CFL

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie attends a news conference in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday February 28, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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

It’s unclear, though, what — if any — subsidies the league has received so far in 2021

 

A football with the CFL logo sits on a chair during a press conference in Winnipeg, Friday, November 27, 2015. The CFL denied a social media claim from the United Football Players Association suggesting the league will likely cancel its 2021 and ‘22 seasons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

CFL dismisses social media reports that 2021 and 2022 seasons might be cancelled

‘The claims being made in its name on our upcoming season are false. We plan to play this year,’ league claims

 

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie attends a a news conference in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The CFL faces more challenges in its 2021 return than it did last year when it was forced to cancel its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CFL will have to appease more levels of government to get 2021 protocols approved

CFL has released a ‘21 schedule with the expectation of training camps opening in May

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie attends a a news conference in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The CFL faces more challenges in its 2021 return than it did last year when it was forced to cancel its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canadian Premier League commissioner David Clanachan is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Premier League-Darren Goldstein **MANDATORY CREDIT**

CPL targets season kickoff on Victoria Day Weekend, providing authorities agree

League acknowledges that plans will depend on COVID situation

Canadian Premier League commissioner David Clanachan is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Premier League-Darren Goldstein **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie delivers his annual state of the league address to reporters during the CFL Grey Cup week in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Ambrosie says the league is examining all of its options to stage a 2021 season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says league exploring all options to hold 2021 season

The CFL had maintained it required government funding to stage a shortened season

Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie delivers his annual state of the league address to reporters during the CFL Grey Cup week in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Ambrosie says the league is examining all of its options to stage a 2021 season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
CFL balls are photographed at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stadium in Winnipeg Thursday, May 24, 2018. The CFL has cancelled its 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It marks the first year the Grey Cup won’t be presented since 1919. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

CFL cancels 2020 season during pandemic, ends 100-plus year run for Grey Cup

The CFL becomes one of the few major North American pro sports leagues to wipe out play in 2020

CFL balls are photographed at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stadium in Winnipeg Thursday, May 24, 2018. The CFL has cancelled its 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It marks the first year the Grey Cup won’t be presented since 1919. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
FILE – A football with the new CFL logo sits on a chair in Winnipeg, Friday, November 27, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Sources: CFL’s $30-million federal loan request falls through

The $30-million, interest-free loan request was essentially seen as the league’s last-ditch effort

FILE – A football with the new CFL logo sits on a chair in Winnipeg, Friday, November 27, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Sources: CFL no longer talking to Business Development Bank of Canada

Sources: CFL no longer talking to Business Development Bank of Canada

Sources: CFL no longer talking to Business Development Bank of Canada

Sources: CFL no longer talking to Business Development Bank of Canada

CFL opt-out rules come into focus as CBA negotiations continue

CFL opt-out rules come into focus as CBA negotiations continue

Tam: Feds, CFL in discussion about NHL-style cohort quarantine for Winnipeg hub

Tam: Feds, CFL in discussion about NHL-style cohort quarantine for Winnipeg hub

Source: Federal, provincial government awaiting certainty from CFL

Source: Federal, provincial government awaiting certainty from CFL

Source: Federal, provincial government awaiting certainty from CFL

Source: Federal, provincial government awaiting certainty from CFL
CFL, CFL Players’ Association extend CBA amendment talks deadline

CFL, CFL Players’ Association extend CBA amendment talks deadline

CFL, CFL Players’ Association extend CBA amendment talks deadline

CFL, CFL Players’ Association extend CBA amendment talks deadline
Former CFL star quarterback Henry Burris returning to the NFL’s Chicago Bears

Former CFL star quarterback Henry Burris returning to the NFL’s Chicago Bears

Former CFL star quarterback Henry Burris returning to the NFL’s Chicago Bears

Former CFL star quarterback Henry Burris returning to the NFL’s Chicago Bears
Former Edmonton players weigh in on CFL team dropping Eskimos name

Former Edmonton players weigh in on CFL team dropping Eskimos name

Former Edmonton players weigh in on CFL team dropping Eskimos name

Former Edmonton players weigh in on CFL team dropping Eskimos name
Edmonton CFL team sees sales spike in Eskimos gear after name change decision

Edmonton CFL team sees sales spike in Eskimos gear after name change decision

Edmonton CFL team sees sales spike in Eskimos gear after name change decision

Edmonton CFL team sees sales spike in Eskimos gear after name change decision
Government assistance the key to CFL staging abbreviated 2020 season

Government assistance the key to CFL staging abbreviated 2020 season

Government assistance the key to CFL staging abbreviated 2020 season

Government assistance the key to CFL staging abbreviated 2020 season
CFL players will have ability to opt out of shortened 2020 season

CFL players will have ability to opt out of shortened 2020 season

CFL players will have ability to opt out of shortened 2020 season

CFL players will have ability to opt out of shortened 2020 season
CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos will search for new name

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos will search for new name

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos will search for new name

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos will search for new name
Winnipeg set to become CFL hub city if league has 2020 season

Winnipeg set to become CFL hub city if league has 2020 season

Winnipeg set to become CFL hub city if league has 2020 season

Winnipeg set to become CFL hub city if league has 2020 season