Douglas Gelevan

Douglas Gelevan is a national award-winning journalist who has been a member of the CBC team since 2010. In addition to his role as host of CBC Montreal Weekend News, Doug also covers community sports and sports news.

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Without sports to play, Concordia's athletes score wins in academics

Concordia's athletics department says average grade point average was up among all eight of their top-tier sports programs in 2020.

Douglas Gelevan is the new host of CBC Montreal weekend news

Gelevan makes the leap into the host chair but will stay on the sports beat three days a week.

With gym doors locked, new amateur martial arts association lobbies Quebec for mainstream status

Pandemic restrictions on sports and gyms have amplified the need for a legitimate and government-sanctioned federation for amateur mixed martial arts, athletes and coaches say.

Minor hockey in Quebec cautiously returns under the cloud of COVID-19

With enrolment down, some leagues say they aren’t sure they’ll be able to handle the financial burden that has come with the pandemic.

Wait, could the Montreal Canadiens actually be good? Fans are excited to find out

Could this be the year Marc Bergevin's plan to reset the Canadiens' roster finally pays off? In contrast to the recent past, optimism reigns.

Quebec hockey team bounces back after learning tough lessons about COVID-19

'We thought we were doing everything right,' says coach after an outbreak of COVID-19 ripped through his team only two games into the season.

Athletes say Quebec student sport federation falls short on addressing race issues

The Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) posted a black square on its Instagram page last summer, to support the Black Lives Matter movement. But young athletes say they want more from their sports federation.

Quebec ski hills see golden opportunity with snowbirds stuck at home this winter

The rush to buy season passes has been so intense in recent weeks that one ski operator says he will soon have to stop selling passes to prevent the hill from being overcrowded.

Quebec golf courses saw big increase in players, yet profitability remained elusive in 2020

Golf courses were allowed to open this summer, despite COVID-19, and being one of the few activities permitted, they saw many new players take up the sport. But busy courses don't necessarily equal big profits.

For many fans, Evan Bush was Mr. Montreal Impact

Over his 10 seasons, his tenure spanned the transition from lower divisions to the MLS and nine different head coaches.