Alex Wong

nba

The Rockets and Warriors are on a Collision Course for China's Heart

The NBA's two best teams are also the most popular clubs in the world's most populous country. If they square off in the postseason, so much more than a trip to the Finals will be at stake.
Alex Wong
4.12.18
nba

A Requiem for the Sports Poster

Basketball players still get posterized, but they're no longer getting put on iconic posters.
Alex Wong
3.21.18
nba

Fred VanVleet Isn't Afraid to Bet on Himself

The undrafted guard has forced his way into big minutes on the Raptors, while creating his own brand and clothing line on the side. 'Bet on yourself' are the words VanVleet lives by.
Alex Wong
3.12.18
Ice Cross Racing

Meet Jacqueline Legere, the Stuntwoman Who Doubles as a Ice Cross Downhill Racing Star

The thrill-seeking 26-year-old is a two-time world champion in the extreme sport known as Red Bull Crashed Ice.
Alex Wong
3.8.18
nba

Jurassic Spark: The Raptors Have the NBA's Best (and Funniest) Bench

Toronto's second unit—made of up of a bunch of anonymous, homegrown players who constantly talk shit to one another—has reinvigorated the franchise.
Alex Wong
1.24.18
Presented by Sport Chek

Sean Pettit Skateboarding in the Snow Might Be the Most Canadian Thing Ever

The 25-year-old skiing legend spent many a childhood winter ripping through a DIY “snow skate” park made of salvaged junk.
Alex Wong
12.21.17
Presented by Sport Chek

Charlie Lindsay Honed his Basketball Photography Style Shooting DIY Games

The 27-year-old acclaimed photographer from Toronto carried a basketball with him everywhere growing up and is still nostalgic about his Raptors fandom today.
Alex Wong
12.15.17
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Former NHLer John Scott on His Furniture-Busting Childhood Christmas Traditions

At his grandmother’s house, Scott and his family members turned their basement into their own hockey rink, and split a few lips playing the game they loved the most.
Alex Wong
12.1.17
Basketball

Crown League Has Further Enriched Toronto's Thriving Hoops Scene

It's Toronto's version of the Drew League.
Alex Wong
7.31.17
Canada 150

Terry Fox Is the Most Important Athlete in Canadian History

Fox's triumphant Marathon of Hope run was influential in raising much-needed money and awareness for cancer research. His legacy will live on forever, as his impact is still felt across the world today.
Alex Wong
6.30.17
donovan bailey

Donovan Bailey Q&A on World's Fastest Man Title and Racing Michael Johnson

We talk to Donovan Bailey about national pride, his 150-metre race against American Michael Johnson, and his legacy as one of Canada's all-time great track and field athletes.
Alex Wong
6.2.17
donovan bailey

Donovan Bailey vs. Michael Johnson: The Biggest Race That Never Happened

On the 20th anniversary of the Bailey-Johnson 150-metre race at SkyDome, we look back at the circus show that was supposed to settle the World's Fastest Man title.
Alex Wong
6.1.17
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