CPL: U SPORTS Draft going ahead despite no season

Toronto, ON- Despite no U SPORTS soccer season, the Canadian Premier League will still hold its annual  CPL-U SPORTS draft, selecting 16 players from Canadian universities. The league has had a partnership with U SPORTS since its inaugural 2019 season and has held a draft for the players since the 2018 U SPORTS men’s soccer championships in Vancouver, BC.  Usually, the draft takes place on … Continue reading CPL: U SPORTS Draft going ahead despite no season

BREAKING: MRU Cougars facing COVID-19 outbreak with 18 cases

Toronto, ON- 18 members of the Mount Royal Cougars Men’s Hockey program have tested positive for COVID-19. The entire roster and staff were tested prior to a now-cancelled matchup against Hockey Canada’s U20 team and suspended training when the first member experienced symptoms.  The games against the Canadian junior team were already called off after two players tested positive for the virus. The Canadian camp … Continue reading BREAKING: MRU Cougars facing COVID-19 outbreak with 18 cases

AUS cancels sanctioned winter competition

Halifax, N.S.- The AUS will not sanction a winter season or any conference championships for the 2020-2021 season. After an Oct. 15 announcement of the development of a Return-To-Play Committee, and thus a spark of optimism, the AUS was faced with challenges in the last couple of weeks. Those include delayed responses from the four provinces regarding their return to play plan and, of course, … Continue reading AUS cancels sanctioned winter competition

BREAKING: McGill men’s teams to be known as Redbirds

Montreal, QC- No longer does U SPORTS have a nameless team, as McGill University Athletics has adopted their new men’s team nickname, the McGill Redbirds. The new name fills in the blank nameplate that was left when the school dropped the “Redmen” nickname due to racist connotations to aboriginal peoples. The decision was made after consulting many stakeholders, and the men’s teams have operated as … Continue reading BREAKING: McGill men’s teams to be known as Redbirds