Douglas Gelevan

Douglas Gelevan, a national award-winning sports journalist, has been a member of the CBC team since 2010. He is currently the sports journalist for CBC News Montreal.

Latest from Douglas Gelevan

Here's what it took to get Quebec kids back on the baseball diamond this summer

Baseball participation is down across the province, but the drop is not as big as expected.
Analysis

The Canadiens have an opportunity to be the inspirational underdog story hockey fans need

The odds are against Montreal as they open their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday night.

Montrealers compete to build the NFL's new, safer football helmet

A team of Montreal researchers is trying to win a competition to see who can build a new NFL helmet to help reduce concussions.
Analysis

With a shot at the Stanley Cup, Habs happily adjust to COVID protocols

The Montreal Canadiens seem willing to upend their lives during the pandemic for a shot at the Stanley Cup.

NCAA's top basketball programs have their eyes on Sun Youth's Wilguens Exacte Jr.

“These types of kids don’t come around too often,” says Sun Youth basketball co-ordinator Rodney Skerritt.

Younger players will get valuable playoff experience when Habs return to play, says Julien

The Habs would have a shot at winning the first overall draft pick if they lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the opening round of the NHL's return to play tournament.

Tragedy, heartache shaped Aboubacar Sissoko's path to the top of university sports

While the path to success for any athlete is rarely a straight line, Aboubacar Sissoko has endured more hardships than the average person trying to make it as a professional soccer player.

Carey Price will sacrifice a lot to win, but he won't risk his health

The Habs star goaltender says the National Hocky League needs to answer a lot of questions before he’ll sign off on returning to play in a shortened playoff season this summer.
Analysis

Like it or not, Geoff Molson is sticking to the plan

The Montreal Canadiens had a disappointing season, but that hasn't shaken owner Geoff Molson's faith in his general manager Marc Bergevin.

Now isn't the time to demand a refund for kids' sports, organizations say

With the uncertainty around how team sports will go during the pandemic, parents may be tempted to have their kids sit this season out. Local organizations hope they reconsider.

Lawn bowling clubs in and around Montreal roll towards June opening

Preparations are underway to get lawn bowlers onto the pitch again in the Montreal area, now that public health authorities have approved the activity as they ease some pandemic restrictions.

Sport climbing aims to hit new heights in a post-pandemic world

Climbing was set to make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics this year, but with the games postponed, the sport's caretakers hope all the hard-fought gains to bring scaling steep ascents to a whole new level aren't lost.

Impact midfielder Shamit Shome completes his engineering degree

After years of balancing a hectic schedule which included being a full-time student and a professional soccer player for the Montreal Impact, Shamit Shome has completed his engineering degree.

Anastasiya Muntyanu shifts her Olympic drive into her work as an MD in a Montreal hospital

Eight years after competing in the London Olympics, the former rhythmic gymnast is now a medical resident in the city that's become the epicentre of the pandemic in Canada.
Analysis

Sports reopening in Quebec not the summer sizzle many had hoped for

The list of permitted activities as of May 20th in Quebec revealed by Isabelle Charest provided little for families wondering what their kids will be able to do this summer.

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