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.
There were several compelling stories in Buffalo on the first night of the 2016 NHL draft, but as Tim Wharnsby writes, the most emotional story of the evening arrived at the end of the first round, when the Anaheim Ducks selected Sam Steel with the 30th pick. more »
Canada's women's artistic gymnastics team secured its spot in the Olympics last October, but this week's qualification camp will pit teammate vs. teammate to determine who will be going to Rio 2016. more »
Chile upset favourites Argentina with a a penalty shootout victory in the Copa America final at MetLife Stadium on Sunday to retain their title in the world's oldest continental soccer competition. more »
Canada ended its weekend in FIVB World League play by downing Portugal in four sets on Sunday. Toon Van Lankvelt led Canada with 16 points, followed by Nick Hoag with 11, as the Canadian squad took the match 24-26, 25-15, 25-23, 25-21. more »