Time has all but run out on the NHL's hope to start the season Jan. 1, with the league and NHL Players' Association now focusing their discussions on opening play in mid-January, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Friday.
The cost of the postponement for the Tokyo Olympics could reach about US$2.8 billion, according to figures released Friday by the Tokyo organizing committee, the Tokyo city government and Japan's national government.
Professional volleyball player Chris Voth says he was disheartened to learn that the majority of gay athletes still don't come out, and that homophobic language on the field or court remains rampant -- and Canada is among the worst offenders.
2,000 lucky fans inside Emirates Stadium were the first spectators allowed into a top-level competitive game in England since March 11 -- the day the coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.
The International Ski Federation cancelled several events in China on Friday that were supposed to test the venues for the 2022 Beijing Olympics, including next year's snowboarding world championships.