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Canadian teenager Sten (Sav) Valge-Saar waits on Lakers Gaming start

Canadian teenager Sten (Sav) Valge-Saar waits on Lakers Gaming start

Taken seventh overall in the 2020 NBA 2K League draft by Lakers Gaming, Calgary teenager Sten (Sav) Valge-Saar was looking forward to honing his esports skills.
Royals new owner patiently awaiting rescheduled opening day

Royals new owner patiently awaiting rescheduled opening day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The morning dawned bright and sunny over Kauffman Stadium, just to the east of downtown Kansas City. The outfield grass was a perfectly manicured ocean of green, the infield dirt brushed as if by a fine-toothed comb.
German clubs pledge cash for clubs struggling for revenue

German clubs pledge cash for clubs struggling for revenue

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Four German soccer clubs have pledged a combined 20 million euros ($21.9 million) to support other teams struggling to stay afloat after games in the country were suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021. Nothing much can get done until those dates are worked out by the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government and Tokyo organizers.
Record-setting Olympians stretch careers for games in 2021

Record-setting Olympians stretch careers for games in 2021

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Even if it takes an extra year, Nino Salukvadze will still be aiming for an Olympic record. The Georgian shooter has competed at every Olympics since 1988, where she won a gold medal for the Soviet Union.
Toronto researchers call for independent body to tackle abuse in sport

Toronto researchers call for independent body to tackle abuse in sport

TORONTO — From anti-doping to coaching education to most recently the Canadian team's bold move to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada has historically been a leader on the global sports landscape.
NHL postpones 2020 draft, awards show and combine amid COVID-19 pandemic

NHL postpones 2020 draft, awards show and combine amid COVID-19 pandemic

NEW YORK — The NHL has postponed three of its events in June, including the 2020 draft.
CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie looking to keep Canadian football fans informed

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie looking to keep Canadian football fans informed

TORONTO — Randy Ambrosie hasn't forgotten about CFL fans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The league's commissioner will hold a video town hall question-and-answer session with football supporters Friday at noon ET on the league's website.

Canadian golf club association asks members courses to follow health guidelines

The National Allied Golf Associations wants its member courses to listen to authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Projected No. 1 pick Alexis Lafreniere plays the waiting game ahead of NHL draft

Projected No. 1 pick Alexis Lafreniere plays the waiting game ahead of NHL draft

When he isn't lifting weights in his parents' garage, Alexis Lafreniere spends time playing games, watching movies and sharing meals with family. The projected No.