'I feel really blessed': B.C. Little Leaguer heading to World Series

Dio Gama's baseball dream is becoming a reality after all — just when it looked like the 13-year-old baseball star wouldn't be donning the Maple Leaf at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Earlier this week, CBC Sports reported the young baseball player wouldn't be able to join Whalley's Little League team due to immigration issues. […]

Canadian Little Leaguer not able to join team at World Series due to immigration issue

As the other young baseball players from Whalley, B.C., ran to each other on the diamond to celebrate their national Little League championship victory Saturday in Mirabel, Que., Dio Gama raced to his father. Both dad and son realized the bittersweetness of the moment. Tears streamed from the 13-year-old boy's eyes as he hugged his […]

Whalley's World: B.C. team heading to Little League World Series

MIRABEL, Que. — They came to Mirabel, Que. on a mission to become Team Canada and on Saturday afternoon Whalley, B.C. did just that by defeating Glace Bay, N.S. 11-0 in the championship game. Now Whalley will don the Maple Leaf at the Little League World Series, which is set to begin in one week in Williamsport, PA. "This feels amazing," […]

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

If you needed a reminder of what baseball means to Montreal, look no further than Vladimir Guerrero Sr.'s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend. The Dominican-born right-fielder spent his first eight Major League seasons in the city, the last great Montreal Expo in a line that had its share.  Guerrero Sr. […]

Watch the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship

Click on the video player above to watch action from the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship in Mirabel, Que. Live action begins on Thursday at 10 a.m. ET with B.C. vs. Alberta. Live-streaming coverage of round-robin games will feature play-by-play commentary from CBC Sports' Matthew Cullen, who will be joined by analyst and former Montreal […]

Rare Rides: The 1974 Fiat 124 Sport Coupe – a Stylish Little Italian

You can go into a Fiat showroom today and buy a brand new Fiat 124, undoubtedly delighting a dealer who’s desperate to move some reworked Miatas. It wasn’t always this way, though. The 124 name was originally applied to a lineup of Fiat-developed vehicles, like today’s Sport Coupe from 1974. This isn’t technically the first […]

B.C. once again the team to beat at Little League Canadian Championship

When teams gather this week in Mirabel, Que. to begin the 2018 Little League Canadian Championship, there’s no question who the heavy favourite will be. Teams representing British Columbia have won the last 12 of 13 national titles and will once again look to swing for the fences when the ball starts flying Thursday morning. It's now […]

Schwarzenegger slams ‘wet noodle’ & ‘little fanboy’ Trump after Putin meeting

Hollywood star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has lambasted US President Donald Trump, accusing him of failing to live up to Ronald Reagan’s legacy during a meeting with his Russian counterpart. Schwarzenegger is one of many US public figures to criticize Trump for his media conference performance after meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. […]