Archive for the ‘News’ Category

How New Mexico State’s basketball Aggies became Canada’s team

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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It's a long way from Canada to the desert of New Mexico, but the journey is a familiar one to Canadian basketball coach Paul Weir along with some of Canada's best basketball talent.

‘The international language of basketball’ helps these 3 Syrian girls feel at home in Canada

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Three girls whose families fled the bloodshed in Syria and settled in Toronto are finding their way in Canada with the help of high school basketball.

Olympics? Meh, say many Canadians

Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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Canadians feel less than enthusiastic about the Rio Olympic Games, an Angus Reid survey suggests.

Countdown to Rio: Can Andre De Grasse live up to big expectations?

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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En route to his first Olympics, Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse says, "It's the Olympics that count. That's where you need to peak."

Bringing women’s rugby sevens to the Rio Olympics

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
Bringing women's rugby sevens to the Rio Olympics

Heather Hiscox introduces us to this new Olympic sport and Canadian powerhouse Magali Harvey

Mark Oldershaw on fatherhood, his future and the Rio Olympics

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Mark Oldershaw on fatherhood, his future and the Rio Olympics

With six months until the 2016 Summer Games, sprint canoeist Mark Oldershaw dishes on his new family life with the CBC's Heather Hiscox.

6 months to Rio, athletes to watch: Brooke Henderson.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
6 months to Rio, athletes to watch: Brooke Henderson.

Heather Hiscox sits down with the 18-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont. The 2015 Canadian female athlete of the year will be making Olympic debut in golf.

Canadian Trail: Men lose to U.S. in wheelchair basketball final

Saturday, August 15th, 2015
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The Canadian men's wheelchair basketball team lost to the United States 62-39 in the final at the Parapan Am Games on Saturday.

P.K. Subban’s 1st-star effort inspired by the late Jean Béliveau

Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Montreal Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban played a key role in the Habs' 3-2 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators Friday night. He also took inspiration from seeing Jean Béliveau's widow, Élise, wear his No. 76 jersey in the stands.

NHL hit by mumps outbreak, 9 players diagnosed with disease

Monday, December 8th, 2014
Wild Camp Hockey

Nine players on three NHL teams have contracted mumps this season, an unexpected outbreak that the league and the players' association are trying to contain.