Tim WharnsbyTim's worked the sports beat at The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Sun, specializing in Canada's one true sporting obsession - hockey. He knows the players, the coaches, the backroom boys and most importantly, the fans. That's what he brings to his stories. Knowledge, fairness and understanding are trademarks of a Wharnsby story. That's what you will get here as he writes for CBCSports.ca.
Their hair may show strands of grey, and in athletic years they may be considered geriatric, but do not let that fool you. By no means should you overlook the abilities of the older athlete and fall victim to believing they are past their prime. more »
While NHL players will not be in South Korea for the Olympics, the league has already begun flirting with China having staged their first exhibition games there last September. IIHF president Rene Fasel said this month it is his mission to get the NHL back on Olympic ice while NHLPA head Donald Fehr said the players want to return to the Winter Games. more »
Russian sportswear company Zasport published on Thursday sketches of what it says are IOC-approved designs for Russian athletes at the Winter Games, who will be officially known as Olympic Athletes from Russia. more »