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'Immediate bond': Toronto PWHL players building on old, new relationships with common goal

Training camp with Toronto's PWHL outfit has served as a chance for Sarah Nurse to reunite with some players and get acquainted with others. She mentions a newfound respect for the games of American players Jesse Compher and Kali Flanagan, having now practised with them.

Emma Maltais looks ahead to PWHL season in excitement for new opportunity in Toronto

Emma Maltais is excited about her opportunity in a new environment. The 24-year-old forward was Toronto's second-round pick (11th overall) in the inaugural Professional Women's Hockey League draft in September. Currently on a three-year deal with Toronto, Maltais has a chance to establish herself as a pro in ways she hasn't yet with the Canadian national team.

PWHL Toronto taking time to establish new, defining culture in training camp

General manager Gina Kingsbury says Toronto's Professional Women's Hockey League team will distinguish itself culturally and not be a mere "copy and paste" of the Canadian women's national team.

Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander continuing star turn with ascendant Thunder

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is leading the NBA's hottest young team on both ends of the floor. The 25-year-old from Hamilton has the Oklahoma City Thunder on a five-game winning streak and boasting a 10-4 record, good for third in the Western Conference

How skillful timing led to rapid rise for world champion hammer thrower Ethan Katzberg

The Nanaimo, B.C., native enjoyed a breakout season for the ages in 2023. From a 76-metre thrower with a Commonwealth Games silver in 2022, Ethan Katzberg became a Canadian, world, and Pan American Games champion this year, smashing records along the way.

'Must-win': With Raptors in early rut, Siakam calls for urgency in upcoming stretch

The Toronto Raptors find themselves in what forward Pascal Siakam calls a "must-win" situation early in the NBA season. The Raptors have dropped three straight since winning their season opener and face a tall task of winning on the road Wednesday at Milwaukee or Thursday at Philadelphia to avoid extending that skid.

Gilgeous-Alexander, Jamal Murray among record 27 Canadians in NBA to start season

Canada has set a new mark with 27 players on an NBA roster for the beginning of the 2023-24 season, the 10th in a row it has been the most represented country in the league outside the United States.

Raptors coach Rajakovic eyes use of versatility, ball movement to be among NBA's best

The NBA Finals between the champion Denver Nuggets and the Miami Heat served as the most recent example of what winning basketball looks like in the league. Both teams embraced the concept of more ball movement and less isolation play. Toronto Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic wants his team to operate in a similar fashion during the 2023-24 season.

'I love passing': Raptors' Scottie Barnes embracing chance to play more point guard

Scottie Barnes's chance to be the point guard he's long viewed himself as might have arrived. With longtime point guard Fred VanVleet leaving for Houston in free agency, and new Toronto Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic looking to play selfless basketball, the opportunity could be there.

'My time is coming': Canadian hurdler Metivier set on larger goals despite obstacles

Leaping over hurdles is nothing new for Malik Metivier. And the obstacles in his way now will not interrupt his willingness to push through.