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Toronto researchers call for independent body to tackle abuse in sport

Mar 26 2020 — Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — From anti-doping to coaching education to most recently the Canadian team's bold move to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada has historically been a leader on the global sports landscape. Gretchen Kerr believes Canada could lead the way in tackling abuse in sports — but the University of Toronto kinesiology and physical education […]

Raptors beat T’Wolves to win a Canadian-record 15 consecutive games

Feb 10 2020 — Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Through 15 consecutive victories, the Toronto Raptors have proven fearless in the face of adversity, unfazed by countless injuries. And they've made Canadian pro sports history in the process.   The Raptors roared to their 15th win in a row on Monday, beating the revamped Minnesota Timberwolves 137-126. The win streak topped the Calgary Stampeders, who […]