Trump demands Bubba Wallace apology, alleges noose incident was 'a hoax'

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NASCAR's layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump blasted the series for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a...

JR Smith overcomes 'very depressed state' to land back with LeBron James on Lakers

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JR Smith was not ready to wrap up his 15-year NBA career when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers in late 2018, and the ensuing 20 months were not much fun for the veteran shooter.

WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys

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WNBA players will wear uniforms for the opening weekend of the season featuring Breonna Taylor's name when the league begins play later this month.

U.K. sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky Act powers

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Britain has announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new powers to punish human rights offenders. They include Saudi officials allegedly involved in the k...

Controversy over airborne transmission of COVID-19 'a tempest in a teapot,' Dr. Bonnie Henry says

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Dr. Bonnie Henry says the controversy over airborne transmission of COVID-19 has been overblown, after hundreds of scientists signed a letter calling for the World Health Organization to revise its recommendations.

COVID-19 pandemic threatens to set back battle against AIDS by 10 years, UN warns

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The global fight against AIDS was faltering even before the new coronavirus pandemic, and it now threatens to put progress against HIV back by 10 years or more, the United Nations AIDS agency said Monday.

FC Dallas bows out of MLS tourney after 10 players test positive for coronavirus

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FC Dallas has withdrawn from the MLS is Back Tournament after 10 players and one member of the club's technical staff tested positive for COVID-19.

Curb climate change, protect environment to prevent future pandemics, countries told

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Land degradation, wildlife exploitation, intensive farming and climate change are driving the rise in diseases that, like the novel coronavirus, are passed from animals to humans, United Nations experts said on Monday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus after reportedly exhibiting symptoms

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus, after local media reported he had symptoms associated with COVID-19, including a fever.

What we learned from the NHL's tentative return-to-play deal

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Monday's edition of CBC Sports' daily newsletter, The Buzzer, features takeaways from the tentative NHL deal, the latest on the MLB season and a beefed-up golfer.

Canadian Raptors Brissett, Boucher happy to be back after making most of time off

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Oshae Brissett might have been in the thick of another long Raptors playoff run had COVID-19 not shut down sports around the world in mid-March. Instead, he was home to support his pregnant partner Ieesha Callum, there for the birth of t...

NHL, NHLPA reach tentative agreement for return to play, CBA extension

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The NHL and NHL Players' Association have taken a massive step towards resuming the pandemic-hit 2019-20 season later this summer — and securing labour peace for the foreseeable future.

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