Stars on ice: Top players to watch on each world junior squad

After 13 years, the world junior hockey championship is back in British Columbia. Co-hosts Vancouver and Victoria will split first round games as the tournament gets underway Wednesday in both cities.  Canada enters the tournament as favourites to repeat as gold medallists following last year’s victory in Buffalo, but faces strong squads from the United […]

Holiday tradition: B.C. ready for world junior hockey championship

Officially, it's the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, but in Canada it's known simply as the world juniors. The annual holiday tournament of the top teenaged male hockey players has grown from a niche event hosted in boutique European towns, to a cult classic of a sporting spectacle that in Canada at least, rivals major […]

Hockey Canada announces World Junior selection camp roster

Canada will have just two players returning to defend its gold medal from the 2018 world junior hockey championship. Forwards Alex Formenton and Maxime Comtois, both 19, are among the 34 players chosen by Hockey Canada that will attend selection camp ahead of the 2019 world junior championship that begins on Boxing Day. The majority […]

Death toll rises to 15 in Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus crash

The death toll from a horrific crash involving a Saskatchewan junior hockey team bus has risen to 15. The RCMP said a 15th person died Saturday, after 14 fatalities were announced overnight. Another 14 people were injured — some critically — in the collision near Tisdale, Sask.  The president of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team fought back tears Saturday as he described being […]

14 dead as bus with junior hockey team collides with truck in Canada

A horror crash between a truck and bus carrying Humbolt Broncos team’s members and entourage has claimed the lives of 14 people. The coach and the team’s captain are among those killed. The incident occurred on Friday at 5pm local time, when a semi-trailer collided with the team bus in Canada’s Saskatchewan province.The Humboldt Broncos […]

14 reported dead after junior hockey team bus crashes in southern Canada

Fourteen people were killed after a bus carrying players of the Humboldt Broncos, a Canadian junior hockey team, was hit on Friday night by a semi-trailer near Tisdale, Saskatchewan, the Globe and Mail reported, citing authorities. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) confirmed on Saturday morning that 28 people, including the driver, were on the […]

Road to the Olympic Games: World junior figure skating championships

Click on the video player above on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET to watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week’s program, watch action from the the world junior figure skating championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.​ Let’s block ads! (Why?)