Tim WharnsbyTim's worked the sports beat at The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Sun, specializing in Canada's one true sporting obsession - hockey. He knows the players, the coaches, the backroom boys and most importantly, the fans. That's what he brings to his stories. Knowledge, fairness and understanding are trademarks of a Wharnsby story. That's what you will get here as he writes for CBCSports.ca.
The Edmonton Eskimos football team is asking its fans whether it should change its name. The debate has been around for years, and Inuit leaders have said the current name is a derogatory term that symbolizes colonial policies. more »
Kaillie Humphries's quest for a third consecutive Olympic gold medal ended in disappointment Wednesday, however, the Canadian did reach the podium with a bronze-medal performance in women's bobsleigh. more »
One of the more heated rivalries on ice is coming to the curling sheet. Canada and the United States, longtime foes in hockey, will clash in the Olympic men’s curling semifinals Thursday at 6 a.m. ET, with a chance to play for gold on the line. more »