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CEBL to forgo bubble as new season set to begin in June

The Canadian Elite Basketball League released its schedule for the 2021 season on Thursday, tipping off with a championship rematch to begin a 49-game slate running from June to August.

Canada's Brie King excited for 'once in a lifetime' chance with Athletes Unlimited

Brie King will be the lone Canadian competing when Athletes Unlimited kicks off its inaugural volleyball season on Saturday. Although Canada failed to qualify for the 2020 Olympics, King says the experience of being around six Olympians in Dallas should help the country in its quest for Paris 2024.
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Akim Aliu: NHL not 'fooling' anyone with 'performative' efforts to fight racism

​​​​​​The NHL’s “hockey is for everyone” slogan isn’t accurate, says former player and Hockey Diversity Alliance co-founder Akim Aliu. Aliu spoke with CBC Sports concerning the league's "performative" actions to fight racism and how the HDA is hoping to help.

Power of Sport initiative hopes to stem inactivity brought on by pandemic restrictions

The Power of Sport is a grassroots initiative aimed at encouraging Canadians to get more active to ward off the physical effects of months of lockdown brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada's Aaliyah Edwards carries 'Mamba Mentality' into freshman season at UConn

Aaliyah Edwards, 18, is a Canadian forward entering her first year at UConn. The Kingston, Ont., native was recruited by famed head coach Geno Auriemma out of Crestwood Preparatory College and arrived in Storrs, Conn., in late July.

After sanctions for skipping event, Canada Basketball to attend upcoming FIBA qualifier

Canada Basketball announced Friday it is sending a team to the final qualifying tournament for the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup, set to begin next week in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

NHL partnerships bring unified women's league closer to reality, PWHPA's Hefford says

Recent partnerships with the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers have thrust the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association back into the spotlight. PWHPA head Jayna Hefford wants to make sure it stays there.

Inside the Canadian women's basketball team's virtual training camp

It was exactly 367 days ago when Canada’s women’s basketball team qualified for Tokyo 2020. Fast-forward to today, and the team is coming off a week-long virtual training camp, unable to meet in person due to the pandemic that forced the one-year postponement of the Olympics.

Canada Basketball progressing toward playing in upcoming FIBA AmeriCup qualifier

Canada Basketball president and CEO Glen Grunwald told CBC Sports on Monday the program is "making good progress" toward participation at the upcoming 2022 FIBA Americup qualifying tournament.

'Ready to go': Bianca Andreescu primed for return to tennis at Australian Open

It’s been nearly 500 days since Bianca Andreescu played a competitive tennis match. Now, with the Australian Open on the horizon, the 20-year-old Canadian says she’s ready to go.

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