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.
It appears the Joffrey Lupul saga with the Toronto Maple Leafs will have another chapter. According to a report on Thursday, Lupul will undergo an independent medical exam to determine his health. more »
Team Lebanon is the brainchild of a group of Lebanese Montrealers who love hockey and asked, "Why not Lebanon?" At the first tryout last spring, 75 players showed up. Now they come from as far away as Calgary and France for a game. more »
A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters. Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China — a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks. more »
Canada's Denis Shapovalov couldn't stop a Team Europe tidal wave, losing 6-7(3), 6-7(5) to Alexander Zverev as Team World fell behind 3-1 after the first day of play at the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague, Czech Republic. more »
Many eyes will be on Eliud Kipchoge at Sunday's 44th Berlin Marathon (CBCSports.ca, 3:15 a.m. ET) where the Kenyan will attempt to shatter Dennis Kimetto's 2014 world record of 2:02:57, set in the German capital. Kipchoge threatened the two-hour barrier in May. more »