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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Sports journey comes full circle for Quebecer, Paralympic hopeful at 40th Défi sportif

Saoud Messaoudi was inspired to pursue playing elite sports after his experience at the Défi sportif AlterGo as a teenager. He’s now an ambassador for the 40th edition of the event and a Paralympic hopeful.

Avalanche Kidz development program fills a growing need for inclusive hockey in Quebec

After a pilot program in the spring of 2022, about 20 kids were part of the first group to skate with Avalanche Kidz this past fall. Organizers say more than 120 have already signed up for next season.

Hernan Losada is the 'next man up' in CF Montréal coaching carousel

Montreal's MLS soccer team has had a revolving door of coaches and Hernan Losada is the latest. He's the ninth head coach in 10 years and the youngest in the franchise's history.

Montreal's Ismaël Koné bursts into soccer's global spotlight

Ismaël Koné immigrated to Montreal with his mom when he was just seven. Adjusting to a new city with bitterly cold winters was a challenge but soccer kept him going and helped him make new friends. Now, he is poised on the brink of international success.

Trois-Rivières, Que., is betting big on sports

The city located about 90 minutes by car north of Montreal has invested heavily in sports infrastructure in an ambitious plan to become a destination for tourism and national and international events.

Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur, one of hockey's flashiest players, dead at 70

Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur, who captured five Stanley Cup titles and was a hockey hero in Quebec long before his NHL playing days, has died. He was 70.

It was a season of struggles with silver linings for Djordje Mihailovic and CF Montreal

Djordje Mihailovic came to Montreal from Chicago in a trade and has since contributed to the team's surprising performance this season.

Quebec cricket on the rise? Local player selected for national team for 1st time in 12 years

In getting selected for upcoming T-20 world cup qualifiers, Shreyas Vasudevareddy Movva has broken a 12-year drought of Quebec-based players to be selected for Canada's men's senior national cricket programs.

Win or lose, Jonathan Drouin's comeback to the Habs is a triumph

As the puck drops on the 2021-22 NHL season, the Montreal Canadiens face the difficult task of repeating the run to the Stanley Cup Final.

'I don't expect any mercy': Record number of girls playing tackle football at Sun Youth

Hayley Harrison says she'd like to keep playing in college or university next season. But even if that doesn't happen, she wants to keep working to inspire other girls to enter the sport.