Sports Podcasts

Player's Own Voice podcast: Chef de mission Catriona Le May Doan talks Beijing 2022

The Player's Own Voice podcast meets the newly named chef de mission for Canada's next Winter Games, Catriona Le May Doan.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Kia Nurse on sport's strangest year

The Player's Own Voice checks in with Canadian national team leader and WNBA star Kia Nurse. During her first off-season in ten years, the Hamilton, Ont., native looks back at a summer in which no sports went unscathed, but some leagues emerged as powerful drivers of social justice causes.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Karina LeBlanc and soccer's future

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Karina LeBlanc, whose work now centers on using soccer to empower and improve the lives of women throughout CONCACAF's 41 countries.

Player's Own Voice podcast: A year like no other for COC president Tricia Smith

The Player's Own Voice podcast turns to Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith for a 35-year perspective on Canada's Olympic teams, and an explanation of the remarkable resilience shown by current athletes.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Malindi Elmore stopped focusing on results, started smashing records

The Player's Own Voice podcast talks with Malindi Elmore, an inspiration for every weekend runner.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Leon Draisaitl would trade MVP for Stanley Cup

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with the NHL's biggest individual winner, Leon Draisaitl. The MVP calls in from Cologne, Germany, to talk about the honours, the unfinished business of the Oilers' season and the good times alongside teammate Connor McDavid.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Ted-Jan Bloemen's unique path

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with speed skating great Ted-Jan Bloemen, whose potential never quite shone through the Dutch star system. Since coming to Canada, the dual citizen has been nothing short of outstanding.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Victoria Hayward on softball's creativity

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Victoria Hayward, captain of the Canadian national softball team. The mix of youngsters and veterans has embraced innovation, helping form a new league on their way back to Olympic competition.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Para athlete Jessica Tuomela coping with COVID challenges

The Player's Own Voice podcast meets Jessica Tuomela — winner of the Tokyo para triathlon trial event as her rough and tumble sport deals with physical distancing.

Player's Own Voice podcast: External success, internal struggle with Brittany MacLean

The Player's Own Voice podcast welcomes Brittany MacLean, one of Canada's greatest swimmers, who struggled throughout her career with a depression that competition often magnified.

Player's Own Voice podcast: What motivates John Morris?

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Canadian curling great John Morris to find out where the two-time Olympic champion gets his intense will to win.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Brock McGillis aims for inclusion

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Brock McGillis, the first openly gay male pro hockey player, who is fighting to fix the homophobia that blighted his own experience in the sport.

Player's Own Voice podcast: NASCAR on ice with Jackson Tomlinson

Two speedskaters share a glimpse of their world with the rest of us, as Player's Own Voice podcast host Anastasia Bucsis connects with Special Olympian Jackson Tomlinson.

Player's Own Voice podcast: On the fast track with Kendall Coyne Schofield

The Player's Own Voice podcast meets one of the fastest women on hockey skates: Kendall Coyne Schofield. Coyne won an army of new fans with her performance at the 2019 NHL skills competition. The challenge now is maintaining that momentum.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Surya Bonaly's quiet revolution

The Player's Own Voice podcast settles in to a revealing chat with Surya Bonaly, the woman who defied judges and shook up the world of figure skating.

Player's Own Voice podcast: The softer side of Georges Laraque

Georges Laraque joins the Player's Own Voice podcast to discuss, in order: his case of COVID-19, anti-racism work, LGBTQ support, volunteering, politics, veganism, speed skating, Jackie Robinson and living right.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Arianne Jones confronts Lyme disease

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Arianne Jones — Olympian, commentator, Lyme disease survivor and committed nutritionist.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Fuelling Michael Linklater's fire

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with CEBL champion, Tom Longboat winner, national team and 3x3 basketball player coach/mentor Michael Linklater.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Carmelina Moscato kickstarts a league

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Carmelina Moscato - soccer star, coach and now leader of League1 Ontario.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Kaetlyn Osmond's uneasy celebrity

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Kaetlyn Osmond, whose three Olympic and two world championship medals marked her for intense scrutiny on the ice, and added to lingering body image concerns even after she left competition.

Player's Own Voice podcast: John Smythe says 'don't apologize'

The Player's Own Voice podcast visits with John Smythe, Canadian field hockey player and Crohn's disease sufferer.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Jayna Hefford leads the league

The Player's Own Voice podcast hears how PWHPA head Jayna Hefford is pushing to take professional women's hockey to the next level.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Jennifer Jones takes the 5th

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Canadian curler Jennifer Jones about the new role of the fifth and getting ready to win on the biggest stage.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Christine Sinclair steps away from World Cup penalty shot

The Player's Own Voice podcast connects with Christine Sinclair, captain of the Canada's women's soccer team and current world record-holder for goals scored in international soccer.

Player's Own Voice podcast: Anxious times with athlete representative Diana Matheson

Player's Own Voice podcast records a carefully distanced check in with Canadian soccer star Diana Matheson, who is thinking about the big picture role of sports during this upheaval.

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