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Seattle Thunderbirds' Luke Prokop receives a hug from a member of the team's staff as he looks on after the Quebec Remparts defeated Seattle during Memorial Cup final hockey action, in Kamloops, B.C., on Sunday, June 4, 2023

Player's Own Voice podcast: Celebrating with hockey trailblazer Luke Prokop

Sports/Podcasts/Player's Own Voice | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 12:20:33 EST

Luke Prokop was only 19 years old when he made pro sports history. A year after the Nashville Predators picked him in the 2020 NHL draft, Prokop told his team, his sport, and the wider world that he was gay. He is the first player under NHL contract to do so. read more

A men's Para cyclist rides during a competition.

Weekend recap: Para athletes lead the way for Canada

Sports | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 16:57:19 EST

CBC Sports' daily newsletter gets you caught up on the top performances by Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes over the weekend. read more

Two Canadian female soccer players embrace during an international friendly in Vancouver.

B.C. Place Stadium will be Christine Sinclair Place for soccer great's last international match

Sports/Soccer | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 16:33:33 EST

B.C. Place Stadium is being renamed "Christine Sinclair Place" for one night only, in honour of the Canada captain's final international outing against Australia on Dec. 5 in Vancouver. read more

At Toronto's PWHL training camp, a women's hockey player listens as the head coach addresses the team.

'Immediate bond': Toronto PWHL players building on old, new relationships with common goal

Sports/Hockey | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 12:05:37 EST

Training camp with Toronto's PWHL outfit has served as a chance for Sarah Nurse to reunite with some players and get acquainted with others. She mentions a newfound respect for the games of American players Jesse Compher and Kali Flanagan, having now practised with them. read more

Canadian male skiergets to the finish area after completing the alpine ski, men's world championship downhill, in Courchevel, France, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023.

Canada's Cameron Alexander happy to be healthy to start men's World Cup downhill season

Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Alpine Skiing | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 11:41:36 EST

For Cameron Alexander, feeling strong and ready to launch from the start hut in the first World Cup downhill of the season is a novel sensation. read more

A young woman wearing football gear, including a teal jersey with the number 21 on it, stands on a football field. Teammates and people in the stand can be in the background.

Meet the only girl on the championship-winning Auburn Eagles' football team

News/Canada/Nova Scotia | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 15:43:12 EST

A 16-year-old athlete is making waves in Nova Scotia's high school football league. She's the only girl on the Auburn Drive High Eagles' team, which just came out on top during the league's championship game last week. read more

Two hockey players look at each other.

Revamped NHL all-star weekend to feature women's game, return of player draft

Sports/Hockey/NHL | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:24:00 EST

The NHL is going back to a player draft and adding a 3-on-3 women's game as part of an expanded NHL all-star weekend. The league announced Monday its showcase set for early February in Toronto. read more

Rugby players stand together on the field.

Toronto Arrows, Canada's lone Major League Rugby team, cease operations

Sports/Rugby | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 22:09:06 EST

The Toronto Arrows, the lone Canadian entry in Major League Rugby, are closing shop. Major League Rugby said in a statement Monday night that the Arrows "will cease operations, effectively immediately, and not compete in the 2024 MLR season." read more

Canadian women's curler calls the sweep at the 2022 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Canada's top curlers want changes to format, tiebreaker on Grand Slam circuit

Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Curling | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 15:53:31 EST

Displeased with a number of unilateral decisions made by Grand Slam of Curling organizers, several top-level curlers have voiced their concerns to see changes at the remaining three events on the circuit's calendar. read more

Paris mayor, sporting long black hair and red lipstick, stands at podium addressing reporters.

Paris mayor quitting Elon Musk's 'global sewer' platform X before 2024 Olympics

Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports | Mon, 27 Nov 2023 10:23:24 EST

The mayor of future Olympic host city Paris says she is quitting X, accusing Elon Musk's platform previously known as Twitter of spreading disinformation and hatred and of becoming a "gigantic global sewer" that is toxic for democracy and constructive debate. read more

Four planes are seen leaving a trace of smoke behind in the sky in an exhibition as flags from multiple countries, including Canada's, are seen beneath them.

Canadians, Chileans lean into Parapan Am Games pride

Sports/Parapan American Games | Sun, 26 Nov 2023 16:37:28 EST

For the past nine days in the Chilean capital, 135 Canadian athletes put forward memorable performances, tallying 52 Parapan Am Games medals while gaining valuable experience for their sporting battles ahead. read more

A woman in a wheelchair - with two gold medals around her neck - holds the Canadian flag and smiles while posing for a photo.

Boccia double gold medallist Alison Levine carries Canadian flag into closing ceremony

Sports/Parapan American Games | Sun, 26 Nov 2023 10:26:22 EST

Alison Levine will bring home two gold medals from her third Parapan Am Games, plus the honour of carrying the Canadian flag into the closing ceremony Sunday evening in Santiago, Chile. read more

A film crew takes footage of a man walking.

Documentary 'More Than A Game' a powerful look at intersection of sports and race

Sports | Thu, 23 Nov 2023 13:42:11 EST

Black Life: Untold Stories is a series that tells stories of Black individuals and communities, and explores everything from slavery in Canada to migration, the justice system, sports leagues and formidable athletes. read more

Laurence St-Germain of Team Canada holds her arms up in celebration against a canadian flag background, after winning the gold medal during the FIS Alpine World Cup Championships Women's Slalom on February 18, 2023 in Courchevel Meribel, France.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Laurence St-Germain's win for the ages

Sports/Podcasts/Player's Own Voice | Tue, 21 Nov 2023 09:00:00 EST

Slalom world champion Laurence St-Germain discusses her sport, her studies, her team, her community, and her international competition. The skier from St. Ferréol-les-Neiges, Que., is on a roll. read more

Women's alpine skier competes in a slalom World Cup race at Killington Resort in Vermont.

U.S. star Mikaela Shiffrin wins 6th slalom on home snow at Killington, beating Petra Vlhova

Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Alpine Skiing | Sun, 26 Nov 2023 15:09:34 EST

Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States pleased the home crowd by posting the fastest time in both runs, finishing in 1:42.02 and beating her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova by 0.33 seconds in Sunday's giant slalom World Cup in Killington, Vt. read more

Three women's figure skaters pose on the ice while holding the medals draped around their necks.

Ziegler wins NHK Trophy with near-flawless free skate, Kagiyama edges Uno in men's event

Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Figure Skating | Sat, 25 Nov 2023 09:19:20 EST

Ava Marie Ziegler performed a near-flawless free skate Saturday to win the NHK Trophy and lead a U.S. 1-2 finish on the podium in Osaka, Japan. read more

A side profile photo of a gray-haired man wearing a lavender suit, white shirt, and blue tie.

Fact-checking an NFL owner's claims that his 'rich, white billionaire' status was reason for DUI arrest

Sports/Football/NFL | Thu, 23 Nov 2023 10:11:59 EST

When Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay used an interview to accuse police of profiling him over his race (white) and wealth (immense) during a 2014 impaired driving arrest, the online backlash came fast, with a long-list of commentators highlighting Irsay’s stunning lack of self-awareness. read more

A women's hockey player holds a stick while posing between a man and a woman.

Emma Maltais looks ahead to PWHL season in excitement for new opportunity in Toronto

Sports/Hockey | Fri, 24 Nov 2023 15:53:16 EST

Emma Maltais is excited about her opportunity in a new environment. The 24-year-old forward was Toronto's second-round pick (11th overall) in the inaugural Professional Women's Hockey League draft in September. Currently on a three-year deal with Toronto, Maltais has a chance to establish herself as a pro in ways she hasn't yet with the Canadian national team. read more

Three men's Italian tennis players engage in a group hug to celebrate their Davis Cup title win in Malaga, Spain.

Sinner leads Italy to Davis Cup title over Australia, ending 46-year drought

Sports/Tennis | Sun, 26 Nov 2023 15:40:40 EST

Italy has won its first Davis Cup title since 1976 with a 2-0 victory over Australia. Jannik Sinner beat Alex de Minaur 6-3, 6-0 in the second singles match of Sunday's final in Malaga, Spain. Matteo Arnaldi had given Italy the first point, beating Alexei Popyrin. read more

Pascal Siakam happy to be named in rap song

Pascal Siakam happy to be named in rap song

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Sat, 25 Nov 2023 04:50:30 +0000

Pascal Siakam is living a hip-hop head's dream. read more

Anunoby powers Raptors past Bulls 121-108

Anunoby powers Raptors past Bulls 121-108

Sports/Basketball/National Basketball Association | Sat, 25 Nov 2023 03:04:40 +0000

The Toronto Raptors played the kind of team-first basketball they want to make their brand. Unfortunately, it came hours after they had been eliminated from the NBA's in-season tournament. read more

Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens come back to beat San Jose Sharks

Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens come back to beat San Jose Sharks

Sports/Brian Wilde/Call of the Wilde | Sat, 25 Nov 2023 00:05:06 +0000

Often, if a club is in the playoffs at Thanksgiving, that club makes the playoffs. The Canadiens are one point out of the playoffs after a 3-2 shootout win. read more

Former Canucks draft pick accused of multi-million-dollar fraud

Former Canucks draft pick accused of multi-million-dollar fraud

Canada/Crime/Sports | Thu, 23 Nov 2023 04:02:40 +0000

Prabhraj Rai is facing criminal charges over allegations he perpetrated 'large scale financial frauds' worth millions of dollars. read more

Montreal Alouettes hoist Grey Cup through the streets in downtown parade

Montreal Alouettes hoist Grey Cup through the streets in downtown parade

Canada/Sports/Grey Cup | Wed, 22 Nov 2023 15:04:12 +0000

The Alouettes have their first parade in 13 years after pulling off a last-minute unexpected win against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers last week. read more

Quebec finance minister playing defence on NHL pre-season games subsidy

Quebec finance minister playing defence on NHL pre-season games subsidy

Canada/Politics/Sports | Tue, 21 Nov 2023 17:13:02 +0000

The Quebec government has faced criticism over the subsidy while citizens grapple with cost-of-living woes and while public sector unions are on strike. read more

Second phase of Rogers Centre renovations underway

Second phase of Rogers Centre renovations underway

Sports/Baseball/Blue Jays | Tue, 21 Nov 2023 17:12:56 +0000

Rogers Centre is unrecognizable after extensive renovations began on the downtown Toronto ballpark last month. read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surprise fans at Vancouver Canucks Game

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surprise fans at Vancouver Canucks Game

Canada/Entertainment/Sports | Tue, 21 Nov 2023 05:49:15 +0000

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle surprise fans at Vancouver Canucks Game read more

‘We believed all year’: Montreal Alouettes soak in stunning Grey Cup victory

‘We believed all year’: Montreal Alouettes soak in stunning Grey Cup victory

Canada/Sports/CFL | Mon, 20 Nov 2023 21:30:56 +0000

The Montreal Alouettes are back home and will take part in celebrations later this week after winning their first CFL title since 2010. read more

‘Kids were traumatized’: N.S. minor hockey coach charged for allegedly punching referee

‘Kids were traumatized’: N.S. minor hockey coach charged for allegedly punching referee

Crime/Sports/coach assault | Mon, 20 Nov 2023 20:05:30 +0000

A minor hockey coach in N.S. is facing assault charges after an on-ice incident during a game this weekend. An eyewitness says a cowbell was thrown onto the ice. read more

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