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 […]

With sport, medicine worlds colliding, Hayley Wickenheiser spoke her truth to IOC

With sport, medicine worlds colliding, Hayley Wickenheiser spoke her truth to IOC

In what she calls “the final straw” moment, Hayley Wickenheiser had to clear her conscience and say something. Confronted with two vastly differing scenarios playing out at exactly the same time, Wickenheiser found her two worlds — sport and medicine — colliding. It’s her unique position of being a six-time Olympian, member of the International […]

Survey of Canadian Olympians and Paralympians reveals abuses in sport

Survey of Canadian Olympians and Paralympians reveals abuses in sport

A survey of Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Canada provides a snapshot of abuse they felt powerless to stop. The results of the survey and recommendations from it were unveiled Tuesday by AthletesCAN, an athlete advocacy body. Canada’s sport system underwent a revolution prior to the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C. with […]

HHOF: Hockey shrine a reminder Canada gave world its sport

HHOF: Hockey shrine a reminder Canada gave world its sport

It’s Hockey Hall of Fame induction night and it’s worth considering that this event – in some ways – separates hockey from its major league competitors. The event is in Canada. Toronto, specifically, and with all due respect to Montreal, the hockey capital of the world. The NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball have their […]

Jays Care bringing First Nations communities together with sport

Jays Care bringing First Nations communities together with sport

On a baseball field in Winnipeg on Saturday, teams from Whitedog First Nation in Ontario and Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan will meet in the inaugural Rookie League Fall Classic. The competition will be fierce but, to the representatives from the Jays Care Foundation’s Rookie League programs in Kenora, Ont., and File Hills Qu’Appelle, Sask., […]

The Wim Hof Method is mindfulness as extreme sport

On a chilly April afternoon a dozen men and three women all in swimwear surround a kiddie pool in an outdoor space in Hamilton. Exotic fish decals decorate the bottom of the crystal blue pool, but the water at 40 F (4 C) is less than tropical. Psyching themselves up, they crouch in wide stances […]