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Sep 11 2020

Hockey Bubbles Up for the Cup

It’s playoff time in the NHL. Only four teams are left, duking it out in the conference finals. Each team wants to make it to the finals and take home the Stanley Cup. The fans are cheering. The stands are full… Or are they?

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May 08 2020

Homegrown Soccer Superstar

A Canadian teen is taking the soccer world by storm. He made his MLS debut when he was just 15. In 2017, he became the youngest player to score for the men’s national team. At 19, he’s a rising star at one of the world’s top soccer clubs. Do you know who he is? That’s...

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Mar 06 2020

Chance of a Lifetime

A practice goalie for the Toronto Maple Leafs made his NHL debut February 22. But he didn’t suit up for the Leafs. He helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat them! NHL teams bring two goalies to a game. The backup is dressed and ready to play if the starter leaves the game...

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Nov 22 2019

A Slam Dunk Future

Not everyone can dunk a basketball. You need talent, strength, and timing to develop this crowd-pleasing shot. A little height helps, too. Toby Fournier has it all. Toby doesn’t play for Team Canada or the WNBA – yet. She’s only 14. But this rising star already dunks...

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Sep 20 2019

A Grand Slam Success

Bianca Andreescu is living the dream. She’s the first Canadian singles player to win a Grand Slam title in tennis. She did it by beating one of the best players of all time. No one expected the 19-year-old Ontario teen to win one of the four major tennis titles. A year...

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May 24 2019

Raptors Take Their Best Shot

Canada’s only NBA team is shooting for the top. For the second year in a row, the Toronto Raptors came out of the regular season in second place. The team’s 58-24 record is just one win short of last year’s best-ever finish. Now the Raps are just a seven-game series...

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Mar 08 2019

Competing in ‘Canada’s Olympics’

Young athletes from across Canada headed to Red Deer, Alberta in February. Why? To compete in the Canada Winter Games. It’s Canada’s biggest multisport games. Like the Olympics, the Canada Games is held every two years. It alternates between winter and summer sports. “...

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Sep 07 2018

An Unbeatable Talent

The Vancouver Whitecaps will lose a top player at the end of the season. Alphonso Davies is just 17, but he’s been playing pro soccer since he was 15. Why is he leaving? He’s been signed by one of the world’s best clubs. Bayern Munich snapped up the speedy midfielder...

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Jun 08 2018

World Cup 2018

Soccer fans unite! The Men’s FIFA World Cup is about to start. Are you ready for the Beautiful Game? The World Cup brings together 32 top national men’s teams for a month-long tournament. It’s one of the biggest sporting events in the world. More than three billion...

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Brian McKeever carries Canada's flag as he leads his teammates into the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, on March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Mar 09 2018

By Ice and By Snow

Team Canada is sending 55 athletes to the Paralympics. It’s our biggest team ever. Between March 9 and 18, they’ll compete in PyeongChang, South Korea together with over 500 other athletes from 48 nations. There are six Paralympic sports. Hockey and curling. Snowboard...

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Jan 26 2018

It Takes Two

Excitement is building for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Before the first skate hits the ice, Team Canada will march into the opening ceremony behind the Maple Leaf. For the first time ever, not one – but two – Olympians will carry it. Their names? Tessa Virtue and Scott...

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Jan 19 2018

Sporting a New Look

Do you know what a hijab is? It’s a headscarf, worn by some Muslim girls and women. A hijab covers the hair, neck, and chest. It’s often just a square of fabric, pinned in place. Hijabi athletes don’t remove their headscarf to play sports. So a Winnipeg high school has...

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