are You?" social-media posts, his online talent show, or his workout videos, Raptors forward Serge Ibaka was one of Toronto's most visible athletes in the early days of the COVID-19 lockdown.
CFL's Edmonton Eskimos plan to talk to Inuit communities about team name

CFL's Edmonton Eskimos plan to talk to Inuit communities about team name

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos "will ramp up" their engagement with Inuit communities to evaluate their views on the CFL team's name. The Eskimos made the announcement Friday.
Major League Soccer teams head to Florida, albeit in stop-start fashion

Major League Soccer teams head to Florida, albeit in stop-start fashion

TORONTO — MLS teams are gradually making their way to Florida for the MLS is Back Tournament, albeit in stop-start fashion.
Canadian Taylor Pendrith one shot back heading into final round

Canadian Taylor Pendrith one shot back heading into final round

BERTHOUD, Colo. — Canadian Taylor Pendrith is in contention for his first Korn Ferry Tour victory with one round to go at the TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes. Pendrith, of Richmond Hill, Ont.

Hockey Canada cancels 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

CALGARY — The 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge scheduled to take place in the fall has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Hockey Canada made the announcement on Friday.

Siakam says he feels safe in Florida, despite explosion of COVID-19 cases

Pascal Siakam has watched the number of COVID-19 cases climb in the United States, particularly in Florida, where the Toronto Raptors convened more than a week ago.
31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2 per cent

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2 per cent

NEW YORK — Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2 per cent.
Hosting regular season MLB in Toronto "totally different ball game"

Hosting regular season MLB in Toronto "totally different ball game"

The Toronto Blue Jays have been cleared to start their summer training camp at Rogers Centre, but Canada's deputy chief public health officer says hosting other teams there during the regular season would be a "totally different ball game.

Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin charged with luring minors on the internet

LEVIS, Que. — Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin was charged Friday with alleged sex offences against two minors. The 22-year-old was released on $1,500 bail and a promise to respect certain conditions.
Gary Longhi, Canada's flag-bearer at 2000 Paralympics, dies at age 56

Gary Longhi, Canada's flag-bearer at 2000 Paralympics, dies at age 56

Gary Longhi, a four-time Paralympian and Canada's flag-bearer for the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Sydney Paralympics, has died at the age of 56. The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced Longhi's death Friday.