Football champs PSG and Chelsea advance to semi-finals
(Reuters)- Paris St Germain has reached the Champions League semi-finals despite a 1-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich. The first leg game in Munich last Wednesday gave the French team a 3-2 win, making the aggregate 3-3 between both games and PSG advanced on away goals. The 90-minutes were... Read more
Flames douse Leafs in OT
(Reuters)-Johnny Gaudreau scored 36 seconds into overtime giving the Flames a 3-2 victory while visiting the Leafs in Toronto. Guadreau, Elias Lindholm and Jusso Valimaki all scored for Calgary. Zach Hyman scored a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs, while John Tavares had two assists and Alexander... Read more
Canadian women’s soccer team defeats England
The Canadian women’s national soccer team defeated the England Lionesses 2-0 in an international friendly yesterday. The event happened in Stoke-on-Trent, England. CBC Sports reports that Evelyne Viens opened up the game early, with a third-minute goal putting the Canadians ahead. Nichelle Prince scored in the final minutes of... Read more
Blue Jays fall to Texas Rangers 7-4
The Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 Tuesday night. The Blue Jays lost after spoiling the Rangers home opener the night before, beating them 6-2, in front of 38,238 fans. Nate Lowe had two home runs for the Rangers out of four home runs that night against... Read more
Raptors defeated by the L.A. Lakers and ex-teammate Marc Gasol
(REUTERS) – The Lakers defeated the Raptors 110-101 Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla. The Lakers bench players dominated the game with Talen Horton-Tucker scoring 17 points and Markieff Morris having 15 points and nine rebounds. The Lakers had lost their 11 previous games with the Raptors. The Raptors were... Read more
Real Madrid and Manchester City victorious in first leg of UCL
(REUTERS) – Real Madrid cruised past a sloppy Liverpool with a 3-1 defeat in Madrid at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium on Tuesday. Madrid Coach, Zinedine Zidane praised Brazilian Vinicius Junior after he scored twice. The 20-year-old had 13 shots against Liverpool. In the 27th minute, he stunned Liverpool... Read more
Top-seed Ashleigh Barty set for semis at Miami Open
(REUTERS) – The top-seeded 24-year-old Australian player Ashleigh Barty beat seventh-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3. The match on Tuesday marked the first time Barty has played a top-10-ranked opponent in over a year. Barty is set to face the fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in... Read more
Sergio Aguero to leave Manchester City at season’s end
Manchester City’s top goal-scorer, Sergio Aguero, will leave the club at the end of the season when his contract expires, the Premier League club announced this week. Aguero’s contract runs out at the end of the 2020/21 season when he becomes a free agent. The 32-year-old Argentine joined the... Read more
UEFA European Football Championship begins June 11
The UEFA European Football Championship is set to take place on June 11 after being postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament is still meant to take place across 12 host cities despite the Coronavirus. UEFA has declared host cities must guarantee fans in the stadiums... Read more
Toronto public schools reopen, increasing stress for teachers, students
By Sara Poraria The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is reopening its schools after an eight-week closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The government of Ontario issued a “stay-at-home order” Jan. 14 after the spike in cases. The TDSB remained closed after the holiday break until Feb. 15. There... Read more