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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF DEC 5 – DEC 11, 2020
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF DEC 5 - DEC 11, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | December 11, 2020

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

Report: NBA teams to each receive $30M in financial relief

All 30 NBA teams will each be granted $30 million dollars in financial assistance for COVID related cash-flow issues. FULL STORY

PSG, Basaksehir teams walk off after alleged racial slur

Players walked off the field during a Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain and Basaksehir after official Sebastian Coltescu of Romania used a racial slur against an assistant coach. FULL STORY

2024 Paris Olympics sports programme focuses on historic gender equality

The 2024 Olympics in Paris plan to have 50 percent female participation for the first time in history. FULL STORY

NFL union sees no current need for bubble to slow COVID-19

NFL Players want the season to continue as-is, despite the rise in COVID cases. FULL STORY

3 members of Raptors organization contract coronavirus, team says

Three members of the Toronto Raptors organization have tested positive for COVID upon arriving in Tampa Bay, Florida. FULL STORY

Break dancing gets Olympic status to debut at Paris Games in 2024

Breakdancing has become an official Olympic Sport which will debut at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. FULL STORY

NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date, source tells Associated Press

The NHL Players’ Association is planning to work on a mid-January start date for the upcoming season. FULL STORY

Canadian NFLer Duvernay-Tardif among 5 activist athletes to win SI award

Canadian NFL Offensive lineman is recognized as the 2020 sportsman of the year for opting out of the 2020 season to work on the front-line and become a doctor during the pandemic. FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF DEC 5 - DEC 11, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | December 11, 2020

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

Report: NBA teams to each receive $30M in financial relief

All 30 NBA teams will each be granted $30 million dollars in financial assistance for COVID related cash-flow issues. FULL STORY

PSG, Basaksehir teams walk off after alleged racial slur

Players walked off the field during a Champions League match between Paris Saint-Germain and Basaksehir after official Sebastian Coltescu of Romania used a racial slur against an assistant coach. FULL STORY

2024 Paris Olympics sports programme focuses on historic gender equality

The 2024 Olympics in Paris plan to have 50 percent female participation for the first time in history. FULL STORY

NFL union sees no current need for bubble to slow COVID-19

NFL Players want the season to continue as-is, despite the rise in COVID cases. FULL STORY

3 members of Raptors organization contract coronavirus, team says

Three members of the Toronto Raptors organization have tested positive for COVID upon arriving in Tampa Bay, Florida. FULL STORY

Break dancing gets Olympic status to debut at Paris Games in 2024

Breakdancing has become an official Olympic Sport which will debut at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. FULL STORY

NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date, source tells Associated Press

The NHL Players’ Association is planning to work on a mid-January start date for the upcoming season. FULL STORY

Canadian NFLer Duvernay-Tardif among 5 activist athletes to win SI award

Canadian NFL Offensive lineman is recognized as the 2020 sportsman of the year for opting out of the 2020 season to work on the front-line and become a doctor during the pandemic. FULL STORY