Transporting athletes, volunteers and gear to Beijing no easy task during pandemic

As a Canadian athlete at the 2012 London Olympics, Marie-Andree Lessard would stretch out her weary…

Iconic Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger announces retirement

Ben Roethlisberger’s NFL career is over. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback announced his retirement on Thursday,…

Long journey sees Shelton, Thompson re-unite on Canadian women’s hockey team

Ella Shelton was preparing to learn whether she’d made the Olympic team, and her computer wouldn’t…

Raptors’ 2nd-half surge falls short as Bulls’ DeRozan drops 29 on former team

DeMar DeRozan scored 29 points, Zach LaVine added 23 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto…

Sabres goalie Dell suspended 3 games for hit on Senators’ Batherson

The Buffalo Sabres’ injury-depleted goalie ranks were thinned further on Wednesday after the NHL issued Aaron…

McDavid’s OT heroics completes Oilers’ comeback victory over Canucks

Connor McDavid scored with 23.4 seconds left in overtime, powering the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2…

Jets drop 5th in a row as Marchment’s 3-point opening period leads Panthers to victory

Mason Marchment scored twice and added an assist as the Florida Panthers defeated the Winnipeg Jets…

Sean Payton resigns as coach of New Orleans Saints: reports

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, whose 15-year tenure with the club included its only Super…

New French law banning hijab in sport is heinous and harmful

This is a column by Shireen Ahmed, who writes opinion for CBC Sports. For more information about CBC’s…