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 ascension of Canadian golfer Brooke Henderson has been remarkable to witness. Already a major championship winner on the LPGA Tour, the Smiths Falls, Ont., native is now focusing on capturing a medal at the Rio Olympics. more »
If 2015 was a strong development season for Emily Overholt, 2016 could go down as a breakout campaign for the emerging Canadian swim star, who has put all her energy into preparing for her first-ever Olympics in August in Rio. more »
Swimming governing body FINA has ruled seven Russian swimmers ineligible to compete at the Olympics, including three it says were linked to recent allegations of a major doping coverup by Russian authorities. more »