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Colleen Jones bristles at free agent frenzy that’s swept Canada’s curling landscape

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5522806.1586125047!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/cur-women-hearts-20200223.jpg Six-time Scotties winner Colleen Jones is not a fan of Canadian curling rinks making sweeping changes to their team. Over the past few weeks, curling saw somewhat of a free agent frenzy as Rachel Homan's rink replaced Lisa Weagle with Joanne Courtney as lead, just weeks after winning the Canadian Championship.Kevin Koe also announced he was joining John Morris' team. For Jones, she believes all these changes don't necessarily improve their teams, as it is all about having the right lead.

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Formula One in ‘a very fragile state’ due to COVID-19 pandemic

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5522804.1586124798!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/1185319650.jpg Formula One is in "a very fragile state" due to the new coronavirus crisis and risks losing some of its 10 teams unless some big changes are made, McLaren boss Zak Brown warned on Sunday. The season has yet to start, with two races — including the showcase Monaco Grand Prix in May — canceled and six postponed so far. The sport has already made some changes, including postponing a planned major technical rule change from

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Manchester City player breaks lockdown after having party involving two sex workers

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5522745.1586118369!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/1186732526.jpg England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from English Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. The 29-year-old Walker apologized on Sunday after it was widely reported he held a party involving two sex workers at his home last week, breaking the government's rules on social distancing. The country is in the middle of a three-week lockdown."I want to take this opportunity to issue a public apology for the choices

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Ex-Panthers QB Cam Newton in no rush to join new team: report

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5522617.1586108876!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/newton-cam-190822-1180.jpg Former league MVP Cam Newton continues to be without a team, but he apparently is willing to wait to move to his next NFL city. Newton, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft, is a free agent. The Panthers signed Teddy Bridgewater last month to fill the quarterback position.ESPN's Chris Fowler said Sunday on SportsCenter that Newton is letting the next several weeks play out. "I spoke to a source close to Cam Newton and

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NHS set to be the big winner as almost FIVE MILLION watch Virtual Grand National and raise £2.6m

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 - becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus.Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have chosen to postpone for 12 months.The decision also means the Tokyo Paralympic Games will be subject to a one-year delay.Despite the delay, the name of

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Saints legend Tom Dempsey dies at 73 from coronavirus, family says

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5522536.1586099522!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/dempsey-tom-701108-1180.jpg Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey, who played in the NFL despite being born without toes on his kicking foot and made a record 63-yard field goal, died late Saturday while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus, his daughter said. He was 73 years old. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate first reported Dempsey's death. Ashley Dempsey said Sunday that her father, who has resided in an assisted living home for several years after being diagnosed with dementia, tested positive

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Victor Wanyama’s search for happiness in Montreal postponed by the pandemic

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5522047.1586012669!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/victor-wanyama-on-the-pitch-during-his-montreal-impact-debut.jpg Running sprints alone up a stairwell in his condo building isn't exactly how Victor Wanyama pictured things would be a month into his time in Montreal. But the Impact's newest designated player is trying to make the best out of an unprecedented situation."It's been tough, I just moved in and I haven't even had a chance to get to know the city well. Everything happened so fast," Wanyama said. The 28-year-old Kenyan signed with Montreal March 3, played

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Coronavirus: Here’s what’s happening in the sports world on Sunday

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5496639.1584112026!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/covid-sports-graphic.jpg The latest on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sports around the globe: Player sentenced to 3 months at home for flouting curfew Serbian soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been sentenced to three months of home detention for flouting a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.The 29-year-old striker who plays for Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad pleaded guilty at a video link trial in Belgrade on Saturday. Police had arrested Prijovic and 19 others for gathering at a

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‘We think about our boys every single day’: Photo project marks 2nd anniversary of Humboldt Broncos bus crash

https://i.cbc.ca/1.5521702.1585954005!/fileImage/httpImage/image.JPG_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/broncos.JPG The ice inside Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., is gone. This community's central gathering place, home of its Humboldt Broncos, sits empty. Spring hockey camps have been cancelled due to COVID-19. The novel coronavirus also forced the cancellation of Monday's public service marking the two-year anniversary of Broncos bus crash."Hockey's on the back burner. Everybody's lives are more important than the game of hockey right now," Broncos head coach Scott Barney said. "But we haven't forgotten. We'll never

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It’s virtual history! Potters Corner claims victory in computer-simulated Grand National

It's virtual history! Potters Corner writes new chapter in Aintree legend with victory in computer-simulated Grand National after real-life race was cancelled due to coronavirus crisisPotters Corner will forever be guaranteed to be part of a pub quiz question The 18/1 runner won the 2020 Virtual Grand National with the race cancelled There is a decent chance that the money raised for the NHS will be sizeable 17-year-old Jack Tudor never

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