Carcillo at forefront of class-action lawsuit against Canadian Hockey League

Former NHL player Daniel Carcillo is spearheading a class-action lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League and its member teams on behalf of players who allegedly suffered abuse while playing major junior hockey. Carcillo and Garrett Taylor, who played in the Western Hockey League from 2008-10, filed a statement of claim Thursday with the Ontario Superior […]

Premier League on notice as U.K. government aims for return of sport in June

Premier League on notice as U.K. government aims for return of sport in June

LONDON—The path to the Premier League resuming was eased Monday by the government saying elite sports will be allowed to resume in England in June if there is no new spike in coronavirus infections. While spectators will not be allowed into stadiums for some time, the British government embracing the return of professional sports stands […]

Premier League convenes emergency meeting after Arteta positive test

Premier League convenes emergency meeting after Arteta positive test

LONDON — Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, the club said on Thursday, prompting the Premier League to announce an emergency meeting on Friday. Arsenal’s first-team squad are set to self-isolate as a result of Arteta’s status and the club’s Hale End training center has been temporarily closed. Brighton & Hove […]

Officials confirm Wolfpack will be promoted to top-tier Super League with win in Million Pound Game

Officials confirm Wolfpack will be promoted to top-tier Super League with win in Million Pound Game

Just two days before their promotion showdown with Featherstone Rovers, the Toronto Wolfpack have got the green light to join the Super League if they win the Million Pound Game this weekend. The transatlantic team has been in discussions with English rugby league officials, with scheduling, travel costs and the club’s financial status high on […]

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Canadians overpower Cuba in first of two Nations League meetings

Captain Junior Hoilett recorded a hat-trick and teenager Jonathan David continued his torrid scoring pace for Canada in a 6-0 win over outgunned Cuba in a CONCACAF Nations League A match Saturday night. Jonathan Osorio and Doneil Henry also scored for Canada, which led 2-0 at the half before an announced crowd of 10,224 at […]

New York Rangers’ youth hockey league is a game-changer for girls

New York Rangers’ youth hockey league is a game-changer for girls

NEW YORK—Amanda Kessel, like most elite women’s hockey players, grew up playing on boy’s teams. There were few female role models as all her coaches were male. She usually had a separate locker room from the rest of her teammates, and in some rinks she had to get dressed in a public bathroom. “I didn’t […]

Key hire big move for new Canadian basketball league

Key hire big move for new Canadian basketball league

I’ve been a bit remiss in not mentioning this before now but it’s been a bit busy, it really doesn’t get going for a while and there’s lots of time for more in-depth stuff as the weeks and months unfold so there’s that in my defence. But I did notice yesterday a rather big bit […]

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

If you needed a reminder of what baseball means to Montreal, look no further than Vladimir Guerrero Sr.’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend. The Dominican-born right-fielder spent his first eight Major League seasons in the city, the last great Montreal Expo in a line that had its share.  Guerrero Sr. […]