Jacqueline Doorey

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Positive COVID-19 tests unavoidable, leagues must aim to contain potential outbreaks

Infectious disease expert Dr. Isaac Bogoch explains why athletes testing positive don't yet have him worried about sport coming back during the pandemic.

Bureaucratic fight forcing some athletes to miss out on Tokyo Games

Canada's wheelchair basketball program will go into Tokyo with a different team than it qualified with due to new eligibility policies put in place by the sport's organizing bodies.

Canada's Pangos stuck in limbo while awaiting potential Spanish league restart

Sport is one of the universal lenses used to understand the realities of COVID-19, but Canadian basketball player Kevin Pangos is experiencing first hand how foggy that lens has become.

In 2 crazy weeks, Erica Gavel defended masters thesis and qualified Canada for Tokyo 2020

Since joining Canada's national wheelchair basketball team in 2014, Erica Gavel has balanced sport and education. But the two worlds came to a boiling point this past summer and the experience will help Gavel stay balanced in Tokyo 2020 where she'll compete but also see her research applied directly to athletes.

Canadian swimmers look to maintain training intensity amid COVID-19 closures

On the heels of Swimming Canada aligning with USA Swimming's Tokyo postponement plea to the USOPC, quarantined Canadian swimmers are scrambling to salvage their decimated training schedules.

Just when Erica Gavel wanted to quit, her sporting career rocketed

On International Women's Day, Erica Gavel shares how sport took her life in a completely different direction she could have imagined at a young age.

Black History Month is coming to end, but the conversation can't

As Black History Month comes to an end, figure skating analyst and coach Asher Hill speaks with CBC Sports about what barriers and biases still exist in sport for athletes of colour.

Alysha Newman's training her mind to be Canada's 1st woman to win Olympic medal in pole vault

Tokyo 2020 will be Alysha Newman's second Games and she's going into it with more tricks up her sleeve than she had in Rio.

Women blazed new trails and changed the rules in the past decade

It wasn't easy narrow down a list of female athletes whose achievements in the past ten years have transcended sport. But these athletes made their respective sports better and women's roles in them stronger going into the next decade.

'I was a ticking time bomb': The evolution of Dara Howell

Canadian freestyle skier and 2014 Olympic champion Dara Howell has had to pick herself back up a number of times in her career but, after her latest curveball, she's back stronger than ever as a big air specialist.

Hip surgery turned marathoner Lanni Marchant into a new runner

Canadian runner Lanni Marchant has had to battle through pain much of her career, but none that's affected her as much as a hip injury. But the recovery process has forced her mind-body connection to strengthen, opening untapped potential.

How do Canadian Olympians make a career off a gold medal?

Why is it that some Olympic athletes have such a successful career off the field of play, while others don't? CBC Sports talks to some of the best in the Canadian sport and the sport marketing landscape to see how athletes make the most out of gold.
Analysis

Why the Caster Semenya case is a human rights issue

By ruling against Caster Semenya's appeal of new rules introduced by track and field's world governing body, the Court of Arbitration for Sport is saying that testosterone is officially a tool to decide whether someone is a man or a woman. But as self-identity and gender politics continue to evolve, finding the science to back that up is getting harder.

How will Olympic champion Erica Wiebe reinvent her winning formula?

Olympic champion Erica Wiebe takes on world champion Justina Di Stasio this weekend in the Canadian's first steps towards wrestling in Tokyo 2020.
Video

'You don't get to cheat it': Mark Tewksbury on LGBTQ issues in sport

While acknowledging how far LGBTQ issues in sport have progressed, Mark Tewksbury says a lot more needs to happen — especially when it comes to trans athletes and representation in pro sport.

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