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Longtime Calgary Flames executive Ken King dead at 68

Longtime Calgary Flames executive Ken King dead at 68

Calgary Flames executive Ken King has died at 68 after guiding the organization through several defining moments. King, from Hanley, Sask., was vice-chair of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, which owns the Flames.
NHL suspends season due to COVID-19 pandemic: 'An appropriate course of action'

NHL suspends season due to COVID-19 pandemic: 'An appropriate course of action'

NHL arenas will be dark for the foreseeable future.

NBA 2K League postpones start of esports season due to COVID-19 outbreak

NEW YORK — The NBA 2K League is postponing the start of its 2020 esports season due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The 23-team league, which includes Raptors Uprising GC, had been scheduled to tip off March 24.
AP source: UEFA to decide on plan to postpone Euros a year

AP source: UEFA to decide on plan to postpone Euros a year

UEFA is nearing a decision to postpone the European Championship by a year to 2021 as the continent grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Men's pro tennis tour halts for 6 weeks because of COVID-19

Men's pro tennis tour halts for 6 weeks because of COVID-19

The ATP suspended all men's professional tennis tournaments for six weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the WTA said Thursday it was calling off three events for now and would decide on any further changes to the women's tour schedule withi
Canadian Nicholas Latifi's Formula One debut on hold as Australian GP cancelled

Canadian Nicholas Latifi's Formula One debut on hold as Australian GP cancelled

Canadian Nicholas Latifi's long-awaited Formula One debut will have to wait. The 24-year-old Montreal native was scheduled to drive for Williams in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Women's world curling championship in Canada wiped out by COVID-19

Women's world curling championship in Canada wiped out by COVID-19

The women's world curling championship in Prince George, B.C., joined the expanding list of COVID-19 cancellations in the sports world Thursday. The 13-country championship was scheduled to start Saturday at the CN centre.

Hull FC fire coach Lee Radford after 38-4 loss to Warrington Wolves

HULL, England — Hull FC fired head coach Lee Radford in the wake of the club's 38-4 home rugby league loss to Warrington Wolves on Thursday. Hull FC (3-4-0) stands seventh in the 12-team Super League, six points ahead of the Toronto Wolfpack (0-6-0).
North American soccer slams on the brakes in face of COVID-19 outbreak

North American soccer slams on the brakes in face of COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — North American soccer slammed on the brakes Thursday in the face of the growing COVID-19 outbreak. Major League Soccer suspended its season for 30 days, joining the NBA in downing tools.
Major League Rugby joins other leagues in suspending play for 30 days

Major League Rugby joins other leagues in suspending play for 30 days

TORONTO — Major League Rugby joined other leagues Thursday in suspending play for 30 days because of COVID-19 outbreak. The 12-team North American league has already played five rounds of matches this season.
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