Can Canada's Nam Nguyen seize the moment at Skate America?

At the start of any post-Olympic Grand Prix season, the question always is about the new names of skaters who could leapfrog to the head of the pack. "The post-Olympic season is always full of change," says four-time world champion and three-time Olympian Kurt Browning. "New, young talented skaters and new rule changes as well. […]

Canada's Madison Broad claims silver in 200m backstroke at Youth Olympics

Canada's Madison Broad won the silver medal in the 200-metre backstroke on Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games. The 18-year-old from Wallaceburg, Ont., completed the race in two minutes 10.32 seconds. Tatiana Salcutan of Moldova won gold in 2:10.13 and Australian Kaylee McKeown won bronze in 2:10.67. Broad will race in the 50-metre backstroke heats […]

Meet Canada's 11-year-old curling expert

There's a new Canadian curling expert winning over fans with her in-depth knowledge of the sport. Katrina Frlan recently launched a weekly YouTube program called the Lazy Handle Show that has left people astonished by how much she knows about the game.  The reason they're so surprised? Katrina is just 11 years old. "I think I was […]

Canada's growing roster of stars has team poised for success at Women's Basketball World Cup

Kia Nurse remembers when being a Canadian basketball player meant flying under the radar. The Hamilton, Ont., native arrived at the University of Connecticut in 2014 without the fanfare that many top recruits receive. Although Nurse was ranked 33rd in ESPN's class of prospects that year, she believed it was only because she was attending […]

Milos Raonic seals Canada's Davis Cup victory over the Netherlands

Milos Raonic dispatched Scott Griekspoor in three sets to give Canada a 3-1 win over the Netherlands on Sunday afternoon in their Davis Cup world group qualification playoff at Toronto. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., beat Griekspoor 7-6, 6-3, 6-4, for his second win of the five-match tie. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., won his […]

Canada's Philibert-Thiboutot looks to finish stronger at Continental Cup track meet

Wondering what could have been, even after running a personal- or season-best time, has been a common theme for Charles Philibert-Thiboutot in recent years. At the NACAC track and field championships last month in Toronto, the Canadian led the men's 1,500 metres until the final 100 when Izaic Yorks and fellow American Patrick Casey passed him, […]

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime recovering after U.S. Open scare

Tennis Canada says Felix Auger-Aliassime is doing fine and "everything is back to normal" after Monday night's scare on the court at the U.S. Open. The 18-year-old was forced to retire from his first-round match against fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov​ in the third set after he said his heart was racing. The match was delayed during […]

From the bench to B.C., Canada's walk-off win captures magic of Little League World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., — There are these moments in sports that seem to transcend any field, rink or court and become so much more than the game itself. On Saturday night at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, one of those magical, dreamlike sporting moments became a reality for Canada’s sluggers at Volunteer Stadium.  With the […]

Despite lack of fans and competitors, Canada's NACAC success undeniable

TORONTO — This past weekend saw Toronto host some of the world's top track and field athletes in the third edition of the NACAC (North America, Central America and the Caribbean) track and field championships at Varsity Stadium. Among the notables were Canada's Aaron Brown, Jamaican sprint legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and 100-metre hurdles world record […]