Oil Kings forward Jake Neighbours’ draft year cut short

When the Canadian Hockey League cancelled playoffs and the Memorial Cup, it was devastating for all players — but it’s a little tougher to take for those players in their draft year. They don’t get the chance to show NHL scouts their abilities down the stretch and through the post-season. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the […]

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Winnipeg’s Seth Jarvis jumps up final NHL draft rankings

There weren’t many players who improved their draft stock more than Winnipegger Seth Jarvis in the second half of the hockey season. Jarvis is one of a pair of Manitobans projected to be selected in the first round of the 2020 NHL Draft. The 18-year-old is the eleventh-ranked North American skater in the final 2020 Draft Prospect Rankings released by […]

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Your Daily Dose: 6 sporting families

STEFFI GRAF AND ANDRE AGASSI, WIMBLEDON, 2009 The biggest regret of Agassi’s career came after his 1992 Wimbledon triumph. The American was looking forward to dancing with the women’s winner, Germany’s Graf, at the champions’ ball but the tradition was scrapped for the first time. Seventeen years later, they waltzed onto Centre Court at the All England Club as husband […]

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Table tennis: World team c'ships in S. Korea provisionally scheduled for Sept-Oct after second postponement

SEOUL (REUTERS) – The World Team Table Tennis Championships, which were already postponed owing to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, have been provisionally scheduled to be held in South Korea from Sept 27 to Oct 4, the sport’s governing body said on Tuesday. The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) had decided earlier this year that the event, which was originally […]

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Mixed martial arts-UFC close to securing private island for fights

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 6 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 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has said the mixed martial arts promotion is close to securing a "private […]

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MLB discussing playing all games in Phoenix, Arizona amid coronavirus

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 6 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. NEW YORK (AP) — Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association. Continue Reading Below The sides held a telephone […]

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Coronavirus: Canadian athlete finishes 2nd in first-ever Ironman virtual reality race

With most sporting events cancelled due to the new coronavirus pandemic, Ironman may have found a solution. The organization is offering virtual races, with athletes competing from their basements and home gyms. Over 11,000 athletes signed up for the event, which includes a five-kilometre run followed by a 90-kilometre bike ride and a 21-kilometre run that must be completed over […]

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