Signa Butler

Signa Butler is a host and play-by-play commentator with CBC Sports, where she has worked for nearly two decades. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer will be her 10th with the network.

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Canadian water polo team fine tuning for Tokyo ahead of World League Super Final

Canadian water polo star Monika Eggens has been waiting 500 days for this — a chance to finally play an official competition again. With the Tokyo Olympics just over a month away, the timing for the upcoming World League Super Final in Athens, Greece, couldn’t have come at a better time.

Water polo's Axelle Crevier happy to follow in her mother's Olympic wake

When Axelle Crevier hops into the pool to play Canada's opening water polo match against Australia at the Tokyo Olympics, she'll be reprising some Canadian history. 

Buchanan returns, as Canadian women's soccer reveals player pool for final pre-Tokyo camp

With less than two months before the Games, Canadian women's coach Bev Priestman revealed her pool of players for the team’s final camp and two exhibition matches in mid-June in Cartagena, Spain.

After 18 months away from the pool, Canadian women's water polo team ready for fresh competition

It’s the final stretch before the Tokyo Olympics and the Canadian women’s water polo team is ramping up its preparations with a three-game exhibition series against the No. 1 team in the world, the United States.

Canadian wheelchair basketball teams 'grateful' to gather for Paralympic prep

The Canadian men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams know how fleeting the Paralympic feeling can be. Last year's Tokyo postponement, the cancellation of their typical pre-Games tournaments, as well as exhibition games and camps have them extra grateful to gather together ahead of the Aug. 24 opening of the Paralympics.

Canadian women regain confidence ahead of Olympics with pair of friendly wins

The high hopes for the Canadian women's national soccer team have been re-established thanks to two confident victories in a recent European friendly series.

Lawrence says hungry Canadians feel confident ahead of upcoming U.K. friendlies

Canada's women's soccer team plays world No. 31 Wales in Cardiff on Friday and No. 6 England in Stoke-on-Trent on April 13 as part of its ongoing preparations for the Tokyo Olympics less than four months from now.

New format, new team as 2nd Challenge Cup tournament kicks off new NWSL season

The second annual National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup begins Friday with plenty of intrigue, a new expansion team and 15 Canadians in the mix.  

Christine Sinclair's return highlights Canadian camp roster heading into friendlies

After missing the SheBelieves Cup in February due to injury, Canadian captain Christine Sinclair will make her return to the team after head coach Bev Priestman announced the 26-player roster on Thursday. The women's team is set to play two friendlies against Wales and England on April 9 and 13.

2 Canadian leaders on front lines to ensure progress for women doesn't slide back

Eva Havaris has been through nearly everything in her 20-plus years as a Canadian sports executive. From being the only woman in the boardroom and a CEO at 30, to having people treat and speak to her differently because of her gender, it's been a journey with bumps and barriers along the way.