Christine Rankin


Christine Rankin is a reporter/editor with CBC News, and an associate producer at CBC Sports. You can find her on twitter at @ChrisRankinNews, or send her a message at

Latest from Christine Rankin


Elite U Sports football teams set to play for Vanier Cup berths

Western takes on StFX and Montreal plays Saskatchewan in the U Sports national football semifinals on Saturday, vying for the chance to play in the first Vanier Cup in two years. 

Papadakis, Cizeron make anticipated return as Grand Prix finds its way to Italy

The Grand Prix circuit returns to the home of the 2006 Winter Olympics, featuring the return of four-time world champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France.

Gilles, Poirier lead Canadian contingent competing at Skate Canada International

When Skate Canada International begins this week, 29-year-old ice dancers Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier will enter not only as the defending champions from 2019 — the 2020 iteration was cut due to the pandemic — but also with a world championship bronze medal to their names.

Canadian figure skaters descend on Skate America as Grand Prix set to begin

Canadian figure skaters are set to compete under the Las Vegas lights at Skate America as the Grand Prix Circuit roars back to life with the winter Olympics on the horizon. 

NFL's toxicity goes beyond Jon Gruden's email scandal

On the latest episode of Bring It In, host Morgan Campbell is joined by panellists Meghan McPeak and Dave Zirin discuss the NFL email scandal and power structures that aim to protect the league.

NBA at an impasse with some players over COVID-19 vaccine ahead of new season

On the latest episode of Bring It In, Morgan Campbell is joined by Meghan McPeak and Corey Erdman to discuss how the vaccination status of certain NBA players could affect their teams.

Canada's Roman Sadovsky vying for another Olympic quota spot at Nebelhorn Trophy

Canadian figure skater Roman Sadovsky moved one step closer to securing the country's second Olympic berth in men's singles after finishing eighth in the men's short program at the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany on Thursday.

Wilm, Knox break Canadian records, while Toronto Titans take win at ISL match

Canadian swimmers broke national records, and the Toronto Titans emerged with the win at the International Swimming League match in Naples, Italy on Friday. 

New series Strays is about life at a Hamilton animal shelter

Strays, a spin-off series of the beloved Kim's Convenience, is premiering next week with Hamilton as the backdrop for its hilarity. 

Hamilton's new process to remove encampments will not result in housing support, say advocates

As the City of Hamilton reveals new protocol for how it will remove encampments in the city, legal experts, doctors and advocates continue to stress that prohibition will do further harm to those experiencing homelessness.