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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM mar 12 to Jul 7, 2020
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM MARCH 12 TO JULY 7, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | July 10, 2020

After a small hiatus, Cosmos Sports & Entertainment is back with our IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (ICYMI) series of blog posts where we recap the top stories in Canadian Sport Business. This weeks recap focuses on the impact of Covid-19 on the Canadian sport culture, and the protocols which are now being put in place for teams and leagues to start their 2020-2021 seasons.

What will these protocols mean for teams, leagues, and fans? And how long will this new normal last?

Read more below.

Inside the NHL bubble: testing, what could cause postponement

The NHL is turning to Edmonton and Toronto as hub locations and provide answers regarding how the league will handle current health concerns. FULL STORY

Everything you need to know about the MLS is Back Tournament

MLS is Back Tournament kicks off this week with the group stages in their month-long World Cup-style tournament. FULL STORY

REOPENING CANADA: Pro sports' precarious COVID comeback

All major sport leagues across the nation have broken the silence and shown efforts in making a return after months of shutdown. FULL STORY

Return of MLB season amid coronavirus ‘a disaster waiting to happen’: experts

MLB takes a different approach in their return revealing plans to continue play within home stadiums amid current concerns regarding COVID-19. FULL STORY

A Canadian hub city could be a COVID-19 oasis for NHL

Mayor John Tory sees Toronto as host city for the NHL comeback as a positive light in restoring the city’s economy and spirit. FULL STORY

Fan experience to change profoundly amid COVID-19 pandemic

The sport industry needing to adjust to changing consumer demands as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. FULL STORY

COVID-19 Impact on Sport

COVID-19 has shifted the sports industry on a digital route now more than ever as we see the rise of eSports and the change in online behaviour. FULL STORY

The Curse Of Toronto Sports: When The City Won Its First Stanley Cup, World Series And NBA Championship, The Next Season Was Canceled

History shows to repeat itself again with the shutdown of sports leagues following a Toronto championship. FULL STORY

COVID-19 having unprecedented impact on sports: Brock expert

COVID-19 is showing to hurt the revenue of both sport properties and associated stakeholders. The only winner seems to be eSports with the rise in popularity and convenience of technology. FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM MARCH 12 TO JULY 7, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | July 10, 2020

After a small hiatus, Cosmos Sports & Entertainment is back with our IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (ICYMI) series of blog posts where we recap the top stories in Canadian Sport Business. This weeks recap focuses on the impact of Covid-19 on the Canadian sport culture, and the protocols which are now being put in place for teams and leagues to start their 2020-2021 seasons.

What will these protocols mean for teams, leagues, and fans? And how long will this new normal last?

Read more below.

Inside the NHL bubble: testing, what could cause postponement

The NHL is turning to Edmonton and Toronto as hub locations and provide answers regarding how the league will handle current health concerns. FULL STORY

Everything you need to know about the MLS is Back Tournament

MLS is Back Tournament kicks off this week with the group stages in their month-long World Cup-style tournament. FULL STORY

REOPENING CANADA: Pro sports' precarious COVID comeback

All major sport leagues across the nation have broken the silence and shown efforts in making a return after months of shutdown. FULL STORY

Return of MLB season amid coronavirus ‘a disaster waiting to happen’: experts

MLB takes a different approach in their return revealing plans to continue play within home stadiums amid current concerns regarding COVID-19. FULL STORY

A Canadian hub city could be a COVID-19 oasis for NHL

Mayor John Tory sees Toronto as host city for the NHL comeback as a positive light in restoring the city’s economy and spirit. FULL STORY

Fan experience to change profoundly amid COVID-19 pandemic

The sport industry needing to adjust to changing consumer demands as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. FULL STORY

COVID-19 Impact on Sport

COVID-19 has shifted the sports industry on a digital route now more than ever as we see the rise of eSports and the change in online behaviour. FULL STORY

The Curse Of Toronto Sports: When The City Won Its First Stanley Cup, World Series And NBA Championship, The Next Season Was Canceled

History shows to repeat itself again with the shutdown of sports leagues following a Toronto championship. FULL STORY

COVID-19 having unprecedented impact on sports: Brock expert

COVID-19 is showing to hurt the revenue of both sport properties and associated stakeholders. The only winner seems to be eSports with the rise in popularity and convenience of technology. FULL STORY