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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF SEPT 6 – SEPT 11, 2020
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF SEPT 6 - SEPT 11, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | September 11, 2020

Every week we recap the top Canadian Sports Business stories from the past week.

French Open to allow spectators despite COVID-19 resurgence

Serena Williams among players who question the decision by the French to allow fans into the facilities, despite the players being held in a bubble. FULL STORY

IOC says 2021 Olympics a go 'with or without COVID'

The vice-president of the International Olympic Committee says that  the 2021 Olympics will be held “with or without COVID. FULL STORY

Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to COVID-19.

Edmonton’s success as an NHL hub city influences Tourism Calgary and WinSport at Canada Olympic Park to express interest in being an international hub for a sport they’re not ready to reveal. FULL STORY

How the NHL consolidated from 2 bubbles to 1 to finish playoffs.

The NHL works through ongoing logistics to carry out their plan to finish their 2020 season. FULL STORY

Curling schedule loses six more events because of COVID-19

Curling Canada continues to cut tournaments into 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns. FULL STORY

University of Colorado, PointsBet Strike college sports’ first major betting partnership

First of its kind- NCAA DI University of Colorado signs 5 year betting partnership to help offset the financial losses of COVID-19. FULL STORY

MLB considering playoff bubbles in California and Texas, but players balking at family quarantines

MLB playoff bubble being discussed but may be popped by player pushback. FULL STORY

Distanced fans, racial injustice protests mark NFL return as Kansas City takes win

The NFL season returns with fans in the stands and racial injustice protests. FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF SEPT 6 - SEPT 11, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | September 11, 2020

Every week we recap the top Canadian Sports Business stories from the past week.

French Open to allow spectators despite COVID-19 resurgence

Serena Williams among players who question the decision by the French to allow fans into the facilities, despite the players being held in a bubble. FULL STORY

IOC says 2021 Olympics a go 'with or without COVID'

The vice-president of the International Olympic Committee says that  the 2021 Olympics will be held “with or without COVID. FULL STORY

Calgary wants to be a hub city as Canada loses international sports to COVID-19.

Edmonton’s success as an NHL hub city influences Tourism Calgary and WinSport at Canada Olympic Park to express interest in being an international hub for a sport they’re not ready to reveal. FULL STORY

How the NHL consolidated from 2 bubbles to 1 to finish playoffs.

The NHL works through ongoing logistics to carry out their plan to finish their 2020 season. FULL STORY

Curling schedule loses six more events because of COVID-19

Curling Canada continues to cut tournaments into 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns. FULL STORY

University of Colorado, PointsBet Strike college sports’ first major betting partnership

First of its kind- NCAA DI University of Colorado signs 5 year betting partnership to help offset the financial losses of COVID-19. FULL STORY

MLB considering playoff bubbles in California and Texas, but players balking at family quarantines

MLB playoff bubble being discussed but may be popped by player pushback. FULL STORY

Distanced fans, racial injustice protests mark NFL return as Kansas City takes win

The NFL season returns with fans in the stands and racial injustice protests. FULL STORY