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NBA: Even the trade deadline has a different feel in coronavirus pandemic-dominated year
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NBA: Even the trade deadline has a different feel in coronavirus pandemic-dominated year

As the NBA trade deadline approaches this year, there will be buyers. What’s unclear is how many teams will be willing sellers by 25 March.

Toronto's lockdown extended till at least 8 March amid concerns over new coronavirus variants
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Toronto's lockdown extended till at least 8 March amid concerns over new coronavirus variants

Schools just reopened in Toronto this week and retail stores had been scheduled to reopen on 22 February

Karima Baloch, human rights activist and vocal critic of Pakistan, found dead in Canada
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Karima Baloch, human rights activist and vocal critic of Pakistan, found dead in Canada

Karima was critical of the atrocities meted out to the people of Balochistan and had also raised the issue of gender inequality in Pakistan at the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in 2018

New York Times says its podcast ‘Caliphate’ didn’t meet standards, term it an 'institutional failing'
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New York Times says its podcast ‘Caliphate’ didn’t meet standards, term it an 'institutional failing'

The series had won a Peabody Award, the first ever for a podcast produced by the newspaper, but within hours administrators said The New York Times would return the award

Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine gets go-ahead from Canada's health regulator
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Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine gets go-ahead from Canada's health regulator

Health Canada said the vaccine is for use in people 16 years of age or older, but noted Pfizer-BioNTech are running further clinical trials on children of all age groups and that could change

Gujarat records highest single-day spike, Delhi reels under 3rd COVID-19 wave; daily deaths in US average over 1,300
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Gujarat records highest single-day spike, Delhi reels under 3rd COVID-19 wave; daily deaths in US average over 1,300

Meanwhile, states like Maharashtra and Goa in India sought to curb the spread of infection by restricting the entry of people from other states, especially Delhi

NBA: Toronto Raptors denied permission to play in Canada, head to Tampa for home games
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NBA: Toronto Raptors denied permission to play in Canada, head to Tampa for home games

An official familiar with the federal government's decision told AP there is too much COVID-19 circulating in the United States to allow for cross-border travel that is not essential.

Toronto International Film Festival kicks off with Spike Lee's tribute to black victims of police violence
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Toronto International Film Festival kicks off with Spike Lee's tribute to black victims of police violence

Spike Lee's version of David Byrne's American Utopia premiered at the TIFF 2020 at drive-in and online screenings.

Venice, Toronto film festivals to simultenously premiere Frances McDormand's Nomadland under new alliance
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Venice, Toronto film festivals to simultenously premiere Frances McDormand's Nomadland under new alliance

Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland is the first movie announced in the new partnership between Venice, Toronto, New York and Telluride festivals, which typically compete against each other for world premiere rights.

The day Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq sledged Sachin Tendulkar only to never sledge him again
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The day Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq sledged Sachin Tendulkar only to never sledge him again

Sachin Tendulkar and Saqlain Mushtaq were involved in umpteen intense battles in the '90s but one such duel left the star Pakistan off-spinner deeply embarrassed.

Australian Open 2020: 'I left everything out all on the court, so it paid off', says Sofia Kenin after booking spot in final
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Australian Open 2020: 'I left everything out all on the court, so it paid off', says Sofia Kenin after booking spot in final

While Barty came into the match holding the head-head-advantage, Kenin was not short on confidence having tied the Australian for hard-court wins (38) in 2019 when she won all three of her singles titles to reach a career-high world ranking of 12th.

Wife of Canada’s first coronavirus patient tests positive, 19 suspected cases under investigation; govt advises citizens to avoid travel to Hubei
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Wife of Canada’s first coronavirus patient tests positive, 19 suspected cases under investigation; govt advises citizens to avoid travel to Hubei

The wife of Canada’s first confirmed patient with the fast-spreading Wuhan coronavirus also has tested positive for it at an Ontario laboratory, and 19 other suspected cases in Canada are under investigation

Seven dead in Canada plane crash; US-registered, single-engine Piper PA-32 was going from Toronto's Buttonville airport to Quebec City
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Seven dead in Canada plane crash; US-registered, single-engine Piper PA-32 was going from Toronto's Buttonville airport to Quebec City

The US-registered single-engine Piper PA-32 departed Toronto's Buttonville Airport and was apparently headed to Quebec City

Watch: Video of Toronto couple's satirical take on 'gender reveals' goes viral; ends with a social message
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Watch: Video of Toronto couple's satirical take on 'gender reveals' goes viral; ends with a social message

A Toronto couple threw their friends and family a unique gender revealing party and the video from the event is going viral on social media platforms.

Canada's US Open champion Bianca Andreescu honoured with rally in hometown, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in attendance
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Canada's US Open champion Bianca Andreescu honoured with rally in hometown, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in attendance

Bianca became the first Canadian Grand Slam singles champion and was feted for her achievement in her hometown of Mississauga

Bianca Andreescu sets new goals after winning US Open title, says she wants to stay injury-free in future
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Bianca Andreescu sets new goals after winning US Open title, says she wants to stay injury-free in future

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu returned to her hometown a conquering hero on Wednesday with a little more celebrating to do before getting back to work and setting new goals, such as staying injury-free.

NBA: How Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia's passion for basketball is integrating Indian communities with Toronto's mainstream
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NBA: How Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia's passion for basketball is integrating Indian communities with Toronto's mainstream

A fan as old as the franchise itself, Nav Bhatia is an excellent reflection of the spirit of Toronto, its championship-winning basketball team and the diversity of Canada.

Watch: Nick Kyrgios smashes racquets, abuses umpire in second-round defeat against Karen Khachanov at Cincinnati Masters
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Watch: Nick Kyrgios smashes racquets, abuses umpire in second-round defeat against Karen Khachanov at Cincinnati Masters

Nick Kyrgios stepped off court to smash two racquets and toss his shoes to spectators on Wednesday in a meltdown during a second-round ATP Cincinnati Masters loss to Russia's Karen Khachanov.

Cincinnati Masters: Serena Williams withdraws from tournament ahead of first round match due to back injury
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Cincinnati Masters: Serena Williams withdraws from tournament ahead of first round match due to back injury

Serena Williams withdrew prior to her opening match at the WTA Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday with a back injury, another blow to the 23-time Grand Slam champion's US Open preparations.

How 3x3 basketball brought 3 NRIs — Inderbir Gill, Bikramjit Gill, and Kiran Shastri — back to India
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How 3x3 basketball brought 3 NRIs — Inderbir Gill, Bikramjit Gill, and Kiran Shastri — back to India

For the past few years, the three NRI hoopers — Inderbir Gill, Bikramjit Gill, and Kiran Shastri — have been living and finding basketball professional opportunities in India, an unlikely occurrence as they all come from countries with established basketball structures to a nation that still doesn’t have a fully-fledged pro league.