Topflight’s got next in the nation’s capital

Confetti litters the court as a group of lanky teenagers dance together to the tune of Drake’s Back To Back blaring through gymnasium speakers. Over the YouTube broadcast of the scene that seconds earlier was a national championship basketball game, play-by-play announcer Jason Thom proclaims, “Is this the beginning of another Ottawa Canadian basketball dynasty?”
The team celebrating is Ottawa’s other best basketball team.

Snapshots: A roundup of local athletes’ action

By Ottawa Sportspage Two Ottawa cyclists placed on the podium at Round 3 of the Union Cyclist Internationale Track Cycling World Cup. The Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton played host to the event for the first time and on home soil Ottawa Bicycle Club products Ariane Bonhomme and Derek Gee both contributed medal performances.…