Rodeo finals add intrigue to closing days of Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is heading into its final few days, and hopeful rodeo contestants have been battling for spots in the Sunday Showdown all week. Both saddle bronc riding and bull riding are deep into their runs, with hopefuls looking to reach the final. Pool A has wrapped up in both disciplines, while Pool B […]

Winnipeg once wrangled the Stampede out of Calgary

There was a time "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" saddled up in Winnipeg after Calgary turned its back on the western festival now known as the Stampede. The annual event that is now synonymous with Calgary — it kicked off its 95th consecutive year in that city this weekend — had its brief flirtation with Winnipeg in 1913. […]

8 killed, dozens injured in building fire & stampede at card tournament in Portugal

At least eight people have been killed and several dozen injured, some seriously, in a fire and stampede in the town of Vila Nova da Rainha in northern Portugal, according to local officials. The incident took place in a popular two-story venue where some 60 people reportedly gathered to watch or participate in an amateur […]

Watch the Calgary Stampede Rodeo, Day 2

CBC Sports is the home of the Calgary Stampede. Click on the video player above on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. MT now to watch action from Day 2 of the Stampede Rodeo. CBC’s Mark Lee will host the rodeo events, with commentator and champion saddle-bronc rider Butch Knowles providing the expert insight. Ron […]

2017 Calgary Stampede

Join CBC Sports for live blog coverage of the 2017 Calgary Stampede, including daily reaction from hosts Kelly VanderBeek and Craig McMorris. Not at the Stampede? No problem. Gabriella Cook is live in Calgary to provide fans with the sights and sounds of the annual event. Join the conversation by tweeting with the hashtag #STAMPEDE2017. Let’s block […]

Watch the Calgary Stampede Parade

CBC Sports is the home of the Calgary Stampede. Click on the video player above now to watch the Stampede Parade. Hosted by Canadian Olympian Kelly VanderBeek and CBC Sports commentator Craig McMorris, along with CBC Calgary’s Angela Knight, the parade marks the official start to the festivities. You can catch the rodeo at 3:30 p.m. […]