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Coronavirus: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League calls off games until January

Coronavirus: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League calls off games until January

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League says it will not hold any games until early January because of COVID-19 issues. The major junior league announced Monday it will suspend all activities from Tuesday through Jan. 3. The 18-team league league has been forced to postpone games regularly in Quebec …

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Halifax Mooseheads reschedule 2 games after employee tests positive for COVID-19 – Halifax

Halifax Mooseheads reschedule 2 games after employee tests positive for COVID-19 - Halifax

The Halifax Mooseheads have postponed two home games after an employee with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League hockey team tested positive for COVID-19. In a press release issued Saturday, the QMJHL team said they have postponed their game against the Charlottetown Islanders — scheduled for Saturday night — …

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MJHL postpones more games as Steinbach Pistons’ players get tested for COVID-19 – Winnipeg

MJHL postpones more games as Steinbach Pistons’ players get tested for COVID-19 - Winnipeg

It’s just been one cancellation after another the past week for the Manitoba Junior Hockey League with half of the league’s teams now sidelined amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The league was already playing without four of their twelve teams as of Tuesday, and the latest blow sees games involving …

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West Kelowna minor hockey team raises funds to livestream games

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These days, when Ashley Hubbard takes her son Broden to play atom hockey, she says goodbye to him at the arena doors. That’s because at West Kelowna’s Royal Lepage Place, there are no spectators allowed due to COVID-19. So Hubbard, like a lot of other parents, can’t watch her …

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Minister to make announcement about Ontario’s World Cup, Commonwealth Games bids

Minister to make announcement about Ontario’s World Cup, Commonwealth Games bids

TORONTO — Ontario’s minister of sport is expected to have updates today on bids to host FIFA World Cup games and the Commonwealth Games in the province. Lisa MacLeod will be speaking at the Empire Club of Canada in downtown Toronto this afternoon. She said earlier this month that …

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Canada Summer Games in Niagara resecheduled for 2022 – Hamilton

Canada Summer Games in Niagara resecheduled for 2022 - Hamilton

The two agencies organizing next year’s Canada Summer Games in Niagara have rescheduled the event for 2022 due to public health concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canada Games Council (CGC) and Niagara Host Society are moving the games to August 2022, a year later than originally scheduled after …

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Coronavirus: Burlington, Ont. puts pause on games at sports fields and facilities – Hamilton

Coronavirus: Burlington, Ont. puts pause on games at sports fields and facilities - Hamilton

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Burlington, the city has put a stop to all games at inside sports facilities and on outdoor sports fields. In a release on Wednesday, the municipality said the change was made following recommendations from Halton’s medical officer of health after an uptick in …

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Coronavirus: new curling rules aim to reduce contact during games

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On Thursday, the Kelowna Curling Club opened its doors and allowed curlers on the ice, for the first time since early March. But in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19, the club has undertaken some changes. “What we are doing is trying to minimize the amount of contact …

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Rick Zamperin: Coronavirus may force NFL to reschedule more games – Hamilton

Rick Zamperin: Coronavirus may force NFL to reschedule more games - Hamilton

The National Football League is suddenly feeling the wrath of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Tennessee Titans have quickly become the NFL’s version of the Miami Marlins, the first Major League Baseball team to get hit hard by a rash of positive COVID-19 test results. With nearly 20 players …

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Brooks Bandits keeping intensity high at camp even with no AJHL games in sight

Brooks Bandits keeping intensity high at camp even with no AJHL games in sight

The Brooks Bandits have a long history of winning, and right now the team’s focus in on winning some more, whenever the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) gives the green light for teams to play again. The COVID-19 pandemic forced a premature end to the 2019-2020 season; a season …

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