Experts see rationale for mask exemption

A debate has erupted over one of the latest circuit breaker measures that exempts those engaging in strenuous exercise from having to wear a mask while outdoors. Some people have questioned the move, arguing that those who exercise vigorously typically breathe hard and could be exhaling more air droplets. Studies suggest that contact with infected air droplets is one way […]

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Your Daily Dose… of ground-breaking events

1. BILLIE JEAN KING BATTLE OF THE SEXES Billie Jean King, 76 now, has altered her sport possibly more than almost any athlete. She did not just draw attention to women’s rights, she drew crowds. Centre Court at Wimbledon can fit 14,979 spectators and Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open squeezes in 23,771. But when she agreed to face […]

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Former Jays infielder Damaso Garcia dies

TORONTO – Former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Damaso Garcia, a two-time all-star and a big part of the club’s rise to prominence in the 1980s, has died at the age of 63. Garcia, who had a malignant brain tumour removed 13 years ago, died Thursday in his native Dominican Republic, according to ESPN. “We are saddened to learn of […]

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Cycling: French teams say Tour de France may be pushed back from June to August

PARIS (REUTERS) – Cycling teams are gearing up for the Tour de France to be held in August rather than the usual July, after French President Emmanuel Macron said big public events would be halted until mid-July as the country fights the Covid-19 pandemic. Marc Madiot, president of the French cycling league and director of the Groupama-FDJ cycling team, said […]

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Cowboys contacted Prescott, Elliott about coronavirus social distance guidelines

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 14 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Dallas Cowboys officials spoke to quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott about adhering to social distancing guidelines during […]

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Manitoba Moose sign pair of forwards for 2020-21 season

With play suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Manitoba Moose are already looking ahead to next season. The Moose announced on Tuesday that the team has signed a pair of forwards in Westin Michaud and Biagio Lerario. Both contracts kick in for the start of the 2020-21 season. Michaud, 24, recently completed his collegiate career at the University […]

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Hank Steinbrenner, Yankees co-owner, dead at 63

MLB commissioner: Baseball won’t return until public health improves MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred discusses how coronavirus has impacted the league as a business and a pastime. NEW YORK — Hank Steinbrenner, the oldest son of George Steinbrenner and one of the four siblings who own the controlling shares of the New York Yankees, died Tuesday at age 63. Continue Reading Below […]

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Taiwan first up to the plate

TAIPEI • Taiwan swung into a new baseball and football season on Sunday, with one team planning to place robot mannequins in the empty stands as the island bucked the global trend for scrapping sports events during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite its proximity and trade links with China, Taiwan has so far managed to keep a lid on the Covid-19 […]

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