Douglas Gelevan

Douglas Gelevan is a national award-winning journalist who has been a member of the CBC team since 2010. In addition to his role as host of CBC Montreal Weekend News, Doug also covers community sports and sports news.

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Ice time crunch in Montreal could spell end of inclusive hockey program for kids

Despite the fact that the Avalanche Kidz Hockey program is growing in popularity, it may be forced to shut down due to the lack of available time slots in rinks in the Montreal area.
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CF Montreal hope to have the right fit with new head coach Laurent Courtois

As the new head coach of CF Montreal, Laurent Courtois is stepping into the biggest coaching job he's ever had — putting his philosophy to the test like never before.
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Can the Alouettes write the final chapter of their 2023 fairy tale?

The Alouettes haven't played in a Grey Cup final since 2010 but they shocked the Argonauts in the East Division final. Meanwhile, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers are going to their fourth Grey Cup game in as many years. Can the Alouettes pull off a victory? Some CFL fans are hoping so.

'Opportunity to build': Montreal Alouettes GM one of few returning faces as season kicks off

With a different owner, different head coach and different quarterback, "we're not even remotely close to what we were last year," said Alouettes general manager Danny Maciocia.

Sports journey comes full circle for Quebecer, Paralympic hopeful at 40th Défi sportif

Saoud Messaoudi was inspired to pursue playing elite sports after his experience at the Défi sportif AlterGo as a teenager. He’s now an ambassador for the 40th edition of the event and a Paralympic hopeful.

Avalanche Kidz development program fills a growing need for inclusive hockey in Quebec

After a pilot program in the spring of 2022, about 20 kids were part of the first group to skate with Avalanche Kidz this past fall. Organizers say more than 120 have already signed up for next season.
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Hernan Losada is the 'next man up' in CF Montréal coaching carousel

Montreal's MLS soccer team has had a revolving door of coaches and Hernan Losada is the latest. He's the ninth head coach in 10 years and the youngest in the franchise's history.

Montreal's Ismaël Koné bursts into soccer's global spotlight

Ismaël Koné immigrated to Montreal with his mom when he was just seven. Adjusting to a new city with bitterly cold winters was a challenge but soccer kept him going and helped him make new friends. Now, he is poised on the brink of international success.

Trois-Rivières, Que., is betting big on sports

The city located about 90 minutes by car north of Montreal has invested heavily in sports infrastructure in an ambitious plan to become a destination for tourism and national and international events.

Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur, one of hockey's flashiest players, dead at 70

Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur, who captured five Stanley Cup titles and was a hockey hero in Quebec long before his NHL playing days, has died. He was 70.

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