Calgary and the surrounding areas act as training grounds for Canada's best skiers, skaters and sliders. As images of the flood in Alberta streamed in Friday, we noticed that some of Canada's top athletes were affected by the high waters.
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On Friday morning, each of the 31 general managers and their trusted hockey departments rose early for the big NHL draft weekend in Chicago. By the time the first day was over, there was still plenty to process after several big names traded sweaters. 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 »