Defending champ Kevin Koe is one of the headliners in a Brier field that includes top-ranked Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario, home-province favourite John Epping of Ontario and two-time champ Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Emergency backup goalie and hockey sensation David Ayres visited North Carolina on Tuesday to celebrate “David Ayres Day” in Raleigh and receive an honorary residency from the state for his show-stopping performance on the ice.
A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going ahead as planned with the Tokyo Olympics despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.
Michael Jordan says he didn't see Kobe Bryant as his rival for the mythical honour of being recognized as the best basketball player ever. Instead, he came to love Bryant as the little brother he never had.
Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk is competing again after more than two years out with a career-threatening knee injury and is facing a race against time to be ready to defend his title at the Tokyo Games.