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Cleaning, hand hygiene key as indoor recreation reopens in Saskatchewan

Cleaning, hand hygiene key as indoor recreation reopens in Saskatchewan

Kids in Saskatchewan now have indoor options for play as coronavirus restrictions ease on recreation facilities. The province allowed indoor sports and recreation businesses to resume operations starting July 6, with public safety measures in place. SkyPark Regina chose to do a soft opening on Monday, with a focus on …

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Youth on Course giving Ontario kids a shot at golf

Youth on Course giving Ontario kids a shot at golf

There aren’t many options for kids to be active and play sports right now because of coronavirus pandemic restrictions. But a new program is making golf more accessible for families across the province. James Dixon might hit the links five times in a given summer, but the 12-year-old has already …

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Coronavirus: Guelph to open sports fields for team practices – Guelph

Coronavirus: Guelph to open sports fields for team practices - Guelph

The City of Guelph says it will open some sports fields for team practices and training as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease. Local leagues and groups have already been contacted to start bookings as of July 13. Read more: Guelph’s public health unit prepares for 2nd wave of novel coronavirus …

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Olympic hopeful Marilou Duvernay-Tardif keeps hard at work during COVID-19 pandemic – Montreal

Olympic hopeful Marilou Duvernay-Tardif keeps hard at work during COVID-19 pandemic - Montreal

After COVID-19 restrictions brought training to a halt for more than three months, Marilou Duvernay-Tardif is back on the water. Duvernay-Tardif, a member of Canada’s rowing team, has begun training on the open waters of Brome Lake in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. The 21-year-old Olympic hopeful says keeping up her training …

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Rick Zamperin: If more big-name players opt out due to coronavirus, then what? – Hamilton

Rick Zamperin: If more big-name players opt out due to coronavirus, then what? - Hamilton

What if, after all the planning and preparation that has occurred over the last number of months to restart the hockey, baseball, basketball and soccer seasons in North America, a number of high-profile players opt out due to concerns about the novel coronavirus pandemic? The National Hockey League and NHL …

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NHL, players’ association reach tentative agreement to resume season Aug 1

NHL, players’ association reach tentative agreement to resume season Aug 1

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have taken a massive step towards resuming the coronavirus pandemic-hit 2019-20 season later this summer — and securing labour peace for the foreseeable future. The league and its union announced today the two sides have reached a tentative agreement on a return to play …

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Quarantined athletes, limited fans: How the Olympics may go on during coronavirus pandemic – National

Quarantined athletes, limited fans: How the Olympics may go on during coronavirus pandemic - National

As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows experts will have to come up with defences against COVID-19 for the postponed games to open a year from now. These include quarantines for athletes, and few fans at the venues among ideas being floated by the organizing committee, the …

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Rick Zamperin: CFL’s newest coronavirus plan is way out of the box

Rick Zamperin: CFL’s newest coronavirus plan is way out of the box

Professional sports leagues around the world have been forced to think outside the box in order to start or resume their coronavirus pandemic-interrupted seasons, and the newest idea from the Canadian Football League is certainly out of the box. Absurd might be a better way to describe it. In an …

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How Lethbridge baseball, BMX organizers are working to keep their members active amid COVID-19 – Lethbridge

How Lethbridge baseball, BMX organizers are working to keep their members active amid COVID-19 - Lethbridge

When COVID-19 reached pandemic status in March 2020, many sports organizations decided to cancel their seasons altogether. However, some sports in Lethbridge and area are still able to continue under Stage 2 of Alberta’s economic relaunch strategy. Related News “We were really excited at the start,” said coaching …

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Vancouver Whitecaps return to the pitch delayed after 8 players test positive for COVID-19

Vancouver Whitecaps return to the pitch delayed after 8 players test positive for COVID-19

The MLS is Back Tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps set for Thursday has been postponed after eight players tested positive for the coronavirus. The group-stage game will be rescheduled, the league said Saturday. FC Dallas announced earlier this week that six players had tested positive for …

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