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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF APR 11 – APR 16, 2021
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF APR 11 - APR 16, 2021

By Cosmos Sports | April 16, 2021

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

Fernandez, Marino to lead Canada against Serbia in Billie Jean King Cup

“Leylah Annie Fernandez and Rebecca Marino will play the singles matches for Canada in a Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie against host Serbia on Friday and Saturday.” FULL STORY

Calgary Flames arena deal paused over budget concerns

“Budget issues stall multi-million dollar agreement between the City of Calgary and the Flames ownership.” FULL STORY

Vancouver Olympic organizer pitches broader B.C. bid for 2030 Winter Games

“A 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games that encompasses more of B.C. than the Lower Mainland and a ski resort town will be part of John Furlong’s pitch to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday.” FULL STORY

Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021

“League now faces strong possibility of postponement to 2021 season.” FULL STORY

CHL announces cancellation of 2021 Memorial Cup due to COVID-19 restrictions

“The 2021 Memorial Cup has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.” FULL STORY

Canadian women’s hockey team set to open selection camp in Nova Scotia

“The Canadian women’s hockey team starts a 47-player selection camp Wednesday in Halifax ahead of the women’s world championship in Nova Scotia next month.” FULL STORY

CFL continuing talks with federal government about return to field in 2021

“The CFL has continued talks with the federal government about securing financial assistance in an effort to return to the field this season.” FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF APR 11 - APR 16, 2021

By Cosmos Sports | April 16, 2021

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

Fernandez, Marino to lead Canada against Serbia in Billie Jean King Cup

“Leylah Annie Fernandez and Rebecca Marino will play the singles matches for Canada in a Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie against host Serbia on Friday and Saturday.” FULL STORY

Calgary Flames arena deal paused over budget concerns

“Budget issues stall multi-million dollar agreement between the City of Calgary and the Flames ownership.” FULL STORY

Vancouver Olympic organizer pitches broader B.C. bid for 2030 Winter Games

“A 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games that encompasses more of B.C. than the Lower Mainland and a ski resort town will be part of John Furlong’s pitch to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday.” FULL STORY

Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021

“League now faces strong possibility of postponement to 2021 season.” FULL STORY

CHL announces cancellation of 2021 Memorial Cup due to COVID-19 restrictions

“The 2021 Memorial Cup has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.” FULL STORY

Canadian women’s hockey team set to open selection camp in Nova Scotia

“The Canadian women’s hockey team starts a 47-player selection camp Wednesday in Halifax ahead of the women’s world championship in Nova Scotia next month.” FULL STORY

CFL continuing talks with federal government about return to field in 2021

“The CFL has continued talks with the federal government about securing financial assistance in an effort to return to the field this season.” FULL STORY