René Robert of Sabres' famed 'French Connection' dead at 72

Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres' famed "French Connection Line," died Tuesday at a Florida hospital less than a week after suffering a heart attack. He was 72.In this Feb. 23, 2011 file photo, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, second from right, poses with former Sabres players René Robert (14), Rick Martin (7)…

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard set to break new ground at Olympics

In a groundbreaking moment for transgender athletes fighting for the right to compete, New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has become the first transgender athlete in history to be named to an Olympic team.New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to make history at the Tokyo Olympics as the first transgender athlete to compete at an…

Hockey Night in Canada: Stanley Cup playoffs on desktop & app

CBC Sports will provide a live stream of Stanley Cup playoff games on Hockey Night in Canada. (NHL/CBC)Want to watch a free live stream of Stanley Cup playoff games on Hockey Night in Canada? CBC will live stream Hockey Night in Canada on all digital platforms, meaning more Canadians will be able to access the games. On Wednesday, the New York…

BFF in disarray to resume BPL

Spike in Covid-19 cases in the country and subsequent imposition of lockdown has made things difficult for the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) to resume Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) from Friday. The professional football league is scheduled to resume on Friday across four separate venues -- Dhaka, Cumilla, Munshiganj and Gazipur. For all latest news, follow…