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Canadian women's rugby team learns draw for 2021 World Cup

Canada's women, ranked third in the world, have been drawn in a pool with the U.S., Europe 1 and Asia 1 for the 2021 rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

With owner unable to pay bills, Toronto Wolfpack players, staff turn to GoFundMe for money

The financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack, a rugby league franchise without a home, have started a GoFundMe campaign to help players and staff who have not been paid since June 10.

Toronto FC receives permission to train back home ahead of MLS playoffs

Toronto FC players will be sleeping in their own beds in the lead-up to the MLS playoffs. Rather than return to Hartford, Toronto remained home Wednesday thanks to a relaxation of the rules regarding training during the pandemic.

Pozuelo bidding to join Giovinco as only TFC player to earn MVP honours

Toronto  FC  playmaker  Alejandro  Pozuelo  is  one  of  five  finalists  for  the  Landon Donovan  MVP  Award,  while  Toronto's  Greg  Vanney  is  up  for  Major  League  Soccer  coach  of  the  year. 

Soccer world loses Tony Waiters, 83, who led Canadian men to 1986 World Cup

Tony Waiters, who coached Canada to its only appearance at the World Cup and the Vancouver Whitecaps to the North American Soccer League Championship, has died. He was 83.

Wolfpack head coach Brian McDermott still fuming over team's demise

One week after Super League rejected the Toronto Wolfpack's bid for reinstatement, head coach Brian McDermott remains angry and bitter. "I won't pull any punches," the 50-year-old former Royal Marine says. "It's rocked everybody. It's shocked and stunned me."

Toronto Wolfpack remain in limbo after failed reinstatement to England's top tier

The Toronto Wolfpack have lost their bid for reinstatement into Super League next year. The decision was made by the other 11 Super League teams, the Rugby Football League and Super League chief executive Robert Elstone.

Potential Toronto Wolfpack owner willing to play 2021 season in United Kingdom

The potential new owner of the Toronto Wolfpack, Carlo LiVolsi, has offered to play the 2021 season in the United Kingdom.

USL Championship final called off following widening COVID-19 outbreak

The United Soccer League has cancelled Sunday's USL Championship final, citing "multiple" positive COVID-19 tests among the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Financially troubled Toronto Wolfpack could learn fate as early as next week

It looks like the future of the Toronto Wolfpack could be decided as early as next week. The financially troubled transatlantic team faces a Friday deadline to file its response to questions from English rugby league authorities.

Toronto FC coach calls decision to not reward top regular-season club 'disgraceful'

Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney and captain Michael Bradley were not impressed by news the Supporters' Shield, awarded annually to the team with the best regular-season record, won't be handed out this year because of the campaign's unusual circumstances due to the pandemic.

Canada Soccer cancels women's national team camp in England due to COVID-19

Canada Soccer has called off the camp, where the Canadian women, currently ranked eighth in the world, were to have played No. 6 England this month. It would have been their first get-together since a March tournament prior to the lockdown.

Canada captain Christine Sinclair looks to help young girls impacted by pandemic

Isolation has exacerbated mental health issues, as have increased economic instability and the threat of violence at home. The Canadian Women's Foundation says local "girl-focused" programs face growing challenges to stay open.

Toronto FC's Jozy Altidore details anguish of balancing soccer and social justice

While no fan of sharing with the media, Jozy Altidore's voice has been loud and clear in recent months. The Toronto FC striker has used social media to call out FIFA and UEFA on racism, lambasted Donald Trump, talked up younger teammates and cheered on the NWSL's return to action.

Fate of Toronto Wolfpack deferred for 4 weeks as Super League continues review

Super League wants more time — and information — before deciding whether to readmit the Toronto Wolfpack. The Super League board said it is giving prospective new owner Carlo LiVolsi a four-week time period to provide details about investment plans for the club.

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