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.
The NHL has decided to allow AHL players under two-way NHL contracts to compete in the Olympics under the condition they only be released for the Pyeongchang Games in February, according to a league memo. more »
Three-time Stanley Cup champion, and the pride of Cole Harbour, Sidney Crosby will be taking part in this year's Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day parade, according to a tweet from his official account. more »
It was supposed to be the biggest moment of her life. Canadian Brittany MacLean had just won an Olympic bronze medal in Rio as part of the women's 4x200-metre relay team. However, confusion ran through MacLean, who thought she had just failed. more »
Canada will have 26 pool swimmers at the world aquatics championships, starting Sunday in Budapest, Hungary, including Kylie Masse, once ranked 201st in the world in the 100-metre backstroke and now threatening Gemma Spofforth's world record. more »