Curling broadcasting shutdown forces organizers, media, viewers to pivot

The unforeseen broadcast shutdown at this week's world women's curling championship in Calgary has forced a significant pivot in the delivery and quest for information. Viewers, fans and media members alike have been forced to scramble for unusual alternatives.With television feeds and streams shut down, reporters have had to put stories together from federation social…

Petition calling for cancellation of Tokyo Olympics gains thousands of signatures

An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago.Despite 70-80 per cent of Japanese citizens in polls saying they want the Olympics cancelled or postponed, there is no indication of that happening with organizers and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide…

Jets punch ticket to playoffs in shutout of Flames on milestone night

Adam Lowry and Blake Wheeler had two goals each as Winnipeg defeated the Calgary Flames 4-0 on Thursday to snap an ugly seven-game losing streak and clinch a playoff spot.Winnipeg's Mason Appleton, left, runs into Calgary's Rasmus Andersson during the second period of the Jets' 4-0 win over the Flames on Wednesday. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian…

Streaking Senators display offensive prowess, cruise past Canadiens

Erik Brannstrom had three assists for his first career multi-point game, Shane Pinto scored his first NHL goal and the Ottawa Senators stalled Montreal's playoff charge with a 5-1 win Wednesday.Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk celebrates his goal during the team's 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday. (Matt Zambonin/Getty Images)With blue-line leader Thomas…