Tag: Season

PSG declared French league champion as season ends early

Paris Saint-Germain was declared champion of the French soccer league on Thursday after the season ended early because of the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement from the league followed the French government’s decision on Tuesday to call off the soccer and rugby seasons in the country and end plans to resume. “We have (acknowledged) the end…

Canadian flower growers see sales wither as planting season launches

Beneath the panes of his greenhouse, Jan VanZanten surveys a sea of sun star flowers rising up from plastic pots, ready to ship but without a buyer. In past years, the Niagara Region grower had no trouble selling to wholesalers by the thousands. “Now we’re just composting,” VanZanten said. “Since my kids are home every…

TSX and most U.S. stock markets fall ahead of start to earnings season

TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index failed to keep up with last week’s stellar performance, moving lower ahead of what is expected to be a grim corporate earnings season. Some large U.S. banks kick off the first-quarter results on Tuesday. “No one’s expecting anything remotely good from these numbers. We all know that they’re going…

Bucks try to make sure they're ready whenever season resumes

The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks remain confident the coronavirus pandemic won’t put a permanent halt to the season and that they’ll get to resume chasing their first league title in nearly half a century. The Bucks had a league-best 53-12 record when play was suspended three weeks ago. With Giannis Antetokounmpo having a a potential second straight MVP season, the…