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.
He owned a share of the 100-metre world record while still a teenager and went on to win an Olympic medal, but Canadian sprinting legend Harry Jerome struggled to outrun the prejudice of his day. more »
Canadian paddlers had a successful final day of action at this weekend's Canoe Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary. Laurence Vincent-Lapointe scored Canada's only gold of the weekend, picking up the victory in the women's C1 200 metre event. more »