For decades historians and hockey nerds have debated where and when the NHL's first puck was dropped. A new discovery finally sheds light on the answer.
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They played hundreds of games and won 95 per cent of their matches, an astonishing success rate for any team in any sport. Now, a women's basketball team that dominated for years is getting a moment in the spotlight.
Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson and Ottawa Redblacks head coach Rick Campbell take questions in Toronto
It’s been almost 30 years since Paralympian Rick Hansen pushed his wheelchair around the world to raise awareness and millions of dollars for spinal cord research, but before he was known as the "Man in Motion," Hansen brought home medals for Canada as a wheelchair marathon athlete.
More than 150 athletes will represent Canada in 19 different sports at the Rio Paralympics. Each competitor has their own unique story about how they got to the Games. And sometimes those stories involve an able-bodied person participating at the Paralympics, either in the background, or right out font.
Members of Canada's Olympic team, led by breakout swim star Penny Oleksiak, stepped through the arrivals area at Toronto's Pearson airport this morning in a triumphant return after an impressive 22-medal performance in Rio de Janeiro.
Milos Roanic, the highest ranked Canadian male tennis player ever, tells The National's Peter Mansbridge his prime playing years and opportunities to finally win a single Grand Slam may soon be fading.
Former Canadian heavyweight champion George Chuvalo reflects on his friendship and classic boxing matches with Muhammad Ali.
With none of Canada's seven NHL teams making it to the Stanley Cup playoffs this year, 54 per cent of Canadians who regularly watch playoff hockey are planning to watch less this year, according to an online survey from the Angus Reid Institute.
Is it time for the NHL to end fighting in the game? The old debate has roared back to life after sensitive emails between league executives were made public this week.