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.
If there was any doubt how much this Olympic opportunity means to this bunch of unheralded Canadian journeymen hockey players, all you had to do was watch the final 90 seconds of their determined quarter-final victory over Finland. more »
Exactly 38 years to the day that the American men's hockey team stunned the Soviet Union, U.S. skip John Shuster pulled off a lesser, but still startling, upset to knock Canada out of curling title contention at the Winter Olympics. more »
Long before they scored the game-tying goal and the shootout winner in the Americans' dramatic gold-medal hockey win over Canada, twin sisters Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando played out their golden moment in street hockey battles while growing up in Grand Forks, N.D. more »
Canada has one more reason to love triple Olympic champion Scott Moir, and it's not because of his on-ice performance. The ice dance star showed during the women's gold-medal game that he's the ultimate Canadian hockey fan. more »