Scott brings vast experience, passion and knowledge to his role as host of CBC's Sports Weekend on CBC. A 20-year CBC Sports veteran, Russell has covered nine Olympic Games and co-hosted Olympic Morning for Beijing 2008: The Olympic Games. The Gemini-Award winning broadcaster and acclaimed author has also worked as a host and rinkside reporter on Hockey Night in Canada and has covered triathlon, gymnastics, rugby, cross-country skiing and biathlon at several Olympic Games, Pan Am Games and Commonwealth Games.
Danny DeKeyser and Henrik Zetterberg scored early in the first and third periods to help the Detroit Red Wings beat Ottawa and spoil Dion Phaneuf's Senators debut with a 3-1 win Wednesday night. more »
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby failed to extend a career-high seven-game goal-scoring streak and an 11-game run of 12 goals and 22 points in Thursday night's 3-0 loss to the visiting New York Rangers. more »
The Vancouver moms might have to become regulars on the Canucks' road show. Ryan Miller stopped 33 shots to end a five-game losing streak and the Canucks won their second straight road game with their mothers in the stands, holding off the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 on Wednesday night. more »
Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan, the Calgary Flames' top two scorers, and rugged winger Lance Bouma have apologized to their teammates, fans and the organization after being scratched from Tuesday's game against Toronto for being late to practice the previous day. more »
For a team with players ranging in age from 16 to 34, Canada’s women’s soccer squad spans the generations of the sport. On the field, the singular vision is a spot at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Canada's road begins Thursday against Guyana (CBCSports.ca, CBC Sports app, 8:30 p.m. ET). more »
Canadian speed skaters have had a breakthrough season in many distances this year on the World Cup circuit, and they hope to carry that success into the world single distances championships this weekend in Kolomna, Russia. more »
With the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto this weekend, the quality of Canadian basketball is in the spotlight. Canada's head coach Jay Triano reflects on the disappointment of the fall, and what lies ahead on the road to a last-chance Olympic qualifier. more »