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Players eligible for '21 CFL draft will have ability to opt out and go to 2022 event

The 2021 CFL draft will feature a number of different looks. The CFL announced Thursday the draft will be reduced from eight to six rounds and that eligible players will have the right to opt out in favour of the 2022 event.
"I'm trying to be creative" - Mandy Bujold turns to technology in absence of sparring

"I'm trying to be creative" - Mandy Bujold turns to technology in absence of sparring

Boxer Mandy Bujold wears sensors in her hand wraps that measure the power and speed of her punches. One of her workouts includes five-minute rounds on the heavy bag in her garage. She'll do three rounds. The goal is to throw 1,000 punches per round.
Canadian tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime parts ways with longtime coach

Canadian tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime parts ways with longtime coach

Canadian tennis star Felix Auger-Aliassime is parting ways with longtime coach Guillaume Marx. The 20-year-old from Montreal made the announcement Thursday on his Twitter feed.
Versatile Canadian Makonzo playing leadership role with Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

Versatile Canadian Makonzo playing leadership role with Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

It's been a long road to NCAA football success for Enock Makonzo. The five-foot-11, 195-pound linebacker/defensive back from Lachine, Que., is playing a big role with upstart Coastal Carolina (6-0). The Chanticleers are No.
Winnipeg Jets bring back journeyman forward Marko Dano on one-year, two-way contract

Winnipeg Jets bring back journeyman forward Marko Dano on one-year, two-way contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets signed forward Marko Dano to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$700,000 in the NHL on Thursday.
Alpine Canada recalls some national-team athletes from Europe due to pandemic

Alpine Canada recalls some national-team athletes from Europe due to pandemic

CALGARY — Alpine Canada is recalling some of its national-team athletes from Europe because of the deteriorating COVID-19 pandemic situation there.
UEFA asks FIFA for handball law change to stop harsh calls

UEFA asks FIFA for handball law change to stop harsh calls

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received a request from UEFA to adjust the handball law again to provide more flexibility for referees and prevent players being unfairly punished.
ESPN announces 300 layoffs, citing 'disruption' amid virus

ESPN announces 300 layoffs, citing 'disruption' amid virus

ESPN announced Thursday it is laying off about 300 employees and cutting about 500 jobs from its global workforce.
Like the NHL, Electronic Arts forced to adapt to pandemic in making hockey game

Like the NHL, Electronic Arts forced to adapt to pandemic in making hockey game

TORONTO — Like the NHL, EA Sports was forced to adapt to the pandemic. While the league opted to finish out its season in a bubble, the video game developer moved to remote production.
Vancouver council waits until staff report in 2021 before making Olympic bid decision

Vancouver council waits until staff report in 2021 before making Olympic bid decision

VANCOUVER — City council will wait until early 2021 before deciding whether Vancouver should make a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics. In a message posted on social media, Coun.