Jesilou TongioJesilou Tongio is a writer and web geek who joined CBCSports.ca in 2010. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ryerson University. Her work earned a Sports Media Canada Award in 2009. She was the youngest winner and only female among that year’s awardees.
There was no real reason to believe Justin Smoak would be a good baseball player this season. Turns out, he's Toronto's best hitter and latest successful reclamation project. So what changed for the towering first baseman? more »
Pete Rose tugged on the edge of the tarp and slowly unveiled a bigger-than-life sculpture of one of his headfirst slides, revealing it from the airborne cleats to the ground-scraping elbows. The Cincinnati Reds' banished hits king was finally in bronze. more »
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Sunday. more »
Canada's most significant contribution to sport may not be any game invented, superstar personality, gold medal, or championship won, according to CBC Sports host Scott Russell. In fact, it could be that this nation gathers people together instead of driving them apart. more »
Gordon Johnston scored twice, including the game-winner on a backhand shot in the 44th minute, as Canada rallied from a 2-1 deficit in the second half and beat sixth-ranked India 3-2 on Sunday to finish fifth at the 2017 field hockey world league semifinal and qualify for the 2018 World Cup. more »