Proud to Play honours inspirational Canadian LGBTQ+ athletes, aims to educate

Proud to Play honours inspirational Canadian LGBTQ+ athletes, aims to educate

Mark Tewksbury, Brock McGillis and Jessica Platt are just three of the various athletes and coaches whose stories are profiled in Proud to Play: Canadian LGBTQ+ athletes who made history by author Erin Silver. For the athletes, their desire to have their stories be told came down to two things, humanization and education.

- Brianne Spiker

Canada's Woods finishes 5th overall in Tour de Suisse, wins mountain classification

Canadian cyclist Michael Woods was runner-up in the final stage of the Tour de Suisse on Sunday, finishing first in the race's mountain classification and fifth in the overall standings.

Olympic medalist, boxing champ Shields to make PFL debut

Claressa Shields has narrowed her walkout music for her MMA debut down to three songs. She needs a tune she can dance to on the way to the cage, though the gold gladiator costume and her customary entrance theatrics will be left behind with her boxing gloves.

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Currie becomes first female drafted in OHL

Currie becomes first female drafted in OHL

Goaltender Taya Currie made history on Saturday by becoming the first female ever chosen in the Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection draft. The 16-year-old from Parkhill, Ont., was selected in the 14th round, 267th overall, by the Sarnia Sting and spoke about her excitement to become a role model for younger players.

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AEW Dynamite - Friday, June 4

AEW Dynamite - Friday, June 4

Young Bucks v. Pac/Penta El Zero Miedo. Jungle Boy/Christian Cage v. Private Party. Bullrope: Nick Comoroto v. Dustin Rhodes. Cody Rhodes/Lee Johnson v. QT Marshall/Anthony Ogogo. Dr. Britt Baker celebrates her AEW Women’s Title win. We’ll hear from Mark Henry!

After opening with two wins, Canada loses its final two contests of 3x3 tournament

Canada dropped its final two games of the men's 3x3 basketball Olympic qualifying tournament Saturday.

AEW Dynamite - Friday, May 28

Last stop before Double or Nothing: Inner Circle's celebrates their best moments; Cody Rhodes and Anthony Ogogo weigh in; TNT Champ Miro v. Daunte Martin; Orange Cassidy responds to Omega; Dark Order v. Sky & Page; Darby Allin v. Cezar Bononi; Janela v. Hangman.

George Floyd's murder shifted the balance of power - By Milt Stegall

It's been one year since George Floyd was tragically murdered and, while it wasn't the first tragedy that changed things, Milt Stegall looks back at how Floyd's murder shifted the balance of power and how athletes have taken action.

De Grasse and Brown finish third in respective races in Ostrava

De Grasse and Brown finish third in respective races in Ostrava

Canadian sprinters Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown raced to third-place finishes at the Ostrava Golden Spike on Wednesday. De Grasse, a three-time Olympic medallist from Markham, Ont., ran 10.17 seconds to take third in the 100. Americans Fred Kerley (9.96) and Justin Gatlin (10.08) finished 1-2.

Arrows defeat SaberCats in Major League Rugby play

The Toronto Arrows survived a stubborn Houston defence to defeat the SaberCats 19-10 in Major League Rugby play Saturday night.

Gymnastics Canada skipping Tokyo qualifier

Gymnastics Canada will not send a team to a last-chance Tokyo Olympic qualifier because of COVID-19 concerns. The organization announced Friday it will not send athletes to the 2021 Senior Pan American Championships in Rio de Janeiro from June 4-13.

PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Canada on TSN

Check out our National Broadcast Schedule for Professional Bull Riders on TSN.

CEBL pushes back start of 2021 season due to COVID-19 challenges

The Canadian Elite Basketball League has pushed back the start of its 2021 season due to challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The sports world reacts to the Derek Chauvin verdict

The sports world reacts to the Derek Chauvin verdict

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter by a jury on Tuesday in the death of George Floyd last May in Minneapolis. Here is some reaction from around the world of sports.