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Canadian athletes struggling to find competition as they try to qualify for Tokyo

With between half to two-thirds of Canadian athletes being based in Canada, travel restrictions and other protocols are making it difficult for Canadians to find further opportunity to qualify for the Tokyo Games, especially for Paralympians.

Raptors VanVleet keeping all-star snub in perspective amid global pandemic

Fred VanVleet is keeping the NBA all-star game in perspective after not being voted to the team as a reserve by coaches.

No 'moral victory' in Canada's women's soccer loss to U.S at SheBelieves Cup

In the wake of Canada's 1-0 loss to the U.S. in the SheBelieves Cup on Thursday night, an American commentator suggested the Canadian post-game locker-room would be all smiles. Canada, the commentator thought, would be pleased with the moral victory of a one-goal loss to the world's No. 1-ranked team.

Raptors rookie Flynn 1st player this season to play in G League and NBA in same day

Shortly after playing 33 minutes in the Raptors 905 victory over Salt Lake City on Thursday in Florida, Malachi Flynn was the only passenger on a private luxury jet headed to Milwaukee, due to Kyle Lowry's injury.

Canada's Aaliyah Edwards shining in freshman season unlike any other at UConn

The 18-year-old Canadian is one of six freshmen on a No. 1-ranked University of Connecticut women's basketball team that's seen little else since gathering on the Storrs, Conn., campus last July.

With reveal of IOC's pandemic Playbook, Canadian athletes know Tokyo Games will be unique

The International Olympic Committee's athletes "Playbook" might have been short on specifics more than five months out from the opening ceremonies, but a major takeaway was that the Tokyo Games amid a global pandemic will be unlike any before.

Canadian Moh Ahmed should have been racing in Tokyo now, but is still running fast times

Canadian distance runner Moh Ahmed from St. Catharines, Ont., moved down to the 1,500 on — a virtual sprint for the 5 and 10K specialist — and became the fifth-fastest Canadian at that distance.

Pound says Olympians should be considered for vaccines despite not being required

IOC member Dick Pound says Olympic athletes should be in consideration for COVID-19 vaccines despite playbooks released earlier in the week say they would not be required to.

Canadian human rights groups among coalition calling for Beijing Olympics boycott

The Toronto Association for Democracy in China was among a coalition of 180 rights groups, including several based in Canada, that called for a boycott Wednesday of next year's Beijing Winter Olympics.

Raptors' VanVleet honoured to be among U.S. Olympic player pool invitations

Fred VanVleet is proud to see his name included among USA Basketball's pool of players for the Tokyo Olympics. The Toronto guard has worked hard to become a bona fide NBA star and calls the nod a 'big honour' as well as an opportunity to be cherished.

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