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Blue Jays select Panik to 40-man roster, place Diaz on injured list

Blue Jays select Panik to 40-man roster, place Diaz on injured list

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays selected infielder Joe Panik to the 40-man roster on Monday and placed right-handed pitcher Yennsy Diaz on the 60-day injured list with a right lat strain. Panik, 29, batted .
Rugby league season suspended until April 3 as 5th Wolfpack player self-isolates

Rugby league season suspended until April 3 as 5th Wolfpack player self-isolates

English rugby league has been suspended until April 3 in the wake of news that a fifth member of the Toronto Wolfpack is in self-isolation after showing possible symptoms of COVID-19.
Historic Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

Historic Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

LONDON — The annual Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race, which dates back to 1829, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

U-Sports bans in-person recruiting for 3 weeks in sanctioned sports due to virus

TORONTO — U Sports has issued a three-week moratorium on all in-person recruiting, effective immediately in its 12 U Sports-sanctioned sports, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Kevin Koe curling team parts company with second Colton Flasch

Kevin Koe curling team parts company with second Colton Flasch

CALGARY — The Kevin Koe curling team has split with second Colton Flasch. Flasch won a Canadian title and world championsihp silver medal with Koe in 2019. Koe was eliminated from this year's national championship in Kingston, Ont.
Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Scott Van Pelt was supposed to be breaking down the NCAA Tournament bracket on a busy Sunday night on ESPN's “SportsCenter.

CDC's latest guidance could mean no sports for much longer

The already-delayed professional sports seasons in North America could be on hiatus for significantly longer than first planned after federal officials said Sunday that they recommend all in-person events involving 50 people or more be called off for
Canucks Sports & Entertainment staffer tests positive for COVID-19 virus

Canucks Sports & Entertainment staffer tests positive for COVID-19 virus

VANCOUVER — A staff member of Canucks Sports & Entertainment has tested positive for COVID-19. Trent Carroll, COO of the Vancouver Canucks' parent company, said the diagnosed individual was in self-quarantine and feeling better.

Company that owns Jets says it will pay employees during NHL suspension

The company that owns the Winnipeg Jets has made a change in plans, saying it will now pay its part-time workers who will be without employment during the suspension of the NHL season.

Jays, Leafs, Raptors, TFC, Argos team up to create special assistance fund for event staff

Toronto's five prominent sports organizations have teamed together to create a special assistance fund for event staff affected by the suspension of all major sports in the city.
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