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Brandon University calls Theo Fleury’s comments on COVID-19 vaccine passports a ‘stain on his legacy’

https://i.cbc.ca/1.1912772.1429805831!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/theo-fleury.jpg Brandon University has issued a statement publicly criticizing former NHLer Theo Fleury for spreading harmful conspiracy theories. The school in southwestern Manitoba granted Fleury an honorary doctorate in 2015.Fleury was awarded the degree for "his significant contributions" to combating child sexual abuse. Brandon University says Fleury's recent public statements about COVID-19 vaccine passports are "a stain on his legacy." The school issued the statement after Fleury tweeted that vaccine passports would be used by pedophiles to track

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Broadcasters urged by human rights groups to cancel coverage of Beijing Olympics

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167740.1631072954!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/beijing-boycott-090271.jpg Some of the world's largest broadcasters including American network NBC are being asked by human rights groups to cancel plans to cover next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Winter Games are scheduled to open on Feb. 4. The request comes in an open letter from rights groups representing minorities in China, including Uyghurs, Tibetans, Hong Kong residents and others.The letter, obtained by the Associated Press, was sent Tuesday to NBC Universal chief executive officer Jeff Shell and other

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FC Edmonton ends 7-game winless streak by besting Valour FC

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167738.1631073044!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/fc-edmonton-cpl-070921.jpg Tobias Warschewski and Easton Ongaro scored back-to-back goals late in the first half, and FC Edmonton went on to halt its seven-game winless streak with a 3-0 win over Valour FC in Winnipeg on Tuesday in Premier League play. Warschewski opened the scoring in the 40th minute before Ongaro doubled the lead in the 44th.Azriel Gonzalez added a third goal in the 73rd for FC Edmonton (4-8-5), which entered the match with three draws and four losses in their

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Blue Jays surge past Yankees for 6th straight win

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167689.1631066978!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/alejandro-kirk-070921.jpg Marcus Semien homered again, Alejandro Kirk went deep twice and the surging Toronto Blue Jays beat the skidding Yankees 5-1 on Tuesday night after New York ace Gerrit Cole exited early with a hamstring injury. Cole (14-7) was pulled in the fourth inning with left hamstring tightness after allowing a sacrifice fly to Reese McGuire that gave the Blue Jays a 3-1 lead. After the throw from centre fielder Aaron Judge deflected off his glove, Cole motioned to the dugout

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Sun use balanced attack to burst past Wings for 10th straight victory

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167688.1631066941!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/thomas-jasmine-090721.jpg Brionna Jones had 18 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and Connecticut beat the Dallas Wings 83-56 on Tuesday night for the Sun's 10th win in a row. Connecticut (22-6) played frenetic and smothering defence, led by Briann January who helped limit the Wings to 27 per cent shooting from the field. The Sun moved two games ahead of Las Vegas in the standings.Dallas' Arike Ogunbowale finished with eight points on 2-of-17 shooting. The No. 5 overall pick in the

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Derby and King George winner Adayar will now head straight to Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Derby and King George winner Adayar will head straight to the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe after 'minor' leg infection rules him out of Sunday's Prix NielAdayar will miss Sunday's Prix Niel at Longchamp due to 'minor setback' He will now go straight to the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on October 3Trainer Charlie Appleby confirmed the change of plan on Tuesday By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail

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Alphonso Davies could miss upcoming World Cup qualifying match with injury

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167411.1631051511!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/davies-alphonso-090721.jpg There's a question mark over the health of Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies ahead of Canada's World Cup qualifying match against El Salvador on Wednesday. Coach John Herdman said the 20-year-old fullback/winger did not train with the team at BMO Field on Tuesday. He said an update on Davies' condition was expected later Tuesday or "probably" Wednesday morning "as we continue the assessment."Herdman said Davies was still with the team, but appeared to be in no hurry to update

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Senators extend GM Pierre Dorion through 2024-2025 season

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167407.1631051777!/cpImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/senators-pierre-dorion-230519.jpg General manager Pierre Dorion says he wants to finish what he started with the Ottawa Senators. After all, he's the man who brought in most of the players on the current roster, whether as GM, director of player development or the team's head scout."I feel that I owed it to [the players] to not just start the job — which was tough, a difficult job at the start — but also finish the job with them," Dorion told reporters Tuesday

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Leylah Fernandez eliminates another top 5 seed in march to U.S. Open semifinals

https://i.cbc.ca/1.6167260.1631050504!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/fernandez-leylah-210907-1180.jpg CommentsTo encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission

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