Newfoundland hockey players Abby Newhook and Luke Adam discuss motivations and the end game.
For young athletes isolation due to the pandemic has been amplified as youth sports leagues across the country have cancelled full seasons due to COVID-19. Jumpstart Charities gets $12M boost from Canadian Tire to help rebuild youth sports.
A significant number of girls stop playing sports competitively in puberty and adolescence. Canada presents a case of a continuous decrease in women's sports participation in schools.
It only takes a few moments of watching Azim play to get a sense of that leaping ability and his power. He’s calculated in how he approaches the game.
"...In this new reality, we've already seen a first wave of decisions made that are dramatically impacting student-athletes' lives, careers and futures," said Holmes in a statement.
U Sports cancelled its football season and 2020 Vanier Cup in June due to the COVID-19. The decision is a result of the ongoing uncertainties with student-athlete health & safety, travel and public health restrictions.
University athletic programs are beginning to feel the cash and talent crunch as showcase events have been cancelled, revenue has dried up, and rosters have ballooned with extra athletes.