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On March 6, 2020, CBC Sports announced a commitment to providing gender equal coverage in its original content. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

CBC Sports is committing to gender-balanced coverage

From Brooke Henderson to Bianca Andreescu to Kia Nurse, the Canadian sporting…

On March 6, 2020, CBC Sports announced a commitment to providing gender equal coverage in its original content. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian Mackenzie Hughes finished second at the Honda Classic, in a March 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Perspective helps Canadian Mackenzie Hughes excel at Honda Classic

Canadian Mackenzie Hughes never lost faith in his game, even as he…

Canadian Mackenzie Hughes finished second at the Honda Classic, in a March 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian freestyle athlete Mikael Kingsbury finished second in a dual moguls at a World Cup event on March 1, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian freestyle star Mikael Kingsbury adds dual moguls silver to collection

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Canadian freestyle skiing star Mikael Kingsbury climbed the World…

Canadian freestyle athlete Mikael Kingsbury finished second in a dual moguls at a World Cup event on March 1, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Jennifer Abel earned three gold medals at the FINA Diving World Series, in a March 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian Abel strikes gold twice in final day of Diving World Series in Montreal

MONTREAL — Jennifer Abel added to her trophy case at the FINA…

Jennifer Abel earned three gold medals at the FINA Diving World Series, in a March 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian Jonathan David scored Thursday in KAA Gent’s 1-1 draw with AS Roma in Europa League play, in a Feb. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian Jonathan David scores again as Gent ties Roma in Europa League play

GHENT, Belgium — Canadian Jonathan David, who had a hat trick in…

Canadian Jonathan David scored Thursday in KAA Gent’s 1-1 draw with AS Roma in Europa League play, in a Feb. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Raptors Uprising selected Eric (Timelycook) Donald 11th overall in the 2020 NBA 2K League draft Saturday in New York City, in a Feb. 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Raptors Uprising GC offer second chance to gamer suspended for 2019 season

TORONTO — Raptors Uprising GC, the gaming arm of the Raptors, has…

Raptors Uprising selected Eric (Timelycook) Donald 11th overall in the 2020 NBA 2K League draft Saturday in New York City, in a Feb. 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
John Furlong told the Vancouver Board of Trade on Feb. 20, 2020 that he thinks the city could and should bid for the 2030 Winter Games. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

2010 leader John Furlong urges Vancouver to bid for 2030 Winter Games

While Vancouver celebrates the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Winter Olympic and…

John Furlong told the Vancouver Board of Trade on Feb. 20, 2020 that he thinks the city could and should bid for the 2030 Winter Games. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Toronto Wolfpack’s James Cunningham is expected to be out six months to recover from his injury, in a Feb. 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Wolfpack hooker James Cunningham out for six months after hamstring surgery

The Toronto Wolfpack’s depleted squad has taken another hit with James Cunningham…

The Toronto Wolfpack’s James Cunningham is expected to be out six months to recover from his injury, in a Feb. 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Bloemen wins 5,000 gold at single distance speedskating championships

Bloemen wins 5,000 gold at single distance speedskating championships

SALT LAKE CITY — Calgary’s Ted-Jan Bloemen won gold in the men’s…

Bloemen wins 5,000 gold at single distance speedskating championships
Speedskater Kim Boutin has withdrawn from the final World Cup stop of the season in a Feb. 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian speedskating star Kim Boutin to skip final World Cup stop

DRESDEN, Germany — Canadian short-track speedskater Kim Boutin has withdrawn from the…

Speedskater Kim Boutin has withdrawn from the final World Cup stop of the season in a Feb. 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadians Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois won gold at the ISU short track World Cup on Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadians Kim Boutin, Steven Dubois win World Cup gold

DRESDEN, Germany — Canadians Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois both won gold…

Canadians Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois won gold at the ISU short track World Cup on Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada is up against Mexico on Feb. 4, 2020 at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian women look to beat Mexico and win group at CONCACAF Olympic qualifier

EDINBURG, Texas — History and the numbers are on Canada’s side Tuesday…

Canada is up against Mexico on Feb. 4, 2020 at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Desiree Scott remains the Canadian team’s anchor, in a Feb. 3. 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada’s Desiree Scott still relishes role as a midfielder destroyer

EDINBURG, Texas — While Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller has looked to build…

Desiree Scott remains the Canadian team’s anchor, in a Feb. 3. 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Nicolas Manohar helped Canada defeat Japan on Jan. 30, 2020 at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Nicolas Manohar hits century in Canada cricket win at U19 World Cup

POCHEFSTROOM, South Africa — Nicolas Manohar scored 101 runs to help Canada…

Nicolas Manohar helped Canada defeat Japan on Jan. 30, 2020 at the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Taylor Pendrith has faced health issues on the Korn Ferry Tour, in a Jan. 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada’s Taylor Pendrith battles through fever to start Korn Ferry Tour season

Taylor Pendrith’s return to the Korn Ferry Tour hasn’t exactly gone to…

Taylor Pendrith has faced health issues on the Korn Ferry Tour, in a Jan. 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
People wear face masks as they ride an escalator at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, on Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Virus in China affects sports events, Olympic qualifiers

GENEVA — Amid growing concern at the spread of a new virus…

  • Jan 28, 2020
People wear face masks as they ride an escalator at the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, on Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Andre Tourigny was named Canada’s head coach for the 2021 world junior hockey championship, in a Jan. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ottawa 67’s boss Andre Tourigny gets call to coach Canada’s junior team

CALGARY — After serving as an assistant coach this year for Canada’s…

Andre Tourigny was named Canada’s head coach for the 2021 world junior hockey championship, in a Jan. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe was cleared by an anti-doping panel, in a Jan. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Vincent Lapointe cleared to return to competition by anti-doping panel

MONTREAL — An anti-doping panel has cleared top Canadian canoeist Laurence Vincent…

Canadian canoeist Laurence Vincent Lapointe was cleared by an anti-doping panel, in a Jan. 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada’s Kelsey Mitchell will be at the UCI Track World Cup season finale at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ont., in a Jan. 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Wheels in Motion: Canada’s Mitchell a quick study in track cycling

MILTON, Ont. — Canada’s Kelsey Mitchell returns this weekend to where it…

Canada’s Kelsey Mitchell will be at the UCI Track World Cup season finale at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ont., in a Jan. 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Women’s hockey players to compete in a 3-on-3 game during the NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Women’s players hope NHL All-Star Weekend helps their cause

ST. LOUIS — Annie Pankowski got an email from the NHL asking…

  • Jan 24, 2020
Women’s hockey players to compete in a 3-on-3 game during the NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)