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NCAA clears way for athlete compensation as state laws loom

NCAA clears way for athlete compensation as state laws loom

DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity without fear of
Quebec's Public Health Department will not allow more fans at the Bell Centre

Quebec's Public Health Department will not allow more fans at the Bell Centre

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens say Quebec's Public Health Department will not allow more than 3,500 fans at the Bell Centre for the team's upcoming home games for the Stanley Cup final.
'America's Got Talent' tops TV's Nielsen ratings

'America's Got Talent' tops TV's Nielsen ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — Competition at athletic venues dominated the agenda for television viewers last week, but none was as popular as a competition on stage.

Canadian government approves modified quarantine for CFL players

The federal government has approved a plan that will allow CFL players and staff to return to Canada without undergoing a full 14-day quarantine.
Ware, Abel, Fofana claim three-metre Olympic berths at Canadian diving trials

Ware, Abel, Fofana claim three-metre Olympic berths at Canadian diving trials

TORONTO — Pamela Ware and Jennifer Abel qualified for the women's three-metre competition at the Tokyo Olympics while Cédric Fofana qualified in the men's three-metre event Wednesday at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials.
Athletes back IOC's decision to permit breastfeeding moms at Tokyo Games

Athletes back IOC's decision to permit breastfeeding moms at Tokyo Games

American track star Nia Ali says she knows what it's like to balance being a breastfeeding mom and an elite athlete.
Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold wins appeal to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Canadian boxer Mandy Bujold wins appeal to compete at Tokyo Olympics

TORONTO — Canada's Mandy Bujold looks forward to the day that she can tell her daughter that she got into the ring with Olympic sport's highest court — and won.
Andreescu makes early exit from Wimbledon, Shapovalov advances to third round

Andreescu makes early exit from Wimbledon, Shapovalov advances to third round

LONDON — Bianca Andreescu made an early exit from Wimbledon, while Denis Shapovalov is heading to the third round at the grass-court Grand Slam for the first time in his career. Andreescu, the women's fifth seed from Mississauga, Ont.
IOC says yes to babies at Olympics; Gaucher able to bring daughter Sophie with her

IOC says yes to babies at Olympics; Gaucher able to bring daughter Sophie with her

Canadian Olympian Kim Gaucher awoke to happy news Wednesday morning — baby Sophie is going to the Tokyo Olympics after all. The International Olympic Committee says it will now allow breastfeeding moms to bring their children to Tokyo.
TFC striker Akinola switches allegiance from U.S. to Canada ahead of Gold Cup

TFC striker Akinola switches allegiance from U.S. to Canada ahead of Gold Cup

American-born Toronto FC forward Ayo Akinola has chosen to represent Canada internationally and will be available to the national men's team for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup.