7 Black Leagues Recommended For Major League Status By Task Force

Seven Negro leagues have been recommended for major league status by a task force from the Society for American Baseball Research. Thursday’s announcement followed Major League Baseball’s Dec. 16 decision to reclassify the Negro leagues as majors. They had been excluded in 1969 when a special committee on baseball records identified six official major leagues dating back to 1876. The […]

It is the season of the world championships for the Olympic winter sports

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Keep up to date with what’s happening in sport by subscribing here. Small word before starting: no newsletter tomorrow nor on bank holiday. Back Tuesday. It’s the season of the winter world championships Several Olympic winter sports are currently organizing their world championships. Here’s what’s going […]

Former gymnastics coach Michel Arsenault obtained a stay of proceedings in sexual assault case

Former gymnastics coach Michel Arsenault, who had faced several charges of sexual assault and sexual assault in connection with five former gymnasts, was granted a stay on Thursday. Arsenault requested the stay last year, accusing investigators of failing to properly disclose evidence and “contaminating” witnesses. The request was granted Thursday by a Montreal judge. Arsenault’s lawyer, Roxane Hamelin, said in […]