As an athlete, I always believed I would be in Rio in 2016, but one frustrating injury after another got in the way. Now, standing in the Olympic stadium as a journalist, it is clear my Rio 2016 dream has been realized.
TORONTO – Canadian Paralympic hopeful Mitchell Chase, has always been confident in his abilities. Coming off of a breakout 2015 season, in which he won gold in the T38 1,500m at the Parapan Am Games, the 19-year-old Pickering native has his eyes set on the Paralympics in Brazil. “Going into Rio I would like to get on […]
TORONTO – Although her results at the Para-swim trials were not what she had hoped, Danielle Kisser is still standing tall, and for good reason. Only a year and a half after undergoing major surgery to straighten her legs, Kisser broke the Canadian record Saturday morning in the S6 100m backstroke at the Toronto Pan […]
ST. LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University star forward Arielle Kabangu speaks three languages: French, English, and soccer. Affectionately called “Gu” by her coaches and teammates, the five-foot-10 junior has been the team’s top scorer since moving there from Ottawa in 2013. Overwhelmed with attention from college recruiters as a high school student, the now 20-year-old […]
DUNEDIN, Fla. – Toronto Blue Jays minor-league pitcher Bobby Doran believes that you reap on the baseball field what you’ve sown in the off-season. Doran, who recently signed with the Jays, had a challenging 2015 season, mentally and physically, with the Kansas City T-bones of the Independent league, but feels back on top of his game.
TAMPA, Fla. – It’s all about love and softball for All-American USF senior Lee Ann Spivey. Already one of its all-time best players, the recently engaged catcher is on pace to set school records in both home runs and runs batted in. Spivey said her love for the game, and for her teammates, means more […]