Sochi, Russia has been the backdrop for Olympic test events over the
last few weeks and Canada's top winter athletes have been busy picking
up medals and sharing their experiences through social media.
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
The 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea are quickly approaching and winter athletes across the globe are aiming to gain ground in the World Cup circuit. In a wide range of sports from skiing to bobsleigh to figure skating, Canada is currently ranked second with 96 total medals on the World Cup circuit. more »
With all the scandals — from FIFA ethics to Russian doping — it can, at times, feel as if the sports world is in constant crisis. According to author Roger Pielke Jr., the lines between right and wrong have been blurred, resulting in "a war for the soul of sport." more »