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.
At 21, Ellie Black is one of Canada’s most decorated gymnasts. But while she takes great pride in her own accomplishments, Black is also driven by the younger gymnasts who look up to her and tell her she's their inspiration. more »
Canadian men’s Olympic team general manager Sean Burke still has many miles to travel to scout hours and hours of games. But the man put in charge of following the back-to-back golden footprints of Steve Yzerman likes what he has witnessed so far. more »
Arielle Roy-Petitclerc had just about given up on soccer. Her dreams of suiting up for the national team and playing professionally were dealt a huge blow after being cut from her provincial team for a third time. more »