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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF MAR 20 – MAR 26, 2021
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF MAR 20 - MAR 26, 2021

By Cosmos Sports | March 26, 2021

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

Raptors deal Norman Powell to Portland Trail Blazers ahead of deadline

“The Toronto Raptors have traded guard Norman Powell to the Portland Trail Blazers for guards Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood.” FULL STORY

Raptors game makes history with NBA’s first all-women broadcast team
Canada’s McKeever reels in another winning silver at World Cup in Finland

“Canada’s most decorated winter Paralympian, Brian McKeever, continued his medal-winning ways Tuesday, taking silver in the men’s visually impaired 7.5-kilometre classic-ski race at the Para-Nordic World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland.” FULL STORY

NHL changes draft lottery format to improve position for worst teams

“The NHL is instituting changes to the draft lottery that make it more difficult for the last-place team to drop out of the top three in the selection order.” FULL STORY

Canadian teen Leylah Annie Fernandez wins Monterrey Open, captures 1st WTA title

“Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has captured her first career WTA Tour title. The 18-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat Swiss qualifier Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4 in the Monterrey Open final on Sunday.” FULL STORY

Canada’s Rachel Karker captures ski halfpipe gold for her 1st World Cup victory

“Rachael Karker earned her first career World Cup victory Sunday, scoring 93.25 points on her third and final run in women’s freeski halfpipe in Aspen, Colo.” FULL STORY

Fans, volunteers from outside Japan banned from attending Tokyo Olympics

“At last it’s official after countless unsourced news reports and rumours: Spectators from abroad will be barred from the postponed Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months.” FULL STORY

Athletes named to Canada’s Tokyo Olympic team

“An up-to-date list of Canadians who have been nominated by their respective National Sports Organizations to compete at the Tokyo Olympics.” FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF MAR 20 - MAR 26, 2021

By Cosmos Sports | March 26, 2021

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

Raptors deal Norman Powell to Portland Trail Blazers ahead of deadline

“The Toronto Raptors have traded guard Norman Powell to the Portland Trail Blazers for guards Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood.” FULL STORY

Raptors game makes history with NBA’s first all-women broadcast team
Canada’s McKeever reels in another winning silver at World Cup in Finland

“Canada’s most decorated winter Paralympian, Brian McKeever, continued his medal-winning ways Tuesday, taking silver in the men’s visually impaired 7.5-kilometre classic-ski race at the Para-Nordic World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland.” FULL STORY

NHL changes draft lottery format to improve position for worst teams

“The NHL is instituting changes to the draft lottery that make it more difficult for the last-place team to drop out of the top three in the selection order.” FULL STORY

Canadian teen Leylah Annie Fernandez wins Monterrey Open, captures 1st WTA title

“Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has captured her first career WTA Tour title. The 18-year-old Fernandez, from Laval, Que., beat Swiss qualifier Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4 in the Monterrey Open final on Sunday.” FULL STORY

Canada’s Rachel Karker captures ski halfpipe gold for her 1st World Cup victory

“Rachael Karker earned her first career World Cup victory Sunday, scoring 93.25 points on her third and final run in women’s freeski halfpipe in Aspen, Colo.” FULL STORY

Fans, volunteers from outside Japan banned from attending Tokyo Olympics

“At last it’s official after countless unsourced news reports and rumours: Spectators from abroad will be barred from the postponed Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months.” FULL STORY

Athletes named to Canada’s Tokyo Olympic team

“An up-to-date list of Canadians who have been nominated by their respective National Sports Organizations to compete at the Tokyo Olympics.” FULL STORY