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Sports world applauds 'accountability' as ex-cop found guilty in George Floyd murder
Sports: When former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd on Tuesday, many around the sports world reacted by saying it was merely one step on the road to racial justice.
Homan stumbles in Players' Championship opener a day after winning 11th Grand Slam
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling: A day after winning a record 11th Grand Slam of Curling title, Ontario's Rachel Homan fell to Russia's Alina Kovaleva on Tuesday the opening draw of the Princess Auto Players' Championship.
Shapovalov stays unbeaten against Chardy, winning clay-court opener in Barcelona
Sports/Tennis: Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., is heading to the third round of the Barcelona Open after a 6-3, 7-5 win over France's Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday. The Canadian is now 4-0 against the 51st-ranked Chardy lifetime.
U of Victoria women's rowing coach Barney Williams resigns by mutual agreement
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Rowing: The University of Victoria says the head coach of its women's rowing program has resigned, effective immediately. A member of the team filed a lawsuit last summer accusing Williams of demeaning treatment amounting to verbal abuse.
Decision on domestic fans at Tokyo Olympics might not come until June: report
Sports/Olympics: A decision on limits for domestic spectators for the Tokyo Olympics may not be made until June, a month before the scheduled start of the Games, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Tuesday.
6 English clubs urged to correct 'mistake' of joining controversial new Super League
Sports/Soccer: In a direct appeal to the owners of the English clubs in the Super League project, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin urged them Tuesday to change their minds out of respect for soccer fans.
Federal government announces new funding for inclusive sport initiatives across Canada
Sports: The Government of Canada announced a major investment in sport on Monday as part of the 2021 budget, with new funding initiatives aimed to help grow sport in Canada with a focus on inclusiveness and increased access.
WHL cancels 2021 playoffs due to COVID-19 restrictions
Sports/Hockey: There will be no playoffs in the Western Hockey League following the 2020-21 season. The major junior league announced Monday that the season will conclude following the completion of the 24-game regular season due to COVID-19 concerns.
Patrick Marleau's played as many NHL games as anyone — is it enough for the Hall of Fame?
Sports: CBC Sports' daily newsletter explores Patrick Marleau's case for the Hall of Fame as he breaks Gordie Howe's NHL games-played record. Plus, a major disruption in European soccer and a breakthrough in Montreal basketball.
Olympic soccer draw will allow Canadians to start planning on, off the pitch
Sports/Soccer: Once Bev Priestman learns Wednesday of Canada's group stage opponents for the Tokyo Olympics, the women's soccer coach and her staff will be able to plan the team's arrival in Japan, based off its match schedule, and map out final warmup games.