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.
Fresh off his gold-medal performance at the world track and field championships, Canada's Derek Drouin was forced to pull out of Thursday’s Diamond League meet in Zurich, Switzerland, with what he described as a "flare up" of a potential injury. more »
John Beck came off the bench in relief of injured Travis Lulay to throw touchdown passes to Lavelle Hawkins and Austin Collie as the visiting B.C. Lions downed the Montreal Alouettes 25-16 on Thursday night. more »
Allison Beveridge's stretch of medal performances continued Thursday with a silver in the women’s team pursuit at the track cycling Pan Am championships in Santiago, Chile. Three other Canadians medalled to give the team eight in two days of competition. more »
Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed. more »